Steve Howe. Mood for a day or The ancient ??

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Steve Howe. Mood for a day or The ancient ??

Post by Preludio » Fri Sep 19, 2008 4:24 am

Hello friends.

For those who likes Steve Howe music, could you please tell me which piece do you think is more difficult: The Ancient or Mood for a day?

Thanks

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Re: Steve Howe. Mood for a day or The ancient ??

Post by Michael » Fri Sep 19, 2008 6:06 am

I think everything he does is difficult, but I did manage to play some of Mood for a Day.

If I can do it, anyone can... :)
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Re: Steve Howe. Mood for a day or The ancient ??

Post by jdhunt » Fri Sep 19, 2008 8:09 pm

I've been playing Mood for a Day for many years and believe it is farily easy. I've never played The Ancient

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Re: Steve Howe. Mood for a day or The ancient ??

Post by GJW » Fri Jan 13, 2017 12:57 pm

I was just going to post a thread about Mr Howe's CG pieces, did a search and found this, I'm playing both pieces at the moment...nice....
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Re: Steve Howe. Mood for a day or The ancient ??

Post by Rick Beauregard » Fri Jan 13, 2017 8:06 pm

It was Steve Howe's Mood that first introduced me to classical/flamenco style guitar. I was actually a keyboardist then, enthralled by Rick Wakeman. Kind of like discovering American delta blues via The Rolling Stones. I've crudely learned Mood but I need to practice it more.
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Re: Steve Howe. Mood for a day or The ancient ??

Post by ronjazz » Sat Jan 14, 2017 2:47 pm

2nd-grade stuff, for the most part. Waste of time.
Lester Devoe Flamenco Negra
Lester Devoe Flamenco Blanca
Aparicio Flamenco Blanca with RMC pickup
Bartolex 7-string with RMC pickup
Giannini 7-string with Shadow pickup
Sal Pace 7-string archtop

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Re: Steve Howe. Mood for a day or The ancient ??

Post by Rick Beauregard » Sat Jan 14, 2017 5:16 pm

ronjazz wrote:2nd-grade stuff, for the most part. Waste of time.
You're right. The Stones suck.
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Re: Steve Howe. Mood for a day or The ancient ??

Post by riffmeister » Sat Jan 14, 2017 6:43 pm

Mood for a Day was one of my early inspirations to pursue the classical guitar. Thank you Steve Howe!

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Re: Steve Howe. Mood for a day or The ancient ??

Post by Guero » Sat Jan 14, 2017 11:08 pm

Preludio wrote:Hello friends.

For those who likes Steve Howe music, could you please tell me which piece do you think is more difficult: The Ancient or Mood for a day?

Thanks
The Clap.

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Re: Steve Howe. Mood for a day or The ancient ??

Post by Philosopherguy » Sat Jan 14, 2017 11:29 pm

I've always been fond of Diary of a Man who Vanished. I never learned to play it though. But, I do play Mood for a Day.

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Re: Steve Howe. Mood for a day or The ancient ??

Post by GJW » Sun Jan 15, 2017 9:33 am

Philosopherguy wrote:I've always been fond of Diary of a Man who Vanished. I never learned to play it though. But, I do play Mood for a Day.

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2 x Westone electrics
2 x Fender F series 6 string (steel), Fender F series 12 string
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Kokle (from Latvia), Geierleyer (from Germany) and a Ukulele

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Re: Steve Howe. Mood for a day or The ancient ??

Post by Mark Clifton-Gaultier » Sun Jan 15, 2017 12:13 pm

Guero wrote:The Clap
The clap is a disease. Steve's piece is called simply, "Clap".
ronjazz wrote:2nd-grade stuff, for the most part. Waste of time.
Absolutely agree - I find it so annoying - everywhere I go - second graders banging out this or that work by Howe.
GJW wrote:
Philosopherguy wrote:I've always been fond of Diary of a Man who Vanished.
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The Diary of a Man who Disappeared
On "The Steve Howe Album" the track is titled, "Diary of a Man Who Vanished" ; the published score, "Diary of a Man who Disappeared".

Favourite part of that album is Claire Hamill's vocal on, "Don't Look Over Your Shoulder". A bit out of tune but slightly edgy and full of expression. A shame that she never really developed the qualities displayed there.

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Re: Steve Howe. Mood for a day or The ancient ??

Post by UKsteve » Sun Jan 15, 2017 3:39 pm

ronjazz wrote:2nd-grade stuff, for the most part. Waste of time.
Priceless.

That's what I love about this forum. So welcoming and encouraging.

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Re: Steve Howe. Mood for a day or The ancient ??

Post by Rick Beauregard » Sun Jan 15, 2017 6:01 pm

UKsteve wrote:
ronjazz wrote:2nd-grade stuff, for the most part. Waste of time.
Priceless.

That's what I love about this forum. So welcoming and encouraging.
Thank you. I thought no one else noticed. Neither my snark about the Stones. Mostly this forum is welcoming and most encouraging.
All this time I thought I was making music; it was making me.
2015 Steve Ganz "Solidarity"
1980 Dauphin D30
1962 Fender pre-CBS P-Bass
National Triolian Uke ca.1930
Almost as many fly rods as guitars
_/) _/)
_/)

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Re: Steve Howe. Mood for a day or The ancient ??

Post by ronjazz » Sun Jan 15, 2017 9:09 pm

Mostly this forum is about classical guitar. Not always, I see.
Lester Devoe Flamenco Negra
Lester Devoe Flamenco Blanca
Aparicio Flamenco Blanca with RMC pickup
Bartolex 7-string with RMC pickup
Giannini 7-string with Shadow pickup
Sal Pace 7-string archtop

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