The Ways of the Wanderer

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  • Tune Database entry
  • Tune Name: The Ways of the Wanderer

  • Tune Type: Half Reel

  • Composed By: Aaron Lindo

  • Arranged By:

  • Year Composed: 2004


Medievalman
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The Ways of the Wanderer

Post by Medievalman » Sat May 22, 2004 3:39 am

I am posting 2 versions, one simple (for bands) and one more complex (for soloists). i really want feed back on this so could people that download it please give me feedback. Tell me which one u think is better.
Tell me if the complex one is too over the top. etc
Thanks,
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The Ways of the Wanderer version 2.bww
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The Ways of the Wanderer.bww
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Aaron

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Post by awpiper » Sun May 23, 2004 3:39 am

Nice tune........but......the timing is off in the first part......you are LIGHT one 1/8th note......that is why it sounds rushed.......nice underlying rhythm though.......once you fix it the way you want it to sound it should be a real nice tune.......Mark
Cait Am Biodh Na Puirt Nach Faigheadh Na Piobairean
(Where would the tunes be the pipers could not find)

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Birl timing challenge

Post by david n. siegel » Sun May 23, 2004 1:52 pm

Some of those birls will be tough to time in unison playing, even in moderate reel tempo. You have hG-birls, lA-birls, and lG-birls, some from less-than-ideal attack points. Timing all these in unison playing so that they still sound like birls won't be easy. I am surprised how often professional level competitors show weakness in making clean birls from tricky positions in uptempo playing. (Similar to the problem of the sluggish B in the crunluath off D in piobaireachd.) Obviously solo playing gives a little more leeway.

But, if you like the tune the way it is, I certainly don't advocate dumbing it down. If you've got the players, try the "hard" version. In any event, keep on composing.

Regards,
-David.

Medievalman
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Post by Medievalman » Sun May 23, 2004 3:50 pm

Thanks for the feed back, i thought it was a little rushed too, i just needed a second opinon. i have changed a couple things i think make it better, please tell me if it beter or worse. or should i keep it consistant.
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The Ways of the Wanderer version 2.bww
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Post by awpiper » Sun May 23, 2004 4:47 pm

Much improved!!!!.........Nice chune........Mark
Cait Am Biodh Na Puirt Nach Faigheadh Na Piobairean
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