The ideal music to read a DWJ novel to.
hallieod at indigo.ie
Wed Sep 5 17:24:45 EDT 2001
Philip and Dorian:
>> > With "Fire and Hemlock" should go a mixture of Steeleye Span
>> > folk-rock; IIRC they did version of both "Tam Lin" and "Thomas the
>> > Rhymer") and 80s pop.
>> Gosh, no! String quartets and cello music, almost exclusively :-)
>> cello concerto for starters.
>Oh, how could I have forgotten about the celli?! I am such a fool.
>Of course there should be some of that too. I agree about the Dvorak,
>and I'll add Brahms' Cello Sonatas (two of my all-time favourite
>pieces of music!).
Some cello music, yes, but there could be some Doors also! I
actually got a few cool points when Becca heard and loved two of the
Doors songs and I told her what they were and that I had been a big
fan way back when. (She was completely unimpressed when we read F&H
and I told her about this - it was only when she heard the songs
herself that they had an impact.)
>> > "The Ogre Downstairs" has to be 70s rock...Whitesnake and Deep
>> > interspersed with the Bay City Rollers (!).
Oh Lord! The Bay City Rollers would drive everyone mad!
>> :-) We are never told what sort of music Indigo Rubber play, are
>we? But it's
>> a great name for a group! (Should we start one? There must be
>enough of us who
>> can play/sing...)
>I sing a passable alto, and, while not actually playing anything
>properly, can get a decent noise out of almost every instrument (flute
>excepted). Hallie and Becca both sing too, I think - I know Becca's a
>soprano, and she plays the piano too.
I only dog-paddle <makes appropriate paddling motions> (I hope other
people use this line for all sorts of occasions - we all quote The
Princess Bride incessantly!)
>"The Homeward Bounders" needs lots of different styles of music,
>preferably involving plenty of little-known things like Icelandic
>folk-songs and African tribal stuff and wail-y Middle Eastern things.
We had a discussion like this ages ago, and Elise recommended Dead
Can Dance. I think their music might fit Dorian's bill here.
Back then, I proposed Tannahill Weavers "Unicorn Set" for _Cart and
Cwidder_ - wonderfully wanderey, roamy song. Made at least one new
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