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StuartEstell

Stone Roses Cover -- Elizabeth My Dear

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This is an attempt to come up with an arrangement in the style of Philip Glass, inpired by his "Songs from Liquid Days" which I've performed on piano with a couple of singers over the years.

 

"Elizabeth My Dear" was the Stone Roses' appropriation of the famous Scarborough Fair tune for their own nefarious purposes. Monarchists may find this upsetting. :o :)

 

https://soundcloud.com/lachenaliamusic/elizabeth-my-dear-stone-roses-cover

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Brilliant Stuart, beautiful and innovative accompaniment. Great Sound.

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Great! I love the accompaniment. There is so hard to find new ways for singing accompaniment on duet concertina and your soundcloud clips helps me everytime. Thanks!

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Thank you both -- much appreciated.

 

There's probably more scope for using some of Glass's "signature" cross-rhythms, like constant triplet quavers across straight quavers, or the 3/4 rhythms in which he groups semiquavers in blocks of three against quavers, giving a four-against-three effect.

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