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Here is an improvisation on one of the themes I’ve written for #aliceinwonderlandjazzscore. This is for the short section with the verses about Father William’s antics – standing on his head and balancing eels on his nose. As this was a piano improvisation, the film clips have been added afterwards – I was not playing … Continue reading Improvisation on “Father William” theme
Here were some initial notes I made before starting composing the music.
Continuing a look at themes, this time showing how I developed a simple whole-tone motif into several different melodies. This sequence of 8 notes, when played, at first, sounds just like a descending C major scale. But it misses out the first C, so the first 4 notes form a sequence of whole tones. On … Continue reading Themes – Part 2
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