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this is the after party

By Christian Grey on June 19, 2016 1:14 pm

i apologize for the current state of submissions. my move to germany is coming up and i'm really short on time. i'm pre-grieving the loss of lute by not playing it much and instead turning to easily transportable things like my old ukulele. so here is a simple melody with two kinds of harmonization. i'm weirdly tired of harmonic/melodic minor scales, so this one is major at first and then messed-up-jazzy kind of stuff. i should probably look into those greek scales...!

title is from a recent party that we attended. it was a big bonfire by the kids' school. around midnight, me and my daughter took a walk in the dark woods and found another big fire with one other guy from the party. we all stood there in silence for a minute until he said, "so yeah... this is the after party."

have a good week fellow WB's. i'm sorry i'm mostly absent. be back to full commenting force in a month or so...

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June 20, 2016 8:38 am

Beautiful!

June 20, 2016 3:13 pm

For major/jazzy it has a very melancholic vibe; perhaps inherent in the nature of the lute?

Check out Slonimsky's Scale Thesaurus for some very bizarre and interesting ideas.

June 21, 2016 9:06 am

Beautiful melancholic feeling from you, "partygoer" smile

Wish everything goes smooth with the move. Those could be tricky.

Best wishes, Christian!

June 22, 2016 9:02 am

Beautiful middleage atmosphere smile

June 23, 2016 4:20 pm

Really nice piece to go with a great little story. Hope the move goes well smile

June 25, 2016 7:35 am
m2K7 wrote:

Beautiful middleage atmosphere smile


i agree - dig the middleage vibe - very lovely!

June 26, 2016 6:47 am

Lovely ear refresher  smile

July 1, 2016 11:24 am

It comes, says what it has to say, then leaves. Perfect smile

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