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The Tide Recedes is a beautiful, poignant game that symbolically addresses the destructive cycles that can arise in abusive relationships. This was the final track I wrote for the game jam, and I pondered how best to approach the music throughout the weekend. In this piece the instruments are gradually layered in repeating patterns to create an ever increasing sense of tension. Within the repetitive structure, I added an improvised piano melody that eventually segues into the climactic portion of the piece.

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from Global Game Jam 2017 (Cleveland Game Devs), released January 27, 2017
All music composed and recorded by Ian Faleer

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Ian Faleer Oberlin, Ohio

Ian Faleer is a graduate of the Oberlin College Conservatory. He works in Northeast Ohio as a music educator, choral conductor, and freelance composer/sound designer for games and other media.

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