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    Re: CMSA Convention in the Clouds

    Keep in mind that everything (except maybe a short ZOOM or two) will be recorded and available for OnDemand (i.e. anytime) viewing on the convention website, as many times as you like, until the end...
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    Re: CMSA Convention in the Clouds

    Thanks. Please do check out the OnDemand videos, arranged in various folders; ditto, the Spotify playlists. Also the Awards page.

    And Eugene: please visit the various discussion pages -- it...
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    Re: CMSA Convention in the Clouds

    "It's been years since I've sat in on fractions of a Classical Mandolin Society of America (CMSA) event, but I will be today through Sunday thanks to this year's virtual platform. Whom among you...
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    Re: Mandocellos at CMSA

    "Wow....I am seriously tempted: at last a CSMA convention I can attend from Scotland! Though I may need to get a LOT of extra coffee ordered given the time zone differences. Thanks for the heads-up...
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    Re: Mandolin and two violins

    "... if you can adapt the basso part to be played by one of your violin friends."

    "... and may even be pretty satisfying if one of the violins realizes basic basso harmonies during solo passages"....
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    Re: Octave Mandolin Strings

    $100.18!

    As I said, expensive. The strings last a long time, however.
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    Re: Octave Mandolin Strings

    "I have a related question. I hope this is not considered hi-jacking the thread - if so, please ignore me. I am looking for flat wound strings that would fit a 23" scale. If you have any ideas I...
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    Re: Octave Mandolin Strings

    "I have a Northfield Maple Octave mandolin and was thinking about trying Thomastik Mandola strings on it. I’m willing to take the risk on the sound possibilities because I like the sound and feel of...
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    Re: Gervasio sonatas

    I reviewed the Giacintucci-D'archangelo recording very positively a few issues ago in the CMSA Mandolin Journal, a very fine recording. I had the Inchordis recording on the "to do" list to review...
  10. Re: Hampton Trio Concert: Live at North Meadow Farm

    "Thanks, Robert. What a lovely way to start Sunday morning. Wonderful playing.

    Let me embed the video for everyone else."

    Thanks, Don, for the compliment (and for embedding)!
  11. Hampton Trio Concert: Live at North Meadow Farm

    This is a concert video (recorded live at North Meadow Farm in Hampton CT) by the Hampton Trio -- Mark Davis on mandolin, Beverly Davis on classical guitar, and myself, Robert Margo, on mandola in G...
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    Re: CMSA Virtual Mini-Conference

    The event that Jim Imhoff is referring to was CMSA's "Special Virtual Summer Event", which was a one-day tryout on Saturday, August 8 for our on-line "Convention in the Clouds", to be held November...
  13. Re: The Hampton Trio: FB Live at the Vanilla Bean Cafe, TONIGHT

    "Great music and ensemble playing. Sound quality and balance was surprisingly good for a casual outdoor streetside patio setting (motorcycles aside). You really rocked on the protests songs."

    Hi...
  14. Re: The Hampton Trio: FB Live at the Vanilla Bean Cafe, TONIGHT

    "Just finished the recording. Very beautiful."

    Thanks, much appreciated!
  15. Re: 1963 Pasquale Pecoraro Roman Embergher-Style Bowlback Mandoli

    Embergher is not my cup of tea, but I had a chance to borrow a Pecoraro for a workshop in London a few years ago, and it was a very fine (and easy to play) instrument. I note that Tony Williamson...
  16. Re: The Hampton Trio: FB Live at the Vanilla Bean Cafe, TONIGHT

    A link to the video is on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/HamptonTrio
  17. Re: The Hampton Trio: FB Live at the Vanilla Bean Cafe, TONIGHT

    Addendum: our program will also feature a beautiful piece by Mark Linkins, "Variations on an Ancient Irish Theme".
  18. The Hampton Trio: FB Live at the Vanilla Bean Cafe, TONIGHT

    The Hampton Trio (Beverly Davis, classical guitar; Mark Davis, mandolin, myself, on mandola in G) will be performing this evening (6 - 7:30 PM EST) at the Vanilla Bean Cafe in Pomfret CT. We will be...
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    Re: Mongrel Technique

    "Imagine Ranieri playing Bach - interesting but somewhat strange!"

    Ranieri played Bach. A 1905 article in the journal L'estudiantina (Dec 1905) mentions recent concerts that Ranieri gave in...
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    Re: Classical mandolin album library list

    "Just an aside - google and a cafe search turns up albums but no information on Gertrude Troster herself. Could one of you provide a little info or link about her background possibly? Thank you!"
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    Re: Gertrud Köster - Jiro Nakano - Calace

    Hi Rob,

    The two recordings you mention are, in my opinion, among the very best and most important ever made of classical mandolin. The Calace is the most important, again in my opinion. There...
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    Re: Recordings of Mandolins as String Quartets

    "Were the Gibsons taken seriously by the classical mandolin ensembles of the day?"

    Leading professionals shifted to Gibson very quickly. In the photo of the Abt Plectrum Quartet on the cover of...
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    Re: Recordings of Mandolins as String Quartets

    "Great post, Robert. I'm reading Paul Spark's book now. I met him and James Tyler some 15 years or so ago, when we were all invited to Portugal, to deliver papers on the "English Guitar" - my...
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    Re: Recordings of Mandolins as String Quartets

    "Perhaps too far afield, but the complete set by Kepler? Fantastic, eh?"

    Kepler, yes, and yes, fantastic. Not really far afield. The post-1900 string quartet has evolved so much that one cannot...
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    Re: Recordings of Mandolins as String Quartets

    "too bad the string quartets of Ben Johnston are beyond the scope of fixed frets. Ah well . . . "

    I have the recent recording of the Johnston string quartets. Definitely beyond plucked strings.
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