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#282058 - 01/26/15 10:11 AM [User Showcase] Song for Rita
Registered: 11/15/14
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FredM Offline
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Hello my friends,

This is a song, dedicated to my lovely wife Rita, who 4 years ago, went sailing across the heavens. Always here!

No vocals in this one, just echoes of Rita... and my nylon guitar

This time with a video, couldn't resist :-) Youtube

... or on Soundcloud

Titel: Song for Rita1
Bestand:Song for Rita2.MGU
Toonsoort=C , Tempo 75, Lengte (m:s)=3:50

Stijl is _PBALADS.STY (Langzame PopBal met Dreamy ElGt 65RS)
MelodieGebruikers Synth is Hi-Q 049 01 Strings, Ensemble, Chamber SampleTank.tgs

RealTracks in stijl: 366:BasEl,Country Gel65
RealTracks in stijl: ~364:GitaarAk,Fingerpick Gel65
RealTracks in song: 2327:Koto,Synth,NewAge Gel110
RealTracks in song: 2462:Piano NewAgeAnswers Ev16 110
RealTracks in song: ~369:PedalSteel,Bckg,Cntry,Gel65
RealDrums in Song: BossaBrushes: a: Sidestick Brushes b: Sidestick, Ride
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#282061 - 01/26/15 10:46 AM [User Showcase] Re: Song for Rita [Re: FredM]
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Fred. Lovely, lovely, lovely. She is looking down and smiling too.

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#282074 - 01/26/15 11:36 AM [User Showcase] Re: Song for Rita [Re: FredM]
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Very nice Fred - quite magical and moving music and video.

GOFBY

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#282085 - 01/26/15 01:04 PM [User Showcase] Re: Song for Rita [Re: FredM]
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Very touching Fred. Thanks for posting. Music is lovely! Take care. Greg

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#282089 - 01/26/15 01:15 PM [User Showcase] Re: Song for Rita [Re: FredM]
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Wow! That is powerful and must have
been difficult to experience the
production of it. Very touching and
an amazing vid.
Rest in peace.

J&B
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#282098 - 01/26/15 01:51 PM [User Showcase] Re: Song for Rita [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Originally Posted By: Janice & Bud
Wow! That is powerful and must have
been difficult to experience the
production of it. Very touching and
an amazing vid.
Rest in peace.

J&B


+1, I can't say it any better than this. Great guitar work! Tom

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#282101 - 01/26/15 02:31 PM [User Showcase] Re: Song for Rita [Re: FredM]
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Fred,

A beautiful song and a poignant dedication. Very moving. Thank you for sharing.

Rec
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#282103 - 01/26/15 02:38 PM [User Showcase] Re: Song for Rita [Re: FredM]
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Fred,

This is truly lovely.

The performance and production and mix are excellent.
But, much like Tom's song (Who I Once Was), the message here is so very much more important that talking about that other stuff.. seems so very unimportant, insignificant.

A wonderful, wonderful tribute - filled with love.

You brought a tear to my eye.
That has to be a hard thing to share. But I'm glad you did.

Truly lovely.

floyd

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#282114 - 01/26/15 03:11 PM [User Showcase] Re: Song for Rita [Re: FredM]
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Lovely, Meditative, melancholy, vivid (I did not watch the video).

Wonderfully mixed with depth of sound and mood.

much enjoyed!

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#282131 - 01/26/15 04:41 PM [User Showcase] Re: Song for Rita [Re: FredM]
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Thank you for the kind movie. It reminded me how precious life of our beloved is. Sorry for your loss, Fred.
Slava

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#282132 - 01/26/15 04:43 PM [User Showcase] Re: Song for Rita [Re: FredM]
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I enjoyed that song and video.

Great job
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#282142 - 01/26/15 05:58 PM [User Showcase] Re: Song for Rita [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Fred, beautifully presented, sentimental and moving. A truly lovely tribute.
Trevor
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#282151 - 01/26/15 08:01 PM [User Showcase] Re: Song for Rita [Re: FredM]
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Perfect music for such a touching video. Very moving.


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#282158 - 01/26/15 08:59 PM [User Showcase] Re: Song for Rita [Re: FredM]
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Love the guitar work, Beautiful melody thanks for sharing!
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#282161 - 01/26/15 09:13 PM [User Showcase] Re: Song for Rita [Re: FredM]
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Beautiful Fred. Thanks for the glimpse.
The video and the music really compliment each other.
Cheers.
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#282208 - 01/27/15 06:32 AM [User Showcase] Re: Song for Rita [Re: FredM]
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Hi Fred,

what a beautiful tribute. Thanks for sharing your music and video with us.

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#282258 - 01/27/15 12:38 PM [User Showcase] Re: Song for Rita [Re: FredM]
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Hi Fred,

This is really beautiful music and together with the video it is quite touching. Wonderful tribute.

Rob and Anne-Marie
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#282288 - 01/27/15 06:49 PM [User Showcase] Re: Song for Rita [Re: Charlie Fogle]
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Beautiful music and such a touching video.

Josie

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#282506 - 01/29/15 11:39 AM [User Showcase] Re: Song for Rita [Re: FredM]
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FredM Offline
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Josie, Gofby, Greg, Janice, Bud, Tom, Rec, Floyd, Gruverider, Slava, Herb, Trevor, Charlie, Robert, Richard,Guenter, Rob, Anne Marie and Josie,

You are all lovely people!
This forum has some fine musicians, composers. But what makes it really special is the emphatic abilities of you all!
You go above and beyond your role as audience, musician, sounding board. I thank you all for your kind comments.

Yes, I had a hard time writing this song and putting together this video, but I felt it had to be done, especially to those left behind.

Thank you all, moving on!

Fred


Edited by FredM (01/29/15 11:45 AM)

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#282510 - 01/29/15 11:49 AM [User Showcase] Re: Song for Rita [Re: FredM]
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Very moving.
Thanks for sharing.
Rob

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