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The Discoverie of Witchcraft D2 Mad Night

from We Are In The Time Of Evil Clocks by The Rebel Wheel

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The epic piece "Discoverie of Witchcraft" is cast in seven movements. Basically it follows a symphony form of four movements, the first being a sonata-allegro, the second a sonata-rondo, the third a scherzo and the last another sonata form, but these four large pieces are interrupted by three small folk-song styled acoustic pieces (Hags 1,2 and 3). The four larger pieces all use tone-rows as the basis for their composition and while exuding a hard-rock aggression and flaunting a plethora of odd-metered riffage, are at their core, atonal 12-tone compositions. The smaller Hags pieces are strictly diatonic and strongly rooted in a key. These disparate timbres contrast each other strongly and cause a strong motion of tension and release.

The words are based on Robert Scott's book, "The Discoverie of Witchcraft" and Ben Jonson's play "Masque of Queens". The whole idea of the piece was inspired by Robertson Davis's book, Mixture of Frailties.


Part 3: Mad Night,
From Ben Jonson's (1572-1637) The Masque Of Queens

The owl is abroad, the bat and the toad,and so is the cat-a-mountain.
The ant, the mole sit both in a hole,and frog peeps out of the fountain.
The dogs do bay and timbrels play, the spindle now is turning.
The moon is red, the stars have fled, but all the sky is burning.


from We Are In The Time Of Evil Clocks, released October 30, 2010
David Campbell: guitars, keyboards, vocals.
Claude Prince: bass
Aaron Clark: drums
Angie Macivor: sax, keyboards, vocals


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The Rebel Wheel Ottawa, Ontario

Steeped in dark cinematic soundscapes and complex, turn-on-a-dime arrangements, The Rebel Wheel features a frenetic mix of rock aggression, complex compositions and unpredictable odd-meter vamps. Originally formed in 1991 as a fusion-based midi ensemble, the floating lineup has gradually focused on a modern, more performance-oriented, genre-blending Prog. ... more

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