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Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing

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Size: 4,076kb, uploaded 5/8/2010 11:24:28 AM
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My niece asked me to play this at her wedding this summer. I'll actually be playing backup to a vocalist, so this won't be the arrangement that I play at the wedding. I just wanted to play with the melody and see what I could come up with. I tried to keep it as reverent as I could.



10 comments on “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing”

John Kuhn Says:
Sunday, May 9, 2010 @8:55:59 AM

Enjoyed it! Like the way it starts out then builds, then closes.Well thought out arr! Id rather hear this than the vocal..LOL Good job!

dgill Says:
Sunday, May 9, 2010 @9:42:20 AM

Very nice. Enjoyed this greatly. Soothing to the soul on this Sunday monring. Thanks for sharing it with us.

Carlaway Says:
Sunday, May 9, 2010 @3:03:23 PM

I absolutely loved this arrangement. One of my favorite hymns, beautifully played on a great sounding banjo. What tuning did you use? Thanks for posting.

NMD Says:
Sunday, May 9, 2010 @8:29:44 PM

Thanks guys! Carl, I'm using G tuning, with the 5th string capoed to A (using railroad tacks).

joemac Says:
Monday, May 10, 2010 @1:08:58 AM

Great sound, lovely mellow resonance from the machine coupled with the feel of a true musician...you'll do us proud man.

Laurence Diehl Says:
Monday, May 10, 2010 @8:35:27 AM

Really well thought out arrangement Nestor. I like your use of space - also like the harmonization and finishing off with the harmonics was a nice touch. Hard one not to rush! - you did great though.
Laurence

NMD Says:
Monday, May 10, 2010 @10:50:42 AM

Thanks Joe! Thanks Laurence!
Laurence, you're right, I do tend to speed up - esp. when I start playing rolls. Time for me to dust off the metronome . . .

John M. Says:
Monday, May 17, 2010 @6:39:18 AM

Beautiful piece! I like your light touch throughout--very nice.

NMD Says:
Monday, May 17, 2010 @7:09:52 AM

Thanks, John!

JanetB Says:
Friday, September 12, 2014 @9:57:28 PM

A moving piece you've successfully expressed in its depth and glory. Thanks.

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