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Olarte
12-31-2012, 11:13 AM
It was exactly a year ago today that I received a beautiful Pineapple Sunday Koa Ukulele. I was also battling a nasty virus that day, much like I am today.

In any case, as we say goodbye to 2012, I nurse the flu, and try to enjoy my last two days of vacation, I thought I would record a piece that I wrote for my wife Raye several months ago...

This piece reminds me of an old Carousel that we used to go to when our kids were little, and so this tune brings back memories of more than 24 years that we have been together as we made a family and a life here in New England.

So here is a video I put together today of a "Serenade for Raye", played on a KoAloha Pineapple Sunday Ukulele.

I hope you enjoy it and that you have a very Happy New Year!!!


http://youtu.be/mWEX4Av63wk

Enjoy,
Ivan Olarte

Camsuke
12-31-2012, 11:37 AM
Thanks for sharing such a wonderful composition Ivan, it's absolutely delightful. Happy New Year to you too!

rem50
12-31-2012, 02:48 PM
Very nice!

The Ukelites
12-31-2012, 11:31 PM
Sweet song and very nice video! Happy New Year!

UkuEroll
01-01-2013, 02:07 AM
Your wife is a very lucky lady to have a tune written just for her. Brilliant!!

roxhum
01-01-2013, 04:01 AM
It was beautiful. I really enjoyed it.
Is that your house in the last photo? I love it!

Olarte
01-01-2013, 04:34 AM
Thanks for all the comments and encouragement...

By the way tre house in the last pic is actually the
Last hole in a
Miniature golf course near our house...

caukulele
01-01-2013, 04:52 AM
Very nice! Loved the music and the video!