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Liberty .. Work in Progress
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damfino
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This is just where I'm at with this tune. Still working on cleaning up the bowing and getting it faster. It's such a fun little tune, I've wanted to learn it for a while 🙂 

 

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I like to look up the history of a tune, and found this interesting info about Liberty at this link: http://americanstrings.blogspo.....rty.html 

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Sounds pretty good Mandy!

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Fiddlerman
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Sounding great Mandy 🙂
Keep up the great work!!!
Thanks for posting

"The richest person is not the one who has the most,
but the one who needs the least."

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@Jim Dunleavy Thank you 🙂

@Fiddlerman Thanks 🙂 I'll be happy when I have it up to speed 🙂

 

Since it was pretty out today, I took my little old fiddle out to the park and recorded it again outside. The planes were nice and didn't take off for one of the takes so I had some audio to use.

 

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Way cool.  Are you aware of the many different forms this little ditty takes on?  It's played as a reel, a contra dance, a polka, a two-step, even as a cajun two step.  Here's the song being played cajun style by the late Dewey Balfa. 

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Must have missed this thread - nice work @damfino ! U

EDIT: Nice post @Uzi - it is a real catchy tune !   Thank you !

I seriously recommend not copying my mistakes. D'oh - guntohead.JPG

Please make your own, different mistakes, and help us all learn :-)

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Well played!

Mark

Master the Frog and you have mastered the bow.

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Thanks @BillyG @Mark & @Uzi 😀 And what a neat version of the tune, thanks for sharing! 

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