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    Re: Mandolin classical literature

    Thanks!

    This is a great start!

    are there any resources for things that are not public domain?
    I've look at individual publishers... a bit of work tho, would rather someone else do it. :-)

    C
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    Re: Mandolin classical literature

    Have you ever tried to do a secret handshake through the internets?

    ;-)
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    Mandolin classical literature

    Just wondering if anyone knows of a list of works for / including mandolin?

    I'm familiar with the Calace page, and other specific resources, but I'm thinking more of a formal / scholastic list. ...
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    Re: Hey! I'm "Album of the year"!!!

    Rock on! :cool::mandosmiley::cool:
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    Re: Original Jazz CD Preview

    Tom,

    I hear you about voicings.

    I'm working on getting my hands on a 10 string to at least try out.

    My teacher has agreed to bring in his 10 string octave (I think it's a slightly longer...
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    Re: Original Jazz CD Preview

    Very cool stuff! (will be looking for you on CDBaby) :-)

    What's the tuning on the 10 string?
    I'm looking at making a 10 string octave, going up to B to get up into the Mandolin range.

    Also,...
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    Re: Memorizing the neck

    just talking about the theoretical implications (resolution of V to I / A to D) and other possible resolutions.

    Schenker talked about this all the time (hence the reference there.)

    The...
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    Re: Blog entry: Finger exercises

    Quick test for updated Sig.

    Thanks to Jim for supporting my slow learning curve. :grin:
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    Re: Blog entry: Finger exercises

    Thanks!

    Ok, it looks like the link I used is just for my profile, not the blog in general...

    Will fix thanks!
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    Blog entry: Finger exercises

    A little something I worked up based on the 1 finger 2 frets rule.

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/members/53556-Carl23

    Feedback welcome. Happy to make this a community project!

    thanks,...
  11. Thread: New Blog post!

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    Re: New Blog post!

    Try looking again... I found the publish setting (I think?)

    You should see a new entry "1 finger 2 frets 4 strings"

    Wicked long. :-)

    I'll look into the thumbnail think after getting some...
  12. Thread: New Blog post!

    by Carl23
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    Re: New Blog post!

    Ok... this is embarrassing...

    How do you publish a draft blog post?

    I thought I did it… but now I can’t find the “publish” button.

    ???

    :redface:
  13. Thread: New Blog post!

    by Carl23
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    New Blog post!

    Hey all, I'm playing with the whole Blog thing and I have my first real entry.

    Please check out: https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/blogs/53556-Carl23
    And let me know what you think!

    Question...
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    Re: Beginner Classical

    Same.

    :)
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    Re: Killer Technique for Mandolin

    I can see a point in using the augmented second term.

    if you start with CDEF (intervals: whole ; whole ; half) then move to CDbEF the Db to E interval can be seen two ways:

    Db - E (the...
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    Re: Memorizing the neck

    This is so funny... I just thought of this as a possibility this morning on my way to work. (the V-I thing) following the circle of 4ths is a constant stream of cadences (I great way to...
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    Re: Memorizing the neck

    I agree. I was wondering if the book "How to Memorize the Neck" says anything about why 4ths? Is there any particular reason?

    There are 4 ways of moving through all keys (plus a 5th hybrid)
    ...
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    Re: Memorizing the neck

    interesting... any reason circle of 4ths instead of circle of 5ths (or any other method?)

    I would have guessed circle of 5ths because of the 5ths tuning.

    C
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    Re: 10 string solid body Octave Mandolin?

    Again, I haven't gotten my hands on any of these sized instruments as of yet however...

    5 string mandocello sounds huge! what would the width of the neck be?

    C
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    Re: 10 string solid body Octave Mandolin?

    Purdy!

    :grin:
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    Re: Left hand

    One thing I've noticed is that I do not anchor on the pad of my thumb, but on the first knuckle.

    If you have a long thumb (long pad) it could extend beond the side of the neck this way, making it...
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    Re: 10 string solid body Octave Mandolin?

    [QUOTE=Magnus Geijer;1702409]I have not found much benefit in double courses for electrics, but of course, that's personal preference. The GDAEB octave, however, I'm a fan of. To me, Jonathan Mann is...
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    Re: Beginner Classical

    Reviving this thread with an additional question:

    After working through various method books, what are some good "starter pieces" for beginners.

    C
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    10 string solid body Octave Mandolin?

    Having some ideas. Wondering if anyone knows of anyone making solid body octave mandos?

    I would really like it to go up a high B (allows you to get into regular mando range in 5th position?)
    ...
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    Re: Practice regimen for a new player

    About sausages and needles...

    A few years ago I had a great conversation with an Oud playing friend of mine about sound.

    I described something I did with djembes that he applied to the Oud....
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