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Andante Languidamente


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paul f. page

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The title is the tempo. While playing this piece, there is such a give-and-take in the opening bars that I thought "languid" might help describe the intent/style of the performance. This is "Interlude No. 26" of the next installment in this organ solo series. It's mostly a little trio. I hope those who hear it will enjoy this little romantic escape. If you are interested, the score can be found here:

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Uploaded: Jul 18, 2017 - 09:25:25 AM
Last Updated: Jul 18, 2017 - 09:26:06 AM Last Played: Nov 25, 2017 - 02:56:50 PM
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Recorded on a Johannus Vivaldi 370 digital organ
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Ed Hannifin said 148 days ago (July 18th, 2017)
Firsties!
Back later when I can listen...
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Parichayaka said 148 days ago (July 18th, 2017)
Dang you Ed!
argh....
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Parichayaka said 147 days ago (July 18th, 2017)
Seriously though:)
I really enjoyed this piece. The sound, pacing and overall sense of calm in 'andante' is just wonderfully enjoyable. Especially that beautiful beginning phrase. Wasn't entirely familiar with the word 'languid' and had a good laugh when I looked it up!
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DWL said 147 days ago (July 19th, 2017)
Languid!
Suitably chilled out now Paul.

Another lovely piece.

Cheers

Dick
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Bowman said 146 days ago (July 19th, 2017)
Everything you write
is of interest Paul. Perhaps it was my mood today and the slight discord of the work -intentional of on your part of course, and well worth the listen, but I found it bit unsettling.
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Philip18 said 146 days ago (July 20th, 2017)
Andante Languidamente
Thoughtful, reflective - beautiful. Your work continues to delight, Paul.
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sammydix said 146 days ago (July 20th, 2017)
Haven't
I "met" that organ before? ;)
There were moments before and around the 2 min mark that brought an accordion more to mind.
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PeterB7858 said 144 days ago (July 21st, 2017)
Andante Languidamente
Fine sonic painting, Paul. I can see where Charlie is coming from re the unsettling aspect of some of the sections, though. There is a subtle Stepford Wives vibe that pokes its head out every now and then. Interesting on many levels. Thanks.
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Char said 144 days ago (July 22nd, 2017)
Your
creations are always many layered and intriguing. Glad you weren't too "languid" and managed to play this piece. :) Thank you for all your work. It enriches all of us.
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Calchas said 144 days ago (July 22nd, 2017)
antechamber
to contemplation. So peaceful...disarming.

Another beauty Paul.

Be well friend!
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tonestones said 143 days ago (July 23rd, 2017)
Beautiful
Excellent.
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VicDiesel said 138 days ago (July 27th, 2017)
Romantic escape
This piece is simpler in structure than your usual compositions. It's mostly 4 bar phrases, and where you depart from that it's through stretching a chord, rather than making a phrase that is intrinsically longer. Mostly you're also starting every phrases on the tonic chord.

There are plenty of nifty chromatic passing chords, but in essence the structure is 4 bar phrases with 4 chords. Why this departure from your normal more free-form approach?
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Ed Hannifin said 93 days ago (September 10th, 2017)
Captures something...
...between the romantic and the spiritual...I could imagine this played in a chapel, but I could imagine it as a theatrical interlude, or as the basis of a simple but lovely piece of ballet...
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