Alone in the Snow ~ Rory's Theme [WIP] by Rory (critique requested)

Alone in the Snow ~ Rory's Theme [WIP]

Alone in the Snow ~ Rory's Theme [WIP] (critique requested)

Rory

24 February 2014 at 16:21:09 MST

Felt it was about time to give Rory a theme song, or at least the workings of one. I wanted to channel my sadness into writing, but I ended up putting it into music again.

Really, I just thought of this about half an hour ago, played it out a few times, and wanted to get it recorded for feedback while my inspiration was hot. The essence of this song is snowfall... so let me paint a picture.

On many occasions, snowfall starts slowly, but rapidly picks up the pace if the snow will accumulate with any significance. Taking a walk alone while it's snowing is a weird experience... the world is muted, with everything being washed in the same color. The irony is, Rory's already the color of snow himself, so his very essence blends with the snow and makes him more or less invisible. The snow is warm to him, but it's like a blanket that shuns the rest of the world from his existence. He walks alone, leaving nothing but a single pair of footprints in his wake, with even those destined to be washed away in the steady pace of snowfall.

Honestly, I feel like Rory far too often, which is why he and I share the same name. I look around me every day and see the countless others who walk with another, and I look at my path and wonder when a second pair of footprints will trail next to mine. No one can predict the future, but for now I take comfort in the snow's warmth.

Just had to get this feeling out in a productive way, thanks for listening.

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    Its pretty and sad. I like it a lot.

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      Thank you. :) It's a sadness brought on by nothing but chance, but that's what most things in life are dictated by.

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        I know what you mean. I've had my fair share of it too

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    actually that's... rather nice for a song :)
    Very pretty. Was working on art and hit "play" and it was a nice piece to listen to as I was.

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      Thank you kindly, this is a huge compliment especially since it's just a WIP. :) I'll continue to refine it so it will be a bit easier to listen to, as well as figure out why my high E string is buzzing like that...

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    nice song, and your description really gave an interetsing drawing idea, that i'd draw, if i could draw xD;

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      Thank you, it's always fun to get a Nopast +fav. That means I've done something especially right, haha. It would make for a great picture, though.

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        Why's that special? =p

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          'cus I rarely get them from you, so I figure, "Well this must be extra good this time!"

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            giggles Well yeah, usually only fav what i really like x3

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    I have nothing constructive to say, but I did very much enjoy listening this.

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      Haha, that's rare for you! I'm very glad you enjoyed it. :)

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    Its very nice but cause of the description i feel like its missing something harsher i the middle, like ice. Then its turns to slush and fades away with the beautiful sound. But Im no song writer.

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      Thank you! That's an interesting thought... I think I see it more as just a repetitious trudge through a snowy landscape, with a stop in the middle to try and appreciate the beauty of the world's bleaching. What you describe sounds like it'd be an interesting song that transitions from Winter state to one of Spring, which actually kinda gives me a neat idea~

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        Well something like that...if i was better with my keyboard id play something for you, i could kind of hear it in my mind but yeah... My keyboards skills are all gone :c Glad i could pass on an idea though

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          Aw! You should try it sometime~ I'd love that!

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            I hope to, but it'll probably have to wait a few years x3

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    I feel like there's a little hope sparkling in the snow, despite the feeling of isolation.

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      Always. :)