Search:

Type: Posts; User: tmsweeney

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Replies
    0
    Views
    57

    Puisque Belle dame m'eime

    Puisque Belle dame m'eime ( Because a beautiful woman loves me) is a secular piece from the 12 century Montpellier codex, and is one of the earliest examples of the notated triplet in Western music. ...
  2. Replies
    5
    Views
    619

    Re: Looking for a Tab for Hartford's Real

    it is in the Dawg Grass book, with the harmony line as well (tab and standard) - available from acoustic oasis ?
  3. Replies
    2
    Views
    527

    Re: Stop Me Before I 'Dola 'Gain!

    Explorer, if you are looking for folks to "stop" or caution you about obtaining yet another mandola, you are in entirely the wrong place.

    I just realized I have 4 mandolas myself...have to catch...
  4. Replies
    39
    Views
    3,321

    Re: Happy Anniversary Mandolin Cafe!

    As a late comer in 2012..... damn now I feel old.
    Reassuring to see so many die hard mandolin fanatics, especially the new arrivals.
    A toast to a Scott and Dan and the whole crew for sustaining a...
  5. Replies
    2,341
    Views
    547,324

    Re: post a video of yourself

    Martin Wynne's number two, done in the Gerald Trimble style, mandocello takes the melody doubled on mandola, over an octave mandolin and mandola chord progression
  6. Thread: Mark is back

    by tmsweeney
    Replies
    4
    Views
    2,382

    Mark is back

    in case you haven't been getting enough mandocello in your diet lately
  7. Re: Where have all the Irish bouzouki / cittern players gone to?

    Nick I don't disagree mandocello and octave seem to be the fashion these days, I myself went down the cittern path for a spell but really wanted to focus more on the classic mandolin family with 4...
  8. Replies
    5
    Views
    3,023

    Re: Adamas (Ovation) Mandocello.

    Phillipe - its mostly the neck, the ovation has a standard guitar neck, other mandocellos I have played (and prefer) have a narrower fret board - makes the 5th stretches a little more manageable. It...
  9. Replies
    5
    Views
    3,023

    Re: Adamas (Ovation) Mandocello.

    I had one for 5 or 6 years until the top just peeled up one day, I gave the pieces to someone who wanted to try and repair it, nice cause it plugged in, they are decent instruments, but to me it felt...
  10. Replies
    2,006
    Views
    587,443

    Re: What's your new fiddle tune?

    Here's Cattle in the Cane on the Octave, Art Dudley learnt me up on this one before he passed away last year.
  11. Replies
    24
    Views
    4,504

    Re: Home Recording Setup for Total Beginner?

    I agree with Honeybucket on the Focusrite Scarlet 2xi or 4xi, these accept XLR or 1/4 inch inputs and will power mics and act as a basic preamp, this feeds into your PC via USB and can plug into any...
  12. Replies
    60
    Views
    13,270

    Re: Norman Blake Tunes

    There are 3 version of "Dry Grass on the High Fields" that I know of

    on "The Fields of November" probably the most well know version with the fiddle taking the melody
    on "Old and New" this...
  13. Re: Breaking down "the old home place" mando break

    First time I saw these, Wayne really brings the concept to life from the perspective of an actual "learner", as opposed to an accomplished player, which is a refreshing change. His real world...
  14. Replies
    42
    Views
    7,164

    Re: The Myth of Perfection

    its been said here already, Perfection is like infinity you can never reach it but can only move towards it.
    Perfection is also very relative " I had the perfect cup of coffee" or "it was a perfect...
  15. Re: David Grisman - 'Home is Where the Heart is'

    I particularly like "Little Willey", "Feast Here Tonight", "Down in the Willow Garden" and "House of Gold", really classic stuff!
    I think there's a nice "Georgia Rose" on there as well, I had it on...
  16. Replies
    60
    Views
    13,270

    Re: Norman Blake Tunes

    Here's Dry Grass on the High Fields on a Ratliff Mandocello over Octave and Mandola chops.
  17. Replies
    2,006
    Views
    587,443

    Re: What's your new fiddle tune?

    Bobby Casey's Hornpipe on the Macica F5 and the Weber Black Ice Octave
  18. Replies
    31
    Views
    2,451

    Re: A-strings constantly going out of tune

    I agree with the recommendations for graphite ( the black part of the pencil) in the nut groove, or perhaps replacing the nut itself, the tuner could be loose or even the bridge and or tail...
  19. Replies
    36
    Views
    4,854

    Re: Mandocello "strum along" chords

    The one form I love is the 0011 (or 2233 and so on) minor 7th chords, it really speaks on the mandocello, the 0002 (or 2224) minor 9th is very nice as well

    though challenging on the first few...
  20. Re: Bach Cello Suites arranged for CGDA instruments/Octave Mandol

    the constraint being they are written in bass clef and tenor ( and I believe a few of them move between tenor and bass clef), my understanding is they exist in treble clef, just not sure where...
  21. Replies
    12
    Views
    3,528

    Re: We've said it before, we'll say it again.

    I have had several Pac rim and while they were good instruments, IMHO they generally lack volume and tone more than anything, the tone being "thin" and the volume just not there, I surmise this is...
  22. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,482

    Re: fiddle tunes alto clef

    a suggestion that will take effort, but use Muse Score to transcribe fiddle tunes to alto clef.
  23. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,180

    Re: Freshgrass video- Everybody's Talkin'

    Seems Like Daryl and Mr Sun are frequent performers at Fresh Grass, I caught him with Mike Marshall last year, Allison Brown also a frequent Fresh Grass performer, she did a CCR tribute with a bunch...
  24. Replies
    192
    Views
    18,472

    Re: I don't like F styles. Anyone else?

    Peter Ostroushko, while not a critic of F style, definitely favored A style, and was very vocal about that. I own mostly Fs but I also own some As and have had a few over the years. As far as sound...
  25. Re: Forest and Kate O'Connor - Sound of Silence

    although Forest is quite the mando picker, giving his Dad a run for his money...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4