Well, it feel like its being a an eternity since I put out anything but after a complete studio refit, change of working technique and a lot of work I finally have done Stravinsky’s Petrushka. A dry run for not only sussing out the new studio kit but also for my re-run with “The Rite of Spring” which I started, stopped, started, shelved and finally gave up on software instruments in favour of hardware.
This is a selected highlights from the full 22 minute piece, I intend to release it on an album in 2011 along with the “Rite” once it is done so there may well be changes that I do after I have had time to re-assess it.
It was done with all hardware including DOT.com/DoepferAnalogue modular, Arturia Origin, Creamware Prodyssey and Pro-12, Roland V-Synth GT, Digitech Timebender, EHX Cathedral and Small Stone Phaser, Line 6 M13 Stompbox modeller, Eventide Modfactor and PitchFactor with Cubase 5 running on i7 PC and Windows 7 64bit.
The whole piece was adapted from the 3 part piano version with the Shrovetide Fair and Charlatans Booths added at the beginning again adapted from a piano version. The whole piece took about 4 months of evenings and weekend work to put together.