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Lethe (Song Of Er)
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Another one from the vault.

 

Back in 2009 I decided to try my hand at some progressive rock. It's a genre that readily lends itself to fantasy, so I chose for my theme “The Myth Of Er” from Plato's Republic.

 

Plato often liked to close out his argumentation with a myth, thereby appealing to both logic and intuition. For this myth he draws on then current Orphic eschatological imagery.

 

Sadly, I lost the original files to this oldie but goodie in the great Mac crash of 2011, so I was only able to do a little bit of remastering for this post.

 

It's not perfect, but some of you may appreciate what I was aiming at even if I did fall a tad short of the mark.

 

🙂

 

The discerning ear will no doubt detect the influence of bands like Led Zeppelin, Jethro Tull, “Selling England By The Pound”-era Genesis, and the Moody Blues.

 

BTW, I play everything on this tune except the drums which—if memory serves—are good ol’ Apple Loops!

 

Hope some of you can enjoy this one.

 

Be well all!

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12 Responses to “Lethe (Song Of Er)”

  1. Well that was fun. Now the all hearing ear is working on these and it makes a difference! Post production work on these older pieces, especially with the diverse instrumentation and textures, brings them to life. Imagine meeting the guy that created this piece and trying to explain to him why it is necessary ty equalize the works…

    Daug

  2. I think it still needs work Daug. I just haven’t had a lot of time of late, between babysitting and having re-entered the work force part time as well. (I’ve gone from retired to semi-retired…)

    When I learn more tech I’ll likely return to this piece.

    Thx for listening and commenting!

    • Hi Al,

      Doubt I’ll ever attempt a re-do of this. Too much work for a lazy schep like me! Like you I have some tunes that I WOULD like to re-do. Just don’t have a lot of time.

      Thx for the kind words though…

      🙂

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Another one from the vault.

 

Back in 2009 I decided to try my hand at some progressive rock. It's a genre that readily lends itself to fantasy, so I chose for my theme “The Myth Of Er” from Plato's Republic.

 

Plato often liked to close out his argumentation with a myth, thereby appealing to both logic and intuition. For this myth he draws on then current Orphic eschatological imagery.

 

Sadly, I lost the original files to this oldie but goodie in the great Mac crash of 2011, so I was only able to do a little bit of remastering for this post.

 

It's not perfect, but some of you may appreciate what I was aiming at even if I did fall a tad short of the mark.

 

:-)

 

The discerning ear will no doubt detect the influence of bands like Led Zeppelin, Jethro Tull, “Selling England By The Pound”-era Genesis, and the Moody Blues.

 

BTW, I play everything on this tune except the drums which—if memory serves—are good ol’ Apple Loops!

 

Hope some of you can enjoy this one.

 

Be well all!

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