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Duncan Parsons | Music for Stairlifts, Vol. 2: (Adapting Silent Films) [For the Radio]

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Music for Stairlifts, Vol. 2: (Adapting Silent Films) [For the Radio]

by Duncan Parsons

An album of electro-acoustic ambient music, featuring nylon and 12/6-string double neck guitars, 6-string fretless bass, Fender Rhodes, and a couple of ambient voices. A companion to Music for Stairlifts (Vol 1).
Genre: Folk: Alternative Folk
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1. Nobility Scooter
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2. Visiting Pretty Teashops (Pt. 1)
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3. Born in a Balloon
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4. A Soupcon of Dragons
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5. Visiting Pretty Teashops (Pt. 2)
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6. Queenie and Elmo's Picnic
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7. Mighty Fine Boogie
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8. Embers
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9. Shuffling Penguins
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10. Catherine and Toaster's Last Stand
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Music For Stairlifts was a sort of accident..

The brief was simple - make 'ambienty' music using only a nylon strung guitar, a 12/6 double neck electro-acoustic guitar, a 6-string fretless bass, Rhodes piano, and two voices. Each piece started with an idea on an instrument, which was jostled about to make a skeleton arrangement. All the other parts were then improvised to make a piece, which was finally named depending on the atmosphere it seemed to evoke. Probably.

The hope was to capture an 'almost live,' spontaneous feel to the performances - as much as one bloke playing everything ever could..

Presented here is a companion to Music for Stairlifts (Vol 1), a continuation of the journey - perhaps lighter, perhaps less mysterious (perhaps moreso) than its sibling.. only the listener can fathom.

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