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  1. S. Bush: what slide / bottleneck does he use

    Hello,

    I wonder what brand and exact type od slide / bottleneck does Sam Bush use. He seems to use ceramic one recently.

    In the older videos he seems to use a glass one. ...
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    Re: Great New Váňa H-5 Mandola

    Just adding a direct view link for Jozef's video so that you don't need to leave the forum ;-)


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSJUkvgKgqo
  3. Re: Martin Krajicek and "unusually octave" mandolin.

    I discussed this directly with Martin Krajicek. The mandolin is a Gibson A model from the 1920's that he bought from Mandolin Central about ten years ago. He tunes it from the bottom up GE DA AD ...
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    Re: Great New Váňa H-5 Mandola

    Miroslav "Mira" Vana is a researcher, an acoustic engineer in the best sense of the word who has spent incredible amount of time on research of the Lloyd Loar sound and construction as well as on...
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    Re: Great New Váňa H-5 Mandola

    Troy, thanks for sharing the pictures! I appreciate the Loar-like finish of the mandola and it's beautiful colouring. It's hard to capture the real colour-tones of the instrument in a picture. In...
  6. Re: Mandolin Orange Live in Studio "New Sounds"

    Does anyone know if Andrew's Loar is equipped with Virzi or not, please? Does anyone know the SN of the mandolin?
  7. Re: Mandolin Orange Live in Studio "New Sounds"

    Dear Andrew, thank you for sharing your beautiful music with us .. and congratulations for getting that wonderfully sounding Lloyd Loar! Is it equipped with Virzi Tone producer or not, please?
    ...
  8. Re: The Sound of the American Mandolin (byT. Williamson) in digit

    For sure I will. Enjoy the Rudy Cipolla's mandolin music :-)
  9. Re: The Sound of the American Mandolin (byT. Williamson) in digit

    Thank you very much! For sure I don't want to interfere with the copyrights. I'd be the happiest if there is an official digital reissue of the original material that I could buy. Digital reissue...
  10. The Sound of the American Mandolin (byT. Williamson) in digital?

    Hello,

    does anyone know if the video “The Sound of the American Mandolin“ by Tony Williamson and Maxwell McCullough that was originally released on VHS is available in digital format, please? I...
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    Re: Double Stop Fiddle Shop Lost to Fire

    The case doesn't seem to be the Calton: neither the new one made in the US nor the old Canadian or the one that was used to make in the UK.

    As I long term user of Calton cases I have to say that...
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    Chapman Cases for the mandolin

    Hello,

    I just came across this brand of mandolin cases I was not aware of. Cannot find any references about their qualities. Does anyone have experience with them, please? ...
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    Sticky: Re: Loar Picture of the Day

    Thank you for sharing the beautiful pictures and video of the Feb 18, 1924 Loar #75700 with Virzi. Here is a recent video of the sister of this beauty: Feb 18, 1924 Loar #75701 also with Virzi....
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    Re: Vana mandolin f5 master model

    For sure I will. In the meantime please check Miroslav Vana's website and Facebook from time to time if you want. There are some exciting photos, videos and other materials that he will finish and...
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    Re: Vana mandolin f5 master model

    Glassweb, I can't reveal more at the moment, but you will probably have an opportunity to do so in the US later in 2016 ;-)
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    Re: Vana mandolin f5 master model

    Vana mandolins have a new website! Have a look, watch the photo gallery and videos. More content to be added soon ;-)
    http://www.vanamandolins.com/
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    Re: Vana mandolin f5 master model

    Bill, I can open the page and browse the photos and information included even when logged off the facebook. When logged off I cannot of course “like“ or comment the pictures.
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    Re: Vana mandolin f5 master model

    Hi, if you want to see pictures of the current generation of Vana mandolins and mandolin family instruments check his facebook page here:
    https://www.facebook.com/vanamandolins
    (You can search it...
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    Chris Thile mandolin case

    Hello,

    please, is this a Calton that Chris carries in this video? (see 0:23 and 0:55)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVmKwudzc2I&feature=player_embedded
    It appears to be slightly different in...
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    Re: Sam Bush will now take your questions

    Hi Sam,

    I heard you on Telluride last summer. It was one of my top music experiences at all, thank you :) You also have a suberb stage sound and my questions go to this point:

    I was told you...
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    Re: Vana Mandolins

    Btw: Though Miroslav´s general English in a bit weaker, he has already mastered the vocabulary of mandolin building and related topics. Therefore is not a problem to speak with him about tonal...
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    Re: Vana Mandolins

    Hi, it is true that Miroslav Vana speeks a little English by himself, but I do all translations of English correspondence and emails for him. So feel free to write him in English. I will translate it...
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    Re: Elvis Costello and Mike Compton

    Hi, I'm going to Tellurude with two Czech friends - mandolin players - Martin Krajicek (http://www.myspace.com/martinkrajicek) and Miroslav Vana (http://www.myspace.com/vanamandolins) so we will...
  24. Martin Krajicek in the USA looking for mandolin related events

    Hello, I am going to the USA next week with my great friends, modern mandolin player Martin Krajicek and mandolin builder Miroslav Vana of the Vana mandolins (please check their music on Myspace...
  25. Re: Mandolin Cafe MP3 Podcast - Martin Krajicek, Let Silene Saly

    Hi, Martin Krajicek has a new Myspace profile, where you can hear more of his music here.

    Martin will be at Telluride festival and the Mandolin Symposium, so you can meet him there in person.
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