Tag: Strings

  • 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 […]

  • Fret

    Fret   Salford, 17th April 2018   There’s plenty of space to rest your fingers On the neck of your average guitar Notes are sounded by the position on the strings Excellent sounds can be achieved if you put them in the right place   (! and if you get it wrong the first time […]

  • Crescendo

    Crescendo The noise began softly enough as the orchestra’s strings began to play the flutes and the piccalos joined in with the tune led by an oboe and a bassoon to the listenener the music was perfectly poised as those there playing were joined by a bang and held in the air – silence it […]

  • Symphony

    Symphony Start of the music is simple enough Years of orchestration begins with the lead musicians Mostly its percussion – but violins can be heard Piano chords blend in to the melody as Harp strings are gently plucked Oboes bassoons and flutes add character unique to the piece Notes followed by famous artistes, composed by […]