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  1. virtual events in countries other than USA

    Tonite in the virtual CMSA convention mandocello hangout session, there was a guy participating from Scotland.
    This got me wondering: are there any other virtual workshops by analogous organizations...
  2. Re: New double concerto for mandolin and mandola

    this is really cool. I wonder if the mandolin and mandola are miked to compete with the strings???

    Also, I wonder if he could arrange it for CMSA en masse?
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    Re: Saraband by William Lawes

    here's my recording of the revised mandolin version, but played on mandola in G.
    https://soundcloud.com/matthew-lewis-594084306/saraband-lawes-arr-j-goodin-for-mandolin
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    Re: Eastman Octave MDO-305

    did you put the 2nd button in the center of the heel?
    can you post a photo?
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    Dammann 5-course mandocello strings?

    has anyone experimented with strings on their Dammann, outside using single string bronze wounds from Just Strings or D'Addario? The low C on mine came nickel wound.
    not sure if the others were...
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    Re: Eastman Octave MDO-305

    while we're talking about Eastman Octaves, what are people using for straps on this OM?
    are you tying off on the head, around the body/under fingerboard, or did anyone install another strap button?...
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    someone beat me to this....

    https://www.reddit.com/r/funny/comments/bdfo33/the_mandalorians_mandolin/
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    1911 recording

    Calace prelude, but not Calace performing

    http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/search.php?nq=1&query_type=call_number&query=7060
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    Re: does anyone have this Acton piece?

    I am going to check this out at the British Library next month.
    Does anybody else need anything from the British Library that they can't get from LoC or other sources?
    I have 4 more requests to...
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    does anyone have this Acton piece?

    Acton (Ch.) Au lac de Geneve: barcarolle nocturne pour mandolin avec accomp. de piano. Milan, Lucca, 1885.
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    an etude to share

    original for liuto, but also versions for octave and mandocello.
    the liuto and OM versions are mostly 1st position.
    the MC version will require shifting from 1st and 4th

    the second half (measure...
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    Re: Pettine Method copyright?

    this is a good read:
    Copyright for New Editions of Public Domain Music in the USA
    http://www.rbs2.com/cmusic2.pdf
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    Re: New Bickford Mando-cello Method

    this is awesome.... I would rank the utility of the various versions as follows:

    1. bass clef version
    2-3. tie between G-transposed treble clef 8va for octave
    and an untransposed treble clef...
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    Re: Pettine Method copyright?

    I wanted to resurrect this thread to address specifically all the Calace printed works and their copyright status in the USA.
    Italy and the US are both Berne convention signers. Under Article 18,...
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    Re: New Bickford Mando-cello Method

    it is 100% public domain. even if there was a hypothetical reprint from say 1953 with a 1953 copyright, that copyright would only protect any new content. if there wasn't any new content, then the...
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    Re: a fleeting sighting....

    point of clarification..... a recent email from CMSA stated that members would also have receive BMG newsletters.
    at the time, a few did show up on the CMSA web site, but no longer....
    perhaps the...
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    a fleeting sighting....

    "As a member of CMSA, you will also have access to the British BMG (Banjo, Mandolin, and Guitar) Federation newsletters. "

    3 issues were at one point on the CMSA website (with one bad PDF), but...
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    Re: New Bickford Mando-cello Method

    what software are you using to do this?
    i have some of the Bickford already done in bass clef in Sibelius.
  19. stores with bowlbacks (Amsterdam and London)

    can anyone recommend stores in London or Amsterdam that
    have bowlbacks? CBOM bowlbacks even better!

    sheet music store recommendations also appreciated
  20. Re: 2018 Convention of the Classical Mandolin Society of America

    does anyone have the name and/or email address of the gentleman who did the computer work to transcribe the En Masse orchestra parts for Santa Rosa? it was announced and I had a chance to chat with...
  21. Re: 2018 Convention of the Classical Mandolin Society of America

    I am registered for the mc section at the convention, and I didn't receive either via email.
    I checked my Gmail spam, and still no luck....
    can somebody help me out?
    i've been tackling measures...
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    Bracony Op. 24

    On MusicaNeo, there is a free download for Alberto Bracony's
    24 Studies for the Mandolin, Part 2, Op. 25

    Opus 25 is Part 1, the first 12.
    Anyone seen this in the wild?
  23. does anyone have PDF for this Calace composition?

    The PDF on the web site for
    14309 Ouverture Genova (trio for mandolin, liuto, and piano)
    appears to be corrupt

    does anyone have a good version of this PDF?
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