Guards of the Cannon is another movement in my Courtly Suite.
The guards at the gate can barely hear the festivities deep in the castle. But standing watch over the cannon is no hardship: they tell each other stories, and sometimes a kitchen wench comes to bring them food and ale, and possibly a quick smooch.
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This piece is clearly a canon, but there’s more to it. See if you can hear it.
The recording uses alto and tenor recorder. Percussion: shaker egg, dumbek, udu; tabor played by my girlfried. The krumhorn and lute are software.