THIJS = BASS + ANNE = HARPoriginal - A Bird Came Flying

from by thijs de melker +AV



the original harp solo changed into a beautiful ambient duet thanks to Thijs de Melker = on bass guitar :)

A Bird Came Flying composition arose during improvisation with the Bird Sermon of Francisc of Assisi in a church in my home town The Hague in 2007. This piece received an overwhelmingly great response, especially by artist, film makers who wanted to license the piece for their project. Then it hit me : i want to be a producer of original music. So i became a landscape music composer for HSM (harp and soul music) and 10 years later i still have the best job ever ! .. with music &love -XA

The poem De Vogel by Ida Gerhardt was my guide.

De Vogel
Kwam een vogel gevlogen
in de pracht van zijn vlucht, -
waar zijn wieken bewogen
lag er kleur in de lucht.

Kwam een vogel gevlogen
en mijn hart boog zich neer:
- wat mij zó heeft bewogen,
laat het stem krijgen, Heer.

Kwam een vogel gevlogen
over water en wei;
in het licht van mijn ogen
streek hij neder bij mij.

++ free translated in English :

A bird came flying
in the beauty of its flight
and the motion of its wings
brought color to the sky

A bird came flying
my heart was bending
something moved me
oh, let it have voice.

A bird came flying
over land and sea
in the light of my eyes
he came to me.


track : A Bird Came Flying
INSTRUMENTS : harp/bass
MOOD : care free, beautiful, calm, dreamy, happy, elegant, ethereal, hopeful, melancholy, mellow, nature, travel, optimistic/positive, peaceful, relaxed, searching, serene, soothing, sweet, flying, floating
GENRE : cinematic, meditative, landscape music, harPoem, dream music, jazz, contemporary (neo) classical, minimal, pop, soundsculpture, green improv.,


from MUSICrecycling, released October 25, 2013



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