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    Re: Clown Barf picks available

    I bought 3 of the X-stiff rounded ones. Love the tone, the colors, and the name.
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    Re: Northfield F5S arriving soon

    Welcome to the club! I purchased my F5S 5 years ago. It sounded great on day one and just kept getting better each day thereafter. Enjoy.
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    Re: We Lost John Prine.

    Sweet songs never last too long on broken radios.
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    Re: What strings are you currently playing?

    D’Addario nickel bronze 11.5-40. Love the tone of the unwound strings on my Northfield.
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    Re: Caterina Lichtenberg‘s On-line course

    I’m a subscriber as well. I’m pretty sure it is one of the only online course for classical mandolin out there. As Kurth stated, you should be able to read standard notation and have more than an...
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    Re: What has your mandolin been called?

    I was playing my octave on stage and a fellow came up and said “what is that an oud?” Seemed odd that he knew of an oud but not a big mandolin. Another time I was in the park playing some of the...
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    Re: Uther my cat..

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    I lost my good friend last year. She was my audience on most nights.
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    Re: Playing notation G/F#

    I usually don’t worry too much about slash chords. Especially if there is a guitar or bass player. To me it would depend on the context and whether or not that bass note is important to the harmonic...
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    Re: Tablature for Game of Thrones

    https://soundcloud.com/csw689/game-of-thrones

    Made this recording a few years ago. I learned it by ear from the original tv theme. It’s not terribly difficult to play.
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    Re: Sierra "J. S. Bach" Hull

    That’s the first half of the D minor gigue from solo violin partita 2.
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    Re: Mandolin in NPR Tiny Desk Concerts

    https://youtu.be/FdBwOOwcwTU


    Danilo Brito did one. Awesome playing.
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    Re: Random mandolin sightings

    That’s Vivaldi’s Concerto in C for Mandolin.
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    Re: RockyGrass Streaming

    Smoking Dawg’s Bull for the encore.
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    Re: Question about minor scales

    I think your right Steve. Aeolian, or natural minor is 1 2 b3 4 5 b6 b7. Like A to A in the key of C, D to D in the key of F, etc..
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    Jacob Doc

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  16. Re: Queries :Ted Eschliman's Four-Finger Closed Position

    These are scale exercises. Yes they have patterns and intervals. The purpose is to make you better ;)

    Home is the basic major scale played in sequence. Ex. C D E F G A B C

    Thirds is playing...
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    Re: Bach E Major Prelude fingering

    I was in a class with Caterina Lichtenberg and asked her this very question. She uses DDUD. It helps to play the first 4 notes of bar 17 DUDU, then start the pattern on the 2nd beat. I really like...
  18. Re: "Ghostbusters" -Chris Thile on Prairie Home Companion

    Looks like Sarah is playing a Northfield arch top octave.
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    Re: Toneguard..WOW!

    +1 for tone-gards!
  20. Re: Help with soloing to the song, "Look at Miss Ohio"

    Chords seem to be F C G Am. The C scale and Am pentatonic work.



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NPEj63d0jY


    Found a live version where its played a whole step up, so G D A Bm. D scale or...
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    Re: Rover RM-75 F mandolin?

    I have one, an older model with the dark cherry color. I think that its a good solid instrument for it's price. After a while MAS kicked in and I knew there was a better mando out there so I...
  22. Thread: Identify tune

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    Re: Identify tune

    Don't know what the tune is, but I would call it Beautiful.
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    Re: Multi Effects Units

    I have been using a Digitech RP 500 for my electric guitar for a few years now. The 500 is big and vast in its capabilities, but the 300 or 200 series should offer a lot at not that much cost....
  24. Thread: Rover RM-75

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    Re: Rover RM-75

    I have a 2003 RM-75.

    http://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/showthread.php?114308-Going-to-California

    http://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/showthread.php?114886-Cello-Suite-1-Prelude

    I love it for...
  25. Re: The Shuffle of the Pick - 12 Old-Time Fiddle Tunes

    I took Adam's old time mandolin class at Swannanoa a couple of weeks ago and it was superb. We learned a new tune every day, all of them from this book. He has a keen understanding of this music and...
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