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The Cruel Mother



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Pretty much a raw recording, really. This is probabl one of the most modified traditional English songs that we have. The amount of different versions I've seen of this is staggering. This is one of my favourite versions (not least 'cos I live in York! lol!) This is open for collabing, by the way. If anyone thinks they can bring in something to support my vocals, they are MORE than welcome to try! Just let me know!
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Uploaded: May 02, 2007 - 06:37:00 PM
Last Updated: May 02, 2007 - 06:37:00 PM Last Played: Mar 25, 2019 - 10:46:40 PM
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Rebsie said 4435 days ago (May 3rd, 2007)
Good choice of song!
It's been great to see your voice getting stronger and more accurate in your time at MJ as you've gained experience and confidence. Long may it continue to do so. Your voice has a naturally soft and sweet tone and will go on improving as you learn to believe in yourself.

You've certainly nailed the essential aspect of a cappella folk-singing, which is to let the song find its own rhythm and dynamic so that the absence of other instruments becomes unimportant.

Folk songs are like plasticine ... you can mould them into whatever shape you like without changing their basic substance, and you obviously have the right modelling skills! If you felt inclined to practise this up until the harmonies are tight and belt the main line out with confidence I think you'd end up with something pretty stunning here.
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elfdaughter said 4435 days ago (May 3rd, 2007)
Thanks, Rebsie! :D

When the last eagle flies over the last crumbling mountain, And the last lion roars at the last dusty fountain, In the shadow of the forest though she may be old and worn, They will stare unbelieving at the last unicorn!

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said 4135 days ago (February 27th, 2008)
I like the sound of your vocals, in more parts.... Sounds great... Thanks for sharing....
saymme said 4135 days ago (February 27th, 2008)
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You sing this Sooooo Beautifully....WOW . . . Hope You get some collabs if You want them...You have tremendous voice . Really Love it . FAV DL ThankYou Elfdaughter : )
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Name: Averil "Tincolindo" White
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne UK
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A cappella music is vocal music or singing without instrumental accompaniment, or a piece intended to be performed in this way. A cappella is Italian for from the chapel (music); the term is due to restrictions on the use of instruments in medieval c

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