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Richard Trethewey Launches New Single and Video Frenchman's Creek

Richard Trethewey at Frnechman's Creek

Richard Trethewey playing his violin at Frenchman's Creek as the video begins

Performer and music therapist Richard Trethewey has just released a new single and video called Frenchman's Creek.  

Inspired by Daphne du Maurier's 1941 novel of the same name, Richard decided to walk the coastal footpaths around Menabilly, where Daphne du Maurier lived.  

Richard explains:

As I was walking, the entire tune and arrangement for this song arrived in my head, and I had to record it as soon as I got home.

Of course, there was the long process of producing the video and editing the work, but now Richard's beautiful song is available for us all to enjoy.

The pirates camp at Frenchman's Creek

The pirates camp at Frenchman's Creek

To listen to Richard's song and to watch the video, go to his website,, where you can also read all about the making of the video and his other work.

Here at the Daphne du Maurier website, we love this piece of music and the video.  It absolutely conjures up the atmosphere of Daphne's novel and provides us with a glimpse of Richard's exceptional talent.

Danger as the soldiers arrive at Frenchman's Creek!

Danger as the soldiers arrive at Frenchman's Creek!

You can also listen to the song and watch the video on YouTube and join Richard on his Facebook page

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