Patty from Virginia

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To Canaan's Land I'm On My Way


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Where the Soul of Man Never Dies on Dulcimer, 155 tuning, Hymn by William M. Golden, 1914, Public Domain
Patty from Virginia
04/18/14 10:53:57PM @patty-from-virginia:

Thanks RobinSmile.gif


Robin Thompson
04/18/14 10:12:42PM @robin-thompson:
Patty, what wonderful play of that great old hymn! I enjoyed listening lots!
Patty from Virginia
04/18/14 12:45:05PM @patty-from-virginia:

Thanks James!!! I'm sure you have fond memories of your grandmother playing hymnsSmile.gif As I've mentioned, I've not heard of this either until a friend of mine posted it on her FB page. Here is a link that gives some more detail about the hymn, http://www.hymnary.org/text/to_canaans_land_im_on_my_way . Apparently it appeared in 44 hymn/song books. It doesn't look like it was published in any hymnals after 1970 according to that time line. I love my Prichard. Kevin did a fine jobSmile.gif


James Phillips
04/18/14 07:43:17AM @james-phillips:

Patty, I know a lot of the older hymns, as my Grandmother was the church organist in the Methodist Church in her village, but I don't think I'd heart this hymn until playing your video. Well done, and love the PrichardGrin.gif


Patty from Virginia
04/17/14 09:56:50PM @patty-from-virginia:

Thanks Helen and Steph!!! I think I'll let John Henry do that Spam songGrin.gif My husband went grocery shopping with me tonight and of all things he had to get some Spam112.gif but I still love him anywaySmile.gif


Helen Seiler
04/17/14 06:40:45PM @helen-seiler:

Great job Patty!


Patty from Virginia
04/17/14 01:34:28PM @patty-from-virginia:

Thanks Dusty!!! Thanks for the Link!!!Smile.gif


Dusty Turtle
04/17/14 11:46:12AM @dusty-turtle:

Nice playing, Patty! That song works great noter/drone!

My favorite non-dulcimer version of this song is the one by Ricky Skaggs and Tony Rice:

. And they're even playing in D, so you can play along.


Patty from Virginia
04/17/14 10:59:44AM @patty-from-virginia:

Thanks Steve! I've not heard this either until recently. I found out about it from a post on FB from a dear friend of mine. There are a few recordings on Youtube. It seems there is some slight variation in the lyrics. Here is a link that Mike gave me of Charlie Moore and his band singing this tune,


Steve Battarbee
04/17/14 08:35:00AM @steve-battarbee:

I've not heard this one before.Sounding good.Thanks for sharing


Patty from Virginia
04/16/14 09:22:17PM @patty-from-virginia:

Rob, I was looking at the video carefully and it does appear I was strumming hard but I didn't think I was strumming too hard. I played it a little bit ago and paid more attention to my right hand and I figured out what is happening. I'm using a small nylon pick and occasionally the first knuckle on my middle finger hits or brushes the strings and that's why you see the dulcimer move a bit.


Patty from Virginia
04/16/14 03:15:59PM @patty-from-virginia:

Thanks Rob!!! After messing up four times I suppose I might have got a bit hard with it...got a bit frustrated to say the leastGrin.gif


Rob N Lackey
04/16/14 02:21:33PM @rob-n-lackey:

Well, Patty, You've done well! Opinion: it seems like you're strumming really hard, almost (shall we say) violently. Relax. Let it swing along. [aside: I wrote this about 8am this morning and forgot to hit <add>]


Patty from Virginia
04/16/14 01:12:34PM @patty-from-virginia:

Thanks Gregory, Jim, Ron, John Henry and Frank!!! Jim, I'll bet you're playing it better than me. I still need to practice Father Halpin a bit moreGrin.gif Ron, the 1 5 5 tuning is DAA with D being the bass string. The Prichard repro I play likes that tuning. Right now it's a bit on the sharp side of DAA. John Henry, Kevin makes a great dulcimer. I truly have enjoyed it from the moment I got it. I'm not going to use any Spam anything LOL. I've been tempted to get one of Mike's Spamjos but only if I have a weak moment. I'm sure the canjos he makes are great. I just have a hard time with the Spam part of itGrin.gif


Frank Ross
04/16/14 01:01:28PM @frank-ross:

Nice going Patty - it sounded great. Also that is one nice dulcimer you have there.


John Henry
04/16/14 10:00:58AM @john-henry:

Nice one Patty, you certainly make Kevin's dulcimer sound great 41.gif ! Never had you down for one of them wiz kid techi players tho', 26.gif ! HN2 for the recording, Audacity to boost volume ect 7.gif . You'll be using one of them there Spam echo chambers next to add interest 113.gif !!

thanks for sharing

John


Ron Larson2
04/16/14 09:04:07AM @ron-larson2:

Patty you do a good job on this song....new guy question what is 1 5 5 - and not many singers on videos here be nice to hear singing with your friend Carrie.


Jim Fawcett
04/16/14 07:31:44AM @jim-fawcett:

I was playing this song this morning from the tab you sent , Patty. Nice job and soundin good.113.gif


Greg Patterson
04/15/14 11:00:02PM @greg-patterson:

Really enjoyed That one!69.gif


Patty from Virginia
04/15/14 10:55:22PM @patty-from-virginia:

Thanks Kevin, Ben, Cindy and Carrie!Smile.gif Kevin, I hope I did the Prichard justice. I did record the audio with an H2N recorder and used Audacity to boost the volume a bit. I didn't have a problem with adding to the video. Carrie, someone suggested I sing this but this song really requires two people to sing it. Are you interested?Smile.gif