My grandson Nick started taking violin lessons this week...I told him that if I thought I could learn to play like "the Lady" in the duo below, that I would give it a shot! (I am probably that "old dog", though...:)
"Ashokan Farewell" has been one of my favorite Civil War-era melodies for a long time (it was the main theme for the Ken Burns series "The Civil War" on PBS several years ago)...my son Jonathan and I found this version when looking up another Civil War song on Youtube a while back, and we both just sat there and watched ~ and listened ~ transfixed...I have to share it ~ ♥
She makes it look so effortless, doesn't she?
Here is a little-music related ACEO I did a couple of years ago (the original is owned by my friend in Switzerland)...
I called it "Ode to Joy"