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19 March 2010

Cue of the Week: “Defeat and Resolve”

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I’d originally imagined this cue’s introductory solo on trumpet, this being the traditional “sad military” sound. In a fit of what I like to consider inspiration, I switched it to solo bassoon, giving the melody a more ethereal tone. (I’ll also admit being a stickler for the underdog, and the bassoon definitely qualifies in that regard.)

Eventually the music becomes proud and brassy, so perhaps it’s best that I featured the soft instrument while it was still audible!

(Click on the play button to stream, or the cue title to download.)

Defeat and Resolve


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  1. I think the bassoon worked great. It must’ve been, in fact, a fit of inspiration. I don’t think you could have achieved this effect with a trumpet.

    It’s a good cue. Keep up the good work!

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