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  1. Thread: Warm up song

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    Re: Warm up song

    Probably just because of my background in classical guitar, but I always warm up with some Bach.
  2. Re: Article: Mike Marshall Mandocello - J.S. Bach Cello Suite #1

    I know this was recorded on a Mandocello, but I was curious what people think about key choices. For example, the original Cello Prelude No. 1 key is G. On this recording he chose play it in the...
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    Re: Chord Questions

    Yeah, thatís generally how people refer to what an inversion is. Itís the bass note that matters. The rest of it is how itís voiced.

    In the context of low note challenged instruments like...
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    Re: Chord Questions

    In my experience thats not how people use that word, but it's just semantics and nomenclature that largely doesn't matter, haha.
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    Re: Chord Questions

    I think in terms of pure theory semantics the inversion only applies to which tone is in the bass. The rest of the voicing isn't really part of whether/how its inverted or not, if that makes sense....
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    Re: Chord Questions

    C9 seems a WHOLE lot easier than that, haha.
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    Re: Mandolin repair in los angeles

    Unfortunately he is on an extended vacation. Sounded like a few months. Iíve got a tour coming up and am hoping to find someone to sort my mando before I go. Anyone know anyone else? Trying to avoid...
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    Re: Mandolin repair in los angeles

    Hey everyone!

    This is the most recent thread I could find on locating a mandolin repair person in/near Los Angeles. Most of the people Iíve turned up have moved, retired, or died. Nowell at living...
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    Re: Chord Questions

    C9/G, haha
  10. Re: What is the difference between a trill and a hammer-on?

    A trill is an ornament where you usually play a diatonic note above or below the indicated note. Whether its above or below depends on the era of the music. Chromatic notes can also be used in...
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    Re: Chord Questions

    The 'Tristan' chord is a chord Wagner used in Tristan und Isolde that kind of turn classical harmony on its ear, so to speak. If anyone wants to do a mandolin arrangement of a Wagner opera for...
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    Re: Chord Questions

    Fair enough! ;-) I suppose my random choice of example was a poor one, haha.
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    Re: Chord Questions

    Same collection of notes, of course, but voicing and context may determine which spelling makes the intention clearer(e.g if its a ii chord in a ii-V). I understand many people prefer to think of it...
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    Re: Chord Questions

    Not to quibble, especially as a newcomer here, but the letter after the / indicates the bass note, not the root. So if a C chord in 'root' position is C E G a C/E chord is E C G (or similar 1st...
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    Re: Best bet on a road trip

    Hey guys!

    I think this is my first post on here, but just thought Iíd share. I have a Kentucky 150 that I left in my car in the summer in LA for maybe a day or two. The glue holding the two pieces...
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