It Has Nothing to Do with Spiders

How about this rain? Yay!

Continuing on our study of Twentieth Century American Composers, here is “Tarantella.” It was written by a composer named Frank Lynes. It is another song from the songbook Original Piano Duets by American Composers. It is amazing what one can find when one opens a book.

According to dictionary.com, the word Tarantella means 1) a rapid whirling dance originating in southern Italy or 2) a piece of music written in fast 6/8 time in the style of this dance.

The most-downloaded song in the month of November on johnsthewritestuff.com was one that I made using only the bass line of Bach’s Chorale Number 91, and some drum loops:

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