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The end of "The Decision".

When I came back to my blog I realised I talked a lot about the journey I went on to create an entry for the Berlin International Film Music Competition. At the time I wasn’t allowed to put the finished product online until the competition had been judged. That has now happened and I didn’t win but after listening to the winners I can see that they were much more polished than what I produced and a lot more orchestral in nature. The other thing that I realised was that I made the classic beginner mistake of too much. I had a lot of time to think about the project and it was easy to add idea after idea when the winners had a lot of silence which made anything they did more dynamic. The next thing was that they kept the instrumentation consistent and used harmony to create moods. So I have learnt even more from failing to win than I learnt from trying to win.

The result is that I am keen to have another go. I am looking for another competition to enter and this time I will apply all the lessons I have learnt and maybe grow more as a composer. This time my goal will to be better instead of trying to win. Hopefully I will be able to share this new journey with you.

If you are curious as to the winners go to https://www.bifsc.org/

I wanted to go for a more tribal sort of music to represent the people that had sent her and how the memories of them got her through the problems. So, here is my entry. Enjoy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gz5tLKnKPbI

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