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Old 02-13-2010, 10:05 PM
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Default 望春风 by Pier Lim

Hi guys,

Here an arrangement of a taiwanese folk song originating from the 1930s I did. Hope you like it! Comments are appreciated!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6YivXDC1ak

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Old 02-13-2010, 10:46 PM
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Very nice, Pier! That looks like a really sweet Goodall, too. Is "Embrace the Spring Breeze" an accurate translation of the song's name?
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Old 02-14-2010, 04:57 AM
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Hi Pier,
You mind if I ask what tuning you're in? Sounds really nice!
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Old 02-14-2010, 08:30 AM
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Thanks ScottAllyn and jay7347! The song's tuning is in DADGAD.
"Embrace the Spring Breeze" is a pretty good translation.. "Looking Towards the Spring Breeze" is more accurate but doesn't sound quite as nice .
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Old 02-14-2010, 08:41 AM
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That is beautiful, Pier.
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Old 02-14-2010, 08:49 AM
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Well played and a nice song selection. I would never have thought there were similarities between Taiwanese folk and american western folk. Interesting - and again - nice job!!
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Thanks dberch and jacothedog! Actually I was trying to emulate the chinese gu zhen in the beginning of the song, not sure if I succeeded..
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Old 02-15-2010, 04:55 AM
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Nice job, posted on your Youtube.

You coulld have told me that was an old West Virginia mountain lullabye, rather than a Taiwanese folk song, and I wouldn't have questioned it. Goes to show that the true international language is music!

Well done!
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very nice =) and the musicality's awesome =)

guzheng.. forgot how that sounded like haha
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