Saturday, July 4, 2009
SINCE IT'S SUNDAY...
I've long wanted to play this piece here, I've no idea who or what it is. Many years ago I was working on something in the house and I switched on the radio, this is what was playing; I had a blank disc in my minidisc deck so I hit 'record'. I listened for a while but it didn't work with what I was doing so I hit mute and forgot about it, when I came back to it the disc had filled up with no breaks or announcements, it runs for over an hour. I think it's an amazing piece of music, I've listened to it dozens of times and always wondered what I was listening to. It isn't background music, it deserves a serious listen, preferably with headphones, the relationship between the lead and the chorus and the soloists and the musicians is just amazing, I'd love to know how it's structured and how they all inter relate. The second cut is in a different language and I've no idea which one, does anyone here recognise it? I have a hunch it may be West African, the waveform has clues in it that indicate that it is vinyl so it could be quite old. I faded it out, it just goes on and on.
It's in the dropbox in the 'Gospel' folder.