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Riders of Rohan - cover

The Shire

Mar 10 2013, 10:55pm

Post #1 of 17 (560 views)
Riders of Rohan - cover Can't Post

Hi, dear LOTR lovers! I'm new to this place, just so you know :) Me and my sister did a cover of the grand piece by Howard Shore - Riders of Rohan. So.. if you guys would like to listen to that and let us know what you think, you'd make us really happy :)


Have a good Sunday!

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Mar 10 2013, 11:06pm

Post #2 of 17 (347 views)
Oh that is beautifully done. [In reply to] Can't Post

What a way to announced your arrival on TORN! You and your sister have done a brilliant job.

Well done on arranging the mist; it looks so natural... Tongue Who did the editing of the video?

By the way I'm moving this to the Fan Art board, which is where we put the creative efforts of the discussion board members.

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Mar 11 2013, 11:05am

Post #3 of 17 (325 views)
nice job [In reply to] Can't Post

The simple arrangement really captures the nature of the piece and the visuals work well, too.


Mar 11 2013, 7:50pm

Post #4 of 17 (313 views)
Nice job.... [In reply to] Can't Post

'though I thought that your sister tended to overwhelm you, just a bit.

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Mar 12 2013, 1:53pm

Post #5 of 17 (274 views)
This is so well done. [In reply to] Can't Post

Thanks for covering my favourite piece by Howard Shore. Smile I think you and your sister captured the beauty of it perfectly.

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The Shire

Mar 12 2013, 4:24pm

Post #6 of 17 (238 views)
thank you [In reply to] Can't Post

Thank you for a warm welcome! Haha, yeaaa, it took me so long to create all the mist on my computer :P I edited it - I'm a beginner when it comes to videos, so it was kinda painful.

Thank you for moving this thread! I will be more careful next time :)

The Shire

Mar 12 2013, 4:26pm

Post #7 of 17 (237 views)
yep [In reply to] Can't Post

Thanks! It took us a bit to make the instruments sound well together, we're not really experienced in this... but it turned out nicely :)

The Shire

Mar 12 2013, 4:28pm

Post #8 of 17 (238 views)
maybe.. [In reply to] Can't Post

Yea, maybe a bit, that's true. But she's playing the melody, so she should be the 'main voice', I'm just accompanying her. I'll be more careful next time though, thanks for pointing that out!

The Shire

Mar 12 2013, 4:29pm

Post #9 of 17 (251 views)
:) [In reply to] Can't Post

Aww, thanks!! Hearing that makes me feel so honored! Haha.


Mar 13 2013, 4:06pm

Post #10 of 17 (255 views)
well done my friend. [In reply to] Can't Post

Very well arranged and played.being a guitarist myself I love to see and hear others play and you are way better than me! Smile well done again to you both and welcome to TORN Smile

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Mar 13 2013, 6:07pm

Post #11 of 17 (245 views)
Very nice indeed. [In reply to] Can't Post

Visuals and mixing in footage of the charge worked very well in my opinion. The actual horse was a nice touch as well.

You have set a new standard for being new to TORN. Glad I joined a few years ago, as I now would not be permitted because I would not measure up Wink

Thanks for sharing your talents and this nice rendition.

The Shire

Mar 17 2013, 2:29pm

Post #12 of 17 (207 views)
:-) [In reply to] Can't Post

Thank you for yet another warm welcome! Keep playing! :)

The Shire

Mar 17 2013, 2:32pm

Post #13 of 17 (323 views)
thank you!! [In reply to] Can't Post

Yea, we had a lot of fun with those horses. We only shot about a 1-minute long footage with them being in the shot before they got kinda angry, so we packed our stuff and drove to seek another nice places to shoot in :)

Haha, man, I hope people will still come to these forums now :) Thank you a lot!

Tol Eressea

Mar 26 2013, 6:59pm

Post #14 of 17 (202 views)
nicely done! [In reply to] Can't Post

I'm wondering how you got such great sound on location.

The location is lovely! Great idea to go out and find good background like that.

Probably the most interesting thing those horses had seen in awhile. Mine would have been bemused.

Go outside and play...


Apr 2 2013, 4:32pm

Post #15 of 17 (204 views)
that is fantastic [In reply to] Can't Post

love it. Heart

The Shire

Apr 3 2013, 5:50pm

Post #16 of 17 (185 views)
thank you! [In reply to] Can't Post

We recorded it inside before shooting the video, of course!

Yea, it took us a while to find the right spot, but it turned out so well in the end.

The horses actually didn't like it.. :-/

The Shire

Apr 3 2013, 5:50pm

Post #17 of 17 (264 views)
aww [In reply to] Can't Post

thank you so much! :)


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