Excerpt from the book 'TARKA THE OTTER' Courtesy of the BODELY HEAD and THE WILLIAMSON ESTATE.
t Harry Williamson's father is Henry Williamson, author of the novel Tarka the Otter. The idea to write an orchestral cycle around the book was planted in 1975 when musician and ex-Genesis member Anthony Phillips lived for a while in the geographical space described in the tale
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In truth however, their contribution is largely swamped by the lush orchestration, which transforms the whole album into a quasi-classical piece. The classical connection is accentuated by the fact the album consists of four long pieces, or movements. It sounds to me as if the basic tracks have been laid down first, mainly on acoustic guitar, then orchestrated later. The shortest and closing part ("Anthem") from this offering is the most pleasant one in terms of my perception. It is elegant, discreet and beautiful. It is a fine way to say goodbye but the whole of this "Tarka" couldn't really move me. Classical and prog music have never been my cup of tea. And never will.
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