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Bright Yellow", for baritone and orchestra, inspired by the poem "Bright Yellow" by Richard Schletty. Performed by the Octava Chamber Orchestra.
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Lyrics by Richard Schletty

Bright Yellow

I eat a banana
in warm sunlight
A midsummer moment
That feels so right

Bright yellow!
Bright yellow!

An oblong fruit
A golden sight
A bite fantastic
Downed with delight

Bright yellow!
Bright yellow!

It's quite appealing
Noon or night
It keeps your stomach
Fairly quiet

Bright yellow!
Bright yellow!

Copyright by Richard Schletty
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Uploaded: Jul 30, 2015 - 02:20:11 PM
Last Updated: Jul 31, 2015 - 06:35:04 AM Last Played: Jul 30, 2019 - 07:31:14 AM
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RichardSchletty said 1544 days ago (July 31st, 2015)
Andre, I am so honored to have your orchestral setting of my poem performed live by the Octava Chamber Orchestra in Washington state. The male soloist gets high marks for his singing.

Do you think anyone has ever eaten a banana at an orchestral performance? :-)
Check out my latest song called God Is on the Scene
andreasvanharen said 1539 days ago (August 6th, 2015)
First time for everything!
It's a great performance by the singer and the orchestra did a great job. Remember the 1st piano version of this song? It was only 1 page or so. The orchestral score kept on growing though and it became the longest song in the collection!
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Name: André van Haren
Location: Gothenburg Sweden
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Born in Holland, got my piano teacher degree there and studied composition for the next 5 year. Now living in Sweden since 2003. ... [see more]

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