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How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« on: October 24, 2017, 11:20:06 AM »
in a dystopian society that's devoid of music?

(A Saviour in the Square - and probably some other songs)

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Re: How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2017, 11:25:31 AM »
in a dystopian society that's devoid of music?

(A Saviour in the Square - and probably some other songs)

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Re: How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2017, 11:26:35 AM »
in a dystopian society that's devoid of music?

(A Saviour in the Square - and probably some other songs)

Ive wondered this myself

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Re: How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2017, 11:34:51 AM »
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Re: How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2017, 11:53:03 AM »
Trumpets don't create music. Trumpets make annoying noise. Therefore they were legal.
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Re: How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2017, 02:20:30 PM »
While we're at it, how did all the characters learn to sing? Were Disney movies the only thing that weren't outlawed?
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Re: How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« Reply #6 on: October 24, 2017, 02:22:28 PM »
While we're at it, how did all the characters learn to sing? Were Disney movies the only thing that weren't outlawed?

From watching/listening to Gabriel I assume

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Re: How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« Reply #7 on: October 24, 2017, 02:29:59 PM »
Okay... Then why does everyone have an awesome 5 piece backing band behind them at all times? And why does everyone singing sound like James Labrie from Dream Theater?
Jordan took Moore's boring, pedestrian parts and elevated them considerably to take them from barely palatable to stellar.

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Re: How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« Reply #8 on: October 24, 2017, 02:33:53 PM »
Those questions will be answered in The Astonishing 2: Sing, Sang, Sung and The Astonishing 3: Return To Heaven's Cove.

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Re: How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« Reply #9 on: October 24, 2017, 02:47:56 PM »
People figured out that the white thing that comes out of cows' titties could be drunk, and the relation between sweet desires and women's bellies growing up for 9 months. It can't be THAT hard to figure out how a trumpet works.
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Re: How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« Reply #10 on: October 24, 2017, 03:02:13 PM »
Okay... Then why does everyone have an awesome 5 piece backing band behind them at all times? And why does everyone singing sound like James Labrie from Dream Theater?

Yes, but why does a Gabriel sing a song about losing his voice immediately after losing it? And how does Daryus understands he is forgiven by his mother if he is deaf? And where's my pizza I ordered two hours ago?

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Re: How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« Reply #11 on: October 24, 2017, 03:07:35 PM »
People figured out that the white thing that comes out of cows' titties could be drunk, and the relation between sweet desires and women's bellies growing up for 9 months. It can't be THAT hard to figure out how a trumpet works.

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Re: How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« Reply #12 on: October 24, 2017, 03:16:33 PM »
Yes, but why does a Gabriel sing a song about losing his voice immediately after losing it?

He sings it all low, that's all he could actually do.

And how does Daryus understands he is forgiven by his mother if he is deaf?

Patting on the shoulder and warm smile.

And where's my pizza I ordered two hours ago?

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Re: How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« Reply #13 on: October 24, 2017, 06:51:54 PM »
Okay... Then why does everyone have an awesome 5 piece backing band behind them at all times? And why does everyone singing sound like James Labrie from Dream Theater?

This!

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Re: How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« Reply #14 on: October 25, 2017, 10:59:23 AM »
People figured out that the white thing that comes out of cows' titties could be drunk, and the relation between sweet desires and women's bellies growing up for 9 months. It can't be THAT hard to figure out how a trumpet works.

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Re: How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« Reply #15 on: October 25, 2017, 11:48:02 AM »
If trumpet playing is innate knowledge, why aren't we all Wynton Marsalis?

And I had no idea Daryus was deaf. Learning that makes everything exactly the same.
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Re: How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« Reply #16 on: October 26, 2017, 10:02:14 AM »
If trumpet playing is innate knowledge, why aren't we all Wynton Marsalis?

And I had no idea Daryus was deaf. Learning that makes everything exactly the same.

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Supposedly he became deaf after Gabriel's scream on My Last Farewell
It sounds like, "ruk, ruk, ruk, ruk, ruk." Instead of the more pleasing kick drum sound of, "gzarruk, gzarruk, gzarruk, gzarruk."

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Re: How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« Reply #17 on: November 09, 2017, 06:35:19 PM »
Quick question, Dystopian Overture, 0:45 - this is a pretty nice guitar melody, does it return in other parts of the album? If so, where?
https://youtu.be/VUayZvdXCaw?t=45s


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Re: How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« Reply #18 on: November 09, 2017, 07:49:28 PM »
That's the vocal.melody of X Aspect.

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Re: How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« Reply #19 on: November 09, 2017, 11:12:13 PM »
"Evangeline! I swore to you! To love and guide our son"

I always hear the words in my head when I listen to the overtures :p
Jordan took Moore's boring, pedestrian parts and elevated them considerably to take them from barely palatable to stellar.

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Re: How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« Reply #20 on: November 10, 2017, 05:41:05 AM »
A bigger mystery for me is why does Nefarious have such a downer on music yet sings his way through the whole thing?

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Re: How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« Reply #21 on: November 10, 2017, 06:54:37 AM »
A bigger mystery for me is why does Nefarious have such a downer on music yet sings his way through the whole thing?

 :rollin
It sounds like, "ruk, ruk, ruk, ruk, ruk." Instead of the more pleasing kick drum sound of, "gzarruk, gzarruk, gzarruk, gzarruk."

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Re: How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« Reply #22 on: November 10, 2017, 09:30:24 AM »
He didn't sing the whole thing though :) he does some spoken word stuff, some laughing (HA HA HA) and also some crying (boo hoo hoo)
Jordan took Moore's boring, pedestrian parts and elevated them considerably to take them from barely palatable to stellar.

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Re: How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« Reply #23 on: November 10, 2017, 10:28:39 AM »
A bigger mystery for me is why does Nefarious have such a downer on music yet sings his way through the whole thing?
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Re: How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« Reply #24 on: November 10, 2017, 10:51:59 AM »
That's the vocal.melody of X Aspect.
"Evangeline! I swore to you! To love and guide our son"

I always hear the words in my head when I listen to the overtures :p
Thanks! I haven't put on TA for ages, but listening to the overture made me realize that there are plenty of great melodies scattered around, and maybe there's a good album buried somewhere underneath all the boring stuff after all. If only it were half as long, and a tad heavier. Oh, well.


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Re: How did the trumpeters learn to play?
« Reply #25 on: November 10, 2017, 11:22:22 AM »
A bigger mystery for me is why does Nefarious have such a downer on music yet sings his way through the whole thing?

 :rollin

 :lol only he is allowed to sing