[NetBehaviour] Change Alley - Hungarian minor mode

Alan Sondheim sondheim at gmail.com
Fri Apr 16 04:07:46 CEST 2021


quite like the intensity of this and I can hear Tom Waits somewhere in the
distance or maybe the floor below -

Best, Alan, love the scale as well

On Thu, Apr 15, 2021 at 5:41 PM Simon Mclennan via NetBehaviour <
netbehaviour at lists.netbehaviour.org> wrote:

> Performing my songs solo rather than with the trio… some drum sequencing
> overlaid
>
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7kllNRD2Ww
>
> This song penned a few years ago called CHANGE ALLEY (original may be
> heard on band camp
> https://solidbirdsflying.bandcamp.com/album/pictures-of-soldiers )
>
> for those who might care this song was conceived using the Hungarian mode…
> and the triads thus derived
>
> the note B is referred throughout
>
> which note is the second degree using A as the root
>
> creating the tension and mood of the song
>
> The lyrics refer to Change Alley behind the bank of England… arguably
> where it all started
>
> and organ grinders plied their trade later on
>
> The single performance was cut in length - the middle section is always
> improvised - I never plan it - but attempt to
>
> go where it takes me
>
> HERE THE FULL LYRIC
>
> Night turns into the day
> It's an epic feeling
> All the newcomers
> All the old men
> And the young men that sit
> In their traders' red braces
> Mr big shot in the 21st Century
> Is not a schizo
> With one proviso
> Two houses in the sun
> Twenty pints of cider
> The particle beam
> That would have satisfied all newcomers
> And all the old men
>
> Creature comfort - seldom satisfied
> (Creature comfort)
> Contraband - elephant ivory
> (Ivory)
> Silver service - crime of passion
> (Crime of passion)
> Hereditary - mended shoes in the factory
> Horror film
> (Horror)
>
> Organ grinder and the young men
> That sit in their traders' braces
> Take a walk down Change Alley
>
> Thank you,
> Simon
>
>
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