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Ensemble version at a slower tempo. Rice.

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Comment by Sylvia on December 13, 2011 at 4:10am
Loved it Tim, made a great start to the morning.
Comment by Al Smitley on December 13, 2011 at 7:15am

Very nice!  Am I too being too hopeful in thinking that it might be a cut off of a third minstrel banjo CD?

Comment by Tim Twiss on December 13, 2011 at 8:26am

No...that was part of an experiment. I was trying it at all these different tempos and rhythms. It is a tricky tune in 2/4 time, and is sort of hard to play when you think of it with only one strong beat per bar. It kind of twists around on itself when you play it fast...sort of like a musical mobius strip. I play it in with a strong 2/4 feeling now...2 beats in a bar. It works out okay. I like using the multi-track, but what are you going to do for a visual? I don't have the patience or knowledge for synching them up. That is how Davey and Meiko ended up in there. Funny part is, I have an outfit just like Davey.

Comment by Tim Twiss on July 26, 2012 at 5:19pm

I thought I would refeature this one...with some help. Slowest experimented tempo yet, with a counter melody.

Comment by Tim Twiss on July 31, 2014 at 9:01pm
With a counter line added

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