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bigears
12-17-2008, 01:06 PM
This is my attempt at rendering an old hymn using the GASP and the Gofriller, played into Sonar and then edited. The song dates from 1871, when the music was composed by Sir John Goss to words that were written in 1851 by Edward Casnall.

"See amid the winter's snow,
Born for us on earth below,
See the tender Lamb appears,
Promised from eternal years."

I tried to capture an arrangement I remembered of this song with the piano and cello. I hope this is enjoyed, and I'd like to wish everyone here a joyful Christmas! John

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Mark5
12-17-2008, 02:39 PM
Wow that was really eloquently played bigears. Well done.
Very nice blend between the 2 instruments and the dynamics were very smooth.

I really enjoyed that piece. Thank you for the listen. :hp:


Mark...

Jaybee
12-17-2008, 05:10 PM
And a Merry Christmas to you, John. Elegance in simplicity. Simply beautiful. Thanks.

RichR
12-17-2008, 08:00 PM
I haven't heard this old hymn in quite a few years. Thanks for sharing such a beautiful arrangement of it. That is some sweet tender cello and piano playing. )(~

sunbird
12-18-2008, 02:25 AM
John,

That's a really beautiful piece! I have never heard it before.

I enjoyed your playing and arrangement. )(~

That cello is so wonderful... I need it too... can I borrow it from you...? lol :p

Thanks for a very enjoyable listen,


Yudit

Brindle
12-18-2008, 06:22 AM
I really-really liked it right from the start, beautifully composed and produced.. I can't say one bad thing about it, good work and merry christmas to you as well! :)

etLux
12-18-2008, 02:41 PM
Merry Christmas, John!

Thank you for this truly beautiful rendition... just lovely;
very well done in all regards.

I hope you'll consider submitting this for next year's
Christmas CD!

All the best,



David
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David Sosnowski
www.DavidSosnowski.com

Rhap2
12-18-2008, 04:44 PM
John:

Merry Christmas to you also. Really enjoyed the
wonderful sound you have created with the
new Steinway and the Gofriller. I've had my Gofriller
now for a year, but haven't done much with it. I
always get so bogged down with arranging other people's
music that I don't have time for my own........mostly.

A really wonderful Christmas song and elegantly played.

BRAVO, John

Jack

Scott McCallister
12-18-2008, 07:38 PM
This is awesome.

Thanks for posting this

fastlane
12-18-2008, 09:50 PM
That was very nice. It was played with great feeling and reverence.



Phil

rolifer
12-19-2008, 04:47 PM
John

Since you are in Illinois, I assume in order to play this we have to pay someone..... The Governor maybe?

Sorry...I couldn't resist.

This is put together very well amd may you have a Merry Christmas as well.

Ron

bigears
12-19-2008, 05:26 PM
While this is kicked backed up the order, I want to thank everyone who has listened and commented. I truly appreciate everyone's thoughts on this.

Ron, we are a bit ashamed right now in Illinois, but one thing we get right here is that we have our governors make our license plates.

John