Series about classical music. Rapper, comedian and actor Doc Brown enters a threatening, animated seascape to introduce Night Ferry by living composer Anna Clyne.
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So, where do musical ideas come from?
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Most of us aren't going to get very far staring at a
blank screen or an empty page.
But ideas, inspiration, can come from sounds around us.
Memories, stories, poems, photos...or a picture,
like the image of a dark, turbulent wave.
That's what composer Anna Clyne saw in her head back in 2012
and the first thing that she did was to paint it,
then she went over to her piano and started to improvise.
Notes, melodies, rhythms, any music that the image made her think of.
To do this, you don't need to know how to read or write music,
you just need to want to make it.
Anna's music grew, the images grew,
both took on a life of their own and soon a Night Ferry emerged.
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Charcoal, ribbon, gauze,
illustrations all went onto the painting...
-The ice was here, the ice was there,
the ice was all around.
..scratched in pencil or thick paint, and lines from poems
like The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and the tale of his cursed ship.
It cracked and growled, and roared and howled, like noises in a swound!
You know, our minds are mysterious places,
where our moods can suddenly turn from light and clear to dark
and stormy, and that's what Night Ferry is -
the journey of a ship struggling through the night,
but also a journey through the whirlwind of our own minds.
And that whole musical voyage started in Anna's mind with
one single idea.
One image, one wave.
Music: Night Ferry by Anna Clyne
Rapper, comedian and actor Doc Brown enters a threatening, animated seascape via a giant wave, to introduce Night Ferry by living composer Anna Clyne. The BBC Philharmonic perform the exciting piece in a Manchester warehouse.