Tim (hokelore) wrote,
Tim
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The Glorious Ninth! Yee Haw!

So yesterday, I decided I wanted to play some banjo. I haven't picked one up in over a year, because I was working on another project which seems to have fizzled. I tried three before I found the one I wanted. But I was playing this one, in the double C tuning I tend to favor, just noodling, and I heard the first phrase of Beethoven's Ode To Joy. Now it's a simple melody, and it only took a few minutes to bang out a hilljack version of this excerpt of the Ninth Symphony.

And, you know, I think it has enough beats to contra dance to.
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