Tag Archives: Sam’s script

Ourphoee

The oboe declares the concert tune…

Ourphoee.

In E major.

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The oboe declares the concert tune

As the orchestra gets onboard too

Sweet swing tune, where to find you?

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Caspar Tieffenbrucker (1514-1571) was born in Tiefenbruck in the Füssen an important lute-making region. Around 1550, Caspar settled in Lyon to the house of honours. As Füssen was the centre of lute-making around that period and the art of lute-making is known to have been practised since 1436.

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Reflections from the Mediterranean.

Tiolalie

One hundred notes…

Tiolalie

In C major.

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One hundred notes

Bound in a moderate lively stream

Played beautifully on a cello of dreams.

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Cello of War WW1 was made of whatever material was available even the humble helmet was used. Still surviving is the ‘Trench cello’ played by Lt Harold Triggs at the Frenc trenches and in Ypres, Belgium. The more renowned is ‘le Poilu’ ‘the hairy’ that was played by the French cellist Maurice Marechal still too seen exhibited at the Cite se la Musique Paris.

France Bleu.

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Reflections from the Mediterranean.

Dseobvet

Resting among the pages…

Dseobvet.

In D major.

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Resting among the pages,

Thought that flew well,

Some shy to doors known so well.

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Charles Claude Husson (1847-1915) born at Mirecourt. His beautifully crafted bows have a quiet reputation. Soloists appreciate balanced, strength and holding comfort.

Invaluable.

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Reflections from the Mediterranean.

Oulence

The rains dripping down…

Oulence.

In D major.

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The rains dripping down

On leaves bone dry

Crackly off the dust, with a sprinkling sound.

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W.B. Prince (1856-1926) was an English violin and bow maker. Worked at Upper Tooting shop until 1900, later on, moved to other shops.

Rev. W. Meredith Morris. B.A.

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Reflections from the Mediterranean.

Tyemmeli

I passed three words…

Tyemmeli.

In C major.

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I passed three words.

And floated them out again.

What will the answer be?

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Gustav Wunderlich (1872-1937) was a master bowmaker born in Luby/ Schönbach today Czech Republic. The family was a violin and bow makers.

J.R.Judd Violins.

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Reflections from the Mediterranean.

Arioseka

Just as I thought,…

Arioseka.

In C major.

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Just as I thought,

Listen to the drop of the dominant chord.

It’s a full house.

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 Eugène Cuniot “Cuniot-Hury” (1861-1910) was a French fine bow maker and a teacher. He was a prolific maker with skills from his father and later on setup a large firm.

Martin Swan Violins

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Reflections from the Mediterranean.

Thyiomia

Waiting for a weather change…

Thyiomia.

In C Major.

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Waiting for a weather change

For sure will come

On the beat of the thunder drum.

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John Friedrich (1858-1943) was a violin/viola/cello/bow maker born in Cassel, Germany moved to N.Y. in 1883. Talent violin player and considered a perfectionist.

Bridges & Bows.

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Reflections from the Mediterranean.

Kluombo

Splitting sound…

Kluombo.

B3-flat.

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Splitting sound.

With a sword or a high crown.

No change, no sound.

Time sounds sailed.

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Charles Adolphe Gran (1812-1866) was a luthier in the grand French tradition. He is regarded very highly and was made Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur, in 1862.

Ifshin Violins.

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Impressions from the Mediterranean

Nimikiwho

Half of the day.

Nimikiwho.

B3-flat.

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Half of the day,

Clear

Teardrops

Clear.

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Charles Louis Buthod (1810-1889) was a French who specialized in bow-making production. With his entrepreneurial spirit, he setup to produce violins, cellos and bows that were sold internationally.

Tim Wright

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Reflections from the Mediterranean.