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Ü Lee

Ave Maria based on Bach and Gounod's theme

      Long time ago, Ü was told that there is only a certain way of writing which could avoid one voice overpowering the rest. With that challenge in mind, when Ü was contracted to produce a show to raise fund for a children's home in Taiwan, Ü decided to write a vocal piece that breaks the rule of what she was taught. Loving Bach's Prelude in C (from Well-Tempered Clavier Book I) and Gounod's melody based on Bach's theme, Ü decided to create this A Cappella version maintaining Bach's basic chord structure with Gounod's melody. If you listen carefully, you could hear Gounod's melody shifting between the three voices as if the melody is running on stage without anyone actually moving...

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