Lauren Fairweather
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I am absolutely in love with "The Prince's Tale." I find the most musically interesting aspect of the album to be your choice of instrumentation, particularly the clarinet. How do you decide what inst


Lauren Fairweather responded on 07/18/2011
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Clarinet reminds me of Snape so I wanted that instrument to represent him on his songs and MaryBeth agreed to play it for me. I wanted Lily to be violin but my first choice for that instrument dropped out. Brad Malfoy was in my house as that happened and volunteered to play it instead, but he ended up finding out that it sounded better when he played it on banjo. So that's why Lily is a banjo instead.

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