I am currently traveling by sailboat (Singlehanding 33' Gaff rigged cutter) from NY harbor to Melbourne, FL.
I am currently close to the SC-GA border.
I am blogging the trip and creating musical sketches as I go along. I seldom have enough Internet access to post to Contrebombarde, but since this evening I do, I will upload some of the pieces. In general, they are quasi-improvisatory, for HW organ, synthesizers and found audio.
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Mandatory rest is what we had. Bridges that wouldn't open in high winds and less than safe conditions on the Charleston Harbor.
Rest. But not wasted time.
The brief piece begins by playing off of the inherently restful plagal cadence - the "amen" cadence... And not developing harmonically terribly far from there. For the rest I owe the texture and modality to a style borrowed mostly from Conrad Paumann. (15th century) - so, if there were synthesizers in the Renaissance...
Found audio: what the inside of the boat sounds like in high wind.