Pieretto’s three comments

  • Re: mandola Tuning

    For a standard mandola (scale 17" about 43/44cm) tuned an octave under a mandoline, you can try the D'Addario mandola medium string set EJ76 (.015-.025w-.035w-.052w"), with these strings you'll get a light tension, and they work good. more…

  • Re: Chanting House cassette

    Hello, I have a copy of their first cassette (not their second cassette which was recorded live). I have extracted the tracks in mp3 files, with the titles of the tunes. The audio quality is not very good, but I have already taken the tracks at their corr... more…

  • Re: Anyone here play nyckelharpa?

    Hello, I have a different idea about the nyckelhapa layout and tuning: I greatly prefer the 4-row tuned GDAE, and I am almost unable to play the standard swedish 3-row, even if when tuned CGDA (instead of CGCA). Maybe the reason is because I am a fiddler... more…