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cd cover Artist: Kapono Beamer
Title: Great Grandmother - Great Grandson
Category: Guitar Instrumentals

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Catalog #: CD24


Titles:
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1. Kimo Hula by Harriett Beamer Magoon 1953 - Real Audio Clip - mp3 sample
2. Kawohikukapulani by Harriett Beamer Magoon 1953 - Real Audio Clip - mp3 sample
3. Keawaiki by Charles King 1942 - Real Audio Clip
4. Na Kuahiwi Elima by Harriett Beamer Magoon 1953
5. Ke Ali'i Hulu Mamo by Harriett Beamer Magoon, a song for Princess Kahanu - Real Audio Clip - mp3 sample
6. Mahai'ula by P.C. Beamer Jr. 1960
7. "To You" by Helen Desha Beamer 1992 - Real Audio Clip
8. Paniau by P.C. Beamer Jr. 1987
9. Moani Ke 'Ala by Harriett Beamer Magoon 1959 - Real Audio Clip
10. Eastern Star Prayer - Real Audio Clip
11. Pua Malihini by P.C. Beamer Jr. 1990
12. Lei O Ha'ena by P.C. Beamer Jr. 1987
13. Pihanakalani by P.C. Beamer Jr. 1987
14. Kimo Hula (a slightly different arrangement of the same song as track #1)

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Comments:

Music composed by Helen Desha Beamer... guitar by her great grandson Kapono Beamer, while copyrights are owned by first publishers of many of her compositions.

This is the Hoku Hanohano Award winning Instrumental Album of the Year! The album CD jacket describes each song in historical detail, when and where composed, using the recollections of Helen's children.

Interesting notes include the fact that Helen was the first to record the traditional Hawaiian Wedding song along with Sam Kapu.

Her grandson Kapono Beamer was born the year after she died. Many of Helen's creations are suited for orchestral or full band performance, though Kapono here arranges them for acoustic guitars and Hawaiian nose flutes, and performs beautifully the famous compositions of Helen Desha Beamer, his great grandmother.

If you enjoy slack key guitar, this is a classic.

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