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marble halls [Aug. 20th, 2005|08:39 pm]
Roy Janik
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Meet my new ukulele. It's a koaloha soprano. It was first made in March of this year. Solid koa wood body, mahogany neck, semi-gloss finish, ebony nut and saddle, Schaller spring-loaded tuners, ~7" lower bout, ~13-3/4" scale. It also looks real perty.

And to show off the sound, this week's ukulele recording is an instrumental- I Dreamt I Dwelt In Marble Halls, from the opera The Bohemian Girl. Of course, this recording doesn't really show off the sound, because my current recording set up sucks. But you can see it in person the next time I have a game night.

I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls, Roy on ukulele, mp3, 520k

Next weekend I'll have an original tune for you. For now, I hope you find this auditorily pleasant.

[User Picture]From: goddamn_genius
2005-08-21 03:16 am (UTC)
hi there - I just moved to Austin from California and saw that you have a friend who recently moved to California from here. I think then that you should take advantage of the congruency and be my friend.
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[User Picture]From: timthemagiccow
2005-08-21 05:41 am (UTC)
your recording setup sucks? time for you to buy a $2000 microphone and a 2 ton mixing board
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[User Picture]From: dameaux
2005-08-21 09:59 am (UTC)
No I can't, spend more money.
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From: shannonlucas
2005-08-22 01:07 pm (UTC)
Now I want to hear you play Fear a'Bhata. This version of the lyrics sucks, but it has the basic score.


I have a two recordings of it if you need a reference; one on flute (with Gaelic lyrics) and one on mandolin (with English lyrics). But I excpect the lyrics to be performed in Gaelic by a drunken Kareem.
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[User Picture]From: zinereem
2005-08-22 04:28 pm (UTC)
I would be happy to try and learn it. hook me up with the recordings. if you've got mp3s, just put them somewhere super secret and send me a link.
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From: shannonlucas
2005-08-24 01:36 pm (UTC)
How about AAC format? I can convert them to MP3, but I'm lazy.
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