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#460683 - 03/05/18 01:24 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Good-Morrow [Re: RichMac]
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Originally Posted By: RichMac

What a lovely poem Einar and a fantastic interpretation that brings it very much to life and into the present.
Love the snorting in the seven sleepers den.
Much impressed.

Cheers.



Thanks for your nice words, Richard. It is truly a beautiful poem!
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#460686 - 03/05/18 01:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Good-Morrow [Re: Tano Music]
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Originally Posted By: Tano Music
Songwriting partnership over the ages! Yes, I think this is a great idea, and nicely executed...you chose style/approach/instrumentation that fit so naturally..thank you for putting your creativity into this...especially liked the line that you spoke/sung concurrently...maybe Donne didn’t have any skilled musician buddies to work with??




Thanks! Partnership over the ages…
A bit scary – the soul/voice of the poem was so strong I couldn't find any better words – it was all Donne! ;-)
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#460843 - 03/06/18 09:27 AM [User Showcase] Re: The Good-Morrow [Re: molsenhouse]
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Registered: 06/19/17
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Taking an old poem and putting music to it! And the end product was so sublime. I think that this was such a cleaver idea, and that you did a really great job here.

Thanks for sharing!
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#460938 - 03/06/18 07:13 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Good-Morrow [Re: molsenhouse]
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As we already commented on your SoundCloud account. This is so very creative and original.
Not the kind of thing you hear on the forum very often, But it's very well succeeded!

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#462464 - 03/16/18 10:42 AM [User Showcase] Re: The Good-Morrow [Re: floyd jane]
Greg Johnson Offline
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Einar,

I always enjoy hearing your music. Always intriguing, inventive, interesting.

Excellent group of instruments for this. Your guitar work here is super.

Nice job of putting music to a Donne poem! Very much enjoyed this.

Excellent!

floyd


Agreed!! I'm always excited to hear a song when I see you've posted it. Not a lot in your style here on the forum. Always very interesting and well done. Great stuff!! Take care. Greg

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#462711 - 03/17/18 09:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Good-Morrow [Re: molsenhouse]
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Registered: 07/11/15
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This is very nice! Reminds me somewhat of the great David Bowie! Beautiful vocal and overall production! Thanks, Torrey
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#462752 - 03/18/18 07:44 AM [User Showcase] Re: The Good-Morrow [Re: molsenhouse]
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Registered: 12/08/11
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Loc: Edmonton, Ab, Canada
Wow what a cool song. Loved what you did with these lyrics. The vocal and harmonies were just stellar. Guitar was just super as well. What really stood out for me was how well done the mix is. Just an excellent song all around..
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#469934 - 04/28/18 10:49 AM [User Showcase] Re: The Good-Morrow [Re: molsenhouse]
Jim Offline
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Registered: 06/16/00
Posts: 148
Loc: Texas
What a stunning exquisite work... I would love to see a video showing how you put this artistic piece together... the choices you made from start to finish... I am truly impressed!
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#470179 - 04/29/18 02:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Good-Morrow [Re: molsenhouse]
Marty Sorensen Offline
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Registered: 05/26/16
Posts: 199
Loc: San Jose, CA
I think this is terrific, a great setting of a great poem. You sound what I think Donne would have sounded like, and I imagine a video set in Lincoln's Inn. Probably 400 years is enough for the copyright to expire, but not our interest.

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