Jacob at Proffitt.com
Thu Sep 6 15:45:40 EDT 2001
---Original Message From: Melissa Proffitt
> Jacob and I were in a filk group called Tarnished Galahad
> while we were in school, with a few other friends. We were
> never what you'd call professional, and we don't play many
> instruments (except a few guitars), but we had fun. And we
> did a chilling arrangement of "Red as Blood"--you can
> probably guess whose story inspired that one....
Melissa left me to do my own bragging :p. In case you're interested, I
wrote a filk song. I didn't use any existing song to change the
words--I rolled my own. It's about a character from one of our role
playing campaigns. It's posted at http://jacob.proffitt.com/Eve.html if
you want to give it a look. All my writing is at
http://jacob.proffitt.com if you want to start at the top and check out
my other poems and/or essays. A friend of mine worked out the music for
it and it turned out quite good if I do say so myself. In the sung
version, we start with the Chorus.
As mentioned, we used to sing as Tarnished Galahad and we had a lot of
fun. I'm a natural Baritone which leaves me in the awkward middle most
of the time. I'm not high enough for a true tenor so I usually end up
with the Basses because I can cover that whole range. Melissa is a
great Alto. We had a bardic recently and it made me want to resurrect
Tarnished Galahad. Our church choir is nice and all, but they never
sing "Red as Blood" let alone "Eve's Choice"...
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