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Is it August yet?

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Is it August yet? is a new arrangement of an old piece. The title comes from something my eldest son said when he was very young. His birthday is in August so every month he would ask, Is it August yet?'.This seemed quite a Zen-like statement in the deep of winter! In the original I tried to combine the lyricism of a lush summer with a childlike happy groove influenced by South African music. In this new arrangement the piece has grown up, but hopefully without losing any of these qualities.

from notes by Huw Warren © 2011

Recordings

The glittering plain
Studio Master: SIGCD286Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD286 track 11

Artists
ISRC
GB-LLH-12-28611
Duration
5'11
Recording date
1 July 2011
Recording venue
Fieldgate Studios, Penarth, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Ian Lawson & Lara James
Recording engineer
Andrew Lawson
Hyperion usage
  1. The glittering plain (SIGCD286)
    Disc 1 Track 11
    Release date: March 2012
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