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#1 simon_thoumire

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Posted 19 May 2016 - 12:16 PM

I was planning a track to record this week when the The East Neuk of Fife sprang to mind from J. Scott Skinner’s ‘The Harp and Claymore’ Collection. I was just going though the variations when I noticed the tempo – 136bpm! It is ridiculous. I actually think it is too fast – I preferred 130bpm but in homage to the great man and composer here it is at 136 🙂

 

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#2 Geoff Wooff

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Posted 20 May 2016 - 06:29 AM

Yes, a wee bit quick alright though I'm sure you enjoyed the challenge, as did I, listening to it!

Edited by Geoff Wooff, 20 May 2016 - 06:39 AM.


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Posted 23 May 2016 - 12:38 AM

I'm exhausted! A truly unreasonable tempo, and amazing performance. It must have been Skinner's party piece.

#4 Peter Laban

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Posted 23 May 2016 - 11:50 AM

It must have been Skinner's party piece.

 

This is a recording of him playing it.

 

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Posted 24 May 2016 - 12:10 AM

 

It must have been Skinner's party piece.

 

This is a recording of him playing it.

 

182___dance_together_emoticon_by_witegot

 

As I said....



#6 Peter Laban

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Posted 24 May 2016 - 05:42 AM

See this page if he out-does that performance in any of the other clips skipping_rope_by_brgtt.gif



#7 Laitch

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Posted 25 May 2016 - 10:19 PM

Now that was fun, Simon! You really elevated my mood, even had me laughing towards the end. Thanks!







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