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Arousing Variations

Post by RCJames » Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:56 pm

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The woman I knew
moved in different ways,
all limb lovely,
and feelings within her
moved as well,
outpacing wind-gone leaves,
spinning away
from grasping bough,
her thought whirled
in its bright container.

Swift and gliding,
so she was;
I halt by the memory,
captive
to her dizzying motion,
my dim sphere
shadowed by her circle
revolving in itself,
itself moving too.

If eternity
stands waiting,
the freedom
of her dancing
inside a dance,
deserves
its extended hand.

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Re: Arousing Variations

Post by Macavity » Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:04 pm

You sure do attack those strings. Really enjoyed the guitar work.

cheers

mac

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Re: Arousing Variations

Post by twoleftfeet » Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:34 am

Hello,RC

I really like your voice.
The bass drone sounds a bit wooly in places where (I'm guessing) the strings are not heavy enough.
What tuning are you using?

Geoff (TLF)
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Re: Arousing Variations

Post by RCJames » Wed Jun 26, 2019 1:10 am

mac and TLF - I guess the audio does work - I can't access it myself - don' unnerstan'.

It's in Open C tuning - the bass and D strings are really low - hard to control the fuzz or wooliness - RC

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Re: Arousing Variations

Post by twoleftfeet » Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:15 am

RCJames wrote:
Wed Jun 26, 2019 1:10 am
mac and TLF - I guess the audio does work - I can't access it myself - don' unnerstan'.

Direct(?) links aren't working at the moment,RC.
We're having to copy the URL into the address bar.
NB If you post a YOUTUBE link, a direct link IS created if you change //https to //http.
RCJames wrote:
Wed Jun 26, 2019 1:10 am
It's in Open C tuning - the bass and D strings are really low - hard to control the fuzz or wooliness - RC
One of my favourite guitarists - Dave Evans - use CAGDAD a lot.
I think he uses an old railway line for his bottom "C" !
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Re: Arousing Variations

Post by RCJames » Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:00 am

TLF - What Evans is using is a different C tuning from the one I use.

I use CGCGCE - Joni Mitchell used it on some of her tunes. It's easy
to get a sort of oriental sound out of it. - RC

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Re: Arousing Variations

Post by twoleftfeet » Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:49 am

RC,
I did try open "C" tuning once - I broke the "B" string tuning it up to "C". True! :lol:
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