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Windmill Rag (2011)



 Genre: Ragtime

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A fresh recording (although it sounds like it might have played on an ancient Victrola) of my Windmill Rag (1991). I dedicate this to my favorite carousel, the historic one found in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. Hope you like.
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Uploaded: Apr 07, 2011 - 10:55:44 PM
Last Updated: Apr 07, 2011 - 11:01:38 PM Last Played: May 25, 2019 - 10:36:07 PM
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johnwhitehead said 3001 days ago (April 8th, 2011)
Real skill and artistry on display here. Lovely piece. Would love to hear this traipsing down the carnival midway on a late summer afternoon. Love the variation at around 2:50. Gonna download this.
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ShadowofNine said 3000 days ago (April 8th, 2011)
Luv your rag's George, history comes alive...
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867-5309 said 3000 days ago (April 8th, 2011)
interesting - nice technical display
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magnatone said 3000 days ago (April 8th, 2011)
Windmill Rag
as good a ragtime as i've ever heard, played as expertly as i've ever heard a rag played - thanks!
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Mosaica said 3000 days ago (April 8th, 2011)
lovely old time feel to both the music and the carousel. A lovely composition, and really like the flutes(?) introduced at 2.48 and the organ at 3:04.
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H3nry said 3000 days ago (April 8th, 2011)
Old rags, new rags
Love them rags! It does have that classic feel, though I didn't catch the carousel connection at first. It certainly would not be out of place on a carousel's Bandoneon. Going back for a second listen now...
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BossHook said 2998 days ago (April 11th, 2011)
Indeed this
feels like the carousel I remember. Very nice touches of antiquity you put in with the needle sound. As always your performance is flawless.
drakonis said 2984 days ago (April 24th, 2011)
Very authentic...
Gorgeous bit of ragtime here, wonderful composition. I like the calliope and band slowly sneaking in here and there. I tried writing a rag piece (Caroline's Bear Rag posted here), and when I grow up, THIS is what it should sound like! Very nice.
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Char said 2892 days ago (July 25th, 2011)
acquitted yourself on a rag, no, you flew the rag with flying colors. So bright. Thanks.
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Name: George Peter Tingley
Location: Point Richmond CA USA
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Composing and arranging music all my life, I lead a rather quiet existence in the small town of Point Richmond in the San Francisco Bay Area (northern California). I've had an opportunity of studying with some great people - like Nadia Boulanger with... [see more]

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Ragtime is an American musical genre, enjoying its peak popularity around the years 1900?1918. Ragtime is a dance form written in 2/4 or 4/4 time, and utilizing a walking bass, that is, the bass note played legato on the 1-3 beats with a staccato cho

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