Hummingbird Symphony? Join me to #cr8art- a collaborative Twitter Symphony #TwitSym

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hummingbird symphony

Hummingbird Symphony

Join me to help write a collaborative work of art! A Twitter Symphony.

Anyone who wishes can suggest a musical theme, rhythm, or instrument, mood, character, style.

Those with musical experience can offer harmonies or even longer solo passages for a particular instrument.

Interested composers could perhaps do some of the heavy lifting, creating a section of orchestrated music based on a mix of their ideas and others.

Individual efforts will combine to create a Twitter Symphony inspired by sounds from the world: birds, crickets, cicadas, wind chimes, dripping water rhythms, traffic rhythms or sounds.

To give it some cohesion, the work's name is Hummingbird, a delicate creature with incredible energy, perhaps signifying the delicate tenacity of the world's ecosystems.

To add ideas, Tweet #cr8 #TwitSym. Or comment on this post. Or email me.

Are you interested?

Who wants to write a motive or subject (loosely) based on one of bird songs? I claim the Carolina Chickadee! The Carolina Wren has enough variety to merit a fugal subject. The White Throated Sparrow has an eerie call.

Here are five bird songs slowed down to quarter speed.

1-Carolina Chickadee-

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2-White Throated Sparrow-

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3-Carolina Wren-

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4-White Crowned Sparrow-

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5-Wood Thrush-

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1 comment for “Hummingbird Symphony? Join me to #cr8art- a collaborative Twitter Symphony #TwitSym

  1. kimwylie0523
    September 10, 2010 at

    Heh….well, the cat freaked out the entire time I played these. 😉

    Meanwhile, I LOVE the Wood Thrush…might have to play around with that this weekend.

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