Zelda: Serenade of Water

(Cross-posted from PianobySaya)

Here is my rendition of a popular Zelda theme, “Serenade of Water” on the piano. I’ve personally never played the game, but the music is simply beautiful. The original composer is Koji Kondo and the version I’m playing on the piano is an improvisation by Brett Moulton.

Sight reading is, unfortunately, not one of my strengths. I did my hardest to stick to the music on the page but as it often happens, I’m sure some of my improvisations have made their way into the piece. Enjoy!

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The Things I Love

In an earlier post, I mentioned all the little things that I think SWTOR could use some work on. So I think its only fair that I mention all the things that I’ve come to absolutely love in the game! Not having played a Bioware game before, there were a lot of things that were pleasant surprises for me. Looking back now, I wonder how I played without them. Let the list begin!

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My Crazy Two Weeks – RL Edition

Note: This post has lots about music this time around, and little about SWTOR! 

I have a story. A couple weeks ago, I decided that maybe it was time for me to get my own piano to practice on. I’ve been working on two etudes and I felt like I hit a wall with my digital piano. I looked into renting studios for practice time but they turned to be expensive enough that I might as well buy my own instrument instead. So I had the grand idea to look for a real piano for myself. Simple enough, I thought.

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The Little Things

I’ve been having a blast playing SWTOR thus far and it’s safe to say that I’ve been thoroughly spoiled by the voice-acting. There are, however, a few places where a little bit of thought and polish can go a long way. I’m not really talking bout larger issues like endgame content or pvp or anything. This is truly the little stuff.

Here’s my wishlist for things that would make a huge quality of life difference while playing the game, and I hope they get some well needed attention!

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