Written by Colin BlundellFebruary 11, 2012 Fanfare for Fenland Recent sample of my home-spun music This was written for the opening of Colchester’s brilliant new cultural centre First Site. It was a brass quintet of the first order! Share this:FacebookLinkedInMoreTwitterLike this:Like Loading... Related 5 thoughts on “Fanfare for Fenland” What a place of majestically trooping colours this Fenland place must be. LikeLike Reply OK on the third time of listening I began to get images of the long road by the channel peopled by psychedelic medieval troupes converging Copland-like in some Peter Greenaway film scene. LikeLike Reply Those connections make it seem like it was worth composing this piece! LikeLike Reply For me, the experience is being tossed and turned amongst the intensities of life, while at the same time evoking an awareness of the stillness at my centre. Advance and retrench! LikeLike Reply Summer, in fact May’s brilliant blue skies. Life’s evident business hithering, thithering and scurrying by yet still time for moments of stillness. folky jolliness of the maypole underpinning and interwoven joyous cacophony coming to stillness with a resonating sigh LikeLike Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) w Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.