Powell, Baden - Valsa Sem Nome

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chlebik
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Re: Powell, Baden - Valsa Sem Nome

Post by chlebik » Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:21 am

Fantastic!
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Re: Powell, Baden - Valsa Sem Nome

Post by Ray » Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:38 pm

chlebik wrote:
Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:21 am
Fantastic!
chlebik thank you so much, you just made my day! :D

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Re: Powell, Baden - Valsa Sem Nome

Post by Gallagher » Mon Sep 03, 2018 11:57 pm

Stunning playing. Beautiful phrasing of the melody and overall structure of the piece. Great tone, dynamics, and a very tasteful use of rubato. I think you fare very well in comparison with Baden Powell’s original recording. To sum up you sound like a total professional, how many years have you been playing? Thanks for sharing your playing on the forum, please post more!

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Re: Powell, Baden - Valsa Sem Nome

Post by SteveL123 » Tue Sep 04, 2018 3:43 am

Ray, you put a lot of heart and soul into your playing. :bravo: Love it!
This piece somehow reminds me of Mogiana by Konstantin Vassiliev. What do you think?

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Re: Powell, Baden - Valsa Sem Nome

Post by Ray » Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:23 am

Gallagher wrote:
Mon Sep 03, 2018 11:57 pm
Stunning playing. Beautiful phrasing of the melody and overall structure of the piece. Great tone, dynamics, and a very tasteful use of rubato. I think you fare very well in comparison with Baden Powell’s original recording. To sum up you sound like a total professional, how many years have you been playing? Thanks for sharing your playing on the forum, please post more!
Gallagher thank you so much! I think I'm going to use what you wrote printed on the back of my CD one day if I ever record one! :merci:

Best regards, Ray

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Re: Powell, Baden - Valsa Sem Nome

Post by Ray » Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:26 am

SteveL123 wrote:
Tue Sep 04, 2018 3:43 am
Ray, you put a lot of heart and soul into your playing. :bravo: Love it!
This piece somehow reminds me of Mogiana by Konstantin Vassiliev. What do you think?
Hey SteveL123 the man with the great ears from the Barrios La Catedral thread - thank you so much for the kind words much appreciated!

Yes this Baden Powell waltz is reminiscent of Mogiana, it has the same mood and the dark melody and harmonies in the minor key.

Thanks for the bravo, you made my day! :D

Best wishes, Ray

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Re: Powell, Baden - Valsa Sem Nome

Post by rguitar » Sat Sep 22, 2018 3:57 pm

Thanks for this. I have an old vinyl of Baden Powell and this piece is one of the tracks. You've inspired me to print out the score and learn it.

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Re: Powell, Baden - Valsa Sem Nome

Post by Ray » Wed Sep 26, 2018 10:50 pm

rguitar wrote:
Sat Sep 22, 2018 3:57 pm
Thanks for this. I have an old vinyl of Baden Powell and this piece is one of the tracks. You've inspired me to print out the score and learn it.
rguitar - Thank you so much glad I inspired you! :D

Would like to hear your interpretation here when you learn it! :D

Regards, Ray

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Re: Powell, Baden - Valsa Sem Nome

Post by man-argentina » Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:28 am

Im not an expert but i really like it, really liked the piece, and the tone of the guitar, theres something about record with portable recorders or even cams that makes you feel the ambient of the room and the guitar really alive, not like in a studio that at least to make the sound a bit steryl and unreal.

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