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Tsunami Elegy

Postby ChuckH » 12 Jun 2018 14:28

Tsunami Elegy

Blind Japanese pianist and composer, Nobuyuki Tsujii, composed this "Elegy for the Victims of the Earthquake and Tsunami."
He can be seen on YouTube performing it with tears dropping onto the keyboard as he played, and Hugh has put up a LINK to this in Music Videos, Member's Choice:


I was very moved by this most reverential piece and I have tried to capture some of the intense emotion he beautifully crafted into his composition which is both simple yet powerful.


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Re: Tsunami Elegy

Postby Jon D » 12 Jun 2018 16:49

Hi there Charles,
A very touching performance played with feeling a pleasant listen nice voicing my good friend. :( :( :(

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Re: Tsunami Elegy

Postby JohnT » 12 Jun 2018 17:12

Hi Charles Both very moving. Yours captured the atmosphere with the sounds. A fitting tribute to the disaster. John
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Postby dragon » 12 Jun 2018 18:32

Both bring back sad memories. .. Fred
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Re: Tsunami Elegy

Postby Brian007 » 12 Jun 2018 20:16

Hi Chuck,

A very emotive piece of music, well played and arranged

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Re: Tsunami Elegy

Postby Hugh-AR » 12 Jun 2018 23:47

Hi Charles,

A very moving composition, which you have interpreted so well. You have some very effective 'stereo separation' with the Harp at the beginning. One phrase to the left, and a sort of 'echo' to the right. I presume you accomplished this by having one Harp set up on the Upper and another on the Lower, with Pan's on each to left and right.

Love the ending with a Solo Violin playing the melody and a piano for the accompaniment.

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