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  • Re: Name That Tune

    If you can't find a name I'd just simply call it "Clara Mannion's" it's too nice to not have a name.

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  • Re: Name That Tune

    Thanks Catail! That seems like at least a partial match. The B section is spot on, but the A section seems fairly divergent.

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  • Re: The Child Ballads - Irish ballads

    This is a video of Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer doing Child #6 - Willie's Lady.

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  • Re: Mandolin for Melody

    I also love the double-course instruments for ITM, and, until recently, played an octave mandolin (21" scale) occasionally, and mandolin (14" scale) quite often. The OM makes for long stretches, and the mandolin doesn't work very well for chordal accompa...

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  • Re: Mandolin for Melody

    I frequently capo my bouzouki at the 7th fret and play it as as a three-course mandolin one course of strings over. There are a couple of advantages to doing this, one being the frets are closer together than at the long end of the neck, the larger body o...

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