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  1. Re: Concert of Swedish folk music with bouzouki and mandobass

    Thanks for the suggestions. For a Norwegian take on Bluegrass, I enjoy the Hayde Bluegrass Orchestra:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWIaeQFcbYg

    Or for a Finnish style, there's the Varjakka...
  2. Concert of Swedish folk music with bouzouki and mandobass

    FYI, there's a lovely concert of Swedish folk music on YouTube with Sofia Karlsson playing a guitar body bouzouki and mandobass. It seems quite rare to hear a mandobass being played so clearly.
    ...
  3. Thread: ABC Converter?

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    Re: ABC Converter?

    I've been using the ABC Import plugin in the open source MuseScore application (https://musescore.org/en). After importing, you can export as a PDF (along with several other formats), use the...
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    Re: Recording Interface for Mac OS X Yosemite

    It might not have all the features you need, but my Griffin Technology iMic has been working fine for casual recording on a Mac Mini running Yosemite.
  5. Thread: St. Louis

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    Re: St. Louis

    For BBQ, I'd suggest Pappy's Smokehouse: http://pappyssmokehouse.com/

    Paul
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    Re: Changes coming to Classifieds at Mandolin Cafe

    The Classifieds Searches feature does not seem to be working correctly for me. The first time I enter a search (for example, for "F4"), I get a whole lot of unrelated hits. If I then search again for...
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    Re: Looking for Finnish Mando Tunes

    I took a look at the Finnish Folk Music Association website's boutique, and they list another recording by Heikki Lahti from 2007 that appears to be available:...
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    Re: Looking for Finnish Mando Tunes

    You should check out Heikki Lahti. He has at least 1 CD (http://www.cdroots.com/om-lahti.html) and you can search for some videos of him on YouTube.

    Näkemiin!
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    Finnish Folk Mandolin video

    Hi,

    Here's a YouTube video of a duo playing Finnish folk mandolin:



    Paul
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    Rib cover on Osborne Brothers mandolin?

    Hi,

    Last night I watched the DVD of "Bluegrass: Country Soul". On the Osborne Brothers's sections, it looks like he has some sort of white cover over the mandolin's ribs. Its not totally clear,...
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    Re: Played a 1921 Gibson F4

    Chip:

    Is that the original case? If so, did you get it relined somewhere? The case for my 1920 F4 is structurally sound, but the lining is all faded and worn and what little padding remains is...
  12. Väsen concert with Mike Marshall on the 26th in Berkeley

    This sounds like a great concert on Feb 26th in Berkeley, CA. Wish I could be there.

    http://www.thefreight.org/marshall-anger-vasen

    Väsen will also be playing additional concerts in California...
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    Gator lightweight case modification

    Hi,

    I really like the lightweight case I have for my violin -- its made of foam with a cordura nylon exterior, has a nice handle and shoulder strap, and has an external pocket for sheet music and...
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    Re: Scandanavian standards

    Hi,

    One other thing -- you'll probably have trouble finding transcriptions in mandolin tab. Most transcriptions are in standard notation or ABC. The only Scandinavian tunebook that I know of that...
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    Re: Scandanavian standards

    Hi,

    Tunes that almost all Scandinavian folk musicians know include "Gånglåt från Äppelbo" and "Gärdebylåten". Another common tune is the hambo "Karis Pers polska". One of my personal favorites is...
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    Re: Olympus LS-10 digital recorder

    Hi,

    I don't have any personal experience with this recorder, but here are links to some thorough reviews:

    http://www.macintouch.com/readerreports/audio/topic3950.html (starting in late August...
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    Here's a good online source to get started: ...

    Here's a good online source to get started:

    http://www.bluerose.karenlmyers.org/TuneCategories.html
    (not all of the transcriptions are fully written out -- look for the ones with PDF's in the...
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