Thursday, June 20, 2013

"Unspoken" - My Latest Piano Composition!

 
Okay, so it's not exactly my most recently created song.
 
Fact is, I officially put the finishing touches on it months ago. HOWEVER. Since I just recorded it today, with the help of my fabulous ex-piano teacher and her family's epic keyboard/electric piano.
That thing has some amazing capabilities and it is SO much fun to work on!
 
Sooo, I had the pleasure of being allowed to record some more stuff on it today and here is one of the products of the time spent recording.
 
"Unspoken" is a song I wrote....hmm...maybe back in January? I can't remember exactly when I first began fleshing it out. It's not that old in comparison with some of my other compositions, such as "Banishing Fear" and "An Evening on the Front Porch Swing".  Anyways, it's pretty recent.
 
I like this piece because it has something of a story behind it.  You see, it has significance to me because somewhere along the way, in the process of creating it/putting together what God gave me to work with, I began to be reminded of my FMC Emma from my primary novel, The Rebels of Florida.
 
This song is partially inspired by her - more specifically, the love interest in her life and the terribly awkward relationship (or lack thereof) that they possess. Truth is, they're basically strangers to each other. She loves (admires, more than anything) him unconsciously, involuntarily, however. What she'd give to know if he shared the same thoughts for her. 
 
Problem is, she never finds out. Never does she voice her inner feelings and thoughts to him.
 
The vast amounts of words which *could* be uttered are left unspoken.
 
And that is how this song connects to the story. It rings to me of the bittersweetness of Emma's thought life. The ups and downs of her struggle to follow God. Things she longs for...and cannot have.
 
All is not lost.
 
Anyway. I'm giving away too much of my story, and it's only half-written. Back to the music.
 
What did you think?
I hope y'all enjoyed it; and while it is far from epic or incredible, I hope you were blessed by it and pointed to the Creator. (It was HE after all who gave me the song to begin with!)
If you have any ideas or insight please toss it out there because y'all know my stance on blunt, straight-up honesty! I'd love to hear y'all's thoughts!
 

11 comments:

  1. Oh my word!!! I LOVE THIS!! That is SUCH a beautiful song!! I've already looked it up on YouTube, so I can listen to it all day. :) You should totally get this on iTunes so people could buy it!! (I might... ;))

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    1. Aww you're too sweet! I've not really looked into iTunes but maybe I will. ;)

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  2. Wow! That is sooo pretty Leah! I hope I can play that well one day.
    I was wondering, what do you use to record your music? I have a song I just recently made on the piano and I cannot figure out how to record it so I can get it to the computer. We have a PC next to the piano but I do not think there is any recording file on there. Thank you!

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    1. Well, I used our neighbors' keyboard - recorded it on the keyboard, and then on to a portable usb drive. Then I loaded it on the computer! Does this answer your question? If you need further help just email me and hopefully I can be of service. ;) And I would LOVE to hear your song!!!

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  3. That is lovely. That's all I can say, it's just beautiful:)

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  4. This is so beautiful!! I love your song! :)

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  5. Thank you so much y'all!! I'm honored by your compliments!

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  6. It's beautiful! <3 And the story behind it is lovely, too. Kind of cool how music and writing combine. :)

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