Getting the band back together

#WDYS #Orchestra #Conductor #Principal #Musicians The music had been written now the construction had to begin ink hitting finest vellum in a noble attempt to bring together strings, horns, piano and brass not forgetting, the clash and bang of percussion all to meet up for a number of nights under the spotlight in a grand …

Cadence

#Napowrimo #writeclub Photo by Johannes Plenio on Pexels.com Listen…. can you hear it? as the morning sun pops its head above the horizon the rise and fall of the musical local wildlife discussing the day can be heard in every green space in the land news of the morning new chicks in the nest meaning …

Jazz

#Fowc #Jazz Photo by Victor Freitas on Pexels.com A drum beat out all down the street alongside a trumpet playing a treat Music that made people tap their feet with sounds that cheered them o so sweet Trumpets played boogie while tambourines played and Trombones followed on meeting the grade Ragtime tunes to entertain the …

Keeping time

#FFFC #Music #Poetry It was like he’d never been away. the audience cheered and called out his name as he beat out a familiar rhythm with his sticks while the musicians around him followed his tune an old pied piper watching the jazz mice dance in the morning the writers would pour on praise as …

Music

#Fowc #Music Photo by Ylanite Koppens on Pexels.com Something with a definite Rythym Something with a definite Hum Don’t need an expensive instrument Percussion can be more than a drum tapping a beat down the street using a gate, or a wall or perhaps some dustbin lids bringing a tune to all Double bass made …

Tinkling the Ivories

#writephoto A Tomb (Image credit: KL Caley) A famous composer, passed away They say he died on stage He had an illustrious and varied career for one so long in age The memorial, it was a musical one and fellow musicians they wept as they reminisced on their old pal and chum and the musical …