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    Re: Rob Meldrums' free ebook

    What a great resource. I learnt so much from reading this and great videos.

    Many thanks
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    Re: Darren McMullen

    Yes Darren is a great teacher as well as an excellent multi instrumentalist. I have had workshops from him before and will be going to a weekend workshop with him next weekend in Nova Scotia. ...
  3. Re: Moving to an additional instrument after competency w/mando

    I tend to play Celtic music on the mandolin and recently have started to learn to play the penny whistle. I had not anticipated the way it is starting to change the way I play the mandolin. the...
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    Re: Nigel Gatherer: The Truest of Gentlemen!

    Wow Nigel, for someone who is recuperating you sure are productive. What a great set of tunes. Hope your recovery is going well. My wife and I have loved the amazing number of tunes you have made...
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    Re: Nigel Gatherer: The Truest of Gentlemen!

    Just wondering if there is a problem with the forum as I have had nothing but error messages when I try to access it.
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    Re: Mandola 17" Scale & EFT76 Strings

    Thanks Pete.

    It's a flat top so I will try your suggestion. Really enjoy trying to transpose some of the tunes I already play on the mandolin on this instrument.

    I also appreciate the pdf's...
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    Re: Mandola 17" Scale & EFT76 Strings

    I have a Jimmy Moon Mandola with a measured scale length of 16.5"'. The strings on it are quite old and the C strings seem dull. What would be a the size and brand of strings that might be...
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    Re: Chord practice tricks.

    Yes they are. Gordon used our mandolin group to help test the use of his book when he was writing it. He is a great fan of Jehtro. I certainly recommend his chordology book as it made the creation...
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    Re: Free V-Picks - Right Here

    Would love to try them

    Jeff
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    Re: Rob Meldrum's mandolin set-up

    Received Rob's free e- book also and it is an easy read and I look forward to working on one of my less expensive mandolins to see how much improvement I can make.

    Thanks for this great offer.
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  11. Re: Free Matt Flinner CDs - 100th Music du Jour performance

    What a great chance to hear good music.

    Thanks
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    Re: Chord Voicings - HELP!

    I like Gordon Stobbe's book

    Mandolin Chordology

    http://www.fiddlebooks.com/bookcontent15.html

    I take lessons from him and find the book very logical and easy to follow.

    Jeff
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    Re: Adventure Tunes

    Try this book by Kate Thompson "The New Policeman" It's a story from Ireland about the "fairy people" and each chapter is based on a tune that has the music notation at the end of each chapter. ...
  14. Re: Mandolin Chordology-I'm trying some music theory

    I'm lucky in that I attend group mandolin lessons with Gordon where he uses his book as a teaching tool. It really helped to go through the book plus CD. Well recommended.
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    Re: Anybody Play a Banjolin?

    Allen Hopkins

    thanks for your advice. I'll give it a try and will also put on thinner gauge strings> I believe that Elderly has a mando-bnjo set
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    Re: Anybody Play a Banjolin?

    I was interested in chordbangers comments on the Rogue Mandolin Banjo. I have a Sonata model which appears to be a clone of the Rogue model. The action is quite high on mine and it doesn't sound...
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    Re: method book recommendation?

    I recommend a new book by Gordon Sobbe from Halifax, Nova Scotia. His book plus CD titled MANDOLIN CHORDOLOGY which can be obtained at his website. http://www.fiddlebooks.com. Here you can see the...
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    Re: joining a celtic jam

    Try this one in Ottawa. I always go when I visit from Halifax. It's very friendly. uses music and has the tunes on the web.

    http://www.siegelproductions.ca/slowjam/
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    New Book on Mandolin Chordology

    For the past year and a half I have been taking group lessons with Gordon Sobbe in Halifax. Gordon, who is well known in Canada as a fiddle instructor has written many books on fiddling. He has...
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