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    A la Russe

    Dear mandolin friends around the world,

    I am delighted to share with you a most wonderful performance of my Samovar, a concert-piece written in the turn-of-the-century a la Russe style, by Het...
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    Flamekeeper Documentary on Amazon!

    All,

    Just wanted you to know that a fantastic documentary on Michael Cleveland is out on Amazon for rent or purchase. NFI on my part, but I was so humbled and amazed by his story. Lots of...
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    Re: Bowlbacks of Note

    Hey Dan:
    I think it is made by or for Lyon & Healy but probably one of the budget lines at best American Conservatory but likelier wholesaled out for retailers. Pickguard is very similar in shape...
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    Re: Rondo Galante

    Very happy to hear that, Dan. It is my greatest gratification as a composer to know that my little piece has put a smile on my friends' faces. :):mandosmiley:

    I have also replied to your private...
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    Re: Guitar players too?

    I play mostly mandolin, a little guitar and that relatively recently.

    My impression is that both are about equally difficult to play well. But the mandolin makes so much more sense. To my...
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    Re: Guitar players too?

    My guess is that you would find many more guitar players than not among the forum members. Culturally, guitar is the instrument that young people have taken up, and is the most common gateway drug...
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    Asturias - Isaac Albeniz

    Asturias a.k.a. Leyenda, as played by the Kerman Quartet.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwdEl1gXe-8
  8. Re: Oulu Mandolin Orchestra plays Requerdos de la Alhambra

    Sorry, I may have only second mandolin part. Howard Frye was arranger I think.
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    Re: Italian - German Mandolin Technique

    Although it is true that the majority of German classical mandolinists use Seiffert-style instruments that have "a little wider fretboard", with flatwound strings, and the Wolle pick, these physical...
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    Re: Ipad Music Readers

    There's a more recent thread, Sheet Music on a Tablet, last post April 2016 (thread started January 2015), where several people talk about iPads as well as other types of tablets, and the software...
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    Re: How to make your child not succeed at music

    Dan Cohen's experience above reflect my own. I imagine there are more than a few guitar/mandolin/banjo players out there who made the switch to something else because of a less-than-joyful experience...
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    O Come O Come Emmanuel

    Finished recording and making a video of this classic Advent hymn. Instrumentation is as follows:

    Weber Yellowstone Octave Mandolin playing the tune
    Brook- custom Tavy in CGCGCD (yew back and...
  13. Thread: Thile lesson

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    Thile lesson

    http://youtu.be/IdhVC0DzfFY
  14. William Corkine (1612): Three Madrigals, mandolin/mandocello duet

    William Corkine (1612):
    1. Go Heavy Thoughts
    2. Tis True, Tis Day
    3. My Dearest Mistress

    These are three short madrigals by the English composer and lutenist William Corkine, from his 1612...
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    12 Easy Duos (de Bériot, Op. 87)

    Charles Auguste de Bériot (1802-1870):
    "Douze petits duos faciles", Op. 87, No. 7

    This is No. 7 of the "12 Easy Duos" for two violins, which I found in an old scan on IMSLP (Link). This is a...
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    All - I have posted on my little mando web...

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    I have posted on my little mando web site (http://mando.tauxe.net) a new resource that I hope some will find useful. I have at long last completed the drafting up of my collection of mando...
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