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Re: Conlang music

From:Wesley Parish <wes.parish@...>
Date:Saturday, February 21, 2009, 8:54
FWLIW, I've decided to learn about drumming - serious drumming as in the
Indian and African traditions as opposed to the amateurish Western European
Classical tradition with its monorythms - so I can work out just how the
Rakhebuityan rites-singers amd Lakhabrech celebration singers practiced their

Drums played a major part in their art music - or rather, percussion in
general.  When you have long sharp claws on your hands, and a sizeable
identity issue relating to them - they are part-and-parcel of hunting, after
all - you tend to ignore most stringed instruments and most wind instruments.

They do like flutes, though, and I think that's because they're easily made
and easily played.

When I've composed something people can listen to without needing to chew
their legs off, I'll record it and put it up on my website, and let you all

Wesley Parish

On Thursday 08 January 2009 08:43, Sai Emrys wrote:
> Hi all! > > What music do you know of whose lyrics are in a conlang? > > Have any of you created such? > > I ask partially out of simple curiosity, but also partially by > request; Swandive Films' conlang-themed movie is nearing completion > (it's in post-production, with filming and first pass editing > complete), and they are interested in conlangy music to use in the > film. > > (FWIW, we're also interested in using such music for the LCS podcast.) > > Thanks, > Sai
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