Hi everyone. Many of you will already know me for the songs I write for English club, but if you don't, you do now. I have just re-mastered a song I wrote about 9/11 in 2010, adding to it the beautiful performance of Canadian violinist, David Copeland.
"If Only" now forms part of the 9/11 'Remembrance Art' of the official 9/11 Memorial Museum, New York). It was written following broadcast of a TV documentary entitled "Voices of The Towers." Families and lovers, the bereaved, described how important these last farewell messages from loved-ones trapped inside the towers were to them, and what they meant to have them. The song was composed from such messages, the story of a farewell to a lover received after the collapse and found later on a telephone answering machine. When asked if I feel it is "appropriate to write such a heart rendering song out of such horrific circumstance" I can answer only this: What these people went through must not be forgotten, nor must their own stories. If the families of victims find solace in hearing, keeping and treasuring such final voices, then that itself is enough.
If Only was originally released in 2010 on the album "And All the Kings Horses, AKA BLINK." Its first public radio broadcast was later, during a BBC Radio interview with Steve, BBC Radio Leeds, UK - On the day of the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
Following the opening of the 9/11 Memorial Museum in 2014, this new video was commissioned and completed by students of The American College Arcus, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria (Dimitar Slavov & Yavor Kraychev). It features the names of all whom died.
Please watch, share and comment, and tell us all what you will be doing to commemorate 9/11 this year. Thank you. Here is the video link:
PS. If you like making your own videos, why not enter the video making competition and win a Fender Stratocaster. Check out the rules on my website - Cut and paste this browser link to find me: jtbulgaria.wix.com/brittunculihttp://youtu.be/Kik0ZjmEFHg