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two guitars russian gypsy music, youtube
April 9, 2014 at 11:49 pm
Just terriffic! I loved it.
I don’t get the ‘Two Guitars’ bit, though. This is a piano and violin combo throughout.
April 10, 2014 at 7:38 am
This is a very old song colonialist – so this clip is just one adaptation – here is one with guitars (and violin) but there may be another with lyrics that include words about two guitars – maybe a metaphor (I’m not sure) I think I like this one even more http://youtu.be/JuC4aL-4-n0
April 10, 2014 at 7:55 am
forgot to say that ‘Two Guitars’ is the actual name of the song (it’s not that clear from the clip)
April 10, 2014 at 7:56 am
There doesn’t seem to be much clue from quick research – Cruz wrote a poem of that name, but …?
Ah, a bit more reveals that it does appear to be the name of the old Russian gypsy folksong, and one presumes it was performed originally on those. The violin lends a lot to it, though.
April 10, 2014 at 8:23 am
I agree the violin is the stand-out but the song was probably played with guitars originally
April 10, 2014 at 1:38 am
Since I enjoy jazz…I of course thought of Django Reinhardt while I was listening to this.
April 10, 2014 at 7:42 am
He’s amazing (I just had a look at some of his stuff on youtube) – thanks Charles😀
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