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Author Topic: [N64] The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask - "The End Credits" by hamishbrown  (Read 192 times)

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Series: The Legend of Zelda
Game: The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask
Console: Nintendo 64
Title: The End Credits
Instrumentation Solo Piano
Arranger: hamishbrown
« Last Edit: July 06, 2019, 01:41:21 PM by hamishbrown »
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This is quite big and I don't have finale. If it is worthy of being accepted then someone will have to clean it up a lot.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=joMEQmwV8Q8
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Hey there!

It's fine if you don't have Finale - we can help clean things up for you - but the main thing I'm seeing here at a glance is the use of triplets everywhere throughout some sections. Not sure what notation program you're using, but this will need to be changed to either swing or compound time (not in a position to evaluate the original right now as I'm traveling).

The layers need to be thought out more as well. Visuals aside, some parts look either impractical to play or very confusing to interpret what's written for two hands.
« Last Edit: July 03, 2019, 10:58:22 PM by Latios212 »
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Hi, thanks for the advice I have converted that section to 6/8. I wrote this over a year ago for my own personal enjoyment and did not really care about whether it was practical or not and it does show. There's a lot of stupid stuff I did out of laziness.
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I actually totally disagree with Latios about the compound meter here, this section should not be in compound time. As a jazz combo-esque style, it makes much more sense for it to be in 4/4 using triplets and swing as Latios suggested, as the melody is supposed to sound basically improvised on top of the accompanying players, just like a real jazz group.

And if you do go with a compound meter, my opinion is that it should be 12/8, not 6/8.
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Hi,

Yes I agree if I choose compound it should be 12/8 since that's 4 beats in a bar obviously. Thanks for pointing that out. And perhaps while I was writing this I though that I should write it all in triplets so it looks more jazzy rather than an irish jig or something. It sounds the same as when it was written out in triplets so perhaps it doesn't matter? Will have to see what other people think.
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It makes sense either way. After another look, I think the compound meter is fine if you do 12/8 instead of 6/8.
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