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    Re: 2019 Tune-A-Week Project

    Here's Week 48's tune, "The Honeymoon Reel":
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    Should've posted this yesterday - I've already put it up over at the Song A Week Social group, but just in case anyone isn't a member over there, here's a nice East Galway reel called "Christmas...
  3. Merry Christmas! (Gernandt 23.5 Octave mandolin)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5G7DSv30G8&feature=youtu.be
  4. Re: Modes - Practicing to Cement Their Sound in Your Head

    Modes Made Easy
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    Re: I-IV-V Chords?

    Carl23 links to some studies, and Steve makes a point about the usefulness of the Circle of Fifths when you study chords. It is a good thing to learn to play the I-IV-V chords in all twelve keys. But...
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    Re: Kentucky 272 vs 276

    It's basically the finish. The KM-272 has a "transparent amber" finish and the KM-276 has a "transparent brown finish". Saga's website shows the difference in finishes....
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    Re: Kentucky 272 vs 276

    From what I am told, the only difference is the color.

    Here is quite a bit of information and opinions on the 272:
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    Lady Greensleeves in Bella Napoli

    In an attempt to practice tremolo and playing in the third position, I played the melody of "Greensleeves" on my Suzuki Bowlback. I found silverwound 009 Pyramid strings, that I quite like and use...
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    Re: Looking for Info on a Snakehead

    If the serial number is 71222, that places your mandolin in the 1922/1923 range:

    http://www.mandolinarchive.com/perl/list_mandolins.pl?:51:

    But I thought that the snakehead A's were brown...
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    Re: oldtime mandolin workshop ideas?

    I would spend some time concentrating on how OT playing of a tune differs from BG, and what you would do, or not do, to get a more old timey sound. I am assuming, perhaps not correctly, that the...
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