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    Re: Bickford Mandolin Method

    I doubt that many copyright owners would fault someone who wants to make a photocopy of an out of print work for personal use. But that is very different from someone posting a scan of the out of...
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    Re: Bickford Mandolin Method

    The creator's year of death does figure into the determination of public domain in many countries, but not in the US. The works of many creators who died before 1949 still enjoy US copyright...
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    Re: Bickford Mandolin Method

    It's worth mentioning that even if a work was originally published in the US before 1924 (advanced from 1923 last January 1), a later translation of the work to another language may still have...
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    Re: Mandolin music library

    All Frets (formerly the Fretted Instrument Guild of America) has a large and catalogued sheet music library open to all members. They may be interested, but they're not an academic center.
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    Re: The racehorse Mandocello

    I'd wager he has an oval hole and no f-holes.
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    The racehorse Mandocello

    Has anyone been following the rising fortunes of the racehorse Mandocello?

    https://www.racingandsports.com/thoroughbred/horse/mandocello/1413837
  7. Thread: Minneapolis

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    Re: Minneapolis

    Just yesterday an article appeared in the Star Tribune about Quinn's, a newer guitar retailer. Also check out Twin Town Guitars.
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    Here's an update on Peter Ostroushko

    ...who spoke at a benefit concert held to help pay his medical bills:

    http://www.startribune.com/ailing-minneapolis-musician-ostroushko-inspires-supporters-at-fundraiser/488858811/
  9. Re: New mandollin article on Wikipeida, Giovanni Vailati

    Nice article about a mandolinist unknown to me. Thanks!
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    Re: Peter Ostroushko

    There will be a benefit concert for Peter next month in Minneapolis: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-ostroushko-family-benefit-potluck-tickets-46455571866
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    Re: Peter Ostroushko

    Peter's Go Fund Me campaign had a goal of $40k, and it has brought in more than $67k. I haven't heard anything new about his recovery progress.
  12. Grant available to fretted instrument teachers

    The D'Addario foundation is offering grants to teachers who can introduce musical instruction to kids in the community. Info here.
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    Peter Ostroushko's health problems

    Some of you may know that veteran mando wizard Peter Ostroushko has suffered some serious health problems in recent months. He's now rehabilitating, and his friends have set up a Go Fund Me page to...
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    Re: Starting a Mandolin Orchestra

    I started one in 1991. I left it after about ten years, but it's still going strong today.

    I began by posting notices in acoustic music stores advertising an initial meeting and jam (in the public...
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    Re: Favourite Classical Mandolin Recordings?

    The recording that Gertrud Weyhofen (formerly Tröster) made of the Calace mandolin preludes is one that I listen to repeatedly. I've never heard better performances. The German Thorofon label...
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    Re: Seeking Composer Dates

    Neil, this Find a Grave listing suggests that the dates for George Muder may be 1864-1936.
  17. Thread: White Mandolins

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    Re: White Mandolins

    Not to be confused with Peter White mandolins, the New Mexico maker whom Peter Ostroushko favored when I interviewed him around 20 years ago. Back then Ostroushko played a Peter White oval hole model.
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