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    Lesson Structure / Approach

    I've taken lessons from two teachers.

    With the first, it was in person and we were basically working through Greg Horne's "The Complete Mandolin Method" week by week with a song here and there...
  2. Re: Sierra Hull's Turkey In The Straw Theme and others...

    Roland - Thanks! That was too kind! I was out of cell and internet for the long weekend. I'll definitely try using Audacity in the future. I'm sure the transcribing will help with training my...
  3. Re: Sierra Hull's Turkey In The Straw Theme and others...

    Sorry. This Turkey in the Straw from Grey Fox. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_aQonnNSATk
  4. Re: Sierra Hull's Turkey In The Straw Theme and others...

    I really like her version from 3:00-3:30, particularly 3:10-3:18, but I can't figure it out. Is transcribing it a matter of slowing it down to 0.25 speed and unpause-pause, back up, over and and...
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    Re: Online Mandolin Lesson suggestions

    I find Iím more accountable to a live instructor for practicing than to a recorded video series.
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    Re: Chop Chords

    Why not?

    A 2245 (bar 22 pointer, ring 4, pinky 5)
    Am 2235 (bar 22 pointer, middle 3, pinky 5)
    A7 2243 (bar 22 pointer, middle 4, ring 3)

    Your pointer never moves.

    or
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    Re: Notation/Tab Softwares

    Does anyone know whether Musescore or Tabledit (or others) can input notes on the string rather than number of the fret, ala Wayne Erbsen style?

    Example:...
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    Re: Sierra Hull tour

    Thanks for the feedback!
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    Re: Sierra Hull tour

    My wife's enthusiasm for something is inversely correlated with the distance from her normal bedtime...

    I'd drink a coke to stay awake over the two mountain passes, which means I probably won't...
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    Sierra Hull tour

    Hi,

    Sierra Hull starts a tour next week and is coming to my area. It's about a 2 hour drive to the venue and might require an overnight stay if it lets out really late - a bit of a commitment...
  11. Re: First Time Cafe Seller - Returns Cost Allocation

    PayPal changed the fee refund recently.
    https://www.paypal.com/us/smarthelp/article/is-there-a-fee-for-issuing-a-refund-when-using-paypal-payments-advanced-faq3108
  12. First Time Cafe Seller - Returns Cost Allocation

    I'm going to be listing my Kentucky 950 soon and had some questions about selling on the Cafe...

    I'm planning to offer free insured shipping with 48 hour approval (and a Cafe donation).

    On...
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    Re: Natural talent vs practice

    The book "The Talent Code" by Daniel Coyle would argue there is no natural talent and it's all based on "deep practice". Child prodigies are amazing by 15 because they've been playing for 10 years. ...
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    Re: Tab writing apps

    I've used the Flat.io website to transcribe a song or two for free and it worked fine once you figure out their system.
  15. Tip: Replacing Book Bindings with Spiral Bindings

    Maybe this is common knowledge but...

    I had an old Fiddler's Fakebook with a plastic spiral binding that was falling apart. Someone told me they had theirs replaced at Kinkos/Fedex so I took it...
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    Re: Tab of Fifths

    Maybe this is a more useful way to view it on the key of G:

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    Tab of Fifths

    For tab enthusiasts... I'm always looking for patterns for summarizing things and was trying to visualize the mandolin symmetry and the Circle of Fifths when you shift the scale patterns up or down a...
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    Re: quick key change question

    Thanks for all of your replies. That really helps.
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    quick key change question

    Hi,

    Probably a pretty basic question but I searched online and couldn't find info on shifting the melody like this (only changing chord keys).

    If I'm playing a melody in the key of A (like Bill...
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    Lateral Upgrade?

    Howdy,

    I have a Kentucky KM950 that I got used at a good price before the increases and enjoy. It sounds a lot better than my Loar LM220, but I like the feel of the Loar a bit better - I think I...
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    Mandolin Try-out Etiquette

    I'm heading to my first music camp soon and am wondering about etiquette for asking to play someone else's mandolin. I don't live near a good shop and haven't been to many jams with strangers so...
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    Re: Training the Mind

    A couple of books I've read or am reading on this mental journey after posting this...

    The Inner Game of Music: overcome obstacles, improve concentration and reduce nervousness to reach a new...
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    Re: Training the Mind

    I've enjoyed the Bulletproof Musician suggestion, which has some free initial content.

    That let me to the Audition Hacker website, which has a free audition prep 101 series that is helpful.
    ...
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    Re: Training the Mind

    Thanks for everyone's thoughts! Really helpful...
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    Training the Mind

    Hey everyone,

    I'm having three different mental problems:

    1. Thinking
    I'll be going on just fine, following the music and as soon as I have a specific thought I make a mistake. Particularly...
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