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    In The Cluster Blues pdf

    I cannot locate sheet music for Mark O’Connor’s In The Cluster Blues. If you know of a pdf please let me know. It does appear to me that it is in a book published by Mark O’Connor, but I was hoping...
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    Re: Requirement to login twice

    I suspect it is just you. I had a somewhat similar problem so I cleared the cache and made sure my cookie status was properly set. After that the problem disappeared completely. I start the Cafe from...
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    Re: proper bowlback mandolins?

    I recently bought my first bowlback. Perhaps my experience will be of help:
    https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/threads/148849-Review-Carlo-Mazzaccara-Lucia-bowlback-mandolin

    Tim
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    Re: Mailing list pop-up never stops???

    I cleared all history, resubmitted the email list info, and now it appears to be ok. I’m not sure why it is fixed, but perhaps this info will be useful. Thank you again.
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    Re: Mailing list pop-up never stops???

    Thank you so much! I’m really sorry to bother you about this - I posted in case others might have a similar problem. I access the site via iphone thru safari. I just looked at settings and it shows...
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    Mailing list pop-up never stops???

    Whenever I open to the classified pages I am greeted with a pop-up asking to sign up for a cafe email list (or news letter?). No matter how many times I complete the information, the pop-up continues...
  7. Re: Review: Carlo Mazzaccara Lucia bowlback mandolin

    I am happy to share that, for me, the bowlback took zero adaption time and is totally delightful to play. I share this for anyone who is considering their first bowlback! (BTWI posted this same...
  8. Re: Classical nerd roll call: Lyon & Healy archtops

    I was searching for an old thread which might describe the difference between playing a bowlback vrs an arched top - to share my experience - and came across this thread. I have been playing my...
  9. Re: Review: Carlo Mazzaccara Lucia bowlback mandolin

    BTW, the Lucia does well in the Eastman bowlback case.
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  10. Re: Review: Carlo Mazzaccara Lucia bowlback mandolin

    Hi Jim -
    I asked him to make the armrest out of ebony...which is a significant change with that style of armrest (in my opinion). Carlo is amazingly great to work with. Just a really nice guy.
  11. Re: Review: Carlo Mazzaccara Lucia bowlback mandolin

    Hi Jim -
    Pretty much due to my location (and laziness), I did not locate or play a Calace or Embergher. I took a gamble and relied on books, on-line audio and video recordings, and some exchanges...
  12. Re: Review: Carlo Mazzaccara Lucia bowlback mandolin

    Hmmm.....Brian and Jim, I deleted and reloaded the images. Can you see them now? Thank you.
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    Jim: They show up when I go to the post, so I am not sure what to say. Maybe other readers can let us know if they are having a problem. If so, then I will contact the Cafe to solve the problem....
  14. Review: Carlo Mazzaccara Lucia bowlback mandolin

    August Waters, an impressively credentialed contributor to Mandolin Cafe, discussed his Mazzaccara instrument at https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/archive/index.php/t-117517.html. I am not aware of...
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    Re: “Free” vrs “metered” tremelo

    Just wanted to say thank you to all who are posting on this thread. All of your comments are very informative and helpful. It is interesting that each person seems to have their own individual “take”...
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    Re: “Free” vrs “metered” tremelo

    JeffD - that’s a great post, thank you. Anything else you can say that might shed additional light on his technique?
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    Yes, a Tone Guard fits very well.
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    Re: “Free” vrs “metered” tremelo

    We all learn in different ways. What enlightens one person might not even raise an eyebrow for the next. For me, I have to say that your quote, explanation, and shared link have given me a jaw...
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    “Free” vrs “metered” tremelo

    I’ve searched the threads on this question but cannot locate an answer. Many musicians emphasize using a metronome to develop tremolo technique with emphasis on hearing the first beat in every series...
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    Re: The bird´s feather Quill

    And to top it off, go to YouTube and listen to Mr. Timmerman play numerous unique stringed instruments! He is a consummate musician! His bio is jaw dropping. Just do a quick read at
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    Re: The bird´s feather Quill

    You know, I study many, many of the threads in the Classical Forum and am constantly astounded at the brilliant, brilliant resource this forum has become. I mean, WOW, just read this thread!!!!...
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    Re: Mazzacarra Lucia model mandolin

    The price on the Classico A's is considerably higher and I am not sure if that higher price significantly changes sound / playability. I will research the "Mozzani" school as I know nothing about it...
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    Re: Mazzacarra Lucia model mandolin

    Yes, the carbon fiber and arm rests on his restorations are a surprise - but functionality/longevity is apparently his aim. The new Lucia models are a different ball game. I have heard only very...
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    Re: Mazzacarra Lucia model mandolin

    Thank you Eugene, but I stopped Facebook last summer after my account was hacked and do not want to resume.
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    Mazzacarra Lucia model mandolin

    Does anyone, in addition to August Waters, with whom I have conversed, have experience with and/or opinions on Carlo Mazzaccara’s Lucia model mandolins? Thank you in advance.
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