Some Wednesdays really need Hawaiian slack key

Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by RoscoeElegante, Jul 17, 2019.

  1. RoscoeElegante

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    This one is Chopin Prelude-worthy lovely, I think.


    The full sequence of this particular collection is here, starting with an amazingly Leo Kottkee-like number:


    Love the story on this tradition, even if it's not accurate. Hawaiians found that the guitars the Spanish left there were pretty sour sounding. So they messed with the tuning pegs until all the strings sounded rich when strummed as one.

    Here's the more-accurate version:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slack-key_guitar
     
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