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    Re: Chinese made mandolins (Northfield?)

    I've a friend who I would consider a serial mandolin acquisition junkie.
    He's been through a whole gamut of instruments (including Gibson Rigel, Phoenix & Weber) all personal taste stuff , but his...
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    Re: the Nakano Collection

    Mine on the iPad came up with a pop up window when I tapped to open a file.
    I filled that in and saved the password, so now I don't get prompted for it anymore.
    From reading the earlier info on...
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    Re: Music Lesson Studio/Shopping List Help

    If you don't currently have a personal need fir a guitar amp and would just like to provide something for electric playing students to use, perhaps consider a guitar interface unit as one source for...
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    Re: Music Lesson Studio/Shopping List Help

    We have set up our music room so it is both comfortable and useful for giving and receiving lessons.
    My wife teaches piano (originally in person, now via Skype and Zoom)
    My son is studying music...
  5. Re: any advice/help would be appreciated! zoom q8 editing?

    Your Q8 should work well for the audio, experiment with positioning etc.
    The USB connection should allow you to record directly to the PC working as an audio interface.
    So you could just record the...
  6. Re: any advice/help would be appreciated! zoom q8 editing?

    As a start you could check out this guide https://www.life wire.com/best-free-video-editing-software-programs-4128924 it'll give you a bit of an overview of the basic options. I use Premier, but...
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    Re: Advice please! Pietro Tonelli Mandolin

    the bridge has issues with the wood spacing within each course having fallen out (this is not uncommon). Replacement bridges are available, I often see them from Portugal offered on ebay.
  8. Re: APM cancels Live From Here amid other layoffs and cuts

    Speaking as a broadcast engineer; There is no technical barrier to doing live music at a central venue with multiple talent in the same stage space using safe isolation barriers. Guests from...
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    Re: Classical mandolin album library list

    These are only a few of my current regulars


    Carlo Aonzo E Orchestra A Pizzico Ligure - Antonio Vivaldi Concerti per Mandolino e Concerti per Orchestra


    Paganini - Complete works for...
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    Re: New mandolin advice for Italian Music

    Hi Franco,

    I would go for the bowlback, there's nothing like the real sound of a bowlback.

    London is quite good for getting hold of instruments and there is a good classical mandolin life in...
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    Re: How Do I Maximize An Octave Mandolin?

    Ask Olga ! She's wonderfully enthusiastic about using her Octave in DuoRo & solo.
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    Re: A Year With Calace?

    Hi Florian,

    Thanks so much for checking it out and coming up with a good idea for a work-around.
    I was thinking we may get more fluid comparisons on this thread if we were all working in the...
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    Re: A Year With Calace?

    I have a question for anyone familiar with using the Ko-fi payment system, which I've never used until now;
    I signed up on the 19th to Florian's lesson series on a monthly basis, so presumably my...
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    Re: How to enhance mando for legato piece

    Another thing to remember is that it's not just you who has to learn to play with them, they must learn to abandon preconceptions of their own instruments and learn to play with the mandolin part...
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    Re: How to enhance mando for legato piece

    Have a listen to the Largo/ larghetto sections on here https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01BUOFA7W

    Similarly here....
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    Re: Picking pattern chart

    Here's a page from my old notebook with some of the rolls and picking patterns I practice. Ok for a few ideas
    186073

    However I'd recommend getting hold of Mandolin Crosspicking Technique By...
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    Re: Where to find a Roman/Ranieri Plectrum?

    I get my buffalo horn blanks from Richard Head archery supplies they're very good value and give years worth of plectrum stock.
    https://www.longbowandarrow.co.uk/10-horn-strips-122-p.asp
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    Re: Reading mandolin music score by NOT using TABS

    If you're into folk tunes you can go to Nigel gatherer's wonderful collections and choose the standard notation option.
    http://www.nigelgatherer.com/tunes/tow.html He really has put an absolute...
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    Re: floor racks

    We have a wicker linen basket that was knocking about & got repurposed to keep various instruments under control. Not quite wide enough for my son's Hummingbird dreadnought case, but everything else...
  20. Re: Help with type of Mandolin for string orchestra

    Those LM520 mandolins get a decent write up from many players on the forum here so don't sweat that unless you can't work the sound you want out of it.

    A good place to start playing with sound is...
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    Re: A Year With Calace?

    Great idea thanks for flagging this up Rob. With so many of my normal boot up the bum activities drying up I've noticed a drift in my classical playing. This will hopefully get me a bit more...
  22. Re: Luthier for Fouchetti-period mandoline? Or Bortolazzi style?

    Not heard anything much from them in a while but this is the kind of thing that Stephen Barber & Sandi Harris do well.
    You could give them a shout to see if they're up for it. ...
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    Re: Is this string about dead?

    You've really got to make a choice to go with one or the other. The alternative is to keep using strings that don't fit and won't function properly.
    The current situation has you tuning a string by...
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    Re: Mandolin Orchestra News

    The Mandolin Orchestra of Devon are getting off the ground & launching virtually to tide us over though the summer season.
    It's a good opportunity for some of our more scattered members to get...
  25. Re: What did we play on Mandolins 100 years ago in the USA?

    If you look about 1/2 way down that list you'll see a tune called Nola by Felix Arndt.
    Aaron Weinstein plays that on his album 3x3 if you want to listen https://aaronweinstein.bandcamp.com/album/3x3
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