Talaria - Brett Taylor remix 2014

by Louisa John-Krol

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Written and sung by Louisa John-Krol for the realm of Elderbrook
Music arranged and conducted by Richard Allison
Recorded with Jack Setton at Mad Cat Sound 2011-2013
Remix by Brett Taylor at Pilgrim Arts 2014

lyrics

‘Talaria’
Lyrics by Louisa John-Krol

Chorus:

Talaria!
May the winged sandals bear you far
From the bow of the Messenger
Golden in possession of your star

Verse 1:

Rose can be gold
Too bright n’ hot to hold
All your vision wrapped around a soul

Repeat Chorus: ‘Talaria...’ etc

Verse 2:

Words they can sing
Quick Silver on the wing
All your sylphs are dancing in a ring

Repeat Chorus: ‘Talaria...’ (ibid); then again, with parallel variant:

Green Man, Fiddler dive into the Rowan tree
Wine brown, leaping and lithe over the Olive, over the Olive
Trickster, tickle your knee, twirling on your sandals
Fleet as Mercury, leapin’ tree to tree
Jack Green, squiggly bee, in a Corroborree,
Sun gold over the Lee, Didgeridoodle Dee
Red Gum, twiddly dum, twiddly dee to freedom,
Shed some Wattle and Rum into the Apple, into the Elder Tree

Interlude:

Gentle faery, shine sweet berry, make you merry, wine, rosemary,
Bring your fey glory, sing your bird stories, oh we’re green crazy,
So let’s fly... sylvan high

Instrumental, then Chorus + Variant + Third layer of lyric (semi-hidden):

Come fly with me wild love / Cascade the clouds above
Bold in your staff and cloak / Stealthy with every stroke
Embrace the dreamer’s dare / Glissade the gleaming air
Then soar with me my dove / Enjoin the trees of love
Talaria - Tala - la - la - la!

credits

released September 12, 2014
Written and sung by Louisa John-Krol for the realm of Elderbrook
Music arranged and conducted by Richard Allison
Recorded with Jack Setton at Mad Cat Sound 2011-2013
Remix by Brett Taylor at Pilgrim Arts 2014

Louisa John-Krol: lyrics, vocal melodies, lead & backing voices, chords, mandolin,
chimes, bells, string tremolo concept, project direction: www.louisajohnkrol.com

Richard Allison www.brunswickarranging.com piano and arranging / scoring & conducting of string quartet.

Silo String Quartet:
violin 1: Aaron Barnden; violin 2: Jessica Bell; viola: Ceridwen Davies; ‘cello: Caerwen Martin caerwenmartin.com.au

Lizzy Rose: dryads, sylphs: www.lizzyrose.com.au

Jack Setton (Mad Cat Sound): tambourine & other percussion, recording, mixing of preliminary version: www.madcatsound.com.au
Remixed by Brett Taylor at Pilgrim Arts, Woodside, South Australia, 2013-2014:
www.pilgrimarts.com

Bass line in final mix performed by Brett Taylor (based on line by Richard Allison)

Native Australian birds: Variegated Fairy Wren, Magpie, Scarlet Robin, Singing Honeyeater: licensed from Favourite Australian Bird Song - Pure Nature Sounds, Listening Earth, Copyright 2009 Australia

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Richard Allison Melbourne, Australia

Richard is a full-time musician who started classical piano lessons at the age of six, was composing by the age of 12 and played in his first band at 15. He graduated in 1997 from the Birmingham Conservatoire, UK. He runs a studio in Melbourne: Brunswick Arranging, playing most of the instruments. He made his conducting debut in 2012 with his first commissioned string arrangement - Talaria. ... more

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