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  1. Re: Tabs for the intro to Amie by Pure Prairie League

    You might find this thread useful. https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/threads/143469-Looking-for-intro-to-pure-prairie-league-s-amie
  2. Re: Dream A Little Dream Of Me, mandolin mandocello tenor guitar

    Thanks for the link. This can swing and has great lyrics.
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    Re: 4- vs 8-string electric mandos

    I have owned both 4- and 8-string electric mandolins. I liked the 8-string better for chording. The 4-string was good for melodic lines, but not so much for chording.
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    Re: Condenser mic for live and home recording

    The Sennheiser e614 is a nice condenser mic for an instrument. I put a Sennheiser vocal mic up high on an instrument stand and a Sennheiser e614 lower off the stand for the mandolin.
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    Re: Separation of Singing and Playing

    My trio went to iPads with ForScore and that helps me with songs that we are still learning. There is nothing worse than fussing with a three-ring binder and sheet music on a wobbly music stand. The...
  6. Re: Does anyone get depressed or even semi-suicidal when they hea

    Yes, voice lessons work.

    Yes, I have gone from hating my voice to accepting that I sound good enough for the type of music I choose to play.

    My voice teacher also plays piano in the trio in...
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    Re: Mandolin (Violin?) Music Resources

    There are also a lot of fake books out there that have the melody line and chords. The pianist can play the chords whilst the mandolinist and violinist plays the melody. Then you alternate, i.e.,...
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    Re: Mandolin (Violin?) Music Resources

    Hal Leonard. My local music store owner just showed me a new series put out by Hal Leonard. They cover many genres with written piano music and suggested chords. A mandolinist or violinist can read...
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    Re: Canned tracks

    Not everyone can be K.T. Tunstall. She honed her looping skills as a busker. I think it helps the audience to see one adding the various layers and building up the rhythm before going into the...
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    Re: Anyone have tab or chords for this?

    And then watching a little more closely, I see that he frets a G this way: 0-0-5-3, which may be the root chord in the tune.

    So, yeah, switch around your G shape, alternating between 0-0-2-3 and...
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    Re: Anyone have tab or chords for this?

    Watch his left hand. He is only fretting the A and E strings for the chords and using the G and D strings for drones. It also looks like he is moving the open G shape chord (0023) up and down.

    You...
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