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    Re: My Bach Mandolin Album and Video

    @Scott - thanks for the news article...much appreciated. Putting it on the mp3 page would be great too (what do you need from me to do this?)

    @JeffD - yes, it's packing tape haha. One day I...
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    Re: My Bach Mandolin Album and Video

    thanks for the comments!

    I'll be putting another video up in a week or 2 :mandosmiley:
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    My Bach Mandolin Album and Video

    Hello,

    Thought I'd have a go at recording an album full of Bach pieces on Mandolin, mandola, guitar and bass (I went through a phase of playing only Bach on Mandolin haha). A few months later, and...
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    Re: string calculations help!

    Yup, just put a set of J74's on (11-40) and they work really well, nice sound.
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    Re: string calculations help!

    Thanks for your replies guys (@JEStanek, I could use a capo, but some of the mandola parts I want to play involve frets 12-15, which would be easy to play on a mandola, but quite tricky on my cheap...
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    string calculations help!

    Hello,

    I have a cheap octave mandolin (to avoid any confusion that's the one tuned an octave down from a normal mandolin haha) that I want to convert to a Mandola (tuned a 5th down from a...
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    Re: New Classical Mandolin Video

    Hello Everyone. Thanks for the kind comments. I do enjoy making these videos ;)...any suggestions for the next one?
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    New Classical Mandolin Video

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlFIYLrDvbo

    Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (Handel).

    Hope you like it! The British Mandolinist Simon Mayor played this on one of his early albums (although his was...
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    Re: Classical Mandolin solo Videos on YouTube

    Here's me playing Vivaldi's Concerto for 2 Mandolins in G Major - 2nd movement.

    I'm glad i discovered this piece; it really is a gem!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Q0c1iuLRUw
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    Re: Another Bach piece on Mandolin

    @loess: Thanks! Sheet music (not tab) is readily available online for free if you look around for it...so the fingerings and arrangements I have to work out myself, but are usually quite...
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    Re: Another Bach piece on Mandolin

    thanks for the kind words guys!

    I've got some more bach pieces lined up, but any suggestions (or even requests ;) )..doesn't have to be bach, but classical.
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    Another Bach piece on Mandolin

    Hello,

    Another video of me playing some bach, this time it's invention #8 on mandolin and bass (bwv 779)...which quite conveniently fits onto mandolin (I think only 1 low note wasn't playable).
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    ROCK Madonna Mandolin

    Hi There,

    Bit of shameless self promotion, but...

    I helped my good friend and fellow Band member "Lucky Singh" by playing mandolin on his instrumental guitar cover of Madonna's "Oh Father".
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    Re: Bit o' Bach's E major concerto on Mandolin!

    It was a while ago and I can't remember what bach piece made me think "i'd need a 5 string bass" (it may not have even been bach...but I havn't really learned any songs from other composers...
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    Re: Bit o' Bach's E major concerto on Mandolin!

    @Jim Garber.

    Thanks Jim. It's funny you mention "emotive", because more than any other style of music i've tried, classical music is the one that totally made me think about simple things like...
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    Re: Bit o' Bach's E major concerto on Mandolin!

    hey all, thanks for your kind comments!

    It's a little rusty in places, but the pressure of recording a video of it really helps me develop!

    I'm off to work on my next piece ;)
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    Bit o' Bach's E major concerto on Mandolin!

    Hello,

    I've just recorded Bach's E major violin concerto (3rd movement) and made a video and put it on youtube:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmDXcKvL6vQ

    Gotta love bach!! I'd love to know...
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    new chord generator

    What happens when you cross a mandolin lover with a computer geek??

    hahaha

    www.mandochords.com

    It's a work in progress, nearly finished, but it autogenerates lots of chords...and i've tried...
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