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Shenandoah - international online music project


musician/member name: Music
Duration: 00:04:07
description:
"Shenandoah" is an online music project with 31 musicians from USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Austria and Germany playing mountain dulcimer, hammered dulcimer and bowed psaltery.

The idea for it was posted 2 months ago in relevant dulcimer facebook groups and forums in the USA and Germany.

Within few days around 45 musicians have shown interest to take part and based on a facebook survey with 19 traditional folk tune proposals the lovely tune "Shenandoah" became the winner.

For easy communication the facebook group "Online Music Projects - Dulcimer & more" has been created for this and further projects.

Only the following specifications for the recordings were given: Key of D, tempo of 60 bpm, 3 rounds of playing.

After I have received recordings from 31 musicians I have taken 2 measures of everybody and have placed them in a row in order to create these 5 rounds of "Shenandoah" followed by a wonderful outro.

It was a great pleasure and joy for me and I hope that you like the music and video as much as I do.

I would like to thank all participants for their enthusiasm, musicality and time for this project - here they are in alphabetic order:

Cindy Barbee (USA)
Steve Battarbee (UK)
Anne Bowman (Australia)
Jamie Burkhouse Trask (USA)
Molly Caskey (USA)
Scott Conner (USA)
Hilary Davies (UK)
Michael Dolan (USA)
Sharon Eastvold (USA)
Gordon Hardy (Canada)
Marion Haigh (Australia)
Ronda Haley (USA)
Gloria Hays (USA)
Barbara (Austria)
Ken Hulme (USA)
Laura Hunt Angel (USA)
Cheryl James (USA)
Leslie Kane (USA)
Karen Keeton Palmer (USA)
Ariane Klauer (Germany)
Linda Leaf (USA)
Mary Elizabeth Nave (USA)
Valerie Parker (USA)
Gale Rathgeber Barr (USA)
Dean Robinson (USA)
Elaine Robinson (USA)
Linda Smith (USA)
Martha Strausbaugh (USA)
Mark Thompson (USA)
Robin Thompson (USA)
Debbie Velasquez (USA)
Ariane
08/30/20 08:53:19AM @ariane:

Thank you very much, John, for your very kind comment - I am happy that you like it. flower


John W. McKinstry
08/29/20 02:59:32PM @john-w-mckinstry:

Listening to these musicians joined in song was truly uplifting.

Thanks you Ariane and all who participated. Good Job!!!

 


Ariane
08/26/20 10:23:34AM @ariane:

Thank you very much, Lisa and Irene, for your very kind comments.

Irene, thank you so much, that you shared your very moving memories - I am very touched. grphug


IRENE
08/24/20 10:49:17PM @irene:

Dearest Ariane, and wonderful 31 players........   Now, I'm crying typing this.   As this was one of Tomasi's favorite songs to play on his autoharp and we played it often together.   He played with you all, and me too.  more then thank you.....more.....aloha, irene


Strumelia
08/24/20 09:18:33PM @strumelia:

Amazing!  Ariane, what a terrific job you did putting this whole thing together.  And everyone's playing was a true delight!   inlove


Ariane
08/21/20 11:49:14AM @ariane:

Thank you, Robin, Dusty, Kevin and Gale for your very kind comments - I am so happy that you like it.

It is always a great pleasure to make these kind of projects together with all those lovely music friends. grphug


Gale A Barr
08/20/20 08:13:49PM @gale-a-barr:

Ariane, thanks again for all your hard work on organizing this and putting the video together! This was a great learning experience and fun. Kudos to all those that were able to participate! I will definitely do it again if I can! 


Kevin R.
08/20/20 04:36:47PM @kevin-r:

Great job everybody! What a really nice project. Ariane, you always do such a great job with your videos. Very professionally done.


Dusty Turtle
08/20/20 02:42:24PM @dusty-turtle:

Bravo, @Ariane and all the participants!  This is absolutely wonderful. A moving tribute to international cooperation and a celebration of a wonderful song.

What a fine job you did, Ariane, organizing this project and editing it all together.


Robin Thompson
08/20/20 01:39:38PM @robin-thompson:

@gordon-hardy You did a great job-- @ariane beginning with you works just right!  It was both privilege and pleasure to be part of this wonderful world-wide project.  Thank you, Ariane, for all your work and thanks to all the other participants for a job well done!