A variety of shards, incompletions, experiments and sketches by (or involving) Nick Harpley
S0unDscaPEs
thaor goc varr

a bit spooky I guess

Drejk hu

Some pseudo-ethnic winds

Mood sketches

Limited to sounds from Spitfire's LABS range, 11 short sketches for different scenes

Brej dis aarv

Gentle monastic bells 

Jig

A jazzy little number for Henry, for the purposes of cheer.

Hojia Sra Kllo

Sun-drenched melancholy

Par ocho

A bit of distortion for the times

Frio gsaal

A laid back smooch

Wewj Kaai

Moody music for ghosts

Gllep Ohd Forrn

Some kinda-techno for Josh

Ondine

Watery mournful loveliness

Misty

A memory of Errol Garner's beautiful tune

Brexit: a Prophesy

Music for a sequence of poems and texts, paintings and drawings by artist Timothy Neat

Fraab Tris Hlei

A melancholy descends

Hrr ap Jrdaj

A sequence of simple overdubs with the Waldorf Q

Magnificat

A mashup of various Magnificats

Dunes

Lost in the desert alone

Ddjao faoej

Some lost desert ritual

Accordion

My lovely 1910 Hohner musette accordion, overdubbing itself

Madagascar

Well this one even has a beat, sort of

Kyges Drun

Gentle destruction

Kasritu

Atmosphere with a bit of weather

Ghost Trio

Not a trio, not Beethoven - I just like the name

Football crowd

A contribution to the Cities and Memory project www.citiesandmemory.com

ImpRoVIzaTioNal
Nick and Geoff in lockdown

I do the piano first then Geoff adds the bass, normally. Plus Geoff's new double bass!

Nick and Geoff and Martin

Jamming with Geoff on bass, me on keys and Martin on drums

Piano improv

Sporadic unedited solo improvs by Nick

Nick and Billy and Phil

Phil on guitar, me on keys, Billy on drums

Nick and Geoff

Geoff on fretless bass, me on keys

instrumental
Nocturne for trumpet and strings
2 pianos
String quartet

First draft of movements of string quartet, development ongoing.

Nocturne for alto flute
3 clarinets
Ave Maria

MIDI mockup of pieces for unaccompanied double SATB - plus score

Strings

A collection of short-form music for solo violin and strings (MIDI mockups)

Slower

A MIDI mockup of a slow piece for sextet

Sextet

A piece for sextet.

Slow

Slow music for sextet, MIDI mockups

Lullaby

Lullaby for Lenka - for sextet

Bagatelles

Little shards for sextet

Isobel

A song for baritone, words from Finnegans Wake. I replaced the vocal with a cello in this mockup. 

Fluidities

Music for sextet

Love

Music for a trailer of an imagined film about love