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  1. Re: Nordic/Finnish/Swedish folk music recommendation

    Finnish mandolin is heavily influenced by Heikki Lahti.


    https://youtu.be/hINXfAJipPA

    More modern is Jarmo Romppanen -


    https://youtu.be/cGnEBJN8Mmw
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    Re: Irish Music Tours -- suggestions

    Ye might check out Wild Atlantic Music Tours - aside from the fact that the Wild Atlantic Way winds through a beautiful part of the country, their roster of musicians who lead the tours is pretty...
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    Re: Irish Music Tours -- suggestions

    Dave,

    I went on a southwest Ireland music tour with Inishfree last year and had a fabulous time. We toured quaint villages and countryside by day and caught intimate ITM in the pubs every evening....
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    Re: Beginner Celtic mandolin

    As a longtime player of Irish Traditional music my advice would be buy the best mandolin you can afford, regardless of shape, regardless as to whether it is oval hole or has f-holes, regardless as to...
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    Re: Left-Handed Players

    You're making a great point.

    I've been playing guitar for over fifty years and have never been able to get a good alternating bass going. About a year ago I attended a guitar workshop with drop-D...
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    Thijs van der Harst Octave Mandolin

    It is always a treat to learn of luthiers 'across the pond'. Bob has found another very nice instrument that we might not 'ever be aware of' in the States.

    A collection of fine instruments is the...
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    Thanks!

    So, let's try this again (if only editing posts was allowed beyond a certain time...)

    Here's me playing a 4 course medieval lute I built. The song I'm playing here is 'Douce Dame Jolie'...
  8. Thread: Left hand

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    Left hand

    I went to a concert last night in an intimate setting to see a very gifted mandolinist (a very gifted trio, really). I have never seen anyone play the mandolin with such skill in person. I took note...
  9. March Mandolin Festival concerts and beer tasting

    Well, folks, our workshop slots are full for 2019, but we have two great concerts that are open to the public, on Friday March 1 at the Stone Church Music Club in Newmarket NH (6:30), and Saturday...
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    Re: Double-Stops Lessons

    Sharon Gilchrist taught her system at Targhee several years ago and for me it was hands down the best explanation that completely clicked with me. I can do DS anywhere any key no problem. Check her...
  11. so i looked up Sharon Gilchrist on youtube last night

    I've been taking mandolin class on pegheadNation, Sharons lessons, for a while now and I totally enjoy her teaching style.
    I had never looked her up on youtube, for some reason I was looking around...
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    Re: Public service anouncement

    Yeah, but if you get the new Shmergel Defenestrator with Dial-A-Tone(TM), you can have each of those different sounds at the twist of a knob!
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    Re: Public service anouncement

    In my case my life evolved. It changed. I am surprised at how much it has changed. It is to point that if the music stopped there would be a huge hole in my life. I sure did not start that way. It...
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    Public service anouncement

    Please be advised: Want vs Need IMHO, which is of course correct:

    Need is
    1. you don't own a mandolin
    2.your mandolin is not solid wood
    3. your mandolin is solid wood but hasn't had the...
  15. Information about Weber, Flatiron and Gibson Instruments

    We recently discovered players can no longer obtain information on Weber instruments built prior to 2013 from the Weber company. Mary and I would be happy to help with any questions or concerns you...
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    Re: Steve Martin Signed mandolin on Ebay

    There's only one Mandolin Steve Martin has ever had his hands on that I'm interested in but, it's on long term loan... I got to play on it once, too. I still sounded like me.

    Jamie
  17. Re: Nordwall 10-string cittern - just ordered one!

    An update - construction has begun on my cittern! I'll be picking it up in Sweden on the weekend of June 7-10th at a folk festival called Ransäterstamman.

    Can't wait!

    I will share...
  18. Nordwall 10-string cittern - just ordered one!

    For the past couple years I've traveled a fair bit to Sweden to play music and learn the local fiddle tunes (so many polskas!) and have encountered a whole lot of amazing musicians. A few of them...
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