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    Re: Mandolin classical literature

    I have attached a PDF document to help someone start searching the Library of Congress online catalog for mandolin music. Please be aware that this is for a catalog of bibliographic records, not...
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    Re: Mandolin music library

    I have attached a PDF document to help someone start searching the Library of Congress online catalog for mandolin music. Please be aware that this is for a catalog of bibliographic records, not...
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    Re: Mandolin classical literature

    I should mention that I am a retired Library of Congress music cataloger. Now I go into LC once a week as a volunteer to catalog mandolin music that has languished uncataloged in the stacks for well...
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    Re: Mandolin classical literature

    Administrator,

    Perhaps you are thinking of Mandolin music in America : 3800 pieces for mandolin and where to find them compiled by Joshua Bell and published by Plucked String, Arlington, Va,...
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    Seredipity

    Just a note to register my amusement at the serendipitous arrangement of threads on the forum sometimes:

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    It could be a haiku:

    Walmart mandolin ... Kermin mandolin ... Am I asking too...
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    Re: Pic direction when starting on a string

    Thanks for the replies, everyone.

    Thanks, kurth83, for looking at this closely. You prompted me to look more closely myself and, yes, many of the paired downstrokes relate to what I learned as a...
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    Pic direction when starting on a string

    I've been playing (well... practicing at my kitchen table) for a number of years. I've lately started into the Calace method and have reached No. 49. Though not the first time I've encountered this...
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    Re: Carbon fiber mandolins

    Just to finish this: A couple of weeks ago I bought a used Peter Mix A model from the classifieds here. Never having handled one, I hoped for the best. The seller generously agreed to a 48-hour...
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    Re: Mando Tasting, interested in your vote.

    I preferred the first. It was crisp and rich all at the same time. Somehow, though, it did seem to me that there was some difference in the recording level or ... something ... that accounted for...
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    Re: Carbon fiber mandolins

    Thanks, everyone.
    -- I've looked at the avastrings site that Daniel recommended: 3,250 euros ($3,702) for a bowlback design ... + taxes and shipping ... not for me.
    -- Jim Garber put me on to an...
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    Carbon fiber mandolins

    I've always been envious of folks who live in mando-friendly environments. I don't. So I'm toying with the idea of a carbon fiber mando and wondering if anyone is building/selling them? What I...
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    Sticky: Re: An invitation for members to use their real name

    Please change mandogio to Joe Bartl
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    Re: In Praise of Mediocrity (?)

    A friend of mine, taking up cello way into his fifties, started his learning with the Bach unaccompanied cello suites. When I raised an eyebrow, he said "People have been performing Bach badly for...
  14. Re: Bill Monroe's mandolin played once again

    Right! Great!

    The Library of Congress has a full set of Strads that it encourages visiting musicians to take for a spin and which the Library features in a concert once a year. The Hall of Fame...
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    Re: Mandolins Like Salami

    Just looked for this on Amazon. $200.00?

    -- mandogio
  16. Re: Giacomo Sartori - Free scores in the Petrucci Library (IMSLP)

    Oh, but of course! Thanks for reminding me about the Ballo Liscio materials! I hadn't downloaded them since the 2014 iteration. The new files are beautifully organized. Thanks, again.

    --...
  17. Re: Giacomo Sartori - Free scores in the Petrucci Library (IMSLP)

    Thanks for the great playlist!

    In my cataloging at the Library of Congress over the last couple of years, I created records for three Sartori pieces:

    Sartori, Giacomo, 1860-1946,
    Al mare march...
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    Re: Satan is Real - Louvin Brothers

    The book puts flesh and blood (and tears, yeah) onto histories like Neil Rosenberg's classic "Bluegrass, A History" which may be more complete and academically interesting but which seem to lack...
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    Re: Back seam repair needed on F4

    Marc Glickman in Frederick, MD reglued (etc.) the back on my F4 last year. Did a great job. Let me know if you need contact info for him.

    -- mandogio
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    Re: Guitar site good as MandolinCafe?

    Thanks for all the info and comments. I'll relay this to my aspiring bass player.

    --mandojoe
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    Guitar site good as MandolinCafe?

    I play mando and have haunted MandolinCafe for some years now. A friend has taken up bass guitar and I'd like to point him to a site that offers the same friendly types of forums, news, and...
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    Re: Cheering during live performance

    For those wishing to put all this discussion in perspective: an academic study Coughing and Clapping: Investigating Audience Experience.

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    Re: Cheering during live performance

    Audience behavior is determined by the genre of music, the performer expectations, and venue conventions. Any and all of these are subject to varied mixes and, thusly, different audience behavior. ...
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    Re: The Traveling Pick Sampler - Anyone Interested?

    Please add my name to the list. Thanks. -- mandogio
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    Re: Right Hand Mandolin Book in the making!

    My quest for tremolo technique over the last year has been an education in the variability of techniques dependent on the instructor. In the end the big take-away is "Do what works for you". So, I...
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