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    Minor correction to above TablEdit/TEFview tab:
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    Pickup measure is now correctly identified in the TablEdit "Score" settings. In earlier version, both 1st *and* 2nd bars were marked as...
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    Mandolin tab in two formats, with basic guitar tab accompaniment, for Song-a-Week Tip Top Polka:

    1. Printable PDF:

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    2. For playback in TablEdit or TEFview apps:

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    Minor correction to my diagram above - I had drawn the partial-capo on the wrong layer in Photoshop. :whistling: Below is the corrected version which shows the capo on *top* of the strings where it's...
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    (related to my slightly problematic guitar config as discussed in The Eachaig Jig Song-a-Week thread)
  5. Thread: mandolin worth?

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    Re: mandolin worth?

    It could be argued that complaining is more disruptive than simply allowing a bit of friendly conversation between willing participants.
  6. Thread: mandolin worth?

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    Re: mandolin worth?

    From what I can see of your houseplants, they might be unsafe for pets. :crying:

    1. The plant just to the right of the mandolin peghead, appears to be a snake plant, fifth on the American Kennel...
  7. Re: Suggestions for Crooked and/or Polytonal Tunes?

    Humphreys Waltz, composed by MandolinCafe member Daniel Nestlerode. Part A has 15 bars, instead of the more customary 16 bars. It's a nice tune. :mandosmiley:

    This tune was MandolinCafe...
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    Re: Reasons to avoid practicing

    Thanks Journeybear! :mandosmiley: :)
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    Re: Reasons to avoid practicing

    Lol :)) although it resulted from neither overthinking nor even regular thinking, as I woke up from one of my frequent old-age naps at my computer and the idea just popped into my head, fully formed,...
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    Re: Something different

    Hey that was fun! :grin: I like the bass. :mandosmiley:
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    Re: Reasons to avoid practicing

    Because there's a finite number of notes in the universe, and once they're all used up, all music would cease forever.

    Thus it would be unconscionable for anyone to willfully contribute to the...
  12. Re: Little Italy - my first composition for guitar and mandolin)

    Nice! Sweet mandolin solo between 3:32 and 3:46. :mandosmiley: Very enjoyable recording.

    (Although I almost didn't get past the video's first 15 seconds because I thought it was going to be some...
  13. Re: from the lyrics of the sone, "Beyond Compare" by Marshall Bar

    No, but I found the following info (and full lyrics) on a blog page:

    Song title: "Beyond Compare".
    Lyrics written by: Marshall Barer.
    Music composed by: David Ross.

    YouTube recording:
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  14. Poll: Re: Poll for the Song a Week Social Group Week #549

    Agree that Barbara does great here. :mandosmiley:

    As to voting on tunes, if it's a tune I already know, I usually don't mess with it because it's already been done. As to tunes I *don't* know,...
  15. Poll: Re: Poll for the Song a Week Social Group Week #549

    Well, people have been quoting those high Song-a-Week membership numbers for years, but the reality is that a large percentage of those "members" haven't logged in even once in the past 2 to 10+...
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    Re: Sort of A Dumb Question

    Also bear in mind that when people are reading pages while logged in, they might not see any signatures at all, if that's how they've set their *viewing* preferences. That's how my viewing...
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    Re: Mandolins in visual art

    Mural painted on a building in Aberdeen, WA, USA. Artist and history info is in older thread. Car in lower left corner gives an idea of the size:
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    Re: This weeks mandolin that won't get a bid or buyer

    The seller might have inadvertently left off a couple of zeros. Craigslist pricing errors are not uncommon, although usually it's the other way around (too many zeros, rather than not enough). ;)
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    Re: Cool Banjo Physics

    Oh now look what you've done, you're trying to make us think! ;) (Not my specialty anymore.) And here I was hoping to get through the documents just blissfully skimming through the text and seeing...
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    Re: This weeks mandolin that won't get a bid or buyer

    It's actually a Shmergel. All Shmergels have the little-known ability to shape-shift to perform other complex tasks, such as substituting for a malfunctioning alternator in a car. Just place the...
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    Re: Cool Banjo Physics

    Fascinating stuff! :mandosmiley: Thanks for posting that. :)

    The nearest I ever got to investigation of the physics involved in banjo sounds, when I was like 12 or something - setting all my...
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    Re: broke back mandolin on Ebay

    Ah yes, good point! :mandosmiley:



    I briefly had a trapdoor mandolin-banjo, :disbelief: many years ago. I don't know/don't remember if that trapdoor rim was originally paired with that...
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    Re: broke back mandolin on Ebay

    Ha! :grin: I like that idea. :cool: Little clips to hold lightweight items inside, such as spare battery for digital tuner, spare picks, a spare string or two. Fastened so as to prevent unwanted...
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    Re: broke back mandolin on Ebay

    The back cut-out could be a revolutionary and very practical option for musicians who, for whatever reason, prefer to not install a traditional toneguard and yet still wish to reduce contact between...
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    Re: Random mandolin sightings

    Mandolin background music from TV series "Expedition Unknown", 2017 episode s5e3 "Origins Of Stonehenge". Unfortunately the host is talking over the music except for the first 4 seconds of the clip....
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