Modern Pilgrim Overture on Bowed Psaltery and Mountain Dulcimer

I have lived a long way from home since 1981, so it has been difficult to be home at times when I think maybe I should have been home. The lyrics for Modern ...

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Comment by Dave Holeton on August 6, 2014 at 5:01pm

Thanks Bill

I had a sound I was trying to achieve.  It was difficult to find and it took a long time to settle on this arrangement.


Comment by Bill Yoder on July 31, 2014 at 10:06pm

Very nice. 

Comment by Dave Holeton on July 23, 2014 at 9:16pm

Thanks Cindy

The first bridge in the video is on the Missouri side of highway 62 that crosses the Mississippi River near the place where the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers meet.


Comment by Dave Holeton on July 23, 2014 at 9:04pm


No, I haven't posted this on FOTMD or ED.  I have posted it on Facebook.


Comment by Cindy Barbee on July 23, 2014 at 7:53pm

Very nice!

Comment by Ruth Lawrence on July 23, 2014 at 7:02am

Have you shared this on Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer?

Comment by Dave Holeton on July 22, 2014 at 9:18pm

Thanks Ruth

Your description fits the way I feel when playing Modern Pilgrim Overture. 


Comment by Dave Holeton on July 22, 2014 at 9:04pm
Thanks for posting this Donna
I was a little shy about putting it on YouTube, but it's like I heard one person say "If you have music and don't share it, what good is it?"
Comment by Ruth Lawrence on July 21, 2014 at 8:59pm

So moody and melancholic but sweet and moving as well. References to Wayfaring Stranger" maybe too, both melodically and lyrical/theme. I like this a lot.  What an interesting mode Phyrigian is. 

Comment by Donna Malus on July 20, 2014 at 9:20pm

Very nice Dave!

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