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    Someone posted this on FB recently

    Fascinating, on many levels
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    Re: Scottish Mandolins

    The Great Highland Bagpipe sounds in Bb at the current standard of A above Middle C = 440 Hertz.
    Historically they sounded in A in Chorton Pitch where A = 466 Hz, a half step higher than 440....
  3. Re: The String Instrument Craftsman magazine (no mando content)

    I am down to one book, and I've added burning CD's to my repertoire. So.... you can request that I send you all 14 PDF files via email, buy the last book, send me a thumbdrive to fill and return by...
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    Re: Is It Possible to Fake It?

    Dear original poster Sherry,
    You mentioned having an accountant's brain. I'm going to assume you're comfortable with math and numbers, and would like to observe that those skills are a...
  5. Thread: Beatles tunes

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    Re: Beatles tunes

    Speaking of, this cover always blows me away.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5OzCn-zb-U
  6. Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, mandolin & mandocello

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=EYaSOKdnMaM
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    Bruce (bbcee on the cafe and SAW group) got in touch with me about doing a collaboration on this tune from the "Gallop to Georgia" CD by Compton and Blake. It's an old tune played by Narmour and...
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    Re: Where did the tab edit files on Mandozine go?

    The Mandozine website was asking for donations recently to cover their overdue web server bills, so it's possible that they ran out of the funds necessary to keep it going, and closed the site -- or...
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    Stolen mandolin recovered!

    Hi all,

    I just wanted to share a very happy story with you, and it's really only happy because of the help of this wonderful community here on Mandolin Cafe!

    Earlier last year our shop was...
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    Sunday evening livestream

    Great mandolin, guitar, voice, and occasional bouzouki.

    Every Sunday at 8 eastern. A nice way to end your weekend.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3svDObQ4t0Y
    ...
  11. Re: What is the name of the piece Mike Marshall is playing?

    That was really great. There are a couple of other nice mandolin versions of Tennessee Waltz on youtube.

    Here is Sierra Hull:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbfcfLORWiY

    And here is Chris...
  12. Thread: LiuQin

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    Re: LiuQin

    All the Chinese fretted string instruments I have played were in equal temperament - 12th root of 2 - the same as Western instruments.
    As previously noted, pun intended, the frets are a different...
  13. A take on Tipsy Gipsy (clarinet included!)

    Hello everyone!

    Here's a take on Mr. Grisman's awesome Tipsy Gisy where I'm playing mandolin. It should have been one of the songs we were supposed to play during a concert this next weekend but,...
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    Re: side bending - cracking

    Sunburst -- I've tried both with and without a bending strap. Cracked both ways. Benny -- I think it's a perspective oddity, I've measured thickness at 075 with a digital dial indicator. I managed...
  15. Our version of David Grisman's 'Ricochet' / quarantine video

    Just wanted to share this project I was fortunate to be a part of. My best buddy, Brian 'Willie' Williams figured the three mandolin parts to Ricochet, one of the tunes I've dreamed of playing since...
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    Re: Cafe User: Br1ck

    Eric,
    I was a bit surprised by your comment. I have found this to be one of the most civil message boards that I use. It most cases the few personal attacks or political posts that pop up are...
  17. Quarantine Collaboration - (and appreciation)

    hello mandolin lovers....

    so here is a fun tale of 2 mandolins, a happy coincidence and a new pal.

    Most of the regulars here will know of Don Grieser, his frequent supportive comments on the...
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    Re: any A5 conversion pics?

    I believe so because of this:
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    The thinnest part is marked on the underside with a lightly penciled X and the surface looks like it is from the factory. I suspect it was getting too...
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    Re: Memory of learned songs

    I've recently been obsessed with the work of the San Andreu Jazz Band, and one of their major precepts is transcribing solos by first learning to sing them. In the linked video, 12 year old Alba...
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    Criss-Cross/Thelonious Monk

    This tune really sits well on the mandolin...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LvGuyC3BZI
  21. Mike Marshall's Virtual Mandolin Orchestra

    Mike organized this with his ArtistWorks students. He wrote out parts and recorded guide tracks for us and then we all recorded our parts. Another student put the video all together. It was a fun...
  22. Re: that spiral mando posted here within the last year

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYYZaYI2v1g

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rf1S6fG2PXE

    Experimental mandola with internal horn and neutral-tension bridge - Mandolin Cafe
  23. Tiny Moore Living Room Concert and Interview

    This showed up on Ed Elliot's Facebook page. If you're not familiar with Ed's work check him out on Facebook.
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    Little Rock Getaway - Dave Peters

    Melody and solo from his album Art in America.



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    Re: binding channel cutting options

    I also used the StewMac Dremel guide once and vowed never to do it again. It does live on as the bearing guide in my current setup, though. This is based on the same idea as Lynn's wooden guide, but...
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