Carrmuse’s one hundred and nine comments

  • Re: There’s some C#D accordion player in Italy?

    Acoustic guitar player Beppe Gambetta is from Genova. His son is a well respected button accordion player but I dont know what system he plays. Perhaps he knows other Italians who play. Beppe has a website. Good luck! more…

  • Re: tuning pegs for tenor banjo

    Check these out. I put a set of these on my 1922 Style M tubaphone -very nice! more…

  • Re: couragie

    I was able to find sheet music at cpmusic.com But no notes about the source. I'll search for Galliard and see what I find Thanks more…

  • couragie

    Can anyone tell me about this tune? The intriquing title doesnt give much back on Google. Sounds old but... what language? Lyrics? Recordings? Thanks more…

  • Re: Which Octave Mandolin?

    I'm playing a 20 inch scale Johnson/Trinity college octave mando currently. It is nice but I wanted something better. Most small makers get at least $2000. Dave Freshwater makes his for around $1000. I've got one coming in a few weeks. I'll report then.... more…

  • Re: Chords for tunes

    Chris Smith's Mel Bay book on Celtic backup is helpful information to use for any situation rather than just specific tunes. Check it out at melbay.com - No financial interest although I edit a webzine for Mel Bay Publishing. more…

  • Re: Tenor Banjo strings

    Newtone sells a set for Irish tenor which I like alot. Hard to find in the US but Canada and UK are easy to find. more…

  • Re: Tune Pronounciation

    Thank you one and all. The idea of a Texan pronouncing anything correctly is humorous in itself. more…

  • Re: Tune Pronounciation

    Thanks David. This will certainly work for us West Texans. more…

  • Re: Tune Pronounciation

    I should have known I'd get wize guys here. This is like the Monty Python skit where the Germans have a copy of the naughty German-English dictionary. more…