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    Re: Memorizing a song

    It is obvious and to be expected that after the question asked by the op, many of the members of the forum will give their opinion. I, imho, have always believed that the best way to answer many of...
  2. Re: Mandolin for Dummies/Mandolin Exercises for Dummies

    The Complete Mandolinist is not for beginners, I would say it is for intermediate and advanced players who want to perfect their technique. And yes, it could be said that it is really focused on...
  3. Re: Mandolin for Dummies/Mandolin Exercises for Dummies

    I'd say, imho, that any mandolin player should have Julin's books as part of their arsenal. Julin's books and Marilyn Mair's are the best mandolin books have been written in years.

    Mandolin for...
  4. Re: 'Good Vibrations' for 7 mandolins and 3 mandocellos

    Impressive...it is strange but when you hear and see something of such high quality, I am always speechless ...:mandosmiley:
  5. Re: "Anileda," by Stellario Cambria and ...?

    Incredible, the discovery of old scores of mandolin music is always fantastic ...

    I am sure that here many with more knowledge than me will be able to advise you better, but if you consider that...
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    Re: adventures in Italian music

    Beautiful, performed with good technique and taste, it sounds great! Thanks :mandosmiley:
  7. Re: Chris Thile - 10 representative tracks.

    I really like that list, but like all lists, we will always feel that something is missing ... Bittersweet Reel is missing, and for me it has all the best of Chris Thile: technique, execution, taste,...
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    Re: The "Essential" Chris Thile

    Everything in Chris Thile is essential, that guy more than a virtuoso is a genius! :mandosmiley:
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    Re: Schottische

    The chotis (Schottische) became the most representative and traditional dance in Madrid, Spain. In Colombia this is played and danced to its own and local version, it is called chotis too or chiotis....
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    Re: Question

    Thanks! I feel lucky, in one of Jay Buckey's bluegrass books is the sheet music and backing tracks ... some work awaits me, but a lot of fun...:mandosmiley:
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    Question

    In chapter 3 of the Ken Burns Country Music series, when Bill Monroe is introduced, Marty Stuart plays a mandolin solo, which I assume is by Monroe ...

    I am not very connoisseur of Bill Monroe's...
  12. Re: Extract vocal and instrumental tracks from any audio

    I learned about Hank from Ken Burns' documentary on country music, what a great artist! Singing a cappella sounds great! :mandosmiley:
  13. Re: Extract vocal and instrumental tracks from any audio

    Yes Sherry, it can be done with videos. But that part is from the paid service, and I haven't tried it.
  14. Extract vocal and instrumental tracks from any audio

    I have found this site, it seems to me an interesting resource and that is why I share it here with the forum members. It is worth clarifying that I do not have any financial interest.
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    Re: Blind test of 6 different bowlbacks

    :crying::disbelief::grin:
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    Re: Blind test of 6 different bowlbacks

    By the way, Victor, is that arrangement of "El Choclo" yours? when a mandolin player plays something so beautiful here on the forum, he risks being asked to share a copy of the arrangement...
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    Re: Blind test of 6 different bowlbacks

    I love bowlbacks, their sound for me will always be that of the "mandolin" ... I liked them all, I couldn't put them in order, but number 5 fits my taste ...:mandosmiley:
  18. Re: Cumberland Acoustic bridge on Eastman 305

    Since I have a 305 too, I take this post to ask a question.

    My plans are to buy a cumberland bridge - I understand it must have a 12-inch radius, but I'm not sure when it comes to size. Which one...
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    Re: Eastman 305 Bridge Question

    Thanks for the answers ... my idea is that if it sounds good, it is fine ... although I do not stop worrying about such a pronounced angle ...

    Basically my concern is that I plan to make the...
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    Re: Eastman 305 Bridge Question

    Well, I was guided by the grooves of the strings ... the G's are wider than the E's ...
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    Re: Eastman 305 Bridge Question

    well, maybe I was exaggerating when saying perpendicular ... maybe I should have said more aligned, not so inclined ...
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    Eastman 305 Bridge Question

    I received as a gift from a member of the forum an Eastman 305 mandolin. As I saw that the bridge came in a rather strange position, I decided after changing the strings for new ones to reposition...
  23. Re: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, mandolin & mandocello

    I was not only impressed by the quality of the performance, the mix as well: what I hear is a perfectly synchronized string orchestra! :mandosmiley:
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    Re: Chord Questions

    Sherry, this link has been very useful for me:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chord_names_and_symbols_(popular_music)
  25. Re: George Gershwin Lullaby for Strings 1919, mandolin & mandocel

    you couldn't ask for more perfection! :mandosmiley:
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