‘Carpentry’ remastered.

Remastered version, but I’m still not happy with the sound quality. I’m afraid I might have to go back to the beginning on this one.

Copyright David Harley, 1976. All rights reserved.

This is an instrumental version of my setting from a poem from ‘A Shropshire Lad’. The song was originally intended to be sung unaccompanied, but it somehow developed a guitar accompaniment with a slight Middle Eastern feel, and the first section is very much based on that.

The faster second section was meant to have a more medieval feel, and includes  overdubbed dulcimer and bouzouki. Cittern would have been more appropriate, perhaps, but I didn’t have one to hand. Strangely, it seems to have finished up sounding a bit like the Philip Glass Ensemble (but with much less time between changes), but I like it.

David Harley

Author: David Harley

Independent antimalware/security researcher/author/editor; musician/singer/songwriter

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