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    Re: That famous cello prelude, deconstructed

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1VgaKxLDnFVFMm18ghVHeitUOUEPQJwyS/view?usp=sharing


    In G.

    Works well with CGDA tuning.
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    Re: I don't like F styles. Anyone else?

    I don't like Bruce Springsteen but I've learned to not mention that in my circle of friends.

    But this is a wonderful place of discussion. I like A's also.
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    Re: And just like that...

    get an EQ pedal. Even a cheap one makes a difference.
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    Re: Dunlop 500 .96mm

    https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/41P96--dunlop-41p96-delrin-500-96mm-dark-pink-12-pack?mrkgadid=3331287952&mrkgcl=28&mrkgen=gpla&mrkgbflag=0&mrkgcat=guitars&acctid=21700000001645388&dskeywordid...
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    Re: Dunlop 500 .96mm

    Just bought some based on your recommendation. They will be here in a few days.

    I haven't added to "The Pick Museum" in quite a while so I'm looking forward to it.

    Pro Plec 1.5 BTW are awesome.
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    Re: What Do You Use for Editing Standard Notation

    I've been using Finale Notepad (the free version) for years.
    It's quirky and has limitations but it suits me fine.
    Works on Win 7 don't know what else.
    ...
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    Re: Surf's Up! New J.L. Smith (4-stringer)

    Sweet looking instrument.
  8. Re: Complete Bach 1st Cello Suite - ukulele in 5ths tuning

    Well done.

    I've been playing the Prelude on a baritone uke CGDA.
    It's amazing how much tone you can get from those little boxes with a light touch.
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    Re: Sultans of Swing tab

    She has the tabs.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFiyZB5ucgo
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    Re: Recommend Mandola in CGDA strings?

    GHS PF280 (light)

    12-24-34-48


    I really like these.
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    Re: F style Ukulele ?

    Still waiting for my F Style Baritone Uke. Almost two months now.

    It's behind schedule, but there is a world wide pandemic going on after all.
    Hard to complain.

    I asked Bruce to send me some...
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    Re: Practicing Bach during the lockdown

    Beautiful.

    I'm splitting my time between the Bach Prelude and a Vivaldi movement.

    Anything to silence the TV.
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    Re: Washing Square | The Village Stompers

    When I was a kid this was a big hit on top 40 radio.
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    Re: F style Ukulele ?

    I will.

    He supposed to send me plans for approval soon. If it's worth looking at I'll post them.
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    Re: Recommendation for an electric?

    I've got an Eastwood Airline Mandola. Low price high quality.

    The mandos look very tempting.
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    Re: Hora Octave Mandolas

    I have to push down harder than I would like to get a clean (buzz free) note.
    Nothing wrong with the setup.

    I'm older now and don't want to fight with my instruments.

    A friend of mine plays it...
  17. Re: So... They seem to think I'm starving and homeless?

    FWIW

    I'm wrapping up the busking season here in NYC (man it's cold).
    I started in May and did it 2 or 3 times a week for the last 7 months.

    I learned a lot also (as Chris Calley above said)....
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    Re: I've Got A Feeling

    According to my bathroom scale 3.2 lbs

    It lighter than my Eastwood E Mandola & heavier than my Epiphone MM-30 mandolin.

    It's has a solid feel to it.
  19. Re: Please talk about your experience with the Mandola.

    Mandolin never happened for me even after years of trying.
    Mandola is just perfect in every way.

    A non musician woman a few weeks ago asked me why my mandolin had a deeper voice.
    It was nice to...
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    Re: In praise of solid body mandolins.

    I've been busking with mine all summer and yeah the reaction has been enthusiastic to my tiny guitar.
  21. Re: A likely contentious opinion on electric mandolins

    My EDola has a very "woody" sound to it through a Blackstar amp and some eq.

    It's really unique. Not like a guitar at all.
  22. Re: looking to move, but I have no clue where ?.

    I love Brooklyn.
    There is no place like it.
    It's so not like Manhattan yet close by.
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    Re: Who doesn't memorize tunes/songs?

    Always sheet music for me unless I'm performing.
    Then I memorize for that performance and it's out of my head the next day.
    If I ever perform more I'll have to change that, but in the meantime my...
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    Re: De Wick - Iucci mandolins

    FWIW I pass by that address very often.

    Nice to know what was there.

    Old NY is still there just under the surface if you look for it.

    177851
  25. Thread: Soft Picks ?

    by BoxCarJoe
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    Re: Soft Picks ?

    Don't get the rubber picks IMO.
    I have some in various thickness and they are very harsh.
    Don't know why.

    Pro Plec is a nice choice.
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