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Discuss the Banjo lesson: It Came Upon a Midnight Clear- 4/4

https://banjobenclark.com/lessons/it-came-upon-a-midnight-clear-4-4-banjo-intermediate

When I hear most any song, I think: What would this sound like with banjo? The same is true with this classic Christmas waltz! I simply added another beat per measure and it’s now a regular bluegrass standard!

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What’s funny is… it doesn’t sound wrong in 4. Nicely done!

Next year do it in 5! :wink: (just kidding)

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Man that Twanger sounds SOOO GOOD!

When I read the title I thought “Ben, what have you done?” Then I heard it and said “Honey, come listen to what Ben did!”

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Yeah! now that is what bluegrass christmas is all about! It’s too bad I can’t do it as a duet with the guitar one though…

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It shouldn’t be too hard to take what we have here and make a basic waltzy version.

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or vice-versa

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Well, I used to play Amazing Grace in 4/4 cuz I didn’t know any better :joy::joy:

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:joy: I tried to write a tab for Amazing Grace, but was having some timing issues… Because it’s not in default (4/4)

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Y’all want me to do a guitar and mando version of this? Want to give me some ideas and I mash them together?

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That would be great! I would like a lot of blues notes, but not some many that the melody can’t be distinguished.

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Yes mando too please!!!

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Yes please do mando!

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I could use a geetar version in my life…and make it spicy!!

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Yup, to mando plz!!!

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