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New Age: Solo Instrumental Folk: Fingerstyle Moods: Type: Acoustic
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Wire & Wood

by Mark Viator

Solo acoustic guitar soundtrack from Austin, Texas fingerstyle and slide guitar artist. Melodic, intricate, meditative playing in the style of John Fahey, Ry Cooder, and the Hawaiian slack-key tradition.
Genre: New Age: Solo Instrumental
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Mahogany Traces
5:07 $0.99
2. Shadows On the Teche
6:22 $0.99
3. Fading Light
5:23 $0.99
4. Southwind
5:51 $0.99
5. Hawaiian Sunrise
4:43 $0.99
6. Evening At Pine Springs
5:08 $0.99
7. SoCo Bottleneck
5:02 $0.99
8. Paddlewheel
5:21 $0.99
9. Rolling Sevens
6:02 $0.99
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Performed on his road-beaten Gurian guitar and a 1931 National Steel, Mark Viator presents Wire & Wood, an album of solo acoustic guitar. This song cycle winds its way through earthy, intimate fingerstyle guitar pieces, slide showcases and meditative rambles. Viator has assimilated the styles of people like John Fahey, Ry Cooder and the Hawaiian slack-key masters, to present his own take on American acoustic guitar, folk in origin but deeply reflective and expressive in delivery. A mature and simple offering from this veteran soundtrack composer.

"These songs develop their own sense of balance with a unique mystery and flow, like taking a walk somewhere you’ve never been … it’s familiar but still new." --Rick Poss, Austin session guitarist.



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