This *preliminary* version of a very old favourite, ET Mensah’s Tea Samba, is for Mr Paul “Tea” Baker (diabolus.org) and for all of you who have followed and supported this project so far:
- Sorry, I couldn’t find a red tie.
- I’m shouting, not because I’m deaf, but because it’s *very* loud. This ditty leaves untouched the 2nd rank of melody bourdons, the counter and the octaves. I’d already been thinking about mobile vocal amplification:
- I know it’s out of tune, but I really wanted to get something out while the neighbours are still away.
Now I have to make a demo and sell it to people like this!
- Barrel organ braking
El fanclub del Nokia 100 soy yo, y su radiación es buena para ti.I am the Nokia 100 fanclub, and its radiation is good for you.[:nl]De fanclub van de Nokia 100 ben ik.El fanclub del Nokia 100 sóc jo, i la seva radiació és bona per a tu.
- More experiments from the organ-grinder’s workshop
Videos of arrangements of Machito’s Bananas and Valencia, and a preview of a song about doggies.
- Three classic Francophone tubes I’d never heard of
Boby Lapointe in Ta Katie t’as quitté, Petit Yodé and l’Enfant Siro in Premier jour à Paris, and Zao’s take on Ancien combattant.
- Clips de audio del organillo de manubrio / Street organ audio clips
Virtualmente / Virtually
- Dangerously cool (interactive) synths
I was thinking about simple visual metaphors to communicate organ works, but digressed. Cue Nick’s World of Synthezisers. Favourite quote, from the slinkyfied Springatron: “I used the golden ratio to work out the lengths of the springs, this was to prevent resonances occurring at the same frequencies and at harmonically related frequencies.”