Music Theory and Composition : Music Theory and Composition

Friday, December 15th, 2017

Far From Away – Info

Far From Away – Info

TitleFar From Away

mp3 clip – Far From Away

Lyrics – Instrumental

Credits

Lyric Credits – Instrumental

Music credits – Don Rath Jr

Producer Credits – Don Rath Jr

Engineering Credits – Don Rath Jr / “Big Al” Allen Wagner

Publisher Credits – StringTunes

Performance Credits – EWQLSO Gold Pro

Label Credits – StringTunes

Description

Track number – 6 on the CD Dawn of a New Day

Short Description

Far From Away is a guitar duet with oboe. This flowing melody is performed mostly by the oboe. The enriching harmony is carried by the guitar. The combination of these two instruments creates a very pleasing and relaxing sound.

Long Description

Chronology – 11/5/2006

Duration – 3:24

Time signature – 4/4

Key – D minor

Tempo – Lento

Number of measures – 49

Instrumentation – Classical Guitar & Oboe

Message

Peacefulness and longing can exist side by side. Longing is not necessarily a negative thing. It can lead one to take actions that resolve it into something considerably more beautiful.

Dedication

None

Story behind the song

I wanted to create an easy going, flowing melody with a classical guitar rhythm. I think this piece is a nice representation of that. It does have a somewhat somber sound however it remains pleasing to listen too.