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Icy Creek

Written/Posted by peter somerville

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Size: 2,370kb, uploaded 2/17/2010 1:57:50 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)

-a tune i wrote a while ago. tuning is Cminor- gCGCEb and capoed up to Dminor. i'm playing it on my Deering Deluxe.



11 comments on “Icy Creek”

Banjobrothers Says:
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 @11:02:38 PM

Nice tune peter, who was playing the mando with you?

peter somerville Says:
Thursday, February 18, 2010 @1:38:11 AM

that's Ian Tritt on mando- he's great! also handy on fiddle, guitar, clawhammer banjo, tin whistle and others instruments.

Ping Says:
Friday, February 19, 2010 @1:35:31 AM

my goodness what a sweet tune that is! :D
almost as good as The Muse (and I thought all this even before I became inadmissible as a witness).

Kate Somerville Says:
Saturday, February 20, 2010 @7:06:18 AM

Nice, thanks. If you were playing that in O.T., then the patterns would be...different. My favorite OT 3-finger player, who plays akin to Kinney Rorer, Charlie Poole...I can't verbalize the difference. Can you? Like, could you do the same tune in O.T. style, 3-finger? Or is the tune structured for BG only. I'm just asking academic question I guess. There's a different kind of drive.

peter somerville Says:
Saturday, February 20, 2010 @1:39:21 PM

i haven't studied o t 3 finger at all so i'm not use for you on this question! i'm finding the notes melodic style which happens to work out easily in this weird tuning. i had to learn new chord shapes quickly to vamp behind the mandolin

Roll Player Says:
Sunday, May 30, 2010 @12:51:05 PM

That's a very cool tune you composed! Fine playing and the banjo sounds great!

Tom Hanway Says:
Thursday, October 7, 2010 @6:19:29 PM

That's a great one, in the fold. Great job!

Laurence Diehl Says:
Monday, July 14, 2014 @10:03:05 PM

Really nice Peter! Very fresh sounding, I enjoyed it a lot.

peter somerville Says:
Monday, July 14, 2014 @10:10:57 PM

thanks Laurence. i was doodling in C minor tuning and came up with it somehow. foreign tunings ( to me) get me out of old habits.

rickhayes Says:
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 @8:52:53 AM

Liked this and the other two you posted on the Tunesmiths page.

guitarman8491 Says:
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 @9:30:29 AM

Peter lovely tune and very nicely played..!!

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