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  1. musical instruments exempt from cites rosewood

    https://www.npr.org/2019/08/27/754509680/musical-instruments-to-be-exempt-from-restrictions-on-heavily-trafficked-rosewoo?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news
  2. Published: Anonymous mandolin concerto (sinfonia)

    Hi,

    Just wanted to share that I finally found enough time to publish editions of the mandolin concerto ("sinfonia") I discovered in 2012 (see initial blog post). (It's likely from around the 1750s...
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    Re: D'Addario Micro Tuner - My Review.

    It's not exclusive to the south, it's universal :cool:
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    Re: Remove Frets & Scoop

    Fully fretted, always.

    I find it curious that the affectation of removing frets and scooping hasn't hit the guitar world but seems to be prevalent with mandolin and banjo (frailing/clawhammer)
    ...
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    Re: Remove Frets & Scoop

    Learn to play it as is,,
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    Re: Any arguments AGAINST MAS?

    I think the idea of owning more than one instrument at a time or collecting is a relatively new concept. I say that having interviewed many older musicians and asking about what they played at such...
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    Re: Remove Frets & Scoop

    I never advise against removing part of your instrument's upper range...but that's my minority opinion.
  8. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    From the looks of it, all of these corporate big shots are owed a 'Cease and Desist' letter from Marlon Brando.
  9. Beautiful chalk art at Seattle Art Museum

    My wife and I were in Seattle on Friday and Saturday. It was our first visit to this beautiful city. While walking near the Pike Place Market (highly recommended!) we passed the Seattle Art Museum...
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    Re: 3 hours of practice a day?

    I’ve had the octave for about a month, and done about a month of just scales and chords, messing around really, now I’m doing about 2 (honest) hours a day of REALLY slow, metronomed repertoire. ...
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    Avi Avital, mandolinner magnifique

    SCARLATTI Sonata in D Minor, K. 90 VALENTINI Sonata in D Minor for Mandolin and Basso Continuo, op. 12, no. 2 ...
  12. Land of Living Skies by the Regina Mandolin Orchestra

    Here's a video from May 20, 2019 of the Regina Mandolin Orchestra performing a piece that I wrote for them over last winter. I was honored to be asked to write them some music for their 30th...
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    Re: Fretbars on a Tatterbug

    >Does this sound reasonable?

    Nope, not really :)

    Pull them out properly, and there's every chance you'll be able to either:

    * turn them up the other way and reinsert then level and dress, or...
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    NMD-Big Muddy CITES Special

    I just received a rustic model M-0. It has a maple fret board, maple bridge, and walnut back and sides. No Rosewood at all. I do some international traveling and the whole CITES thing has put me...
  15. How much should I ask? Weber Black Ice Octave + mandolin

    I am thinking about selling both (2) of my Weber Black Ice mandolins, one is a regualr mandolin and the other is an Octave mandolin (20" scale), but I really don't know what is a fair number to ask...
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    Re: Florida Fret Removal

    I sure wish I could take all those frets you guys remove and add it to my mandolins that do NOT have that extended upper range. :grin:
  17. Mandolin sources in Yale University library

    Hi all,

    Just wanted to share with you my latest blog posts about some discoveries of 18th century mandolin music at Yale University Music Library.

    First of all, a general blog post about Yale...
  18. Antonio Vivaldi - "Summer" from four seasons Jacob Reuven

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fsAHmsnBU7Q
  19. Antonio Vivaldi - "Summer" from four seasons Jacob Reuven

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fsAHmsnBU7Q
  20. Top model Calace intruments from 1915 I.F Mueller Russian catalog

    Top models Сalace from 1913 Russian I.F. Mueller catalogue I recently came across to were more expensive then now popular D-hole (Brevettato 900) ones. For comparison, model 905 (not fluted) - 50.00...
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    Re: JazzMando website to sunset soon

    Ted's leadership as this forum's chief moderator has been instrumental in the Cafe's enduring online presence so this change, of which I've been aware of for some time, gives me heartburn and then...
  22. Re: Anna Schivazappa - medal from l'Académie Arts Sciences et Let

    Once again excellent & passionate players capture the spirit of Scarlatti .....
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    1924 Raffaele Calace in Japan

    Video of Raffaele Calace on his tour of Japan in 1924-25



    from “Napoli Novecento” channel on YouTube https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCR9zo9bbzChm5fB7MvfpTMQ
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    Re: Bowlbacks of Note

    It may not be the wood of the bowl but the difference in construction of your Calace vs. your Cole. Those are pretty recent strings. D’Addario still sells them tho probably packaged differently. If...
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    Federmandino

    Dear friends, I would like to introduce you all to this web site www.federmandolino.it...it may of any use
    Ciao Claudio
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