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    Default Leo Kottke on 10-string -- "William Powell"

    I revisited this happy tune that seems to be about a debonair movie star. I'm using a flatpick and emulating Leo Kottke's finger-picking. Recorded with just my Shure KSM 32, this is another preview of my acoustic recording project.


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    Default Re: Leo Kottke on 10-string -- "William Powell"

    Excellent! You really got the Kottke flavor. I don’t think I’ve ever heard anyone else try a Kottke tune on mandolin!

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    Thanks!

    I like my Buchanan because it can serve as a small guitar. Its response invites guitar techniques of expression and rhythm playing.
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    Very nice. Such a cool instrument. How is the C string? Does it intonate well?

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    Default Re: Leo Kottke on 10-string -- "William Powell"

    Quote Originally Posted by Merula View Post
    Very nice. Such a cool instrument. How is the C string? Does it intonate well?
    Thanks for listening.

    I made sure it intonates well, of course. It would not be possible to use as a solo instrument without assuring well-behaved strings. 14.25" scale, gauges are .048, .034, .022, .015, .011.
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