Canby Wool Theme

Jim Dee
Jim Dee
Oct 30 · 1 min read

This short (less than 2 min.) piece is made with a single 16-bar theme repeated with variations. The idea was to compose a simple straight-time melody (piano) and then, using the same bass line again, compose a syncopated melody (violin). The third time around, both melodies are played. Then, for the 4th and final repeat, we give the bass a chance for some variation for 8 bars, and then the whole thing finishes out (with some additional emphasis on the bass line). I was pleased with the result. The photos in the video area are from the Oregon Fiber Festival in Canby, Oregon in late September 2019.


🐑 ✍🏻 Jim Dee maintains his personal blog, “Hawthorne Crow,” and a web design blog, “Web Designer | Web Developer Magazine.” He also contributes to various Medium.com publications. Find him at JPDbooks.com, his Amazon Author page, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Medium, or via email at Jim [at] ArrayWebDevelopment.com. His latest novel, CHROO, is available on Amazon.com. If you enjoy humorous literary tales, please grab a copy!

Hawthorne Crow

Tales, rants, observations — blog of Jim Dee, long-haired smart ass, self-employed web developer, hyper-creative writer, musician, renaissance man, defiant, prone to philosophization, as-always a pyro, ever-frustrated cat owner, free agent, bandanna wearer.

Jim Dee

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Jim Dee

Writer from PDX, and owner of Array Web Development http://www.arraywebdevelopment.com/

Hawthorne Crow

Tales, rants, observations — blog of Jim Dee, long-haired smart ass, self-employed web developer, hyper-creative writer, musician, renaissance man, defiant, prone to philosophization, as-always a pyro, ever-frustrated cat owner, free agent, bandanna wearer.

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