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  1. Thread: Mercedes Benz

    by Simon DS
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    Mercedes Benz

    Wasn’t too sure how to accompany this one. I usually just play straight tunes...

    I used a Keech banjo that’s tuned in fifths but now I’m wondering if you guys have examples of instruments playing...
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    Re: Mazas 12 Little Duets #1 Rondo

    Back when I was taking violin lessons I discovered Mazas duets. At a certain point in my lessons, year three I believe, it became obvious that my fiddle playing was not going to get much farther than...
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    Re: Mazas 12 Little Duets #1 Rondo

    Mazas! My boyhood friend.
    My violin teacher and I spent many hours with him.

    The mp3 sounds really good. Great job.
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    Re: Mazas 12 Little Duets #1 Rondo

    Ah, Mazas Duos! Great tunes and played quite well for a home visit. I usually play them on violin and it's fun to hear them on the mandolins.
  5. Video demo of my new Craig Wilson "Griffith Loar"Tribute mandolin

    https://youtu.be/qzNPojq25hI

    wilsonmandolins.com
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    Punch brothers

    In case y'all haven’t seen this yet...


    https://youtu.be/TytbMZUcurI

    https://youtu.be/8gzBqabAjs0

    Best,
    Dem
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    3 songs from 3 different places and times!

    1. Cantiga 232: 'Ontre toda las vertudes', 1280 [Medieval Spanish].
    Played on medieval gittern:

    Played on oud:


    2. 'Sirto Nikriz' by Cemil Bey...
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    Re: Apollo Mike Marshall picks

    From Nik's post regarding the "black material" used for the MM pick on the Apollo Picks Facebook page Sept 7th:

    Q: … so what is this black material that you are using?

    A: …down the rabbit...
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    A video of me playing with my band, Headin' Home Bluegrass at a festival recently. So much fun!
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4T-0xGRqJU
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    Ordale Waltz. This is a beautiful Shetland waltz I just had the pleasure of learning. Thanks for listen!:mandosmiley:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4U371gNWVzk
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    Cumberland Acoustics Bridge

    I have a 520vs The Loar that I acquired used from a neighbor. He wanted to sell it cheap do to the fact he didn’t like the sound. It sounded more like a shoebox than a mandolin, just dead sounding...
  12. Article: Mike Marshall Interview - Republish from Hyperlocrian.co

    You can view the page at https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/content/793-Mike-Marshall-Interview-Republish-from-Hyperlocrian-com
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    Re: Harmony Monterey H410 Rescue

    Now it's on to the body work! Prior to setting the neck the body was wet sanded down with 800, 1000, 1500 and finally 2000. If you thought that won't take too long you'd be wrong. Spent about 3 - 4...
  14. Mandolin Tasting: Gibsons, Buckeye, Duff, Northfiled

    Here I played 6 mandolins on the same tune, with same strings, pic, mics, etc. so you could listen and hear differences. Comment below which you like best and we will reveal what each one is in a...
  15. Jerry Garcia, Days Between, Watkins Glen, And Stuff

    People have been posting on facebook about the recent anniversary of Watkins Glen, 7/28/73 - 48th anniversary, a bit random - including one mind-blowing post from which I learned the entire event is...
  16. Article: Mike Marshall Mandocello - J.S. Bach Cello Suite #1 BWV

    You can view the page at https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/content/785-Mike-Marshall-Mandocello-J-S-Bach-Cello-Suite-1-BWV-1007
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  17. Re: Schottis från Idre - Swedish folk (dance) tune

    Tempo and all sounded very Swedish to me, not that I'm an expert, more of a casual enthusiast.
  18. Re: Schottis från Idre - Swedish folk (dance) tune

    Really nice, thanks for sharing this.
    -I was wondering, is this the notation?
    http://www.norbeck.nu/abc/display.asp?rhythm=schottis&ref=14
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    Replacement for Loar Tailpiece Cover

    I was commissioned to make and engrave what I understand to be a period correct tailpiece cover for a Lloyd Loar mandolin. It took me four tries to get one to fit right but I was not happy with the...
  20. Article: Jethro Burns's Tea For One Rereleased by Acoustic Disc

    You can view the page at https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/content/780-Jethro-Burns-s-Tea-For-One-Rereleased-by-Acoustic-Disc
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  21. Tiny Moore’s Bob Venn Customs 5 string electric mandolin

    I don't recall seeing Tiny play this....do you?

    https://reverb.com/item/24421627-tiny-moore-s-bob-venn-customs-5-string-electric-mandolin-1970s-birdseye-maple-burst
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    Re: What kind of mic is Dawg using?

    Not a Neumann, it looks a lot like a Mitek c7e, made in Nashville,TN.
    But as Ray(T) stated before, its set up to be a main vocal mike. The one in the lower position to pick up his mando is hard to...
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    Re: Chord Questions

    These bass notes generally indicate some sort of motion from chord to chord in a string of chords. Arguably the most common of such motions is the "walk down." Think of what is going on in songs like...
  24. Jethro & Steve Goodman "Take Me Out to the Ballgame"

    The first 2:30 of this video has some of the most brilliant playing I've ever heard. I didn't listen to the other versions on the video.

    I heard this on the public radio station today--didn't give...
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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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