[LAU] [music] In the night

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Mon Jan 16 07:35:06 CET 2023

On 12/4/22 02:44, Jeanette C. wrote:
> Hey hey,
> here's a winterly ballad, which starts quite sad and unfulfilled, but 
> will have a happy end.
> https://youtu.be/kEQMzARj8ks
> OGG version:
> https://www.dropbox.com/s/nxbnkk8aneakbfn/in_the_night.ogg
> It's all centred around the piano. I'd like to make another special 
> mention of Csound for the ticking clock.
> Instruments used: LinuxSamler for piano, bass, one guitar, xylophone 
> and the VPO strings, which are great for performance, DrumGizmo with 
> the Aasimonstr2 kit, which can show so many sonic facettes, and 
> Yoshimi for a few subtle details. The Behringer Neutron adds a little 
> soft sub bass and the "octave tremolo" sound.
> Comments as ever are welcome. I hope you enjoy it. The lyrics are below.
> Best wishes,
> Jeanette
> I'd rather be your voice, when you wake up in the night.
> I'd sooth you with a smile and strive to be your light.
> I'd burn alive and fall apart elsewhere.
> You'd never see me break and tear my heart.
> I'd rather hear you speak of things without import
> Than live a life devoid of you
> And bear the pain of that finality
> And walk that road of misery.
> I'd rather brave the bleak, sad lands of autumn hue.
> Your kind and tender heart, your quick and ready smile.
> Were just two traits of you I fell
> In love with, yet uncertain all the while
> I did not dare to tell
> That I love you.
> Thus, unware you shared
> The treasures of your heart.
> -
> Talk with me of books and roses,
> Laugh with me 'bout silly jokes.
> Don't be scared when I confess that I've fallen for you.
> And now you are my voice, in the middle of the night.
> All Lies In Shades Of Nacreous blue.
> We made a world of wonders unforeseen,
> A sea which sparkles with a magic sheen.
> Now you gave me the choice, I wander at your site.
Shoots. Am I the only one wondering why the pop world and big-name 
singers aren't recording your songs?

David W. Jones
gnome at hawaii.rr.com
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