The final ghastly Tell-Tale hint before I reveal all!
What is this about? Click to watch the short video; now can you guess?
Yes, we appear to be in a recording studio.
What, is that three cellists on the monitor? Yes, and that must be the voice of a sound engineer in the studio cueing them.
What on earth are they playing?
Yikes, let’s get a better listen:
OK, that sounds like the above, louder and properly mixed. But still, what is this unearthly sound?
Three cellos. On my blog. That must be from The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre, right?
After all, this blog post is called Tell-Tale Sounds, and I have already posted a Tell-Tale Sign and a Tell-Tale Omens post dropping hints about still secret plans I have for my musical Edgar Allan Poe adaptation.
So this is the final hint, more obvious than the earlier ones, about what the new Tell-Tale Project will be…
Well, we’re in a recording studio here, obviously. Am I recording a Tell-Tale album?
No, that’s not it. It’s even more ambitious than that. Much more.
I shall reveal all, I promise, in the next Tell-Tale post.
Meanwhile, this clip is of the cellists – Scott Burns, Robyn Hasenflug, Michael Gelfand, with Todd Maki at the controls – playing the final furious chords of the piece, the Cataclysmic Cello Conclusion, so to speak.
I like to think of it as the protagonist being overwhelmed by hellfire.
So, with that in mind… give it another listen: