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    Re: That famous cello prelude, deconstructed

    Here's what I have. Two .pdf files. Notation and Notation + Tab. I arpeggiated the last chord to approximate the split chord the way the cellists bow it. Measure 26 has a B natural instead of a Bb,...
  2. What's Love Got To Do With It, with a little mandolin

    https://youtu.be/LlDdkLfyxxc
  3. Thread: technique

    by Ray(T)
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    Re: technique

    Yehudi Menhuin was clearly well versed as far as technique is concerned, however, when he was playing jazz, Stephane Grapelli said “It’s OK but it doesn’t swing.”.
  4. Telemann - Con Tenerezza from TWV 41:D3

    When I was working on my two Telemann books for Mel Bay I played (or attempted to play) through hundreds of pieces from many collections. One of my favorite books was the Barenreiter edition of the...
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    Re: Chris Thile's new pick

    I don't think there's any cause to be cynical about trying to find the strings, the pick, the instrument that works for you. And of course many top pros are always on the hunt. And others settle on...
  6. Re: Cool Covid Online Jam of Bluegrass Musicians

    Wow! Those guys are awesome. Seriously great players and a terrific tune. Thank you!
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    Re: Favorite Doc Watson albums

    For early Doc, the two Folkways albums, Old Time Music at Clarence Ashley's and The Watson Family, are really interesting, with Rosa Lee Watson and Gaither Carlton et. al. as well as Ashley. Just...
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    Sam and Jerry both on slide

    Posted by Sam on FB.

    https://www.facebook.com/sambushband/videos/665256487684219/
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    Transcriptions

    I've just started uploading some of my many mandolin and fiddle transcriptions to my web site. Bluegrass, fiddle tunes and jazz as played by great players. You can find them at the "Transcriptions"...
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    Re: Leo Lindblom "St. Anne's Reel"

    For some reason, it did not load. Let's see if this works:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2arMrDj2cg
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    Re: RIP Jerry Jeff Walker

    There’s a unique annual festival in Abilene called Outlaws & Legends run by Mark Powell, the largest single stage festival venue that I know of. The MO there is to have a hot current headliner on...
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    Re: RIP Jerry Jeff Walker

    I do feel like Hank Williams tonight.
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    Re: Key of Bb

    The way many musicians understand chords and progressions is via harmonized scales. Basically what happens is we begin with a scale, let's use Bb as per your question:
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    Re: The ever-inventive Danny Knicely

    Embedding it. Too good.
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    Re: Mandolins "Opening Up"

    I am not sure if my mandolins are opening up, but I realized that if I don't play one for a while and then come back to it, I hear mostly just the fundamental tones. As I play it more I begin to...
  16. Thread: In The Mood

    by Ranald
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    In The Mood

    In case any jazz buffs miss this fine and enjoyable piece from Mark Stoffel & Co. on today's home page:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=nMFTxNPyApQ&feature=emb_title

    ...
  17. Thread: LiuQin

    by Jim Garber
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    Re: LiuQin

    I just found an older thread with a link for this meeting of John Reischman's group with some Chinese musicians playing "Katy Hill". John duets with liuqin player, then pipa, etc.

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    Re: Greek mandolin music

    Helena Vasileiadi, vocals


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EL1Oh9tpgQ
  19. Heads Up! LOUIE BLUE and more docs on TCM Mon Sept 07,2020

    Turner Classic Movies TOMORROW (Monday Sept 7)

    Concert films and Docs ALL DAY from 7:15AM - 4AM (Tues), including Tom Waits (Big Time), Dylan (Don't Look Back) , Neil Young (Heart of Gold),...
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    Re: Cafe User: Br1ck

    Eric,
    I was a bit surprised by your comment. I have found this to be one of the most civil message boards that I use. It most cases the few personal attacks or political posts that pop up are...
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    Re: Timing issues

    Has nothing to do with your ears; the Carter Family were notorious for adding or subtracting beats. I've been looking for other examples that are as obvious as Hello Stranger, but my memory doesn't...
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    Bohemian Zwiefacher

    At BalFolk dance events you can meet German dances Zwiefacher or Alsace dances "Valse à 5 Temps".In Bohemian, region in the Czech Republic, you will find an analogy and these are dances called...
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    Re: Theory: "cheat sheet" for Western modes

    mandocrucian, there's no need to be condescending. My post was a self-burn, I think you missed that. Talk about cheap shots ... read what I wrote. I said "people have been learning modes like this...
  24. Thread: Jimmy Capps

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    Re: Jimmy Capps

    Yes, Jimmy was great- I loved watching him on Larry's Country Diner where he played "The Sheriff" and gave such great backing to performers on the show. He had a long and productive career. There was...
  25. Covid Collab with Ella Fitzgerald: Lady Be Good

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_c-70LtkfI
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