Epitaph (in memory of Annie)

by Nathaniel Johnstone

/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Paying supporters also get unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app.
    Purchasable with gift card

      name your price

     

about

When my friend Annie passed away a few weeks ago, I and some of her friends gathered together to record this. It was (and still is) a sad time for us all but I think that the act of making this was helpful to each of us in coming to terms with our grief.

The words and melody come from an ancient Greek tombstone. It is the oldest known complete musical work. Here's a link with more information: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seikilos_epitaph

While you live, shine / Seek no trouble or sorrow at all
For we are here just a short while / And time will always demand its toll

credits

released February 14, 2014
Nathaniel Johnstone: Guitar, Vocal, Baritone Ukulele, programming
Mel: Vocal
Paul Mayden: Guitar
Stephen Robinson: Bass
Bergen McMurray: Tenor Ukulele
Libby Bulloff: Viola, Percussion

Chorus: Mel, Vivian, Bergen, Lindsay, Chris, Nathan, Noah, Jon

license

all rights reserved

tags

about

Nathaniel Johnstone Seattle, Washington

Multi-instrumentalist Nathaniel Johnstone (violin, viola, banjo, mandolin, and guitar) LOVES to play music with his many musical friends. He's played with many bands and has as yet been unable to settle down with one instrument or musical genre for too long.

Each album is different but there are enough through-lines that you can get a sense of where he's been.
... more

contact / help

Contact Nathaniel Johnstone

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code

If you like Nathaniel Johnstone, you may also like: