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#197831 - 03/10/13 08:33 PM [User Showcase] Dani's Finnish Waltz - A Mandolin Piece
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I did this yesterday for our new Finnish friend, Dani. He's heard it and enjoyed it. Welcome, Dani, my friend.

It's the first tune on my SoundClick site.

Comments a constructive criticism welcomed.

http://www.soundclick.com/bands/default.cfm?bandID=1209254&content=music
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#197832 - 03/10/13 09:11 PM [User Showcase] Re: Dani's Finnish Waltz - A Mandolin Piece [Re: Don Gaynor]
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Hi, Don, my friend


I think it is a marvellous tune
and I feel more than honoured
for your dedication !:) I am
waiting eagerly for the lyrics
so that I can sing this tune
about how distances do not mean
anything for true friends !:)

Thank you Don so much and also for
your warm words of welcome!:)

Cheers
Dani

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#197833 - 03/11/13 08:33 AM [User Showcase] Re: Dani's Finnish Waltz - A Mandolin Piece [Re: dani48]
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Hi Don
Very cute tune. I also look forward to you dreaming up some lyrics and letting Dani have a go at singing them.
Well done Don

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#197834 - 03/11/13 12:54 PM [User Showcase] Re: Dani's Finnish Waltz - A Mandolin Piece [Re: JoanneCooper]
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Hi Don,

Nice tune.
But you didn't play the mandolin, did you?
If so, it's cute.

Guenter

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#197835 - 03/11/13 01:19 PM [User Showcase] Re: Dani's Finnish Waltz - A Mandolin Piece [Re: boehm]
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Hi Don
I really enjoyed this.
I guess the Mandolin Lead is RT. I love the way it all sits so well together.
A bluegrass style for you maybe but to us over here in the UK it could so easily be converted into an Irish Waltz with a fiddle Lead.
Excellent, my friend.
Ian
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#197836 - 03/11/13 05:40 PM [User Showcase] Re: Dani's Finnish Waltz - A Mandolin Piece [Re: sixchannel]
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Don,

That is quite the "enjoyable listen". I think Ian is right, it does have that Irish flair to it.. Do they have mandolins in Finland?

floyd

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#197837 - 03/11/13 06:01 PM [User Showcase] Re: Dani's Finnish Waltz - A Mandolin Piece [Re: floyd jane]
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No Floyd - they have Huskies! Lol !
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Goodnight all
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#197838 - 03/11/13 07:52 PM [User Showcase] Re: Dani's Finnish Waltz - A Mandolin Piece [Re: sixchannel]
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Hi, Floyd and Ian ! (Lol):)

Certainly we do have mandolins but
I think that the Kantele is the true
finnish string instrument ?

Lol
Dani

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#197839 - 03/11/13 09:10 PM [User Showcase] Re: Dani's Finnish Waltz - A Mandolin Piece [Re: dani48]
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Very nice flow to this waltz.

Good job Don!
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#197840 - 03/12/13 02:20 AM [User Showcase] Re: Dani's Finnish Waltz - A Mandolin Piece [Re: Danny C.]
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Hi Don,

Wonderful. To me it sounded like the melody was 6/8 and played against a 3/4 accompaniment. It certainly fitted incredibly well. This is a very engaging piece of music. Loved it.

Regards,
Noel
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