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Beautiful.  Thank you for sharing this!
Derdriu
On Aug 11, 2015 9:52 PM, "Chris Nogy" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I am always amazed when I receive a clip or snip of what others are doing
> with the instruments I have built for them. There is an occasional moment
> when I just sit back in awe of the end result of an artist's project, and
> today included one such moment. The blue lyre I delivered in July is now
> part of an incredible duet in a new video by Brian Kay. If you haven't
> heard of him, please check his work out on YouTube or at Briankaymusic.com.
> Brian manages to take the simplicity of melody and theme that is so
> stereotypical of early medieval rural common music and add in vocal and
> instrumental accent and embellishment that gives depth to the music beyond
> that simplicity, without compromising the purity of the presentation. I
> believe this was the key to being a great bard, scop or scald - the ability
> to take something very simple and draw in the listener. But I digress a bit.
>
> Brian just this evening sent me a link to a new project piece using his
> voice and the lyre he commissioned. I am floored. Perhaps one day I will
> become a performer of similar ability, one can always hope. Until then, as
> long as work like this is being created with the tools I build, I am quite
> happy doing what I am doing. So here is the link to this project, I hope
> you like it.
>
> Kaz
>
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yzF5SY7WJg.
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