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A crossover collaboration-project
Spoken Word - Poetry - Ballad

Vocals and Vocal Music: Elisabeth Warren (Rinca), Sydney (Australia)
Lyrics (Poor is the Life): Michael East (1580-1648), Lichfield (England)
Lyrics (Intimate Storm) and Spoken Word: Brenda Cowe (Brendajean), Buffalo (USA)
Instrumental Music, Mix, Spoken Word: Andreas Herrmann (Dirigent), Munich (Germany)
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Brendajean: Intimate Storm
Clasped within the light, loose hand of uncertainty
I am scattered to aimlessly slip through these fingers,
like cremated ashes being left to disintegration

I am strewn and drifting above your body's ridges,
canyons carved by tributaries of your elusive pristine
water pools, where your storms of the past collect

and create the veil of condensation that turns my breath
into raindrops falling, forming streams to try and reach you,
still they bend and fall away from your water's depth

that would provide the well where confusion cleanses clear,
my wind and snow and rain and snow and wind and rain
would fall each season's cycle, against your aging face of fear.

Michael East (1580-1648): Poor is the Life
Poor is the life that misses
The lover's greatest treasure,
Innumerable kisses,
Which end in endless pleasure.
O, then, if this be so,
Shall I a virgin die?
Fie no, no, no!
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Uploaded: Feb 26, 2008 - 07:14:08 PM
Last Updated: Feb 26, 2008 - 07:14:08 PM Last Played: Jan 09, 2018 - 12:07:27 AM
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Feter said 3645 days ago (February 26th, 2008)
Intimate Storm
very cool song ...loved the poem ..
Rinca voice is charming .indeed nice recitation
of Brenda..and cool music and arrangmenet
my freind ..thnx for sharin !
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said 3645 days ago (February 26th, 2008)
Intimate Storm
Spoken word works well, but I like the chords and background quite a lot. I like this breezy music with dark lyrics!
Soundhound said 3645 days ago (February 26th, 2008)
Intmate Storm
Very, Very well done.....
I wasn't expecting this and that's a good thing.
Moma got a voice don't she, I'm impressed with
artistry setting a nice stage for her to get off on....
Really COOOOOL....

I........LIKE IT...........
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said 3645 days ago (February 26th, 2008)
This is great
I too would like to hear a no vocal version. Would you consider posting the instrumental alone?
dirigent said 3645 days ago (February 27th, 2008)
no vocals
never had thought abot leaving the vocals away :-) I guess I never listened to the instruments alone ...
The way of composing this was: I sent Rinca the text, then she invented a melody and I added the instruments in the main part, in the ballad. Then I took motives of this ballad and made the accompaniment for the Spoken Word. So everything always has been very much interwoven with the text ...
But this idea is amazing - I'll listen to the instruments alone and think about whether it is possible to publish the instrumental part as it is or maybe to develop an instrumental piece of this material. I'm not sure yet, but it really might be of interest ... Thanks bibanova!
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saymme said 3645 days ago (February 27th, 2008)
Really interesting collab !! like the drumming that comes in after the middle,Michael East...is it Elisabeth Warren singing that part ? HER VOICE IS REALLY SOMETHING . . !
Very swell done(!) 8 )
8 )*Kudos* to You All
yohmar said 3645 days ago (February 27th, 2008)
Always top notch compositions

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said 3645 days ago (February 27th, 2008)
your compositions
are wonderful Andreas... and Rinca's vox is so beautiful in this lyric collab... magnificent collab and song.
AshleyBeanHead said 3645 days ago (February 27th, 2008)
Two Piece Interlock...
...brilliantly pieced together. In all reality, the spoken words/instruments/ piece is dissimilar to the jazzy Vocal (singing)/Instruments piece.

Pros: Well arranged, Rinca vocals, the dark progression chords, interesting percussion and many surprises (sfx) that peak in the background.

Con: Spoken Words track is too wet (too much reverb)and there are some very high hissing happening here (maybe the quality of the mic).

Suggestions: This is such a unique piece it deserves a remix. I kind of like to hear the spoken-words part to be more upfront/softer/dryer tone. The vocals delivery (Rinca) is fine (although a tad less on the reverb if you decide to remix), the reverberation gives the piece that two-dimensional feel (nice touch!).

Nice Job All!

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said 3644 days ago (February 27th, 2008)
A wonderful joining of talent, in a interesting and provocative song, much enjoyed every contribution...
ktb said 3644 days ago (February 27th, 2008)
very cool
loved it all. The vocal work was incredible.
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said 3643 days ago (February 28th, 2008)
The spoken voice sounds great... Gives a good dimension to the song.... Good atmosphere here.... I really like your music... Good feeling, while listening.... Thanks for making such beautiful, peaceful music....
Camomilla said 3643 days ago (February 29th, 2008)
Suberb. Great music and voice.
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bud said 3642 days ago (February 29th, 2008)
Cool concept
and excellent work on everyone's part. The backing track is really interesting - and the vocals are all wonderful. Nice post.
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dlb said 3641 days ago (March 1st, 2008)
very nice
Interesting and entertaining song. Love the part when the bongos cut in, Rinca's voice is A1 tops. Like the production too, well done indeed.
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peacepiano said 3641 days ago (March 1st, 2008)
Beautiful combination of international talent. Mixed as though everyone was together in the studio. Spoken and song parts for an excellent counter point.

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lavalamp said 3641 days ago (March 2nd, 2008)
Sehr gut
Sehr gut, Herr Herrmann. Very artistic. I can appreciate this.
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jiguma said 3639 days ago (March 3rd, 2008)
Sheer class Andreas
Wonderful vocal - innovative arrangement and concept - amazing clarity in the mix. A really top post Andreas!!
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guitapick said 3639 days ago (March 3rd, 2008)
Hoy Hoy!!!
One versatile fellow, you are, sir...wonderful collab...very fine.
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Name: Andreas Herrmann
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Born 1963 in Munich, Germany. I've been working as a freelancing musician since 1980 and as honorary professor of choral conducting since 1995. At the University I'm teaching choral conductors, church musicians and composers, especially composers who... [see more]

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