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Clive Williams

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Tune of the Month for August 2019: Tripping Upstairs
« on: July 31, 2019, 09:49:03 PM »

Oops! Serves me right for not checking we've done this before! So here we go, a rerun of Tripping Upstairs...

Here's a nice clean closeup version from Paul Young: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zfsTxvm3yU

... and of course, here's the original thread! http://forum.melodeon.net/index.php/topic,21943.0.html

Off we go again; off to come up with another version of it!

Cheers,

Clive

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Re: Tune of the Month for August 2019: Tripping Upstairs
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2019, 10:50:46 AM »

 I thought never mind , I'll just play it in another key...then looked at my original post where it merges seamlessly ( >:E >:E >:E) from G to A to C to D...
Might be hard work on the Bb... :|glug
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Re: Tune of the Month for August 2019: Tripping Upstairs
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2019, 08:19:04 PM »


the new one: https://youtu.be/NV2KjxgEhuM

hopefully different from MArch 2018: https://youtu.be/Mkg6KELHNyg

I suspect coffee had been consumed in March 2018!

The new  video has a fresh 4 stop take, and a C/F (in F) take, so moving most of the melody to the inside row.

All the best

Bill
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Re: Tune of the Month for August 2019: Tripping Upstairs
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2019, 10:23:02 PM »

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Re: Tune of the Month for August 2019: Tripping Upstairs
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2019, 09:56:56 AM »

I am eternally grateful to this ToTM for introducing me to Tony Hall and Fieldvole.
Not sure what I can do with it, that I didn't do first time around-unless I emphasise the Bm chord more, Fred  ;D
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Re: Tune of the Month for August 2019: Tripping Upstairs
« Reply #5 on: August 08, 2019, 11:15:56 AM »

For the sake of completeness, here is what I did last time

https://soundcloud.com/greg-bradfield-smith/tripping-upstairs

Not sure what'll happen this month. Still working on learning the tune I've just learnt
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Re: Tune of the Month for August 2019: Tripping Upstairs
« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2019, 06:00:02 PM »

Last time round my take was fairly straight, like this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4BruCuOwXoY

So this time, I've tried it as a fastish hornpipe, which makes (to my ear anyway) more musical sense than I expected.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pfw1yMWhqe4

On a Castagnari Mory in D/G, so we're in the normal key of D, if not the normal timing.

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Re: Tune of the Month for August 2019: Tripping Upstairs
« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2019, 06:20:44 PM »

Very nice Clive.
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Re: Tune of the Month for August 2019: Tripping Upstairs
« Reply #8 on: August 18, 2019, 01:37:43 AM »

I decided to do something of a synchopated thing with the tune. Really I was just having fun and liked what came out. In deference to the authentic item, I'm calling it "Tripping Up Tripping Up Up the Stairs." Enjoy

https://youtu.be/N_0r65kROLU
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Re: Tune of the Month for August 2019: Tripping Upstairs
« Reply #9 on: August 19, 2019, 09:05:20 PM »

I regularly have my own workshop. Sometimes I need a metronome because I speed up. And for that I use the keyboard with different kinds of rhythms. And with that I practiced  “tripping up the stairs”. In the end, I personally think the "bossa" version is the best.  It is all in 4/4 in stead of 6/8. This video shows how I enjoy making music in the chaos with all microphones, instruments, cables, cameras, headphones. I play the Brandoni A/D
https://youtu.be/uhZJ0HbcR0c
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Re: Tune of the Month for August 2019: Tripping Upstairs
« Reply #10 on: August 20, 2019, 09:42:39 AM »

I personally think the "bossa" version is the best.  It is all in 4/4 in stead of 6/8. This video shows how I enjoy making music

Wow. That is so funky.No idea which is the "bossa" version, but they're all great fun.
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Re: Tune of the Month for August 2019: Tripping Upstairs
« Reply #11 on: August 20, 2019, 11:39:51 AM »

Wow. That is so funky.No idea which is the "bossa" version, but they're all great fun.

I believe that would be the last one of the series, the one that starts at about 2:09. Text does slowly flash up saying as such, but it is mostly an 'audio' experience - I'll readily admit I looked away from the video while enjoying the audio. Also, I agree, makes me want to dig out the keyboard and have a whirl myself.
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