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THE COMPLETE TONE POEMS VOL. 1
Tony Rice & David Grisman

Total time: 77:57
  1. Theme from "High Noon"
  2. Octave Mandola Improvisation
  3. Turn of the Century rehearsal
  4. Turn of the Century Rap
  5. Turn of the Century 1
  6. Turn of the Century 2
  7. Turn of the Century 3
  8. Turn of the Century Master take
  9. Turn of the Century Master 5
  10. Turn of the Century Master 6
  11. The Prisoner's Waltz warm up
  12. The Prisoner's Waltz
  13. The Prisoner's Waltz 1
  14. The Prisoner's Waltz Rap
  15. The Prisoner's Waltz 2
  16. The Prisoner's Waltz Master take
  17. The Prisoner's Escape
  18. The Prisoner's Rap
  19. Sambino 1 incomplete
  20. Sambino 2 incomplete
  21. Sambino 3 incomplete
  22. Sambino 4 incomplete
  23. Sambino 5 no intro
  24. Sambino 6 (Grisman)
  25. Sambino Master take
  26. Rap
  27. Sambino Master take
  28. Grandfather's Clock 1 incomplete
  29. Grandfather's Clock 2 incomplete
  30. Grandfather's Clock Master take
  31. Mountain Dew 3 false starts
  32. Mountain Dew 1
  33. Mountain Dew Master take
  34. Nine Pound Hammer
  35. Bill Cheatham
  36. I'm Going Back to Old Kentucky 1
  37. I'm Going Back to Old Kentucky 2
  38. Theme from "High Noon"

  39. Tony Rice - guitars
  40. David Grisman - mandolins

The Complete Tone Poems Vol. 1

In 1975 guitarist Tony Rice joined mandolinist David Grisman to form the ground-breaking David Grisman Quintet. During the next four years they created music that would change the direction of acoustic music.

When David conceived of a project that would showcase the sounds of vintage guitars and mandolins, Tony was the guitarist he invited. In January 1993 they spent a week in Dawg Studios recording 17 tunes, utilizing 34 different instruments to create Tone Poems.

The 230-minute Complete Tone Poems includes all of their performances (54 alternate takes and 9 alternate tunes) recorded for Tone Poems and offers a glimpse of the personal process that produced this unique project.

Flash audio samples available on desktop/laptop version

Theme from "High Noon"

The Prisoner's Escape