Unsure about the merit of this one

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  • Tune Database entry
  • Tune Name: Dreamtime

  • Tune Type: 4/4 Slow Air

  • Composed By: John W. Frater

  • Arranged By:

  • Year Composed: 2003

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Unsure about the merit of this one

Post by JOHN FRATER » Sat Dec 17, 2005 10:23 pm

My 1st attempt at a slow air
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david n. siegel
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Post by david n. siegel » Mon Dec 19, 2005 7:18 am

Melodically, I can't fault this tune at all. If Dunblane and Cullen Bay had a child, this would be it. Unquestionably, this would sound beautiful with a strong, simple harmony.

Regarding similarities to other tunes, well, I tend to look at it this way: It clearly isn't a duplicate of any preexisting tune that I know. If you have given us a few familiar themes and phrases, then you have also brought out a traditional sound with your own musical sense.

This would be well-displayed with a 2-to-1 ratio of melody to harmony.


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