[LAU] [music] A Castle in Bohemia (Reface DX-Mas)

Will Godfrey willgodfrey at musically.me.uk
Wed Dec 29 19:42:19 CET 2021

On Mon, 27 Dec 2021 18:51:50 +0100
Christopher Arndt <chris at chrisarndt.de> wrote:

>Here is a late musical seasonal greeting to Linux Audio.
>(I wrote and recorded this track already on Christmas Day and intended 
>to improve the mix before publishing, but since I have to work this week 
>and it would probably not get finished until next year, I decided to put 
>it out as is.)
>**The theme to a soppy Christmas television mini-series from the 
>eighties that never was**
>Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/spotlightkid/a-castle-in-bohemia
>Ogg Vorbis download: https://0x20.eu/nc/s/RFBjkL6kFacMWo9
>FLAC download: https://0x20.eu/nc/s/wbY7HjTB2fYwyT8
>Synopsis: A young woman from western Europe spends a year in communist 
>era Bohemia (then Czechoslovakia), where she has family ties, as a farm 
>hand. She lives on the premises of a small castle, which belongs to an 
>impoverished family of aristocratic roots. When she meets the young son 
>of the family, their initial mutual attraction is cut short by 
>misunderstandings caused by prejudice and differences in upbringing. 
>Over time though, he wins her heart by showing her the beauty of the 
>Bohemian country side and the joys of a simple rural life while she 
>enchants him with her classical flute playing and brings him to overcome 
>his introvert nature by introducing him to Italo disco dancing.
>Composed and produced by Christopher Arndt on Christmas Day 2021.
>Recorded in Ardour 6 DAW on Linux with a Yamaha Reface DX FM synthesizer 
>into a Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 audio interface.
>No samples, no filters, just one synth.
>Reface DX patches by Christopher Arndt and from SoundMondo.com (list on 
>Some EQ ("EQ10Q") used on the horn sound, IR reverb using "LSP 
>Impulsnachhall" and Samplicity M7 "Boston Hall A" impulse response, and 
>multi-band EQ and compression on master bus using "ZamAudio ZaMultiCompX2".
>Share & Enjoy!

I did very much enjoy this... as I said 'elsewhere' :)

Will J Godfrey
Say you have a poem and I have a tune.
Exchange them and we can both have a poem, a tune, and a song.

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