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Tennessee Waltz begininnings
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coolpinkone
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June 5, 2015 - 1:33 am
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PThe Tenn waltz

 

http://youtu.be/QSPYU1Q12Z4

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Fiddlerman
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June 5, 2015 - 7:58 am
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Great job Toni 🙂

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

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Jim Dunleavy
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Sounds good - nice one!

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Very nice!!  This is one I need to learn!!

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FIDDLE- Gift from a dear friend. A 1930-40 german copy, of a french copy of a Stradivarius.  BOW - $50 carbon fiber. Strings - Dominants with E Pirastro Gold string.

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BillyG
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I use this as a backing track - tennesseewaltz-gecadero.mid

... oops - sorry - that won't link - well - you'll find TW on this page...

http://home.comcast.net/~gecad.....cadero.mid - and it will most likely download immediately - but to see the links to that and other MIDI files - just use http://home.comcast.net/~gecad.....mymidi.htm

Have fun, and improvise to it - it's LOADS of fun - pop in those slides and everything - improvised riffs - or whatever feels good !!!!   Great little tune to work with....

BillyG

 

EDIT:  Ooops - of course - I caught your post earlier while "passing by" but didn't comment at the time - yup - good work @coolpinkone - "make it your own" ...  

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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coolpinkone
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June 6, 2015 - 1:26 pm
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@BillyG 

@Jim Dunleavy 

@Schaick 

@Fiddlerman  

Thank you all for listening and your comment.  I spent a few more days with this one now and I am getting ready to add some changes... or move on.  I finally have it free of sheet music and in my lil ole brain.

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KindaScratchy
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June 6, 2015 - 9:05 pm
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Nice job, Toni! The Tennessee Waltz is one of my favorites.

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When the work's all done and the sun's settin' low,

I pull out my fiddle and I rosin up the bow.

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coolpinkone
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Thank you Diane.

I regret the A Tune In June saying after... Seems cheesy .. Oh my. facepalm

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Great job Toni.  You get better every time I hear you play something.  

A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort. ~Herm Albright

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@Uzi thank you.   I hope to spiff this on up a bit.   Playing a lot helps... I have old sheet music from 1959... The sound of music.   Today I played a little bit of "favorite things". It's an orchestra versio. So it is hard to play without turning the sheets but it was fun... I just tinkered around though. Thanks again.

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Good job Toni.  One of my favs!

 

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coolpinkone said
Thank you Diane.

I regret the A Tune In June saying after... Seems cheesy .. Oh my. facepalm

I loved the "A tune in June " idea..thank you very much  😉

There is no shame in playing twinkle, youre playing Mozart

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@Barry Thank you .. I like the idea of A Tune in June... just not the cheesy way I said it.. LOL...  (more tunes coming)

@1stimestar  thank you so much.  How sweet.

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Looking forward to a twin fiddle version with you and Dennis   🙂

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A Tune in June - could be an excellent party!!!

Violinist start date -  May 2013  

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FIDDLE- Gift from a dear friend. A 1930-40 german copy, of a french copy of a Stradivarius.  BOW - $50 carbon fiber. Strings - Dominants with E Pirastro Gold string.

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