The Day At Sea is a collection of 11 pieces from composer and multi-instrumentalist John Mock. His compositions are a combination of original folk-influenced melodies (inspried by New England and Ireland) in union with emotive orchestral writing.
Instrumentation: John Mock playing (guitar, concertina and mandolin) solo and with string orchestra
New England born composer and multi-instrumentalist John Mock has worked with such notable artists as the Dixie Chicks, Nanci Griffith, Maura O'Connell, Sylvia, Kathy Mattea, and Mark O'Connor.
John has also written dozens of commissioned orchestral arrangements for various recording artists including the Dixie Chicks, Nanci Griffith, Kathy Mattea, Maura O'Connell, and Cherish The Ladies. These works have been performed by orchestras throughout America and abroad, including the London Symphony Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra, and the Atlanta and Nashville Symphonies.
His credits as a composer and performer include commissions from the Nashville Chamber Orchestra with appearances as a featured soloist in a number of NCO concerts and recordings.
John's first solo album The Day At Sea was released in September of 2005.
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1. The Patron Saint Of Ballyvourney
2. Aboard The Morgan
3. Roundstone Bay
4. Panda Dreams
5. The Day At Sea
6. Joshua's Lullabye
7. The Ponies Of Chincoteague
8. Nantucket Bound
9. At The Cliffs Of Moher
10. An Evening At The Inn
11. The Eastern Shore