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    Re: Carlo de Filippis recording

    Yes, Mendolin, good work! you are onto something. Alessios is not a first name, but Elias' last name. His association with Carlo De Filippis created a strong alliance. They collaborated on many...
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    Re: Carlo de Filippis recording

    Hmmmm I'm beginning to think that Alessios De Filippis was purposely chosen by Carlo De Filippis to honor his Greek friend, mandolinist Elias Alessios. It may show that they were not only...
  3. Re: Drop Box is now available for Italian 'ballo liscio' sheet mu

    TODAY: San Gennaro holiday, the band is playing outside the church --La Triestina March by F Gallo. The DiBella edition.
    They played it also in the vestibule of the church--greeting San Gennaro as...
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    Re: Essay on Mandolin Orchestras

    In my Salami book, the appendix includes the repertoire of each of the S.F. bay area orchestras. Many of the titles were semi-classical, hybrid and ballo liscio etc. Mandolin orchestras (depending on...
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    A trio of trumpeters showed up during the San Gennaro holiday celebration this weekend in Little Italy; they played Tesio's arrangement of Gabetti's "Royal Italian March." (1900) Rocco de Rocco...
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    https://www.dropbox.com/sh/nqsw18aai468q29/AAAK3K4zelIUnH6cB8rnD3--a?dl=0
    CENTURY PUBLISHING

    This link takes you to Century Publishing (non-Italian stuff); I include it because I bought the...
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    Greetings to everyone who has sustained this thread with your interest and enthusiasm. This should be the ultimate post in terms of Italian mandolin trios, mandolin & voice (Neapolitan & macchietta)...
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    Re: Ninetta - Mazurka by C. A. Bracco

    It's always the "B" section that hooks me on a mazurka! Bracco composed a great mazurka (don't think he's ever composed a bad one?)
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    I've just checked and if you visit Post #574 in this thread, you will see all the viable links. That's how you can download everything by publisher. Please avail yourselves of that. The Dropbox will...
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    Re: Rudy Cipolla

    Rudy used to say that he was born under a lucky star because of his friends. During the Depression, for more than a decade, he was fairly well compensated in his full-time job as mandocellist with...
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    Re: Italian folk music on mando

    One should note that these arrangements are almost all from the fabulous, renowned accordionist: Riccardo Tesi. I love it when mandolinists derive their music from accordionists and rely on them to...
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    Re: Rudy Cipolla

    If you're in the Bay Area in July 2022, I'd like to invite all mandolin family musicians to join us for a Rudy rehearsal. Sunday, July 10 from 11A to 2P. Please PM as to what instrument you play so...
  13. Re: Drop Box is now available for Italian 'ballo liscio' sheet mu

    The Dropbox has been available for 8 years. If you can't find something, please send a PM. 201582 Over the many years I've been posting at Mandolin Cafe, it's been a great joy to welcome those who...
  14. Re: Drop Box is now available for Italian 'ballo liscio' sheet mu

    I will be making one final contribution to the Dropbox over the summer. After that, I will be closing it down. That means if you haven't downloaded the thousands of titles or vintage audio recordings...
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    Thank you for posting this. I appreciate that very much.
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    Re: Hugo D'Alton

    Has there been a digitization of his "variety of music" book? If so, anyone know if it's available in the UK ? or elsewhere. It's only about 40 pp. not sure about copyright permission as I don't know...
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    https://www.dropbox.com/sh/co16hc6i56b84up/AAAWix_SzXVkoO7g3y9iXmSla?dl=0

    The above link takes you to the MISCELANNEOUS folder. You'll find some rather special titles here as well. For some reason...
  18. Re: French Musette/Italian Waltz/Valse/ Music Collection

    the lead sheet charts on the donquattrocchi website are rudimentary but for those starting out in the Euro Cafe genre, they'll get you started.
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    Visit the classified ads where I have posted my website and books.
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    Re: Matteo Casserino Tune. Name?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ninNa5lYfEw&list=PLlOIsPyvvUdcr_Nmi8XLVRAqTTlraAENe
    "mandolin ballo liscio" playlist of 13 titles learned from Matteo and from Tony Flores

    This above link goes...
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    Re: Matteo Casserino Tune. Name?

    This is my arrangement for two mandolins and (accordion or guitar chords). It is true to the original vocal score (1927). Listening to someone like Claudio Villa is the BEST way to introduce yourself...
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    Re: Matteo Casserino Tune. Name?

    Matteo did not read until he was well into his senior years. He realized how much he was missing out on the great mandolin literature. If Matteo can learn to read music in his sixties, anyone can do...
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    Re: Matteo Casserino Tune. Name?

    or 12th depending on which edition. ;-)
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    Re: Matteo Casserino Tune. Name?

    The correct title "Canzone dell'Amore" and it often subtitled "Solo Per Te, Lucia". It was composed by C.A. Bixio and was the title song in one of the first Italian talking movies. Matteo & Gino...
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    UKCarrie, each folder is organized by the name of the specific Italian dance publisher. You need the Index to find which dance title appears in which publisher's folder.
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