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  1. Re: Sebastian de Grebber, Dutch Mandolin Chamber Orchestra

    I wanted to add that, not only is Sebastian a phenomenal player and performer, he is also a wonderfully down to earth and nice human being. We were thrilled to talk to him at CMSA this year. Truly a...
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    Inexpensive APC mandocello

    No personal interest here as I have a lovely Larson cello; just putting it out there...

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/APC-mandocello-model-305/153722677126?hash=item23ca95e786:g:KGYAAOSw1wZdIR3r
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    Re: Remembering Evelyn Tiffany-Castiglioni

    I wish I could say thanks again. I've never met Evelyn, but I enjoyed the music she shared here, and then I went on to buy 3 of her books off Amazon. I've shared her music with students, and my...
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    Re: Mandocello Specific Techniques

    As a bowed cellist/bassist, I have used MUCH of that technique on my mandocello. #3, flattening fingers has not been a bad issue for me; many of us do it occasionally even on the bowed instruments,...
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    Re: Most Mandocellos at CMSA

    NO! Did anyone record it? IF it ends up on the CMSA site, I'll see it eventually...I need to reup my dues. But alas, not for awhile due to finances; that's why I wasn't attending. But it was GREAT...
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    Re: Most Mandocellos at CMSA

    I'm sorry we didn't get to meet at CMSA. I was volunteering at the table most of the time. It was GLORIOUS to hear all the cellos at the En Masse Concert! And I loved Fabio's performances; he was so...
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    Re: It's Mandocello time at CMSA

    Would love to play in a MANDOCELLO ensemble. I have a CD of a group from an old CMSA, I think somewhere...
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    Re: It's Mandocello time at CMSA

    Hope to get to meet you, just coming for some of the concerts. I miss not playing my mandocello in a group so much!
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    Re: Read the CMSA Newsletter

    HI
    The Dayton Mandolin Orchestra is now defunct, sad to say. Several of us still play, in small ensembles or on our own. There was also a Centerville Mandolin Ensemble, for the less advanced set,...
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    Re: Read the CMSA Newsletter

    Sigh...I know dues aren't that expensive for everyone, but I've given up all my former organizations now that I'm on a limited income. I think there should be a reduced SENIOR rate, as low as the...
  11. Re: Thomas Morley (1593): Canzonets To Three Voices

    I LOVE these, have played them both on viola da gamba and recorder. Was revisiting them this am with my husband, who was not familiar, and found your video on YouTube. THANK you!
  12. Re: Winter's Tale 5 - free sheet music for mandolin trios

    Thanks so much, Evelyn!!! I've just gotten my copy of book I and I LOVE it! My husband and I play them on recorders (badly!) and pennywhistle/fiddle/mandolin and then I use some of them with...
  13. Re: 2018 Convention of the Classical Mandolin Society of America

    Seriously, is the next convention in Bloomington? I MIGHT be able to make that one! Keep us posted....
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    Re: Mandola to Viola

    As a studio strings teacher who also taught school strings, work on the bow and BE PATIENT! I tell all my beginning adult students to be a like a 10 year old...yes, you will squeak and make scratchy...
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    Re: Goichberg mandocello studies

    Any chance that those of us cannot attend can eventually access this material? I am no longer a member and no longer play in an ensemble, but would love to work more on my mandocello skills here at...
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    Re: Bulgarian Tambura

    It's a Larson Bros. (Stahl label) mandocello. I love it.
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    Re: "Family" addition, from the Larsons

    WOW!!! Severe MANDO-ENVY as I am also a bassist......ENJOY that beautiful instrument and send newer pics when you can!!!!
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    Re: My prim tamburitza arrived

    Another good place for tamburitza strings is Deligo Picks http://www.deligopicks.com/
    Fast and they can answer questions.....Not that I'm an expert, but tamburas are a bit different than mandos. I...
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    Re: Music for mandola

    Check out some of the free music sites www.8notes.com/viola/ so you can try out some easy tunes reading alto clef. It really isn't so bad once you get used to it, but learning it with the easy...
  20. R.I.P. Allen Richmond, Dayton Mandolin Orchestra

    I wanted to let folks know that the founder of the revived Dayton Mandolin Orchestra, (Tony) Allen Richmond, has passed. Truthfully, many of us lost touch with him when he left the orchestra, so we...
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    Re: Eastern European sheet music DROP BOX

    THANK YOU! I'm in the middle of moving, but have been drooling over the Italian music you've been sharing; now I'll have these too once I'm settled.
    WONDERFUL!
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    Re: Free sheet music for winter tunes for 2015

    THANK YOU!!!

    My husband and I have played all of Book 1 and I've even used a few tunes with my violin students. LOVE these!
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    Re: Where do you find quality balalaikas?

    Curious about your playing....are you just playing for yourself or in a group? What kind of music? I fell in love with the sound and have a bass domra that I played in an ensemble at Balkan Camp,...
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    Re: From viola to Mandola

    I made the transition from bowed cello to mandocello several years ago and STILL use a lot of my bowed cello music. I found the transfer pretty easy as far as the LH was concerned; yep, the plectrum...
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    Re: Lyon and Healy Mandocello #1

    If I could only win the lottery....HA~!
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