There are 28 arrangements to choose from. Of course I'm sure you've improved since this video was made, it would be lovely to hear some of your more recent efforts. High E can be harsh and difficult. I just want to say that Norda Mullen has my dream job. We needed a certain amount of clarity, but we didn't want shrieking treble or for it to be too muddy if he was playing low down. There's a half step Blues note bend missing from the solo at around ; a B flat note slides into the B natural and again later in the same phrase. It's said that Tony Clarke and the band members aborted this idea in favour of working on their own material, with Peter Knight taking care of the orchestral accompaniment, the sections linking all seven songs, and the album's opening and closing sequences.
Nights In White Satin is available for 18 instruments. Our independent musicians have created unique compositions and arrangements for the Sheet Music Plus community, many of which are not available anywhere else. Thunderous reverbs, haunting vocals and Mellotron galore: we tell the story of recording the Moody Blues' symphonic rock masterpiece, 'Nights In White Satin'. The only drawback was that if, say, you wanted 15 microphones across the stereo pair and then one mic on track three and another on track four, you'd have to figure out which channel you'd put those mics in. This resulted in the Moodies adopting a lush, grandiose, orchestrally integrated sound, and the first real fruit of these collaborations was the most successful, influential and enduring album of the band's career. In that case please select the instrument for example: piano in the drop down menu just above all the previewable scores.
Just purchase, download and play! We also share information on the use of our site with our social media partners, advertising and analytics, which can combine them with other information you have provided to them or collected in your use of their services. Nevertheless, this wasn't quite how Varnals had planned things when the first track, 'Nights In White Satin', was recorded on 8th October. Easily share your music lists with friends, students, and the world. For this recording I found a midi file of the song, edited out the solo line, and played along on flute. You basically generate your own qualifications. Until you master the High E with a lot of long tone study, I'd suggest using the lower E for the final note. Is it a good teaching tool? I know that sounds weird but it really improves your tone! The contents of this article are subject to worldwide copyright protection and reproduction in whole or part, whether mechanical or electronic, is expressly forbidden without the prior written consent of the Publishers.
By the autumn of 1966, the Moody Blues' best days were apparently behind them. Cookies allow us to personalize content and ads, to provide social media-related features and analyze our traffic. Since musicians are often creatures of habit or superstition — 'Oh, that's my spot, I go here' — this setup was cast in stone from then onwards and Mike was playing with his back to the drums, which he was actually happy to do as that's what he did on stage. They hit their cymbals louder, and if you had your ribbon mic high enough you would pick up the entire kit without the cymbals overloading like they would on a condenser mic. The Marshall had at least three tone controls, so I spent some time trying to get some reasonable ingredients out of it before going into the control room and getting rid of that edgy sound. For instance, I once recorded Ginger Baker, and he had a very difficult kit — the way he set it up, there were cymbals everywhere and you somehow couldn't get the mic to just point at the drums.
. This track was performed by ,. To create a music list, please sign in. Good overall sound and playing. About Digital Downloads Digital Downloads are downloadable sheet music files that can be viewed directly on your computer, tablet or mobile device. Wish the Vibes were not in there, they are terrible. That meant there were six echo sources for the two studios, and another pair were installed for the remix room that was very close to Studio Three.
Blurring it too much with reverb would mess it up, so you had to take the sound as it was. We would love to hear your feedback on our arrangements. The Mellotron's attack gives it a percussive quality that strings don't have, but Mike developed the technique of hitting a chord and then using the swell pedal to bring it up a split second later to avoid that attack. Obviously, we couldn't do the same to the lead vocal, which had to tell the story, or to the flute — that would have lost definition, and we still had to present the music. Do you like the artist? Do you usually like this style of music? Great care has been taken to ensure accuracy in the preparation of this article but neither Sound On Sound Limited nor the publishers can be held responsible for its contents. At the same time, we didn't want to end up with too much on there because we couldn't take it off.
Please note this product may not be eligible for all sales, promotions or coupons offered through Sheet Music Plus - please check promotional details for specifics. I used to practice in my basement for up to six hours on some days. We just relied on microphone positioning. The idea was that, if you wanted to put some echo on the tape while you were recording, you would have one echo for that track and another echo for another track. Are you a beginner who started playing last month? And we pulled the car over, or the van, over to the side of the road, and we said, 'Hey, maybe there's something in that song,' because there was something about it, it sounded really good.
That was, unless you were planning to do something outlandish, like some tricks on the vocal, in which case you wouldn't do it at the time but leave it until later. Drawing inspiration from the Beatles' recently released Sgt. We recorded it and weren't invited into the control room to listen to it back. It had four outputs, and what you could do was switch any of the four groups of five channels to any pair of tracks. If you are on Twitter or Facebook, and you would like to tell your friends about this piece of music, then please navigate to the share icon where you can choose from a variety of social media platforms to share this song. Nevertheless, there are conflicting theories as to how the entire, conceptual project came to pass. You are only authorized to print the number of copies that you have purchased.