Mudcat Café message #1246256 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #72375   Message #1246256
Posted By: M.Ted
12-Aug-04 - 07:16 PM
Thread Name: Harmonies By The Number
Subject: RE: Harmonies By The Number
I can listen to about five minutes of bluegrass anymore--the harmonies, arrangements, and the repertoire have gotten to be very cut and dried--a lot of it has to do with the audience--not that there is anything wrong with them--they are amazingly enthusiastic, but they want what they want and only that, full throttle. The old joke was that there are two tempos in bluegrass, fast and faster--you can only do so much in that range--