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  1. Re: Go to guy for top mandolin set up in Nashville area

    Lynn Dudenbostel is in Maryville. It’s on the other side of the state but he’s a go to guy as you say.
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    Re: Mandolin Tab for Bach Invention #4

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    Re: Happy Victoria Day

    Sorry forgot to quote you :)
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    Re: Choro listening recommendations

    I’ve been deep in the rabbit hole for a couple of years now. These are the tunes I would recommend for anyone new to Choro.

    Benzinho
    Nao me Toques
    Recieta de Samba
    Santa Morena
    Doce de Coco
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    Re: Arm rest. Y or N?

    In addition to the benefits already stated above, I find that an armrest helps offset the weight of the headstock. Especially on an F5 shape with a tonegard on.
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    Re: We Lost John Prine.

    Sweet songs never last too long on broken radios.
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    Re: Caterina Lichtenberg‘s On-line course

    I’m a subscriber as well. I’m pretty sure it is one of the only online course for classical mandolin out there. As Kurth stated, you should be able to read standard notation and have more than an...
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    Re: What has your mandolin been called?

    I was playing my octave on stage and a fellow came up and said “what is that an oud?” Seemed odd that he knew of an oud but not a big mandolin. Another time I was in the park playing some of the...
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    Re: Uther my cat..

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    I lost my good friend last year. She was my audience on most nights.
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    Re: Playing notation G/F#

    I usually don’t worry too much about slash chords. Especially if there is a guitar or bass player. To me it would depend on the context and whether or not that bass note is important to the harmonic...
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    Re: Tablature for Game of Thrones

    https://soundcloud.com/csw689/game-of-thrones

    Made this recording a few years ago. I learned it by ear from the original tv theme. It’s not terribly difficult to play.
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    Re: Sierra "J. S. Bach" Hull

    That’s the first half of the D minor gigue from solo violin partita 2.
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    Re: RockyGrass Streaming

    Smoking Dawg’s Bull for the encore.
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    Re: Question about minor scales

    I think your right Steve. Aeolian, or natural minor is 1 2 b3 4 5 b6 b7. Like A to A in the key of C, D to D in the key of F, etc..
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    Jacob Doc

    https://youtu.be/bKd7lPHa_F8
    Click CC for English subtitles
  16. Re: Queries :Ted Eschliman's Four-Finger Closed Position

    These are scale exercises. Yes they have patterns and intervals. The purpose is to make you better ;)

    Home is the basic major scale played in sequence. Ex. C D E F G A B C

    Thirds is playing...
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    Re: Bach E Major Prelude fingering

    I was in a class with Caterina Lichtenberg and asked her this very question. She uses DDUD. It helps to play the first 4 notes of bar 17 DUDU, then start the pattern on the 2nd beat. I really like...
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    Re: Rover RM-75 F mandolin?

    I have one, an older model with the dark cherry color. I think that its a good solid instrument for it's price. After a while MAS kicked in and I knew there was a better mando out there so I...
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    Re: Col. Sanders ad, a little creepy?

    Dos Equis, of course.

    Stay Thirsty my Friends! ~:>
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    Re: Strap keeps popping off the bottom button!

    I use the orange gaskets that are on the top of a Grolsh beer bottle on all my guitars and mandos.

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    Re: RIP Yes' Chris Squire

    So I found a backtrack to Heart of the Sunrise that is the actual studio recording with the guitars removed. After practicing many hours over a couple of days, this is what I've got. I've been...
  22. Thread: TV theme

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    TV theme

    I don't know where the proper board is to put this so I'll post it here. Some of my co-workers are always humming this melody to Game of Thrones so I decided to learn it. Played on bouzouki and...
  23. Re: BB King Is Gone (But The Thrill Of His Music Remains)

    BB King, more than anyone, showed me that good tone doesn't come from fancy equipment or expensive instruments. Good tone comes from the hands.
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    Which case should I take

    Hey cafe. I'm going to the Swannanoa Gathering in August. I'll be flying into Asheville with my Northfield, the usual mando accessories, some clothes, my backpack, and a few electronic goodies...
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    Re: I love getting a set up

    Pretty much what zed described in the OP. Usually done by a qualified repair person, but some people do it themselves. The truss rod is adjusted, the action is set, frets are dressed, nut is filed,...
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