Category Archives: Music

Here are my own compositions, as well as my versions of other peoples’ music.

No Mucking About, I hope


Original YT playout date: 3 April 2010
Duration: 5:44

Sophie and Huli sing “Somewhere Over The Rainbow”
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An Evening with Krzysztof Orlowski, part 2 of 2


Original YT playout date: 29 March 2010
Duration: 13:03

“The maestro plays on, in this second part of his kind vist to me in the restaurant of the Amber Hotel at Olesnica.

See https://annapietrzak.com/gitana-electric-eclectic-2/ for more of his music, especially his own compositions.”
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An Evening with Krzysztof Orlowski, part 1 of 2


Original YT playout date: 27 March 2010
Duration: 14:14

Much travelled Silesian musician Krzysztof Orlowski, whose group and whose own compositions you can find on https://annapietrzak.com/gitana-electric-eclectic-2/ is a gentleman I met in this place, Hotel Amber at Olesnica, one year ago. I filmed his concert at the restaurant and put it on youtube, it was appreciated by the viewers and also Krzysztof himself saw it, and got in contact with me.

These days he’s not playing at Amber so regularly, but was kind enough to come and join me for one evening and played a few of his fine medleys. In this part, we can hear his medley of Piaf’s “”Vie en Rose”” with Burt Bacharach’s “”I’ll never fall in love again””, as well as the Girl from Ipanema performed with impeccable style.
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Prague Vlog #21 – Walk and Posters


Original YT playout date: 20 March 2010
Duration: 15:14

We have a walk at night and look at some posters in the morning.

A bit of my own music in the sound track, Shades of “in the Shade of the White Plum Tree”
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Why the negativity?


Original YT playout date: 9 March 2010
Duration: 6:31

That’s the question I ask at the end of this random performance. I have to leave to film Pushkin killing a spider, and Sophie takes over. The film of Pushkin killing the spider is already up a long time on here and can be found under “”cat eating spider””, and in the background of that film you can hear the sounds of Sophie that you can see her making on this film, and vice versa.

In theory I could try and put the two films together into one and see what comes out… But not today.
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Anna’s Tale


Original YT playout date: 7 March 2010
Duration: 7:21

This is the title of the tune here, by my friend Krzysztof Orlowski, whom you may remember meeting in my film of Amber Hotel in Olesnice about a year back. I also have more footage of his fine playing to play out in the near future from my visit to the same place this year.

Krzysztof gave me a fine CD of his music, which you could get on http://www.gitana.pl – though not sure that page is still going. It is very well produced. I noticed that the song “”Anna’s Tale”” went very interestingly together with this footage taken recently landing in a blizzard at Warsaw airport, so I chose this clip to showcase this evocative and mysterious piece.

If you are wondering why a lot of the start of this video appears to be a blank screen, look again, and you will see the snow whipping by as a multitude of tiny horizontal lines. And then the snow-covered land appears below through the clouds…”
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This piece would have done for a broad range of films actually. In retrospect, the dark landing barely does it any justice. I could have used it in a much better context. This guy did great music but became practically invisible, like Richard Halley.

***Statistics and Credits***
Views at the time added to HTV: 2,618
Likes at the time added to HTV: 5
Dislikes at time added to HTV: 2
Popularity % ” ” ” =L/(L+D): 71.4%
Comments at time added: 3
Total interactions at time added: 10
Total interactions to views 0.4%
Music used: Anna’s Tale, by Krzysztof Orlowski, used by personal permission
Languages used: English
Animals/plants featured: None

Huliganov’s “Dyma Cariad Fel y Moroedd”


Original YT playout date: 1 March 2010
Duration: 5:57

It’s St David’s Day, March 1, again, and as every year Viktor Huliganov reaches out to the Welsh linguation with an acapulco song in Welsh, this time the famous Welsh hymn “Dyma Gariad Fel Y Moroedd” – Here is love, vast as the ocean. Bendygedig!
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Original Song for Valentines Day – in the Shade of the White Plum Tree


Original YT playout date: 11 February 2010
Duration: 3:59

I was helped along in the lyrics by Wufwufwufwuf and MikeCut777, so thanks to those guys, on comments to an earlier video. Here’s the working release of the song in time for Valentines Day. Those who can perform it better, are welcome to go ahead. The mp3 of this is available on this blog. It is the same song as the one in the footer of this blog and is probably my favorite of my own compositions to date.

I am inviting collaboration or covers, and in order to ease the process, I’d like to say that there are only 5 chords necessary to play this song.

The ones I used were C, e, a, F, G7. The e a e a transition gets repeated a few times in the refrain and the chorus part also. Obviously you can doll it up all you like, but basically those 5 are all I used.”
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Huli Bit Me (Charlie autotune remix muckaround)


Original YT playout date: 9 January 2010
Duration: 1:25

Yes indeed, it’s another blatant bandwagon jump by Usenetposts Channel, as we do another remix of the famous “Charlie Bit My Finger” viral. I fully expect this to go every single bit as viral as all the other Charlie bandwagon jumpers have, and if not, I’ll jolly well want to know why!
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Кфтвщь Ыщтп Цшерщге Цщквыю


 

Original YT playout date: 29 July 2009
Duration: 2:360

Those of you familiar with the Russian keyboard will be able to work out what the heading says to this video. Let’s see who can decode it first in the comments.

I thought I had switched it back to English letters, and it wasn’t intentional, but then I thought it might be a bit of fun to leave it like that.

Anyway, here’s a bit more of the good old temporaneous music, mixed with footage for which I had no decent sound anyway. All very random…
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Prague Vlog #15 Don’t give up on your taxis


Original YT playout date: 20 December 2009
Duration: 15:14

Taxi ride and some own-brand music in the second part.
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Huliganov’s Core ‘Ngrato


Original YT playout date: 17 December 2009
Duration: 5:02

Recorded some time back, only played out now, an extraordinary rendition of an old Italian number. But right now it seems to have gathered much more topicality. The ungrateful heart. He gave them umpteen channels of popular television, populist government, newspapers, a prime minister playboy with charm and charisma, not above teasing the German social democrats for being like concentration camp guards, and what does he get in return? From the ungrateful heart of the Italian nation, a disloyal lover, he gets a metal mock-up of the Milanese duomo smashed in his face. E nun c’e piense ‘cchiu.
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