A Short History'Sharp to the Flat' is a musical work originally conceived by Martin Day. Some songwriting began in 2006, with the project being picked up again in earnest in 2011. The first draft of the script was completed in 2013 with a redraftings in 2015, 2017 & 2018. All the songs (with one exception) have been written in partnership with Richard Milner since 2013.
Find out moreThis site contains all there is to know about the 'Sharp to the Flat' project, although we are not ready to share all of it yet. So the script, full synopsis are password protected and only accessible by a few select people. However, you can find here a synopsis, character profiles, previews of all the demo recordings and lyrics.
StatusAt time of writing (Sept 2018)
> The 4th major draft of the book (script) is complete
> Lyrics for 21 songs are complete
> 21 demo tracks recorded complete with vocals
> a further 9 songs have been written & demos recorded, but have now been 'retired' from the main story
Planned tasks > Record final ensemble vocal tracks
> Mix and master recordings (in progress)
> Compose incidental music
> Generate sheet music (started)
> Further read-throughs & work-shopping
> Seek theatrical partnership
> Secure funding
> Stage show
Listen to Demo Recordings, Read The Lyrics
There are also songs that have been 'retired' along the way (in various stages of development)..
Backing tracks, script and full synopsis are password protected. Access can be obtained from Martin Day.