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  1. Re: Basic Question: Vivaldi Concerto in D major RV 93

    More than one of Avi is posted. This one's less dark:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62amdppCBtU


    When the camera is on him, Julien's business is really evident:

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    Re: Sad news: John Goodin died yesterday

    Alas.
  3. Re: Basic Question: Vivaldi Concerto in D major RV 93

    PS: Unplucked slurs are much less common to mandolin than to other, longer scaled plucked instruments in "classical" contexts. Plucking each note (even within trill-like ornaments) is the...
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    Re: Fingerboard extension

    Notated compositions to e'''' aren't uncommon; to a'''' (29) exist but are rare. Someplace, I think somebody once notated a b'''' (I'd need to go digging to remind myself), but that's just silly. ...
  5. Re: Basic Question: Vivaldi Concerto in D major RV 93

    Of course, the original designation is for "leuto" (lute) with no concept of plectrum technique or wire strings of any type in mind. Thus, performing RV 93 on modern mandolin functionally is...
  6. Re: CMSA Convention in the Clouds 2.0: November 12-14, 2021

    I have some obligations on the calendar, but am hoping to catch most.
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    Re: Divertimento - Carlo Munier

    Nice tone. I'd love to hear you two play the rest of it!
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    Re: Vega roundback mandolins

    Aw, shucks.
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    Re: Vega roundback mandolins

    Thanks, but ribbing on your assumed typo, Mick, this is one of my Vegas and I'm still Eugene.
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    Re: Vega roundback mandolins

    Let's see . . . A decade has passed. It seems about time to resurrect this old thread. I picked up another Vega mandolin about 1.75 years ago, not knowing anything about it other than it was a nice...
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    Re: Nylon vs Metal string and Type of Picks

    One of the best currently in the early-mandolin business. He's sure to offer relevant insight. I hope you let us know something of your experience.
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    Re: Bach Mandocello arrangements newly found

    I haven't looked at the notes to which Jim refers, but the six-string incarnation of bass viola da gamba is typically tuned D, G, c, e, a, d' where violoncello/mandoloncello/mando-cello, of course,...
  13. Re: Sylvius Leopold Weiss Fantasie Mandocello Tablature

    Not to mention the innumerable and excellent recordings on baroque lute! I have recordings by Michel Cardin, Yasunori Imamura, Jose Miguel, Moreno, Nigel North, David Rhodes, and Hopkinson Smith on...
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    Re: "Anileda," by Stellario Cambria and ...?

    The short answer is "absolutely!"
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    Re: Luthier Tune-up Frequency

    Lovely. Thanks.
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    Re: Beethoven's Adagio for Mandolin and Piano

    I believe I have that same (in some folder in some box someplace in my basement). If so, know that E-flat isn't very guitar friendly, so there's some weird scordatura to accommodate.
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    Re: Luthier Tune-up Frequency

    I simply don't—at least not along anything like a "routine"—unless there's a specific maintenance issue that needs to be addressed. That, of course, requires the experience to recognize when small...
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    Re: Luthier Tune-up Frequency

    Deleted redundancy induced by merging threads.
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    Re: Classical Mandolin Skype/Zoom/Online lessons

    I was fortunate to sit in on the San Diego Classical Mandolin Camp the year Tim was an instructor. He's an excellent, natural teacher.
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    Re: Classical Mandolin Skype/Zoom/Online lessons

    Tim is awesome. Be mindful: I don't think he could be categorized as a classical specialist, don't know how familiar he is with that specific repertoire or with associated specialized techniques,...
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    Re: Classical Mandolin Skype/Zoom/Online lessons

    I'm remote to Portland but curious too, and I hope your lesson experience is fulfilling. And welcome to mandolin in nerd-music context!
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    Re: 2021 CMSA Convention in San Diego Cancelled

    Wow. Disappointing on the one hand. Looking forward to ease of access on the other.
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    Re: Italian Mandolin music being forgotten ???

    Ha! Every bit as gainly as you'd expect of a bookwormy fisheries biologist, I'm rather deliberate in not dancing, while vocalizing or otherwise.
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    Re: Nylon vs Metal string and Type of Picks

    If you really want a specifically baroque-like sound/function, you may want to obtain a reproduction 5- or 6-course mandolin tuned [g], b, e', a', d", g" and play it punteado (i.e., with the...
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    Re: Italian Mandolin music being forgotten ???

    Yes, I also understand these to be somewhat discretely distinct traditions, but united in being examples of (1) music as accompaniment to dance and (2) an effort to not forget Italian mandolin music....
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