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  1. Sobell banjo lute, cello banjo, sitar, silver flute, wood flute

    I purchased a 5-course cittern from Stefan Sobell in the early 1980's. At some point I found I could easily restring it to play as a 5-string banjo, without modification other than a string change....
  2. "Devotion" - Casey Burns Folk Flute, Masaru Kohno Guitar

    My friend, flutist Jessica Peterson, composed this beautiful folk-style melody. Our YouTube channel, "Music For Wellbeing," aims to make the life-enhancing benefits of music and nature accessible to...
  3. Re: A banjo album that deserves wider recognition

    Free access article, and interview with Adam, in Banjo Newsletter.
    https://banjonews.com/2021-01/back_to_the_earth_by_adam_hurt.html
  4. "Enjoy the Ride" - Cello Banjo, Sobell Banjo Lute, and Flute

    Original acoustic music.
    Jessica Peterson: Flute, composition of flute parts, and video creation.
    Paul Roberts: Cello banjos, Sobell banjo lute, and musical composition....
  5. Re: Making the A and E strings less "pingy" and general newbie re

    The shrillness of mine was tamed by replacing the bone - nut and saddle - with ebony. The ebony saddle definitely moved the sound in the direction I wanted to go. The ebony nut clinched the deal.
  6. "Resonance" Fujara (Slovakian shepherd's flute), and Tamboura

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zC6YYF0wxs

    Jessica Peterson: Fujara improvisation, and Videography
    Paul Roberts: Tamboura

    The fujara (pronounced fuyara), was developed over several centuries...
  7. Re: A banjo album that deserves wider recognition

    I had the honor of recording Earth Tones. Adam got the whole album down in two days, which included time for walks in the forest.
  8. Re: A banjo album that deserves wider recognition

    Adam has taken an ancient instrument and created a new being. He plays music on the gourd that harkens back to the old while imbuing it with such exquisitry and individuality that brings forth a new...
  9. Re: A banjo album that deserves wider recognition

    You can listen to it on bandcamp:
    https://adamhurt.bandcamp.com/album/back-to-the-earth

    I have the physical CD - the first one I've gotten since Adam released his last album.
    Heirloom-quality...
  10. Re: A banjo album that deserves wider recognition

    Gorgeous sound, wonderfully distinctive style. A true artist.
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    Re: An original tune on a Sobell mandola

    Gunnar, it's a good tune - I really enjoyed it!
    I've also checked out some of your multi-instrumental offerings on your YouTube channel; I'm quite impressed with your abilities as a well-rounded...
  12. "Equilibrium" Sobell Banjo Lute & Flute - Music for Wellbeing

    https://youtu.be/K3G9SUuop-Q

    "Equilibrium" is an offering of music and small miracles from the Rocky Mountains, an orchestration of nature videography and original music.

    Jessica Peterson:...
  13. Re: Music and Nature Videos - Sobell Banjo Lute and Flute

    This is my first musical posting, on Mandolin Cafe, and I'm mighty pleased with such a warm and open-minded response.

    In answer to tmsweeney, I'm playing fingerstyle. And, thanks for your...
  14. Re: Music and Nature Videos - Sobell Banjo Lute and Flute

    Thank you! Much appreciated!
  15. Music and Nature Videos - Sobell Banjo Lute and Flute

    I have a mid-1980s Sobell 10-string cittern that I swap back and forth from 10-string fifth's tuning, to five strings (in 5-string banjo orientation). So, going from a mando instrument to a banjola...
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