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In This Moment


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I met Roberto playing in a church in Punta Gorda, Florida. Being from Chile, and not very technical to begin with, I had to teach him everything on his computer. One evening I was showing him how to use Sound Recorder that comes with Windows to record straight into his computer. Using several adapters, I was able to put him on one channel and me on the other. We were using his two Ovation guitars, I was playing the Classical style, both were Elite models.

He was plunking some Worship standards, the most recent "In Moments Like These" - so I asked what key he was going to play in so I could plunk out a melody. Then he started playing this, just fingerstyled some chords in the key of A. I was ready to play the melody for "In Moments Like These", but when I noticed it wasn't just a different intro - let the Spirit create this Melody.

This is a great example of a Spiritual Song, if it wasn't for the Holy Spirit moving in both of us, this song wouldn't have been birthed. This "work in progress" is totally live and raw (with the exception of a touch of reverb). I would like to modify the timing of some of my notes that were a tad behind the beat. We also didn't tune up before-hand so my low E string was flat - I'm going to try to snip those notes out and modify the frequency - look for a post-production version sometime in the future....

Photo: Summer Sunset over the Peace River, by me.
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Uploaded: Aug 26, 2009 - 12:15:25 PM
Last Updated: Sep 11, 2009 - 11:42:41 PM Last Played: Dec 13, 2017 - 01:07:42 AM
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Hardware:
Just a couple of Ovation Guitars and a handful of cable adapters
Software:
Windows Sound Recorder (or whatever it's called - of all things!)
Comments
Feter said 3031 days ago (August 26th, 2009)
In This Moment
this is so lovely ...this music has a soul ..
hold alot of emotions ...very nice recording ..
and arranging ..please keep them coming ..
thnx alot for sharin !!!!
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Henke said 3031 days ago (August 26th, 2009)
Nice playing
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FEEL said 3031 days ago (August 26th, 2009)
I'm impressed

This sounds really good for a couple of adapters not to mention the fabulous guitar playing. Welcome to Macjams!
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crissew said 3031 days ago (August 26th, 2009)
Very gentle melody
I love gentle melodies like this. So peaceful and relaxing. Very nicely and intricately played. Excellent Job. Thanks for posting it!!!
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b0rn2w0rsh1p said 3027 days ago (August 29th, 2009)
No picks
I didn't mention - I normally play with a pick, and I didn't have a chance to get one out. That's why several notes are a millisecond or two off. Thanks for enjoying and not letting that distract you - or maybe as the artist, I just hear it more....
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Dadai.2 said 3031 days ago (August 26th, 2009)
lovely playing....
and real nice composition; though an acoustic guitar piece, this fits nicely in the Inspiration (contemporary) genre you've chosen. Thanks for sharing this mellow music as your first offering.

Jack
Ren-Tin-10 said 3031 days ago (August 26th, 2009)
Atmospheric tones...
...earthy guitars. Very enjoyable!

Cheers,
Jim
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sschedra said 3031 days ago (August 26th, 2009)
Guido
Just beautiful! Live music has all the risks and rewards of life. This is a really peaceful session. Thank you for sharing it with us.
Stephen
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awigze said 3027 days ago (August 29th, 2009)
Gentle Spirit
This sounds very polished, but such is the strength of the Holy Spirit... good flowing, brothers.
Andy
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ste said 3027 days ago (August 29th, 2009)
great
partnership! well recorded and performed
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ShadowofNine said 3025 days ago (September 1st, 2009)
Nice
Supremely cool piece..fine playing...
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Roxylee said 3015 days ago (September 11th, 2009)
Sweet....
So good to listen to this in the morning, before the busy-ness of the day unfolds. I love it when the Holy Spirit creates a melody.:-)
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Outtaorbit said 3013 days ago (September 13th, 2009)
And on top of all that.......
You both play well together.............nicely done
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Martin_Leroy said 3012 days ago (September 14th, 2009)
Beautiful
Soothing sounds.
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drakonis said 3006 days ago (September 20th, 2009)
gorgeous
really sweet guitar work from you both... just plain relaxing music, a little glass of wine on the deck, enjoying some time off... OK, well I can dream a little :-) It definitely instilled calm and peace, which is what you were going for, bravo!
ttfn,
Drakonis
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mike_d said 3002 days ago (September 24th, 2009)
Very nice!
Sitting here in Atlantic City waiting for my flight to leave and enjoyed listening to this track. Sounds wonderful!
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Narad said 2921 days ago (December 14th, 2009)
In this moment
Beautiful artwork and music. Very soothing and relaxing ! :)
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Name: Guido Roth
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