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RE: Ramble In The Bramble for solo looped (classical) guitar

Glad you like it David. It does straddle a couple of tonalities, but I 
they're mostly variants of Amaj7b5  and, I guess, E7. The only thing is,
they're happening at the same time (I guess it's mostly bi-tonal). The 
are A, B, C, C#, D, Eb, E, G, G# (there's a quickie Bb in there once, but
it's barely there). (this is over-analysis, but, since I'm thinking about
it...) the C's in there are b9s of the A, and you can have whatever opinion
you like about where the G's come from. Anything goes except (apparently)
Bb, F and F#. I don't know where it came from - I just found that cool
ostinato for the bass and then started exploiting that lovely tension
between the high open E and the E and Eb on the 2nd string. When I'm 
in such a sparse environment, I don't see much reason to be stuck with the
key of the ostinato... Everyone knows it's there, it's more fun to go in 

Best wishes,
Warren Sirota

> -----Original Message-----
> From: .David.Auker. [mailto:DaVAuk@Hevanet.com] 
> Sent: Monday, December 26, 2005 11:24 PM
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Subject: Re: Ramble In The Bramble for solo looped (classical) guitar
> Catchy notes, Warren!  How would you describe the tonality?  Seems to 
> straddle A Major and Ab Major, so opens up about every note for 
> exploration!  A little richer than a pentatonic scale...
> Straddlin' '05 & '06,
> David
> Warren Sirota wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >I've just transcribed the "melody" (in Tab) from a short 
> improvisation 
> >that I particularly liked. It's a simple piece with a single 
> loop that 
> >pretty much any guitar player could play. It seems to me 
> like loopers 
> >don't usually play each others' music, but, what the hey, I 
> figured I'd 
> >post the score anyway in case anyone is interested. At any rate, 
> >there's also a streaming RealAudio version of the tune, and 
> it's worth 
> >listening to (IMO, of course).
> >
> >Give a listen at 
> http://www.warrensirota.com/Solostuff/default.htm if 
> >you like.
> >
> >Best wishes and Happy New Year,
> >Warren Sirota
> >
> >
> >
> >  
> >