1890s (2000)

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lyon1890.nwc (September 2003) 3 kB
Full name of work:1890s (2000)
Composer:Lyon, Bradford Franklin (1963-), USA
Arranger:Lyon, Franklin USA
Music category:Classical
Instruments:violin, viola, contrabass, nylon guitar (a soft harpsichord is what I want here, but I haven't found one I like yet)
Name of file creator:Lyon, Bradford Franklin
e-mail address:franklinlyon "at" ntown "dot" com
Running time:00:04:41
Comments:Several years ago, while piddling on the piano, I came upon a pretty 4 bar melody/harmony I liked so much that, for some reason, I wrote down by hand and forgot about.
When my eyes were recently opened to the possibilities of music composition on computers, I returned to this melody when I found the notes by accident when cleaning the basement.
I considered it a rather cloying tune, but I kind of liked it anyway, and I let myself see where it seemed to want to go.
Up until the ending, it sounds to me like a classical-style waltz. The ending is somewhere I never would have dreamed of arriving at, but it seems to appropriately conclude the piece.
The name of this song is because, when I was first exploring the melody, the somewhat cloying nature of it reminded me of what I considered to be 1890's popular music. I don't know if it is or not, but I can't think of a better name at this point.
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