Now you can play David Cameron’s humming tune yourself
13 July 2016, 17:45
Variations on 'Cameron's Lament'
Improvisations and fantasies on David Cameron's humming
Thomas Hewitt Jones’ masterpiece, his ‘Fantasy on David Cameron’, is now a fully scored piece that you can play for yourself.
As you may have already seen, David Cameron hummed four notes and the internet just completely fell over. We turned to the only ones who truly understand us, musicians:
Send us your fugues/improvisations on this subject, please. (seriously) pic.twitter.com/h8yWQoPUAs— Classic FM (@ClassicFM) July 11, 2016
Fortunately, people like composer Thomas Hewitt Jones are on hand to document these turbulent times in our nation’s history, and to provide essential cultural comment.
After news of Cameron’s four-note odyssey emerged and we had a bash at transcribing it, Hewitt Jones took the theme and turned it into something truly, truly beautiful:
And now you can have the score, all to yourself! Download the complete PDF of ‘Fantasy on David Cameron’ now.
While you’re at it, please enjoy another of Hewitt Jones’ excellent works: