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#274774 - 12/15/14 04:17 PM [User Showcase] "Tu scendi dalle stelle" - Italian Christmas carol
Registered: 09/11/08
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Loc: Palermo, Sicily, Italy
alfstone Offline
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https://soundcloud.com/alfredo-de-pietra/02-tu-scendi-dalle-stelle

...the most famous Italian Christmas Carol, "Tu Scendi Dalle Stelle" (You come down from the Stars), written in December 1754 near Naples by Alfonso Maria de' Liguori, a bishop/musician/theologian, who was canonized in 1839 by Pope Gregory XVI.

Apart from BIAB bodhran and rhythm guitar RealTracks, I've used a Seagull Performer Mini-Jumbo for the "basic" guitar melody track, while for the other guitar parts I've used my Godin ACS SA, via a Roland VG-99.

Buon Natale!

Alfredo
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#274789 - 12/15/14 05:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Tu scendi dalle stelle" - Italian Christmas carol [Re: alfstone]
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Kemmrich Offline
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Beautiful tune. I didn't know about this song, so I am glad you brought it to my attention. Excellent choice for percussion and the guitars sound wonderful. Harmony playing is just right. Some mighty fine Christmas tunes abounding this season.
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#274802 - 12/15/14 07:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Tu scendi dalle stelle" - Italian Christmas carol [Re: alfstone]
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Beautiful. Such a mellow, relaxing and spiritual tune. Thanks for posting.


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#274874 - 12/16/14 06:46 AM [User Showcase] Re: "Tu scendi dalle stelle" - Italian Christmas carol [Re: alfstone]
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Very nice.

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#274897 - 12/16/14 08:00 AM [User Showcase] Re: "Tu scendi dalle stelle" - Italian Christmas carol [Re: alfstone]
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Smooooth....enjoyed the listen.

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#275103 - 12/17/14 08:13 AM [User Showcase] Re: "Tu scendi dalle stelle" - Italian Christmas carol [Re: alfstone]
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Excellent!

Super guitar technique!
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#275111 - 12/17/14 08:33 AM [User Showcase] Re: "Tu scendi dalle stelle" - Italian Christmas carol [Re: alfstone]
Registered: 12/21/13
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Greg Johnson Offline
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Beautiful song!! Sounds like Christmas. I love the arrangement and the mix. Great job! Take care. Greg

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