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The Drifter

Composer
Year of composition
2008
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
5 minutes
Genre
Modern classical music
Instrumentation
Orchestra
Instrumental parts
Not available
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Finalist UK Song Writing Contest 2007 (Instrumental Category)

(under its previous title… Taylor Made)

This could be ’bout a battle of the freedom of the will

Designed to make you laugh at all the things that make you ill

This could be ’bout society, its rules and regulations

The desire of freedom to be had and realize aspirations.

It could just be a comment on the man in dark despair

About the soul that beats its heart to say a hopeless prayer

Or it could be just be a quirky tune I thought of just one day

Then swathed in different harmonies to make it fun to play. ;-)

Originally written in 2006. revised, tidied and renamed in 2008.

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