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Do admin and everyone else agree that a dedicated thread for all musical tributes to the maestro would be a handy resource? I personally enjoy seeing and hearing what the many talented fans come up with, especially when they're as beautiful as this:

And on the subject of the Weissenborn, can anyone recommend any scores or albums where it's featured prominently? Preferably with lots of fiddle accompaniment. It's a sound I really love actually, the sleepy western aesthetic.

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Here's my piano arrangement of the glorious track "The Rise of Skywalker":     I tried to respect the various orchestral subtleties, though listening back to it now I think I

Here's our own @Datameister playing lovely piano solo versions (transcribed by ear!) of some ace JW cues:      

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Great thread idea!

This is a really fun one:

Wow! He must be one of those people who takes any theme and can improvise the hell out of it.

Love the Beethoven version of the theme. I would love to hear a Wagner version of the theme, but that would probably take 4 hours to play.

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Do admin and everyone else agree that a dedicated thread for all musical tributes to the maestro would be a handy resource? I personally enjoy seeing and hearing what the many talented fans come up with, especially when they're as beautiful as this:

And on the subject of the Weissenborn, can anyone recommend any scores or albums where it's featured prominently? Preferably with lots of fiddle accompaniment. It's a sound I really love actually, the sleepy western aesthetic.

This vid makes me intensely happy for some reason.

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He's got technical skills, no doubt, but he walks into the trap of so many others in that area -- too uptempo, too much flair and -- sadly -- not enough dynamic between the fast and slow, powerful and subdued. Plus, too many embellishments -- sometimes, the simpler is the better. So sorry, didn't like that very much. Too noisy.

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As i said in the Youtube-Thread, this guy has recorded a million movie themes and suites and i never heard anyone else so adept at choosing the right cues and playing styles for Williams (Horner, Goldsmith, Morricone, Debney and and and):

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