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SCP #38: The First Train Home

This piece is improvised, following on from yesterday's themes of transport and rain.  Yesterday it was a car, today a train.  I wrote the text first, then freely improvised with it and recorded only one take.  While I like spending time crafting and perfecting a piece of music, I also love improvising freely, and there is something particularly interesting about the very first performance of an idea.  My composition process involves recording improvisations like this and then listening back to them for ideas to expand upon, but those improvisations rarely make it past a voice memo on my phone.  This project gives them a reason to exist as compositions in their own right, and I am excited to develop this part of my practice as the year progresses.

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