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HP
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December 22, 2018 - 12:49 pm
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I've to admit, I didn't practice this at all, just plain sight reading. But I wish you all a merry Christmas and a happy new year.

 

'Armed with theory, practice becomes meaningful. Through practice, theory becomes fulfilled.' - Egon von Neindorff.

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Thanks for the good tidings from Norway. Back attcha.

Holly

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December 22, 2018 - 1:57 pm
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Nice tune in dorian mode (I think) - Thank you @HP - and a Very Merry Xmas and Happy New Year to you too!    Well done ! thumbs-up

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@bocaholly Thank you 🙂

 

@BillyG Thanks. I'm not great in music theory unfortunately, so I don't know what mode it's in. 

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December 22, 2018 - 2:54 pm
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@HP - depends on how much you need or want to know - if when you play, you can "map it all from sheet to the finger board" - well - it probably doesn't matter - but - understanding modes isn't all that difficult - for instance - we all kind of know that tunes in a major mode ( Ionian mode ) sound "different" from tunes in a minor scale ( aeolian mode ) - if it piques your interest - here's a good resource - https://www.basicmusictheory.c.....orian-mode

That site can pretty much show you the scale notes to play in any possible key or mode you care to think of.... (admittedly, I guess, you probably do need to know what you're asking for though...  lol )  !

Hey - thanks again for you post and your playing ! drummer

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Thanks for the link @BillyG I'll check it out later. My teacher gave me a lot to work on over Christmas, so I'm pretty busy practice wise so I don't really know how much I can get through at the moment. But it looks interesting indeed.

'Armed with theory, practice becomes meaningful. Through practice, theory becomes fulfilled.' - Egon von Neindorff.

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If any of you were wondering what tune it was, it's God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, although I probably played it in the wrong key.

'Armed with theory, practice becomes meaningful. Through practice, theory becomes fulfilled.' - Egon von Neindorff.

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I thought it was a lovely piece, especially coming straight from the paper. 

We have different modes in my part of the US. playing mode and drinking mode. coffee, tea, beer what have you.

Keep up the good work, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you.

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Hatefulpain, nicely done, 

Thank you, and Merry Christmas to you.

Mark

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Merry Christmas, Florida-style, to one and all!