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    Re: Ceccherini photos

    It’s often to do with your browser tracking protection settings (in m case it’s Firefox). I figured out recently that some remote content relies on tracking to link within the forum posts. If you...
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    Re: Who doesn't memorize tunes/songs?

    I learn stuff for our band, but find it handy to have the chord progression blocked out in case I blank for some reason, I just look over at it and am ready without having to ask . For the mandolin...
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    Re: Breaking A-Strings in CGDA tuning

    I get this if I go too heavy on my mandoloncello. I put most of a set of the D’Adario MC strings on but use a lighter A, which seemed a bit backwards, but it was because the heavier strings needed...
  4. Re: Finished Notation for the Tab Addicted Mandolinsit Now What?

    I’d build your reading practice into your overall routine so it ceases to be an isolated activity and becomes a tool you use to access other objectives. That way the motivation to learn to read...
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    Re: Abysmal Right Hand

    No I think that’s just something he suggests when people encounter difficulties with their stroke technique.
    It’s just a simple trick to get a good reference point for depth and a decent flat...
  6. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    Here you go..

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    Re: Abysmal Right Hand

    If you’re catching and getting a bit of a snagging effect it’s basically because you’re too deep into the strings. As part of a warm up Chris Acquavella recommends sliding a piece of stiff plastic or...
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    Re: Mandolin classical literature

    I’ve worked up a few, and the tunes work well solo, but to get the real effect I think you need to get hold of an intermediate mandolin and a proper ‘in you face’ guitar player. This lets you get the...
  9. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    If Gibson were getting out of the in-house manufacturing model and thinking of franchising out to a selection of high end builders this is probably how they would approach things. Assert your rights,...
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    Re: Alternate cases for bowlbacks?

    A friend of mine uses model helicopter cases as they’re pretty inexpensive and a good size match for a bowlback
  11. Re: Another Question for the Theory Geeks (no mandolin content)

    Listen to the hi-hat and the snare for the framework, they seem rock steady. The rest is melody & decoration.
  12. Re: stores with bowlbacks (Amsterdam and London)

    https://hobgoblin.com/fretted-amp-stringed/mandolins/bowl-back-mandolins usually have a selection of 2nd hand bowl-backed mandolins & sometimes mandolas . They normally only list a selection of what...
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    Re: Case modification

    In my old cases I just peel back the old felt lining cloth near the required places.
    Then I slide foam inserts under that to make the shape required & reglue the covering where I’ve lifted it.
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    Re: Setting vs. Arrangement

    I normally refer to a setting in relation to words, action or artworks. ie they are set to music, so the musical setting is the bed or musical landscape you created to convey the words (play, lyrics,...
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    Re: What is a Celtic mandolin?

    Many follow American trends this side of the Atlantic
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    Re: The end of my playing days.

    Ivan good luck with the chemo etc. Cancer is a bugger. I remember from my brief encounter in 2009 how it just takes over your thoughts and everything seems to centre around the unwelcome presence. I...
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    Re: Microphone mute switch

    Another approach might be to get both set up and controlled using a mini mixer something like this....
  18. Re: New Chord Melody from Aaron Weinstein: Give Me the Simple Lif

    Inspiring us all as ever Aaron. Thanks.
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    Re: Violin case for mandolin?

    use a violin and viola case for my fiddle and arch top mandolin. I had to shuffle the adjustable neck rest position in the viola compartment to fit the shorter mandolin body.
    I then made a support...
  20. Re: Anna Schivazappa - medal from l'Académie Arts Sciences et Let

    Once again excellent & passionate players capture the spirit of Scarlatti .....
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    1924 Raffaele Calace in Japan

    Video of Raffaele Calace on his tour of Japan in 1924-25



    from “Napoli Novecento” channel on YouTube https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCR9zo9bbzChm5fB7MvfpTMQ
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    Re: French Folk / Fiddle Tunes

    I bought Chris Haigh’s book & there are lots of tunes in there http://amzn.eu/d/f2UTJFL and good info on his website called Fiddling Around
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    Re: Mandolin chords chart in standard notation

    Having started with chord charts, I then progressed to just building them with the required notes on the fly with only reference to the known locations of the notes depending on my location on the...
  24. Re: La mandoline en France - (cours, concerts, sessions, luthiers

    Yes it’s a list of the plucked string orchestras and ensembles there. I’ve found that you get a great insight into things by engaging with the local orchestras and societies. Arranging to go along to...
  25. Re: La mandoline en France - (cours, concerts, sessions, luthiers

    http://mandolinesremiremont.free.fr/ maybe ping them an email to get a steer on what’s happening. Certainly check out their links page tab “Liens” etc ie;...
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