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Offline BWV 1080

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Mahler on guitar
« on: July 12, 2020, 07:17:24 AM »
An arrangement I made of Gieng heut' Morgen über's Feld from Lieder eines fahrenden Geselle, more familiar perhaps in its adaptation by Mahler for the opening movement of his First Symphony

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Re: Mahler on guitar
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2020, 08:46:56 AM »
Nice to hear someone attempt this. Your tone sounds nice and full. What tuning are you using?

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« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2020, 01:26:40 PM »
Nice to hear someone attempt this. Your tone sounds nice and full. What tuning are you using?

Thanks, just drop D, problem w Mahler is he starts in D maj but ends in F# after moving through B, so it quickly becomes a barre-fest
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Re: Mahler on guitar
« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2020, 01:57:25 PM »
An arrangement I made of Gieng heut' Morgen über's Feld from Lieder eines fahrenden Geselle, more familiar perhaps in its adaptation by Mahler for the opening movement of his First Symphony

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Bravo! Well done sir. I did enjoy that. Oh that my left has was still that nimble.
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Re: Mahler on guitar
« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2020, 07:36:01 PM »
Pretty cool! There needs to be more Mahler on guitar out there in the world.
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Re: Mahler on guitar
« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2020, 05:31:51 AM »
Nice job. I liked the arrangement.
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Re: Mahler on guitar
« Reply #6 on: July 14, 2020, 10:41:06 AM »
An arrangement I made of Gieng heut' Morgen über's Feld from Lieder eines fahrenden Geselle, more familiar perhaps in its adaptation by Mahler for the opening movement of his First Symphony

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Very nicely done, Steve!
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« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2020, 09:18:37 AM »
Nice. Your arrangement sounds more contrapuntal than the Mahler orchestration. I would try to build more rich chords at the expense of dropping some of the counter-melodies. Also you could be more expressive that way. That D to F# modulation is a problem. I wonder if it's possible to tune E6 to F# from the start (it IS a chord tone in D) since pedal point is at the essence of this work. Nice job!

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Re: Mahler on guitar
« Reply #8 on: October 08, 2020, 10:59:24 PM »
As a new member, I am excited to hear classical guitar tunes here!