Casey Crescenzo goes Beethoven
2013-08-13 by Cultclassical | 36 Comments
Casey Crescenzo, brains behind the indie/prog group The Dear Hunter, has decided to continue pushing his creative limits and has traveled to the Czech Republic with plans to write a symphony. As the man himself explains:

"With 5 full length records, including 36-song rock opera “The Color Spectrum” and most recently “Migrant” under my belt as The Dear Hunter, I am setting out on my next endeavor. To write and record a Symphony with a full orchestra is a MAJOR undertaking, and comes with a tremendous financial commitment. The Symphony will consist of 4 movements and will be recorded by the BRNO Orchestra in the Czech Republic this November."

Mr. Crescenzo has taken to Pledgemusic asking fans for support in releasing his newest work which can be accessed here:

http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/thedearhunter
Tagged: The Dear Hunter

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Fieryfenderz
August 13th 2013
1461 Comments


I can't tell how much he's asking for looking at the page. But it's a cool idea, and I can see this being really good. I always wished modern musicians would approach orchestral symphonies instead of just making arrangements of their own songs.

TMobotron
Contributing Reviewer
August 13th 2013
7137 Comments


Best of luck to him, I like this dude a lot.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
August 13th 2013
50674 Comments


ughh

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NightmareCinema16
August 13th 2013
2016 Comments


Wait. Classical music endeavors in the news? On Sputnikmusic? Wat is happening?

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
August 13th 2013
28695 Comments


he's a total bro and, if called upon, i would def pledge with him.

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Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
August 13th 2013
50674 Comments


please retire

ProjectFreak
August 13th 2013
1417 Comments


i have a feeling that everyone on sputnik will like this more than i will

much like all of Casey's work post-TREOS

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ProjectFreak
August 13th 2013
1417 Comments


also apparently all symphonic composers are beethoven now

Rowan5215
August 13th 2013
27234 Comments


I still like BTHATS most of all his projects and I doubt he'll ever top it. But still, excited for this.

Calc
August 13th 2013
12254 Comments


first time pledging for anything

NightmareCinema16
August 13th 2013
2016 Comments


I'm a classical music enthusiast, and I think this is a massive surprise.

dimsim3478
August 14th 2013
5219 Comments


Migrant sucked and everything, but if he pulls this off, I will be majorly impressed.

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Puzzles
August 14th 2013
3065 Comments


I saw the title and assumed he went deaf

MisterTornado
Contributing Reviewer
August 14th 2013
4507 Comments


"With 5 full length records, including 36-song rock opera “The Color Spectrum” and most recently “Migrant” under my belt as The Dear Hunter, I am setting out on my next endeavor. To write and record a Symphony with a full orchestra is a MAJOR undertaking, and comes with a tremendous financial commitment. The Symphony will consist of 4 movements and will be recorded by the BRNO Orchestra in the Czech Republic this November."

lol

Ire
August 14th 2013
41805 Comments


this is retarded

ILJ
August 14th 2013
6720 Comments


pretty excited, haven't really disliked anything Casey has done. will probably pledge once i have some funds.

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Dolving999
August 14th 2013
1641 Comments


This guy has so much potential.

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LightRedFloyd
August 14th 2013
606 Comments


Just finish the rest of the Acts god damnit

CaptWaffles
August 14th 2013
192 Comments


I saw the title and assumed he turned into a St. Bernard

Calc
August 14th 2013
12254 Comments


I wrote the title and assumed he contracted syphilis

Jennifer22
August 14th 2013
287 Comments


Wow definitely going to check this out. This sounds like it could be amazing.

ZippaThaRippa
August 14th 2013
2436 Comments


He needs to fucking finish what he started already

Calc
August 14th 2013
12254 Comments


lol.

too many whiners, let the guy do what he wants.

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
August 14th 2013
28695 Comments


I would prefer it if he'd just join chiodos instead

Whispered4tw
August 14th 2013
622 Comments


Some people have to realize that conceptual music isn't always something you can just 'finish' whenever you have the time for it. It's a state of mind kind of thing, and he obviously has something else on his mind right now.

ZippaThaRippa
August 14th 2013
2436 Comments


Fuck you, Coheed and Cambria finished that shit. I hate stories with no ending.

Ire
August 14th 2013
41805 Comments


it's easier than you think dummy

ZippaThaRippa
August 14th 2013
2436 Comments


Yeah, DUMMY

ZippaThaRippa
August 14th 2013
2436 Comments


I'm working on it ok *:'( I'm still finishing my black metal/pop punk concept album about my ex girlfriend

ZippaThaRippa
August 14th 2013
2436 Comments


aww thanks man

jdennis31
August 15th 2013
6511 Comments


Migrant was underwhelming but not terrible. Give it another try, guy. Also, this is interesting.

skoopy48
August 15th 2013
1540 Comments


Act IV would be more interesting

YoYoMancuso
August 15th 2013
11173 Comments


Casey your ego is showing

Trist66
August 15th 2013
148 Comments


Ugh.

I like Casey and all, but this sort of reeks of trying to have your cake and eat it too.

Like we get it dude, you're talented, but c'mon, does this REALLY need to happen?

Calc
August 15th 2013
12254 Comments


are you guys kidding here? a dude wants to write a symphony and you heckle the man for it?

here's hoping those who think that never progress in their lives since that's what you're essentially wishing on this guy here.

Ire
August 15th 2013
41805 Comments


this is my ghetto symphony



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