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It Was a Dark and Stormy Night

By Leland Thomas Faegre

 

'It Was a Dark and Stormy Night'

Description: Stripped of its production, its category or genre would have to be 'blues;' but even without the arrangement, I thought the composition was eerie and applicable to themes of fright and horror. Recorded at 63 bpm, the arrangement seeks to capture Frankenstein's gait or walking speed, while the bass guitar primarily gives it heft and force. A powerful cello arrangement with sundry trombones and brass complete the ambience of paranoia.

Story Behind the Music: Written on piano, my original analog recording included excerpts of the original 'War of the Worlds' radio broadcast which has been the working title for the track for about twenty-five years. Written a decade prior to the 'Roland architecture period' and without any specific external event that I can recall, the composition nonetheless arouses an ambience of fear, and I was only too happy to complete the production.

 

 

 

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  Artist: Leland Thomas Faegre
  Release Date: April 4, 2008
  Genre: New Age
  Styles: World
  Label: On Top Of a Cloud
   

 

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"The opening of this piece had surprise... and I found that once you got into a straight groove, it did resemble 'Be Careful with That Axe, Eugene' by Pink Floyd, and I liked the feel quite a lot.  I loved the 'I Am the Walrus/Coppola's Dracula' strings that entered at 2:11.  This piece was solid and well conceived."

---Taxi, September 16, 2005

"The title sets the tone and the arrangement brings it home...sounds like you're developing a catalog all by yourself..."

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Peer Reviews

10/10stars: this is all u described and more

9.19.2005 @ 3:28pm

erie tripped out spooky and quite a good composition can hear this playing like when the monster was stalking it's prey or as the opening credits were scrolling,nice work.peace Vina

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paradise cove, PW

10/10stars: INTROOOOOOOOOOO

9.20.2005 @ 1:47pm

IS CRAZY.....MOOD IS EERIE LIKE YA SAID....BACKING....CONSTRUCTION...WITH ...DEPTH TO DRUMS..EFX...GOOD JOB ALL AROUND...DEFINITELY A 10.....GOOD WORK.

From: $ GEORGETOWN %

N News, VA

10/10stars: Stormy

9.21.2005 @ 5:59am

I think this could fit into a detective type thriller type film/programme too. Well composed and very focused.

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Fife

10/10stars: stormy night

9.21.2005 @ 3:14am

I think this would really fit to a horror movie or anything like it. The drums give it kind of a pulse. Really nice atmosphere. Good job.

From: Lew Productions

Germany

10/10stars: Exellent!!!!!!10+

9.22.2005 @ 2:23pm

This fits my mood...I could imagine having this on my headphones while i ordered yet another rebel to be thrown into the pit of doom... really cool sound quality. Love that menacing pounding kick and bass. Excellent brass and string arrangement...Yeesss!!  I like it alot!!!!

From: Super Villain

Neotopia

10/10stars: It Was a Dark and Stormy Night

9.24.2005 @ 7:23am

THis is what Franky would write if he could! very well put together.. love the heavy footsteps of rhythm!  and the counfising sounding melodies really add to the overall feeling of being scared, lost, and dangerous!!!  like me!!!  :) GREAT GREAT piece!!! THANX ~T~

From: ~~~ TICO ROAD ~~~

VENTURA COUNTY, NARDCORE, CA

 

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