My Most Emotional Solo

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  1. L5player

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    [FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]After hearing about the crisis in Beslan, the assault on the Russian school in 2004, I was just overwhelmed with sadness and anger. I just so happened to be recording that day over a track that coincidently had a somber mood to it. So I took all I felt about it and recorded a solo over the track capturing my feelings about the event and named the track "Tears For Your Children". [/FONT]


    [FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Just last week, a friend put pictures to that track and created a very powerful statement in the slideshow I'm sharing with you. Be forewarned that it is very sad and contains pictures from the media of the events of those days. Sad but meaningful. "Tears for your Children" is perhaps the most emotional expression I've done to date; a total release of emotion of the event just after it happened.[/FONT]
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    [FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Another warning: The track contains pictures of the event and is extremely emotional. [/FONT]

    [FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Tears for your Children[/FONT]

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    [FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]A little background on the event follows:[/FONT]
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    [FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Wednesday, September 1, 2004, a group of men and women armed with assault rifles and grenade launchers seized school No.1 in the Russian town of Beslan in North Ossetia. After a brief shootout, the attackers forced the children, visiting parents and teachers inside the school and announced that they were being held hostage. [/FONT]

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    [FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]There were about 1,300 hostages inside the school and 70 percent were children. [/FONT]

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    [FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]The siege ended Friday, September 3, 2004, in a wave of explosions and gunfire as hostages tried to flee, and special forces and armed civilians tried to aid them. Reports say 326 hostages were killed (186 of them children) and 727 were wounded in the attack.[/FONT]

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    [FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Officials said 27 hostage-takers (Chechen rebels who'd been fighting Russia and demanding independence for the Muslim-majority republic) were killed and three were arrested alive.[/FONT]

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    [FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Jim[/FONT]
     
  2. Shawn Tubbs

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    Truly heartbreaking,

    Thanks for the expression thru music.

    Shawn
     
  3. Red Ant

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    Thank You, Jim! Deeply touched by this as a Father, as a Russian and as a human being.
     
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    I thought the music suited the somber mood of the slide show quite well. It was moving- well done!

    Mike
     
  5. Craig Walker

    Craig Walker WHO DAT!! Gold Supporting Member

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    Very sad. :(


    Amazing how monstrous people can be.

    [great job on the soundtrack]
     
  6. John Czajkowski

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    Very, very beautiful. The emotion truly was felt through your music.
    As long as i Have been alive, the one thing I have never ever understood, and never will, is how any human being anywhere could ever hurt children.
    keep the faith,
    Mass
     
  8. scottl

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    Truly moving Jim.

    We have a real escalating problem that I see no end in sight. Any religion/culture that worships death and so willingly slaughters innocents and children doesn't deserve to exist on this planet. Sorry about the political hijack, but this same situation has been occuring for decades with the Palestinians maiming and killing Israelis, including young school children.

    Now we have embassies being torched all over the world because of a frickin' cartoon! These people need to be stopped.

    Sorry about the rant and hijack. Although my hijack didn't involve the slaughter of innocents all in the name of some sick religion and the promise of virgins.
     
  9. ChazMania

    ChazMania Silver Supporting Member

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    Jim.....very expressive playing and tone. Thanks for caring for humanity in this manner. I was unable to view and only able to hear.
     
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    Way to go! ive seen the BBC docunentary on this tragedy.
    i hope alotta people see this.

    Peace.
     
  11. sweetpea

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    Man I love my kids.


    That was so sad. Your guitar playing was beautiful.
     
  12. Fifthstone

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    Sad and beautiful, both the movie and your composition. Well done.
     
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    very , very sad l5....
    what a tradgedy.
    myles
     
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    Very well done Jim.

    This is why we cannot negotiate with terrorist. Terrorist are not human.
     

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