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    Re: How to enhance mando for legato piece

    Another thing to remember is that it's not just you who has to learn to play with them, they must learn to abandon preconceptions of their own instruments and learn to play with the mandolin part...
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    Re: How to enhance mando for legato piece

    Have a listen to the Largo/ larghetto sections on here https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01BUOFA7W

    Similarly here....
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    Re: Picking pattern chart

    Here's a page from my old notebook with some of the rolls and picking patterns I practice. Ok for a few ideas
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    However I'd recommend getting hold of Mandolin Crosspicking Technique By...
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    Re: Where to find a Roman/Ranieri Plectrum?

    I get my buffalo horn blanks from Richard Head archery supplies they're very good value and give years worth of plectrum stock.
    https://www.longbowandarrow.co.uk/10-horn-strips-122-p.asp
  5. Re: Reading mandolin music score by NOT using TABS

    If you're into folk tunes you can go to Nigel gatherer's wonderful collections and choose the standard notation option.
    http://www.nigelgatherer.com/tunes/tow.html He really has put an absolute...
  6. Thread: floor racks

    by Beanzy
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    Re: floor racks

    We have a wicker linen basket that was knocking about & got repurposed to keep various instruments under control. Not quite wide enough for my son's Hummingbird dreadnought case, but everything else...
  7. Re: Help with type of Mandolin for string orchestra

    Those LM520 mandolins get a decent write up from many players on the forum here so don't sweat that unless you can't work the sound you want out of it.

    A good place to start playing with sound is...
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    Re: A Year With Calace?

    Great idea thanks for flagging this up Rob. With so many of my normal boot up the bum activities drying up I've noticed a drift in my classical playing. This will hopefully get me a bit more...
  9. Re: Luthier for Fouchetti-period mandoline? Or Bortolazzi style?

    Not heard anything much from them in a while but this is the kind of thing that Stephen Barber & Sandi Harris do well.
    You could give them a shout to see if they're up for it. ...
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    Re: Is this string about dead?

    You've really got to make a choice to go with one or the other. The alternative is to keep using strings that don't fit and won't function properly.
    The current situation has you tuning a string by...
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    Re: Mandolin Orchestra News

    The Mandolin Orchestra of Devon are getting off the ground & launching virtually to tide us over though the summer season.
    It's a good opportunity for some of our more scattered members to get...
  12. Re: What did we play on Mandolins 100 years ago in the USA?

    If you look about 1/2 way down that list you'll see a tune called Nola by Felix Arndt.
    Aaron Weinstein plays that on his album 3x3 if you want to listen https://aaronweinstein.bandcamp.com/album/3x3
  13. Re: The dreaded black A2Z question. With a possible answer...

    Is there any way to tell if mandolins were originally part of one of the orchestra sets that Gibson used to make up and ship to orchestras? Just thinking there may be other reasons for refinishing...
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    Re: Danse des Filles de Joie (Quarantine Mood)

    Bravo, love the switch to costume too.
  15. Thread: Live Streaming

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    Re: Live Streaming

    use the front camera & it will give you much higher resolution although you need to set the framing up properly beforehand and mark your spot so you don't lose track of things.

    You can buy...
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    Re: Playing remotely with friends

    I have made Jamkazam work well, but we have 36 mb upload speed with 146 down , fibre into the hub.
    Our latency seems no worse than listening across a theatre stage, so practical, if you can get...
  17. Steve Knightly talks about his approach to Tenor guitsr

    I watched this live earlier and thought it might be of interest to my fellow Tenor Guitarists.

    Steve Knightly fron Show Of Hands talks about his approach to Tenor guitsr
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  18. Thread: 3/4

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    Re: 3/4

    suppose this side of the pond we'll do it next month.
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    Re: Music Room Feng Shui

    How about something dual function mayb a bit like these Ikea units?
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    you could do similar, perhaps folding down from the side into the space. You could build in the instrument...
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    Re: Music "Stand" Challenge

    I'm away every other week so needed something simple & got this in a stationers shop in London.
    It ticked all the boxes for me, packs flat, light, simple set up & robust, was cheap too.
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    Re: Wireless in-ear monitors

    You might want to have a look at the https://www.ld-systems.com/en/series/mei-1000-g2-series/
    Thomann & GAK do it & it seemed like good value when I saw it. I'm a Sennheiser user, but that's because...
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    Re: Help - Right hand wrist speed question

    This Vivaldi one (RV425) is one where I had to spend a lot of time just doing what Simon describes.
    It wasn't the speed but the transitioning between note values & patterns that took the drumming...
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    I wonder how much a set of strings for these beasts costs

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    Re: Pickup or microphone?

    +1 on the AKG c1000s I've been using one for gigging for a while now. I use it in hyper-cardoid mode for mandolin and fiddle.
    The band are two electric guitars, or plugged in acoustics, bass &...
  25. Thread: New tenor

    by Beanzy
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    Re: New tenor

    If they're going to the bother of making a tenor guitar, why don't they produce it with the fret markers in the right place?
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