Tuesday, 22 October 2013
Denis Barbier, Jacques Ferchit, et Christian Remy - Musique Descriptive (1979)
Again an album easily bought here, for example. On that database you can see the compositional credits. Typical French library music with some nice moments.
It's quite a mixed bag, with faux-classical (Rossinia), some Brazilian acoustic guitar (Brasilio), the usual countryish twanging, some quite ridiculous jingles, but a couple of enjoyable compositions. Is it worth buying a vinyl like this for a few good songs? Well, it depends how strong is your thirst for novelty.
Would have fit nicely in pornotrond's dusty shelf library blog, or for example, boxes of toys. My favourite track, le siffleur (the whistler), which, setting aside the annoyingness of the whistling, has a really cool arrangement backing interesting melodies: