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The first two instruments played in this movie are the Veena and the Indian Violin. The bends that you hear between notes are release samples produced by "legato" presets. These are special presets that produce effects such as glissandos, bends and other transitional effects that are triggered when you intentionally overlap the notes you are playing, as clearly demonstrated by Jordan as he plays. Jordan then brings in some additional instrument layers and Indian urban percussion loops, finishing off with a flourish of Indian vocal phrases. Notice also that Jordan brings instruments in and out of the mix using the sliders on his MIDI controller, thanks to Ethno's extensive MIDI control features.

Composed and performed by:
Jordan Rudess

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