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Published on Oct 29, 2008
This song is called "Apple Harvest"
The music is a piano improv of mine, recorded with my Zoom H2 digital recorder.
It is track #1 of my 15-song CD - Recorded in Sep-2008.
All the songs are piano improvs I did in my home, either on my grand piano or my 1900-era gutted upright player piano. One cost over $8,000 used, the other $45 used. I like them both. The upright has remarkably "alive" bass strings with very little wear and no abuse. This improv was recorded on my 1960 Yahama 5'8" grand piano - Model G-2.
HOW I MADE THIS VIDEO: I recorded my live piano improv session with my Zoom H2. I NORMALIZED the song file in the Zoom H2. I transferred the file (USB cable) to my iMac. I edited the file in Soundtrack Pro, on my iMac. I silenced the first and last three seconds. That's all - no reverb or any other effects. I loaded the song into iTunes.
I played (and programmed in real time) the G-Force Platinum visualizer software while playing the improv in iTunes. I recorded the visualizer (video & sound playing on my iMac screen) with my Panasonic mini-DV camera.
I loaded the mini-DV video & audio into iMovie. I loaded the iTunes file of the improv into the iMovie project , and synched the two versions of the audio. Once perfectly synched, I turned the sound OFF on the mini-DV recording of the visualizer movie. This left the visualizer VIDEO and the CD-quality iTunes AUDIO. I added faders and titles, and exported it as a Medium movie (.m4v file format).