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#305965 - 08/10/15 01:26 PM [User Showcase] Eternal Charade - Guitar Instrumental
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I've been recovering from a mild stroke and my guitar playing ability is significantly diminished ... might return, might not. Also, we've been dealing with the death of our oldest son and several other issues. So, we've been away for quite some time.

I am playing nothing on this song ... all BIAB tracks. I felt the need to compose something and get a new song posted and this is what I came up with. You can applaud Brent Mason for the guitar work. I take credit only for the concept and arrangement. Hope you like it.

Di sends her best with love and hugs to all. She's in the middle of a major medical issue, also.

We've missed you guys a bunch! Here's the link:


http://www.soundclick.com/player/single_player.cfm?songid=13186039&q=hi&newref=1



File:Al - Eternal Charade.SGU
Key=Fm , Tempo 78, Length (m:s)=3:41
4 bar intro, 32 bar chorus, from bar 5 to bar 36. Repeat x2 choruses
Melody has 575 notes, Melody harmony is < no harmony >(0)
Soloist track has 2337 notes, Soloist harmony is < no harmony >(0)
Song is saved with Volume, Pan, Reverb, Chorus, Bank0,
Song is saved with bar changes for Volume Changes,
Style is MICHEL1.STY (Michel 1 - Slow Pop Orchestral)
Style MIDI Instruments are : Acoustic String Bass (33), Acoustic Piano (1), 49/1 Strings and Brass, GM2 Bank 1, Slow Strings (50),
RealTracks in song: 1706:Guitar, Electric, Soloist CountryBrent Ev 085 (Bluesy)
RealTracks in song: 1838:Piano, Acoustic, Rhythm PopModernGrooveSync4s Ev16 075
MIDI Drums :1 Standard Drum Kit (1)

RealDrums will be substituted :CountryEven16: a: Brushes b: Snare, HiHat
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#305983 - 08/10/15 04:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: Eternal Charade - Guitar Instrumental [Re: Al-David]
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I pray that you both will get well soon. You are in our prayers.

Very nice song. Your mixes are always spot on!
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#306001 - 08/10/15 06:14 PM [User Showcase] Re: Eternal Charade - Guitar Instrumental [Re: Al-David]
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Really nice tune. Good to see a post from you guys again. I enjoyed this.

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#306034 - 08/11/15 05:20 AM [User Showcase] Re: Eternal Charade - Guitar Instrumental [Re: Al-David]
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Sounds good, Alan

The best to you and Di

Always good to have you back , even just a little...

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#306048 - 08/11/15 07:49 AM [User Showcase] Re: Eternal Charade - Guitar Instrumental [Re: Al-David]
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Hi Al and Di,

Good to see and hear from you again, even if it's just now and then. You've been in our minds though, during your absence.
The music is beautiful.
We hope you'll both recover soon.

Rob and Anne-Marie
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#306080 - 08/11/15 01:14 PM [User Showcase] Re: Eternal Charade - Guitar Instrumental [Re: Al-David]
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Hi guys. Sorry for all of your struggles. Keep playin' that guitar Al. People can accomplish incredible recoveries. In the meantime, Brent is a great substitute. He's my favorite "in the box" guitarist. Best to both of you. You guys are a joy on the forum. Keep in touch. Take care. Greg

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#306349 - 08/12/15 07:39 PM [User Showcase] Re: Eternal Charade - Guitar Instrumental [Re: Al-David]
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It's good to see you have music to turn to in trying times and I'm glad you took time to share. It was a pleasant listen for sure.

Best to you both.

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#306352 - 08/12/15 07:43 PM [User Showcase] Re: Eternal Charade - Guitar Instrumental [Re: Al-David]
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Alan,

Glad to see a post from you! You have been in my prayers. I hope your recovery is swift and complete. And may God continue to comfort you in the loss of your son.

Steve

(Enjoyed the song.)
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#306756 - 08/13/15 05:44 PM [User Showcase] Re: Eternal Charade - Guitar Instrumental [Re: Al-David]
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Hope you feel better soon and find peace with all that's going on.

In the meanwhile, very lovely track - very expressive and sweet listening, and you do use Brent Mason's playing to great advantage!

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#306772 - 08/14/15 06:26 AM [User Showcase] Re: Eternal Charade - Guitar Instrumental [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Hi Al and Di,
Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
Sorry for all of your struggles. Keep playin' that guitar Al. People can accomplish incredible recoveries. In the meantime, Brent is a great substitute. He's my favorite "in the box" guitarist. Best to both of you. You guys are a joy on the forum. Keep in touch. Take care.

Greg said it so nicely. Couldn't phrase it better.
Very enjoyable listen.

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#306786 - 08/14/15 08:34 AM [User Showcase] Re: Eternal Charade - Guitar Instrumental [Re: Al-David]
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Everything sounds great to us. Sometimes in the hands of talent it is
made so obvious how tremendous RT's are. Pleasant listen indeed.

Best to both of you. Stick around...it could be good for your soul.

Y'all are in our thoughts.

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#306965 - 08/15/15 07:49 AM [User Showcase] Re: Eternal Charade - Guitar Instrumental [Re: Al-David]
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Brent Mason. What a player.

I'm sorry to hear of your struggles and health issues. Sending prayers to both you and Di.

This sounds so good. Like the studio musicians sat down and cut the song. Excellent job:)
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#306980 - 08/15/15 10:39 AM [User Showcase] Re: Eternal Charade - Guitar Instrumental [Re: Al-David]
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Hi Everyone ...

A big thanks to all who have come by and left those really nice words. I'm giving a group thank you ... hope that's. Typing is a bit of a challenge right now.

Appreciate everyone's kind thoughts and well-wishes. Getting better all the time!

Alan (& Di)
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#307226 - 08/16/15 07:27 PM [User Showcase] Re: Eternal Charade - Guitar Instrumental [Re: Al-David]
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Thanks for posting - I'm glad that Brent showed up for the gig! wink
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#307313 - 08/17/15 08:19 AM [User Showcase] Re: Eternal Charade - Guitar Instrumental [Re: Al-David]
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Good to hear you back Al, hope your guitar playing slowly returns also
All the best to Di and take care yourself,

BIAB is wonderful medication and an universal drug cool

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