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    Re: Why Mandolin?

    My mom played in a mandolin orchestra while in elementary school, in the old country. She took the mandolin with her wherever we moved, but never played it again.
    Entering puberty I wanted to be...
  2. Thread: Old v New

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    Re: Old v New

    Get both and sell the one you like less. But don't advertise that here...
  3. Re: Do You Play ALL of Your Mandolins Regularly?

    I used to neglect my Ibanez 524 (playing other, better (?) mandolins) but then I was inspired by:

    Mike Compton: Jenny Lynn


    so I tuned it to AEAE and now I play it regularly - there are many...
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    Re: Is there a mandolin equivelent out there?

    I had the opportunity last spring to see and hear the other working one (Montreal Symphony playing Brahms). :)

    182424
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    Dance of the Hours - Ponchielli

    Fun little piece, simplified and arranged for mandolin:

    Dance of the Hours

    One nice visualisation is here. :)
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    Re: Anyone stop playing guitar for Mandolin?

    At age 12 I took my motherís old abandoned student mandolin, put 6 strings on it, tuned it as a guitar and started picking out melodies. Parents got the hint and soon I got my first (classical)...
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