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Tennessee Waltz
Anyone have a copy?
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Ripton
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June 15, 2016 - 9:23 pm
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Looking for a viola cleft copy of the famous Tennessee Waltz. I have been able to get "part A" down by ear, but not the ending. (Do waltzes have part Bs?). 

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Hey Steve @Ripton - I don't have such a thing - but it should be real easy for me to throw up a quick score sheet for yah.   I just play it by ear, in the key of D (on fiddle).

When I play it on viola, I just use the same physical fingerings (i.e. play in the same position, on the "same positioned string" - so D on fiddle has become G on viola) - so I'm playing it 1/5th lower.   This is fine for soloing, not much use for playing with others in the original key of D.   [ I only do that, simply because the viola strung fiddle I have is just for fun really, it's not a real viola, I just like to hear the sound of it from time to time! ].   

Leave it with me - I'm on a new laptop and I don't have MuseScore handy - it's downloading as we speak - once I've got it in about another 30 minutes I'll score up two versions in alto clef for yah - one in key of D (which is what I believe it is normally played in), and another in G (which is my own default for playing it on viola)....  and I'll just post either an image or PDF here......

Back later....

EDIT: LMAO - just noticed - been a member since November 2014 - this is my first post !!!  As I said - my viola adventures are just for fun....

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Barry Nelson
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June 17, 2016 - 4:31 pm
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I play it the same as Bill

Bach : As the greatest expert and judge of harmony, he liked best to play the viola, with appropriate loudness and softness

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June 17, 2016 - 8:47 pm
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Here they are, Thanks Bill

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Yup, thanks for bringing them over Ripton - as I mentioned elsewhere - I haven't had sufficient posts here yet to permit attachments.  Thanks for sharing them back here for everyone...

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Glad to be of help, and I see your all the way up to 3 posts. Way to go. Keep it up and soon you'll even be able to post.. lol... I can't believe I'm actually listed as a top poster here.... 

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Barry Nelson
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June 19, 2016 - 10:25 am
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Ripton said
Glad to be of help, and I see your all the way up to 3 posts. Way to go. Keep it up and soon you'll even be able to post.. lol... I can't believe I'm actually listed as a top poster here....   

nothing like getting in on the ground floor Rip  😉

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