Christopher Stewart's Videos (Architects of a New Dawn) - Architects of a New Dawn 2024-05-26T14:38:17Z https://architectsofanewdawn.ning.com/video/video/listForContributor?screenName=3msnxp19vvyo2&rss=yes&xn_auth=no Midday Meal At The Skatepark - excerpt - [Fingerstyle Guitar Originals] tag:architectsofanewdawn.ning.com,2023-02-24:2227378:Video:620193 2023-02-24T20:35:18.820Z Christopher Stewart https://architectsofanewdawn.ning.com/profile/ChristopherStewart <a href="https://architectsofanewdawn.ning.com/video/midday-meal-at-the-skatepark-excerpt-fingerstyle-guitar-originals"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/10972598875?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>here's a short excerpt of a jazzy composition called « Midday Meal At The Skatepark » captured this past July during an outdoors rehearsing session...<br></br> <br></br> the full-length track is available exclusively via Bandcamp :…<br></br> <a href="https://architectsofanewdawn.ning.com/video/midday-meal-at-the-skatepark-excerpt-fingerstyle-guitar-originals"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/10972598875?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />here's a short excerpt of a jazzy composition called « Midday Meal At The Skatepark » captured this past July during an outdoors rehearsing session...<br /> <br /> the full-length track is available exclusively via Bandcamp :<br /> <a href="https://poligraf.bandcamp.com/track/midday-meal-at-the-skatepark">https://poligraf.bandcamp.com/track/midday-meal-at-the-skatepark</a><br /> <br /> ❤ thank you for your support ! ❤ Northern Lights for Strings and Winds [Upcoming Releases] tag:architectsofanewdawn.ning.com,2023-02-14:2227378:Video:620255 2023-02-14T19:40:16.459Z Christopher Stewart https://architectsofanewdawn.ning.com/profile/ChristopherStewart <a href="https://architectsofanewdawn.ning.com/video/northern-lights-for-strings-and-winds-upcoming-releases"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/10967398484?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>the last few months haven't quite unfolded as i had hoped, yet there's been many positive developments on the music front. most notably, i'm happy to report that i've passed the 300 compositions milestone over the course of the summer.<br></br> <br></br> here's a work in progress titled « Northern Lights » that's mostly complete, though it still needs… <a href="https://architectsofanewdawn.ning.com/video/northern-lights-for-strings-and-winds-upcoming-releases"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/10967398484?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />the last few months haven't quite unfolded as i had hoped, yet there's been many positive developments on the music front. most notably, i'm happy to report that i've passed the 300 compositions milestone over the course of the summer.<br /> <br /> here's a work in progress titled « Northern Lights » that's mostly complete, though it still needs some tweaks here and there.<br /> <br /> the original composition was actually written for solo acoustic guitar around the end of 2012, but i already knew at the time that it would serve as a foundation for a prog rock instrumental. the bulk of that rearrangement process took place in january 2015, with several refinements added afterwards, in a sporadic manner over the years.<br /> <br /> in september 2022, as i was toying with the idea of integrating more instruments of the symphonic orchestra into my compositions, i began looking for a piece that would provide the proper context. « Northern Lights » seemed perfectly suited to that purpose, yet as the process was unfolding i decided to change tack completely and turn it into a work for a small orchestral ensemble, which is the version presented in this video. it is currently orchestrated for the following instruments :<br /> <br /> string octet + contrabass<br /> wind octet (2 oboes + 2 clarinets + 2 flutes + 2 bassoons)<br /> celesta<br /> harp<br /> percussion<br /> <br /> i hope you enjoy the new music !<br /> <br /> §<br /> <br /> painting credits :<br /> <br /> « Aurora Borealis » by Frederic Edwin Church, 1865 (public domain)<br /> <br /> [<a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Frederic_Edwin_Church_-_Aurora_Borealis_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg">https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Frederic_Edwin_Church_-_Aurora_Borealis_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg</a>]<br /> <br /> § While My Guitar Gently Weeps (The Beatles) - excerpt - [Fingerstyle Guitar Covers] tag:architectsofanewdawn.ning.com,2020-09-02:2227378:Video:493398 2020-09-02T17:28:11.311Z Christopher Stewart https://architectsofanewdawn.ning.com/profile/ChristopherStewart <a href="https://architectsofanewdawn.ning.com/video/while-my-guitar-gently-weeps-the-beatles-excerpt-fingerstyle"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/7812078071?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>busking performance of an arrangement in progress of « While My Guitar Gently Weeps » originally released by The Beatles on the White Album, and written by George Harrison.<br></br> <br></br> ❤ thank you for your support ! ❤<br></br> <br></br> §<br></br> <br></br> you're invited to subscribe to the ★ Monthly Release Club ★ to instantly get every composition… <a href="https://architectsofanewdawn.ning.com/video/while-my-guitar-gently-weeps-the-beatles-excerpt-fingerstyle"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/7812078071?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />busking performance of an arrangement in progress of « While My Guitar Gently Weeps » originally released by The Beatles on the White Album, and written by George Harrison.<br /> <br /> ❤ thank you for your support ! ❤<br /> <br /> §<br /> <br /> you're invited to subscribe to the ★ Monthly Release Club ★ to instantly get every composition i release, along with Club Exclusives and bonus materials such as demos, videos, lyrics and other works in progress :<br /> <br /> <a href="https://poligraf.bandcamp.com/monthly-release-club">https://poligraf.bandcamp.com/monthly-release-club</a><br /> <br /> among other privileges, Club Members have access to the contents of the « Upcoming Releases » and « Creative Process » series at least one month before the general public.<br /> <br /> §<br /> <br /> ★ connect via social networks ★<br /> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/christopher.andrew.stewart">https://www.facebook.com/christopher.andrew.stewart</a><br /> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/poligraf">https://www.facebook.com/poligraf</a><br /> <a href="https://twitter.com/poligraf">https://twitter.com/poligraf</a><br /> <a href="https://instagram.com/p0l16r4f/">https://instagram.com/p0l16r4f/</a><br /> <a href="https://soundcloud.com/poligraf">https://soundcloud.com/poligraf</a><br /> <a href="http://stewart-explorations.net">http://stewart-explorations.net</a><br /> <br /> § You Can't Hurry Love (The Supremes) - excerpt - [Fingerstyle Guitar Covers] tag:architectsofanewdawn.ning.com,2020-08-28:2227378:Video:493159 2020-08-28T18:54:13.071Z Christopher Stewart https://architectsofanewdawn.ning.com/profile/ChristopherStewart <a href="https://architectsofanewdawn.ning.com/video/you-can-t-hurry-love-the-supremes-excerpt-fingerstyle-guitar"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/7661250691?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>busking performance of an arrangement in progress of the Holland–Dozier–Holland classic « You Can't Hurry Love, » originally recorded by The Supremes, and made popular again in the 1980s by Phil Collins.<br></br> <br></br> Holland–Dozier–Holland was a songwriting and production team made up of Lamont Dozier and brothers Brian and Eddie… <a href="https://architectsofanewdawn.ning.com/video/you-can-t-hurry-love-the-supremes-excerpt-fingerstyle-guitar"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/7661250691?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />busking performance of an arrangement in progress of the Holland–Dozier–Holland classic « You Can't Hurry Love, » originally recorded by The Supremes, and made popular again in the 1980s by Phil Collins.<br /> <br /> Holland–Dozier–Holland was a songwriting and production team made up of Lamont Dozier and brothers Brian and Eddie Holland.<br /> <br /> ❤ thank you for your support ! ❤<br /> <br /> §<br /> <br /> you're invited to subscribe to the ★ Monthly Release Club ★ to instantly get every composition i release, along with Club Exclusives and bonus materials such as demos, videos, lyrics and other works in progress :<br /> <br /> <a href="https://poligraf.bandcamp.com/monthly-release-club">https://poligraf.bandcamp.com/monthly-release-club</a><br /> <br /> among other privileges, Club Members have access to the contents of the « Upcoming Releases » and « Creative Process » series at least one month before the general public.<br /> <br /> §<br /> <br /> ★ connect via social networks ★<br /> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/christopher.andrew.stewart">https://www.facebook.com/christopher.andrew.stewart</a><br /> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/poligraf">https://www.facebook.com/poligraf</a><br /> <a href="https://twitter.com/poligraf">https://twitter.com/poligraf</a><br /> <a href="https://instagram.com/p0l16r4f/">https://instagram.com/p0l16r4f/</a><br /> <a href="https://soundcloud.com/poligraf">https://soundcloud.com/poligraf</a><br /> <a href="http://stewart-explorations.net">http://stewart-explorations.net</a><br /> <br /> § Themes from the Tron Soundtrack (Wendy Carlos) - [Fingerstyle Guitar Covers] tag:architectsofanewdawn.ning.com,2020-08-16:2227378:Video:492932 2020-08-16T19:57:15.037Z Christopher Stewart https://architectsofanewdawn.ning.com/profile/ChristopherStewart <a href="https://architectsofanewdawn.ning.com/video/you-can-t-hurry-love-the-supremes-excerpt-fingerstyle-guitar"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/7661250691?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>originally inspired by a MIDI file approximating Tron's Ending Titles Themes. The actual soundtrack, as written my Wendy Carlos, is actually much more richer, but i didn't have access to it when i came up with this arrangement. considering that it is one of my all-time favourite soundtracks, i may revisit the arrangement eventually.… <a href="https://architectsofanewdawn.ning.com/video/you-can-t-hurry-love-the-supremes-excerpt-fingerstyle-guitar"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/7661250691?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />originally inspired by a MIDI file approximating Tron's Ending Titles Themes. The actual soundtrack, as written my Wendy Carlos, is actually much more richer, but i didn't have access to it when i came up with this arrangement. considering that it is one of my all-time favourite soundtracks, i may revisit the arrangement eventually. recorded in june 2019.<br /> <br /> ❤ thank you for your support ! ❤<br /> <br /> §<br /> <br /> you're invited to subscribe to the ★ Monthly Release Club ★ to instantly get every composition i release, along with Club Exclusives and bonus materials such as demos, videos, lyrics and other works in progress :<br /> <br /> <a href="https://poligraf.bandcamp.com/monthly-release-club">https://poligraf.bandcamp.com/monthly-release-club</a><br /> <br /> among other privileges, Club Members have access to the contents of the « Upcoming Releases » and « Creative Process » series at least one month before the general public.<br /> <br /> §<br /> <br /> ★ connect via social networks ★<br /> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/christopher.andrew.stewart">https://www.facebook.com/christopher.andrew.stewart</a><br /> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/poligraf">https://www.facebook.com/poligraf</a><br /> <a href="https://twitter.com/poligraf">https://twitter.com/poligraf</a><br /> <a href="https://instagram.com/p0l16r4f/">https://instagram.com/p0l16r4f/</a><br /> <a href="https://soundcloud.com/poligraf">https://soundcloud.com/poligraf</a><br /> <a href="http://stewart-explorations.net">http://stewart-explorations.net</a><br /> <br /> §