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Old 11-27-2010, 01:15 PM   #1
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Which Sounds Better?

Could you let me know which of these two arrangements sounds better to you?

If your birthday falls on an odd day, listen to arrangement A first, otherwise listen to B first (so that order will be less of a factor).

Arrangement A

Arrangement B

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Old 11-27-2010, 01:28 PM   #2
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Oh Arrangement B, most definitely!! Thanks - - they were both so pleasant to listen to.
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They're both beautiful, and a beautiful song. A just seemed to have more depth, B started out a little more simply IMHO.
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I prefer A. Just seems a little more "sophisticated."
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Where's the "None of the Above" choice?

(I voted for "A")
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I prefer A but both seem a little slow.
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Is it Christmas time again so soon?

I like B. Agree with the others that A is a bit more complex, but I think this song needs a lighter sound.
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If your birthday falls on an odd day...
My birthday falls on a Friday - is that an odd day?
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I can't tell any difference - guess that's why I have no musical talent.
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I prefer A because I enjoy more traditional music. B has more of a jazzy air at the end thanks to the sharp notes, but the rest of the melody seems more classical. If you are going for more jazz, then I would suggest add a bit more flair to B throughout the piece. Both sound nice!
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A is better. I'm not sure I'm judging the arrangements, though, and not the performances. I thought perhaps the pianist preferred A. B was just sort of pounded out.
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I preferred B. No reason, both are very nice.
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I prefer A...it has a richer sound.

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Old 11-27-2010, 04:23 PM   #14
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Both are lovely, but A sounded richer.
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I prefer A...it has a richer sound.

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Both are lovely, but A sounded richer.
Al, since you like to LBYM, you need to chose B.
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Prefer A. It sounds more "traditional" FWIW.
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Both are quite nice. My preference is towards A.
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A. It has a nice beat and is easy to dance to.
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I'll vote for "B." I don't have speakers on this computer right now so I can't listen. I assigned "A" as "heads" and "B" as "tails" and flipped a quarter. It came up "tails."

I'm sure if I could hear them, both arrangements would be spectacularly beautiful.
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I voted for A. It was "warmer" perhaps because of the harmonic chords.
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