The beautiful traditional wooden flute playing of Erik Faithfull and nature’s sounds accompany the words of a woman describing her childhood memories of her modest home life...
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Our Town is a composition of music, speech, and ambient sounds forming an integrated whole and where all elements are treated musically. This piece is from the second of four movements. You may also listen to Separation from the same work.
Our Town was composed to celebrate the lives of those living and working in Mike's home town in Hampshire, England.
From infancy to old age, bankers and beekeepers, mothers and fathers, rich, poor, happy, angry, sad. Some tell of their passions, of those who have left an indelible mark on their lives, and others of their journey as it nears its end.
Mike de Sousa
Free to enjoy at Public Art World. May not be used for commercial gain. Copyright maintained.
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