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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #3735 on: October 28, 2019, 03:03:49 AM »
That's astonishing musicianship. Not 100% convinced the piece fits too well with the harp. Worth listening to though.

I'm also not so sure about an organ piece played on the harp, but the harp can be an effective stand-in for the guitar. There is a harp transcription of Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez that works well. I'll search for it on YouTube when I have time later.
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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #3736 on: October 28, 2019, 03:34:57 AM »
I found a performance of the Concierto de Aranjuez transcribed for harp:

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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #3737 on: October 29, 2019, 04:54:32 AM »
We are getting quite classy here.  The harp is the instrument of angels it is said.

BR that is not the preferred Appalachian instrument or its music,  but I suspect that it can be done with a Harpsichord or zither or similar instrument.   Some of the back country musicians are quite talented and thoroughly capable. 

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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #3738 on: October 29, 2019, 05:04:50 AM »
At the moment I have an earworm......a tune that won't get out of my head.  It dates me for sure.  Here it is


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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #3739 on: October 29, 2019, 02:53:14 PM »


Into the distance a ribbon of black
Stretched to the point of no turning back
A flight of fancy on a windswept field
Standing alone my senses reeled
A fatal attraction is holding me fast how
How can I escape this irresistible grasp?

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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #3740 on: October 29, 2019, 02:58:27 PM »
Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez

i heard that for the first time just the other day.


Into the distance a ribbon of black
Stretched to the point of no turning back
A flight of fancy on a windswept field
Standing alone my senses reeled
A fatal attraction is holding me fast how
How can I escape this irresistible grasp?

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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #3741 on: October 29, 2019, 03:13:48 PM »
Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez

i heard that for the first time just the other day.

I still prefer the original guitar version. You should listen to his other concertos as well; they are very tuneful.
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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #3742 on: October 29, 2019, 03:20:58 PM »
Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez

i heard that for the first time just the other day.

I still prefer the original guitar version. You should listen to his other concertos as well; they are very tuneful.

that's the one i meant. driving a truck all day means i listen to a lot of radio (when i get bored listening to myself). in america there are several public stations that play classical music half the day. i got to listen to this driving down the ohio river racing the coal barges to the locks.


Into the distance a ribbon of black
Stretched to the point of no turning back
A flight of fancy on a windswept field
Standing alone my senses reeled
A fatal attraction is holding me fast how
How can I escape this irresistible grasp?

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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #3743 on: October 29, 2019, 03:26:31 PM »
Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez

i heard that for the first time just the other day.

I still prefer the original guitar version. You should listen to his other concertos as well; they are very tuneful.

that's the one i meant. driving a truck all day means i listen to a lot of radio (when i get bored listening to myself). in america there are several public stations that play classical music half the day. i got to listen to this driving down the ohio river racing the coal barges to the locks.

Then you will love his Concierto Andaluz for Four Guitars and Orchestra, because it is great music to keep you awake when driving.

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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #3744 on: October 29, 2019, 04:20:13 PM »
excellent


Into the distance a ribbon of black
Stretched to the point of no turning back
A flight of fancy on a windswept field
Standing alone my senses reeled
A fatal attraction is holding me fast how
How can I escape this irresistible grasp?

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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #3745 on: October 30, 2019, 02:40:07 PM »
God bless those mods who toil so we can tosh.

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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #3746 on: November 01, 2019, 05:14:17 PM »
My new favourite Death Metal band - Gojira

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I'm off to see Machine Head tomorrow with MiniSiz (who's not so Mini any more). So, one of my faves by them - not everyone's taste, of course, but here it is:


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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #3747 on: November 01, 2019, 11:57:30 PM »
^ Yikes............Punk Rock always resembles a train wreck, with multiple fatalities, to me.  WTF?  Different strokes for different folks.

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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #3748 on: November 02, 2019, 01:39:52 AM »
That wasn't Punk; that was Thrash/Death Metal.

This is Punk:

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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #3749 on: November 02, 2019, 02:21:25 AM »
^ Yikes............Punk Rock always resembles a train wreck, with multiple fatalities, to me.
I totally get that. I guess that's why it appeals. For me it's not necessarily about melodic merit, it's the aggression - a release. And if that can be married to good melody and/or musicianship then that's all to the good.
I do listen to other genres too, but I'm most moved by this is kind of noise.

I have to say that I think Machine Head have one of the best guitar sounds in the business. The perfect balance of distortion, gain and tone. Meaty and full.
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When one sleeps on the floor one need not worry about falling out of bed - Anton LaVey

The universe is a cold, uncaring void. The key to happiness isn't a search for meaning, it's to just keep yourself busy with unimportant nonsense, and eventually you'll be dead!