Wandering In The Nights Breeze – One Day Alone part 4 (B Minor 13th Arpeggio)

One Day Alone, part 4: Wandering in the Night’s Breeze More an exposition of thematic recursion than a musical composition, I wrote this 4-part series ‘One Day Alone’ to explore just that: what, given one day alone without hinderance from nature or man, would my mind lend itself to? The whole inspiration was 4 bars of piano melody written by my friend that can be heard at the start of part 3, ‘Walk Silent Under the Setting Sun’. I wanted each part to lead into the next without each track sounding the same, so I chose different keys for each and repeated certain themes in the relevant key. These were written on Guitar Pro 5 (with RSE packs, of course) and recorded by Audacity. Images courtesy of JKS Photography. I simply exported this as a midi sequence from GP and converted it to mp3. No RSE was used in this track! I have been told that the intro to this sounds a lot like Pachalbel’s Canon, and while in hindsight I can see the similarities, I intended it to sound more like Shade of My Heart by Avrigus. Specifically, I wanted it to begin with each note being as long as half of a relaxed breath cycle; inhaling on the first note, exhaling slowly on the second and continuing thence. In this way I hoped it would be a calming piece reminiscent of the night, with mellifluous and nigh-gospel-music-like piano melodies. This was written in B-Minor 13th Arpeggio, and is certainly not a metal song on its own – this track would need to be in the company of the other 3 in order to be <b>…</b>

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