Robin Thompson


Location: in the Appalachian foothills of southeastern Ohio
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January 5th Waltz- on mountain dulcimer and guitar

Artist: Robin & Mark Thompson
Genre: Folk & Singer-Songwriter
Duration: 00:03:34

Original tune in honor of my mom.

Robin Thompson
12/08/18 04:50:03PM @robin-thompson:

@Gordon-Hardy Thank you!  It makes me smile to think the tune made you feel like dancing. My mom is a very humble person-- she was a very good church pianist and singer in her day-- and has always been a good influence in my life.  

Gordon Hardy
12/08/18 10:46:18AM @gordon-hardy:

Robin, there's nothing quite like an old time waltz. I love the slides. This tune makes me want to shake a leg out on the dance floor. Thanks for sharing. I don't know your Mom but I think she would be proud.

12/06/18 07:58:11PM @strumelia:

Well for what it's worth the slides didn't jump out at me as anything like 'overdone'.  

Robin Thompson
12/06/18 05:01:07PM @robin-thompson:

@Strumelia Thank you!  I hope I don't overdo the slides; it seems, though, a noter is made for emphasizing them, using them as a major feature of a tune.  I think they help create mood well-- hope so, anyway! 

12/06/18 10:22:03AM @strumelia:

How lovely and graceful!  Mark's accompaniment is so beautiful as well.

This piece is a story in itself, like the reflections of a lifetime- starting out in childhood sweetness... the A part has that turn that's full of thought. The B part soars with dignity, then that little edgy tag near the end of each part that reflects challenge... but all comes around in the end.  love

Robin Thompson
12/06/18 08:11:41AM @robin-thompson:

@Kevin-R @Irene @Dusty-Turtle @Ariane @Val-Hughes @Terry-Wilson Friends, I'm glad you liked our little tune-- thank you for the gracious comments!  My mom has been through so very many difficult times-- I see her in decline now-- and wanted to honor her with a tune.  

Terry Wilson
12/06/18 07:52:11AM @terry-wilson:

Robin, I sure enjoyed your song.  Your use of the noter is so very artistic.

Thank you for sharing.

12/06/18 04:18:04AM @val-hughes:

It just keeps getting better. Very very nice.

12/06/18 03:33:21AM @ariane:

VERY lovely, Robin - with beautiful guitar harmonies of your husband.

Dusty Turtle
12/06/18 01:50:04AM @dusty-turtle:

So tasteful and precise.  So calming.  Just beautiful. 

I'm sure Jan 5 has some significance for your mom, but I would call this tune "Serenity."

I'm so glad you posted this.  Thank you.flower

12/05/18 10:17:16PM @irene:

Robin, that was very cool of your sliding....and waltzing and playing music with your husband.  I'm smiling writing this....I'm going to have to try making a long slide on some of my music.  thank you for this one. aloha, irene

Kevin R.
12/05/18 08:57:36PM @kevin-r:

Robin, this was wonderful! I loved it. So nice.