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Reviews for "Dreaming of the Ocean"

Dreaming of the Ocean
by Ivan Chew
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Sat, Nov 5, 2011 @ 11:47 AM
 
septahelix
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permalink   Sat, Nov 5, 2011 @ 12:57 PM
this is really great Ivan! just lovely!
 
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permalink   Ivan Chew Sat, Nov 5, 2011 @ 8:04 PM
Thanks! Celtic flutes tend to create a lovely effect, I think.
Wired Ant
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permalink   Sat, Nov 5, 2011 @ 2:32 PM
Great musical track Ivan! I hope I donĀ“t pester this community with my associations and combinings to Prog Rock Days, but with this track you would have been for sure famous in the “Kraut” area these days: I am German and of an age to state that! I love it!
 
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permalink   Ivan Chew Sat, Nov 5, 2011 @ 8:13 PM
Were you referring to the “Scarborough Fair” feel from this track? The medieval like overall feel, maybe. At least that was what I was aiming for. Hah, I have to test this track on my German friend living here. Thanks for saying that. Big ego boost for me, LOL!
 
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permalink   Wired Ant Sun, Nov 6, 2011 @ 9:31 AM
No it is not Scarborough Fair. I referr to bands like NOVALIS,GROBSCHNITT and HOELDERLIN. Two of them worked a lot with the poems and tales of the poets they borrowed their names.
Maybe you check your ancestry for a “Kraut-Gen” “:0)
 
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permalink   Ivan Chew Sun, Nov 13, 2011 @ 8:39 AM
Thanks for pointing me to Novalis, Grobschnitt and Hoelderlin! I’m not sure if I would be as well received as them in Germany. I think they are called “romantic rock” or something. Quite apt, from the few YouTube videos I watched. Their music reminds me of songs like “House of the Rising Sun”, “Dust in the Wind”… same era?

If that’s what you were referring to, then yes I see the connection :) Music-wise, I mean. Not my ancestry though. lol
Subliminal
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permalink   Sun, Nov 6, 2011 @ 12:11 AM
What a wonderful piece this is. I am sure someone will make good use of those stems.
 
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permalink   Ivan Chew Sun, Nov 6, 2011 @ 5:17 AM
Thanks for saying that! Best regards.
wnm
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permalink   Sun, Nov 6, 2011 @ 6:36 AM
Five stars!
 
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permalink   Ivan Chew Sun, Nov 6, 2011 @ 6:39 AM
ha, you’re too generous! Thanks for listening.
Clarence Simpson
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permalink   Sun, Nov 6, 2011 @ 3:28 PM
Lovely arrangement! I like this a lot!
 
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permalink   Ivan Chew Sun, Nov 6, 2011 @ 8:26 PM
You made my afternoon cooler with that comment. Thanks!
VickyDan
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permalink   Mon, Nov 7, 2011 @ 6:40 AM
Very nice, good pop ballad
 
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permalink   Ivan Chew Mon, Nov 7, 2011 @ 8:02 AM
Yeah, it does sound a bit pop. Definitely ballad, I’d hoped :) thanks!
urmymuse
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permalink   Sun, Nov 13, 2011 @ 7:39 AM
Hi Ivan - this is lovely
 
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permalink   Ivan Chew Sun, Nov 13, 2011 @ 8:07 AM
thanks! was mucking around the ipad Garageband.
coruscate
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permalink   Sun, Dec 4, 2011 @ 12:08 PM
Very smooth, ambient track. Some sections remind me of old school video game music ^^;;
 
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permalink   Ivan Chew Mon, Dec 5, 2011 @ 7:26 AM
Like some pre first person shooter console game sort of games? Yes, I think so!
 
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permalink   coruscate Mon, Dec 5, 2011 @ 7:13 PM
I was very much reminded of the Final Fantasy RPG series actually…
adrhamel
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permalink   Mon, Feb 16, 2015 @ 6:02 AM
Congratulations on a job well done.

I’ve enjoyed this song and used it in my painting video.
If you are happy with that, visit my youtube channel

and subscribe it. I wrote the music credit in description and in the video itself.

Goodbye