Tying Notes: 1. Tying Notes

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1. Tying Notes

Incense and costly perfumes wafted around the sultry tent; stirred by sensuous, languorous dancing; mingling with rhythmic, hypnotic music that made the spine tingle, the heart pound.

Faramir sat cross-legged on precious rugs, hands loosely clasped, a look of rapt attention on his face.

But not the dancers had stirred him the most.

For hours afterward, he conversed with the musicians in careful Haradric, encouraging them to talk of their art, describe musical principles, explain their instruments.

His delight on receiving one of these as gift gave the Haradric ambassador hope for a successful mission in the days to come.


- "Tie" in the musical sense is defined by my dictionary as a "curved line in a score over two notes of the same pitch that are to be played or sung as one."

14.10.06 B-drabble for Raksha the Demon, who wished for a drabble with Faramir the scholar and thinker who loved music and lore.

This is a work of fan fiction, written because the author has an abiding love for the works of J R R Tolkien. The characters, settings, places, and languages used in this work are the property of the Tolkien Estate, Tolkien Enterprises, and possibly New Line Cinema, except for certain original characters who belong to the author of the said work. The author will not receive any money or other remuneration for presenting the work on this archive site. The work is the intellectual property of the author, is available solely for the enjoyment of Henneth Annûn Story Archive readers, and may not be copied or redistributed by any means without the explicit written consent of the author.

Story Information

Author: Imhiriel

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: 3rd Age - Post-Ring War

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 02/16/09

Original Post: 05/05/07

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