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El McMeen | Dancing the Strings

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Dancing the Strings

by El McMeen

Compelling guitar arrangements of dance music, from Celtic to contemporary.
Genre: World: Celtic
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1. The Humors of Ballyloughlin Jig
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2. The Lovers' Waltz
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3. Tears of a Clown
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4. The Kid On the Mountain Jig
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5. There Is a Rose in Spanish Harlem
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6. Working My Way Back to You
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7. Tennessee Waltz
3:29 $0.99
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8. Turf Lodge
2:48 $0.99
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9. Midnight On the Water
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10. Hugh O'donnell Jig
1:52 $0.99
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11. Perfidia
1:58 $0.99
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12. Still the One
2:37 $0.99
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13. Skye Boat Song/give Me Your Hand
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14. America the Beautiful
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Editorial Reviews:

Acoustic Guitar Magazine (C. Keating): "elegant construction .... striking lyricism and uncommon arrangements"

DailyVault.com (C. Thelen): "McMeen shows why he is one of the best guitarists out there... Rating = A"

ChiffandFipple.com (D. Wisely): "fabulous finger-style guitar album."

Dirty Linen: "McMeen is the master of the mood, capturing each piece perfectly..."

Rambles.net (A. Jurgis): "ability to get into the heart of a tune through his solo guitar"

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El's music is characterized by lyrical beauty and a sensitivity to melodic phrases enhanced with tasteful arpeggios, cross-picking, and walking bass lines, and his uptempo pieces evidence energy and pulse. His artistry has been praised by numerous publications, including Acoustic Guitar Magazine, Fingerstyle Guitar Magazine and Guitar Player Magazine. El's music has been hailed by critics as "stirring ... unbridled acoustic beauty" and "drop-dead gorgeous" (Guitar Player Magazine) and as a "treasure" (Dirty Linen Magazine).

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