Lyrical sketches for White Peaks, collected form the novel. For guitar patterns. Text comes slowly. I’ve sifted out a couple of sentences and images from the short story ‘White Peak’, the first in ‘Tales of Moonlight and Rain’. Short staccato sentences. A new narrative needs to be written. I wrote a strong first verse, that,… Read more »
First sketches for ‘Rain’ and ‘White Peaks’, looking for guitar tunings and chord progressions. We could open the show with ‘Rain’, to create a zone between the moment people enter the concert hall, coming in from outside, leaving their coat at the counter and the moment the show begins. It’s a transit zone, a short… Read more »
The brainstorm touches upon projection, which is, obviously, a large subject in our production – we’d like to translate a couple of principles or elements established by Robertson in his ghost shows to a 21st Century theatre setting. The question is, once more, how will the music interact with the images?
We set up a meeting with people from various backgrounds, to throw up some ideas and see what sticks. It’s easier to evaluate ideas with an expert than make up dream castles in the sky.