13 tracks by Paul Matthews

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So, to number 10, and what will be the last one I think for this most enjoyable Lockdown project. A shortish one, and fittingly perhaps called 'Finale', I brought in the big guns with the Cathedral organ, and with a bit of a stereotype last few…
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This was my first collaboration with Naomi, and her lovely voice is perfect for this song. She has kindly allowed me to add it to my Paul Matthews Experiment project files....engineered and mastered by the guru that is 13111y....
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Imagine a stately 3-master ploughing through the waves at the mercy of the tradewinds...causing stormy and then calmer weather....?
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After the visit to Spain in no. 7, I found myself drifting over the continent of Asia for no. 8 !! Hopefully have captured some of the flavours of that area of the World..... As ever, 13111y supplied the final mastering.....cheers Billy.
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Featuring the lovely voice of Naomi Daulby on all vocals, and the mastering guru 13111y (Billy) on bass......
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A real change of tone here....introducing classical guitars into the orchestra! Trying here to evoke the feel and spirit of the home of Flamenco, envisaging a cellar bar of rustic Spain, with the lady's skirts twirling and the hands and feet…
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So, after the manic mayhem of 'Hunted' here is a rather more romantic piece for no. 6, and that I have subtitled with the French word for 'Love'......
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A different style again here...in 6/8 time. I have now added one word descriptors to my Orchestrations series, to make the title a little less bland...and to give a clue as to the content!! I envisaged a furious chase through the jungle, perhaps…
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No. 4 is a much more lively 2 minuter, before I probably return to the more epic Movie/Video Game trailer style of creation. Always interested to hear how people visualise the music - the good lady saw a lavish Regency style ball in full flow…
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OK, so episode 3 of my Lockdown Orchestrations series....a different feel this time from the full-on epic trailer style from 1 & 2, perhaps?
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So the latest Orchestral piece I have composed was originally started a few months back before the Virus story broke. I had started it simply as a 'dark' piece, but once the Lockdown started it sort of fitted, and I expanded it to try and tell…
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In Lockdown, I have really been inspired to return to my more classical roots, and have enjoyed playing around with the idea of epic style movie or cinematic themes/trailers. I have imaginatively named them Lockdown Orchestrations No. 1, No…
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In Lockdown, I have really been inspired to return to my more classical roots, and have enjoyed playing around with the idea of epic style movie or cinematic themes/trailers. I have imaginatively named them Lockdown Orchestrations No. 1, No…
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