Wow, this is a really interesting take on one of Hania's more well known pieces. You managed to make an interesting combo between the mellow voice of Hania and your electronic beats pretty smoothly. However, sometimes I think the way you've split the vocals makes it sound too resonant in its continuous echoes; when you listen to Hania's original piece, the mellow echoing of her voice is already present in the way she designed the music, and the way you chose to divide the voice digitally sounded a little awkward. Also, I think you should've used more electronic/digital instruments to enhance its techno polyphony; you did a lot with the little that you used, but it needs more because it otherwise sounds two dimensional, and all music must be 3D in its sound. Overall you get an "A" for effort, but some work needs to be done to make this great.
This is a beautifully written piece and your composition style is has a knack for pulling the heart strings. I especially love the incorporations of the non-chord tones within your 7th chords; it adds a lot of unique color to this piece. The melody is simple and sweet, and because of a repeated melody the piano seems to be singing. However, one thing I would suggest would be to either eliminate or substitute the synthetic violins with its live counterparts, or a harp would suffice as well. The synthesized violin does not quite fit into the live grand piano feeling of this piece, and I think you would do this song great justice to perform it live on the piano.
Thanks for the great review and tips. Hope you can review more as I am back on the scene for a while. Peace
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