flameproof - Tuppenny Reis

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flameproof - Tuppenny Reis

Postby flameproof » Sat Oct 31, 2009 12:21 pm

It was my intention to write a pastiche in the style of Dilermando Reis, I don't know to what extent I succeeded, but I quite like the end result.

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Re: flameproof - Tuppenny Reis

Postby Denian Arcoleo » Sat Oct 31, 2009 12:44 pm

Really excellent. For me you've captured that Brazilian saudade very well indeed. Aside from the lovely composition itself, your performance of it is quite moving.

:bravo:

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Re: flameproof - Tuppenny Reis

Postby Vito Simplicio » Sat Oct 31, 2009 12:46 pm

Flameproof, you've done a beautiful job on this piece. :bravo:

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Re: flameproof - Tuppenny Reis

Postby flameproof » Sat Oct 31, 2009 3:34 pm

Thank you both for your very kind comments.
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Re: flameproof - Tuppenny Reis

Postby Vesuvio » Sat Oct 31, 2009 9:02 pm

Hi Flameproof,

I knew I was going to like this! :bravo: and thank you very much,

All the best, V :D
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Re: flameproof - Tuppenny Reis

Postby wolfgang » Sat Oct 31, 2009 11:14 pm

superb :bravo:

btw. Reis means "rice" in German. Can't help getting a strange image of a not very filling third-world meal in my mind :shock:

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Re: flameproof - Tuppenny Reis

Postby flameproof » Sat Oct 31, 2009 11:37 pm

Thanks again Vesuvio, nice to know your expectations were met. But now I'll be angsty next piece!

And thanks too, wolfgang. There's an English nursery rhyme: "Half a pound of tuppenny Reis!" -- it's a morality tale on the subject of profligate spending, or something (I don't really know -- English nursery rhymes are designed to confuse our youngest, and put them in fear of blackbirds, eggs, kittens and such).

So the title is really a rotten pun, sorry.
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Re: flameproof - Tuppenny Reis

Postby tocapuro » Sat Oct 31, 2009 11:53 pm

Wow, I've never listened to your creations before-this is sublime.
Congratulations on composing such a beautiful work.
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Re: flameproof - Tuppenny Reis

Postby KeMe » Sun Nov 01, 2009 2:34 am

Congratulations Flameproof,
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Really beautiful piece, I love the melody. Thank you for sharing the music from your heart with us, Flameproof.
You are truly a very creative and talented musician and I certainly enjoy hearing you play.
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Re: flameproof - Tuppenny Reis

Postby flameproof » Sun Nov 01, 2009 9:58 am

Thank you, Dennis and KeMe -- your comments are very much appreciated.
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Re: flameproof - Tuppenny Reis

Postby muirtan » Sun Nov 01, 2009 10:20 am

Hi, lovely piece.

Have you heard the Anthony Newley version of 'Pop goes the weasel'? That really does date me!! Here's one version of what the nursery rhyme means http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_does_Pop ... easel_mean

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Re: flameproof - Tuppenny Reis

Postby avoz » Sun Nov 01, 2009 11:07 am

:merci: Lovely piece - I played it from the monitor and though no tempo is given a later hearing of the MP3 showed my sense of a ballad style tempo matched yours almost exactly, though it does 'work' at quicker tempo too. Perhaps a sweet companion piece could include 'treacle' in the title :)

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Re: flameproof - Tuppenny Reis

Postby flameproof » Sun Nov 01, 2009 1:36 pm

Thank you muirtan and avoz -- I confess I didn't mark a tempo because I couldn't make up my own mind. Treacle is on its way.
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Re: flameproof - Tuppenny Reis

Postby licaptn » Mon Nov 02, 2009 1:06 am

Great work once again, Flamey. This piece is beautifully written and, as usual, you play it well. It will be the newest addition to my Delcamp playlist.

:merci: :bravo:

But, "treacle?" You are too much. :lol:

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Re: flameproof - Tuppenny Reis

Postby flameproof » Tue Nov 03, 2009 4:37 pm

Thanks for saying licaptn. As for Treacle, perhaps it would be too much, but then again it might also be carthatic -- I said recently to my mate Paula Lancroft that I'm currently stuck channeling musical candy floss, that just might be the way to get rid of it.
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