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    Re: Back in action

    Aidan, just had a look and listen to your tunes and wonder if you have thought of converting your music files from wav to mp3 format, which would save you a great deal of storage space on the site. ...
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    Re: Andy Irvine / Paul Brady

    Paul, do not see any Scottish venues on your link, just Kilkenny, but maybe there is something I have missed?
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    Re: Renaissance lute and mandore

    Fine examples of your skill once again, Jo. You certainly keep busy. The rosettes are very beautifully carved too.
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    Re: Temperance..... Jig!?!?

    Great playing, Gunnar. There are a lot of jigs and reels that can be adapted as you have done, and a change of tempo gives a freshness to a well-known tune. Your picking and right-hand fingering is...
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    Re: Cords on the ground

    Is it a good idea to hide power and other leads, Kevin? We tend to have them where we can see them. I have seen them taped down, or fitted into moulded rubber shields and even, as you mention,...
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    Re: Latest build electric mandolin

    Before I retired, 16 years ago, I was a schoolteacher and we had around 100 US children in our school (out of 900+ roll) as we had the huge US Navy Submarine base on the Holy Loch right beclose to...
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    Re: Latest build electric mandolin

    Fine instrument and lots of great ideas incorporated. Very generous attitude too in your willingness to share.
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    Re: 2019 Tune-A-Week Project

    What a great piece of playing on that jig, Jill.

    Good luck with the new scheme and your return to Ireland in the spring. If you approach it with the same enthusiasm and expertise you devote to...
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    Re: Tascam DR-05 vs Zoom H2N

    Charlie, for what it is worth, here is my input. I use the Tascam DR-05 and am very happy with it. I have no experience of the Zoom recorder but have heard good reports of it as well.
    The Tascam...
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    Re: 2019 Tune-A-Week Project

    Great advice there, Jill, especially regarding the speed of the triplets. In Scottish music it is tempting to speed the triplets in Strathspeys and in the pipe marches, especially in the 6/8 marches...
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    Re: New to the forum Alan Cook UK.

    Another UK welcome here - from Scotland, Alan. I have been on here for several years and still find it a great and positive site. Have a look over at the Song-A-Week group for a really friendly and...
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    Re: Why the connection?

    Maybe the link is the fact that the tenor banjo can be tuned GDAE like the mandolin (though an octave lower)? Or maybe just that it is an instrumnet with strings but does not look like a guitar, so...
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    Re: Darragh Ó Ciardha Ó Cinnéide

    What a player, Jill.
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    Re: This is not a brag...

    And who knows - maybe in the near future Sarah will be on this very thread telling us how she has just learned a great phrase or lick from someone who posts as BadExampleMan! This is what makes...
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    Re: OM Setup

    With an instrument straight from the box, it can generally have adjustments done at the nut to get a lower string height at the first fret. Fresh from the factory they tend to leave the nut a bit...
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    Re: New original, Dragonslayer's Reel

    Fine tune and playing, Gunnar.
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    Re: 2019 Tune-A-Week Project

    Two more fine entries, Jill. Amazing that you have managed not only to keep finding the tunes, but to play them at a consistently very high standard. :mandosmiley:
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    Re: Notation Software?

    I have been using Musescore now for most of my musicnotation. It is very like Sibelius, but is open source and free to use, though donations are welcome to the makers. It allows me to do anything I...
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    Re: Raise an Irish Eyebrow (Original)

    Certainly has an Irish vibe to it!
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    Re: mayhem in the music room

    It fell from its hanger, hit the headstock on the Stratocaster, then bounced into the wall, causing the damage to the paint on the wall. The Strat, being a solid beasty and on a floor stand, would...
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    Re: 2019 Tune-A-Week Project

    And still she produces the little gems! :mandosmiley:
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    Re: 2019 Tune-A-Week Project

    You seem to have had a good break back in your home country, Jill.
    Great tunes once again and a fine effort to catch up so quickly. I especially liked the reel!
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    Re: 2019 Tune-A-Week Project

    Standard as high as ever here, Jill.
    Enjoy your trip home too.
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    Re: 2019 Tune-A-Week Project

    Yet another little gem, Jill. Those triplet ornaments are so beautifully played. I agree with you about 4-parters - we have that with so many of our Scottish pipe marches where it is so easy to mix...
  25. Re: Difference between a tenor guitar and a plectrum guitar

    Fascinating video, Nigel. Great insights into your thought processes, and the instrument sounds really good too!
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