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    Re: Farewell To Whiskey origin questions

    Porridge made from ground oats for me too, Simon, with fresh fruit added such as raspberries or blueberries and a good dollop of runny honey. As Dagger says, a great start to the day.
  2. Re: Porcupine Tree - Trains - chord Dadd4add9

    If you add a 4th it is usual to suspend the 3rd, I believe, hence the sus chords (sus2 or sus4). In this case the F# would be redundant, so the idea of playing the notes as an arpeggio seems...
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    Re: The Kesh Jig :)

    Well played and a great tone from your mandolin.
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    Re: counting - quaver , crotchet.....?

    For your first measure (quaver ,quaver, crotchet , quaver , quaver, crotchet) count 1,&,2&,3,&,4& and for the second measure (quaver, crotchet, quaver, crotchet ,crotchet) count 1,&2,&,3&,4&.
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    Re: Playing with three fingers

    As a guitar player first I have used my pinky since my early days of playing, and find this has been of great use on the mandolin. Like Dagger I am not a chop chord nor Bluegrass player but do play...
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    Re: Bouzouki tunes for Ali Beag MacLeod

    Kevin, so sad to hear that Ali Beag had passed away almost a year ago. He was a lovely man and you and he must have been so very close. I will always remember that Friday evening a few years ago in...
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    Re: Valse de Jouets

    Look under the "Learn and Listen" at the top of the site, Munnix, then on the submenu "Social Groups" select the Song-A-Week Group. We are a very supportive bunch over there and there is a good hard...
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    Re: Valse de Jouets

    Many thanks, Munnix. It was your posting here that made me decide to have a go at it. I first heard it at a fiddle workshop and then forgot about it until your video appeared here. You should post...
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    Re: Waltz in 2020 Time: Original

    Lovely music. playing and visuals, Don. One to keep coming back to.
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    Re: Valse de Jouets

    After listening to the lovely version by Munnix I thought I would have a go at this tune.
    My version is on mandolin and guitar.

    NgNv-D3mgu8
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    Re: Midnight Waltz

    Superb playing, Jozef. Lovely swing to this waltz.
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    Re: Pine, what a tone

    An amazing instrument, Dagger, an so great to see wood being recycled in this way. The link you have included shows the quality of the Taran products and Rory's skills as a builder, and Jenny's...
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    Great sound, Jo, and so good to hear you playing a longer piece which showcases both the instrument and the playing.
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    Re: Hamlett and Rubners

    Always good to hear of such great service, especially in the current climate.
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    Re: Valse de Jouets

    I had forgotten about this fine little tune, Munnix. Fine playing.
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    Re: David Mold Videos on YouTube

    David is a regular poster over on the SAW Group and has been posting again there recently after some time away from the group. His videos, as Frank has pointed out, are there for our pleasure and...
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    Thanks for posting. Lovely sounds.
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    Re: Fiddle tunes that don't work on mandolin?

    Going back to your original query, Maxr, I have just posted on the SAW Group a version of Night in That Land which you asked about. I played it on mandolin and added guitar backing. Your comments...
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    Re: Playing chords alongside traditional tunes

    Ray, I noticed this on the website, which might explain the lack of info on many parts of the site at present:

    PLEASE NOTE: Our website data base is currently partially closed for maintenance and...
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    Re: Playing chords alongside traditional tunes

    I would agree with Maxr and Jill re sessions over here in my part of Scotland. The ones I attend are very much communal sessions where the players all join in and it is rare to have a solo spot or...
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    Re: Playing chords alongside traditional tunes?

    Lots of solid advice here, and Jill McAuley's advice is especially worth heeding, Laarten27. There seem to be enough backing instruments in your group as it is, with the guitars and an accordion who...
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    Re: Memorizing a song

    You have a friend here, Phydaux! I would certainly agree with you that you really know a tune when you can play it unaided from memory.
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    Re: rhythm problems when writing

    Werner, I am not on Musescore. I use the software to produce standard notation (and occasional TAB for guitar or mandolin if someone asks me for it) of tunes I will be playing with fiddlers or other...
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    Re: rhythm problems when writing

    Thanks, Werner. I think growing up in a musical tradition gives a future player a somewhat unique advantage. I was so lucky to have my maternal grandmother (a fluent Gaelic speaker) who sang many...
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    Re: Fiddle tunes that don't work on mandolin?

    Thanks for update on the marital status of both Alasdair and Natalie, Dagger, and my apologies to both if they by any chance dip into the Mandolin Cafe site!

    As far as mid-Argyll goes, it has...
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