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    When you sort words alphabetically, you start...

    When you sort words alphabetically, you start with the uppercase letters.
    Lowercase letter are higher in the order
    A B C D E F G ... a b c d e f g ...
    Music typesetting systems use that convention...
  2. Aquila has actually a string set for soprano,...

    Aquila has actually a string set for soprano, tuned like a mandolin or a fiddle
    Aquila 30U Soprano GDAE
  3. Thread: Berry Bushes

    by vonbiber
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    Berry Bushes

    Check this kid out!
    Louis Walker Phipps performs his original song "Berry Bushes"

    https://youtu.be/HFVMX5e-6M0
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    Me too. When I typeset ukulele tablatures I start...

    Me too. When I typeset ukulele tablatures I start with
    A |--
    E |--
    C |--
    g |--
    meaning a re-entrant tuning
    By the way, for the guitar I do this
    e
    B
    G
  5. I don't know any mandolin player who finger pick....

    I don't know any mandolin player who finger pick. I heard that Peter Lang does.
    The way he plays the guitar, that must be something, I am not surprised...

    The baroq-ulele has the same shape as a...
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    no ukulele in the band

    The Troubadours
    https://youtu.be/qs-EuvJsrv0
  7. A few months ago I started using lilypond, a...

    A few months ago I started using lilypond, a
    free open source music typesetting system.
    I wrote some configs to change some defaults (type size, etc.)
    and started to learn to use the abc system....
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    Indeed With this model of mandolin I don't have...

    Indeed
    With this model of mandolin I don't have to attach the other end of the strap behind the nut.
    I put a shoe lace at the other end of the strap and it can go
    around the bottom of the neck...
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    I wanted an F-style mandolin but when I saw the...

    I wanted an F-style mandolin but when I saw the price difference and after seeing a video
    of two Eastman F- and A- mandolins I settled for an Eastman MD 305 A-Style.
    I just got it a few days ago...
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    C version (chords: Am Bb C C7 F C) %chorus...

    C version (chords: Am Bb C C7 F C)


    %chorus
    [C]If you could read my mind, love
    [Bb]What a tale my thoughts could tell
    [C]Just like an old time movie
    [Bb]'bout a ghost from a wishing-well
    %1...
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    You can find it in A in this page...

    You can find it in A in this page
    http://vonbiber.byethost17.com/ukulele/html/gordonlightfoot.html

    In G (chords used are %chords: C D Em F G G7)
    you can copy and paste the following

    ...
  12. Thread: baroq-ulele

    by vonbiber
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    I just uploaded it here...

    I just uploaded it here
    http://vonbiber.byethost17.com/ukulele/tmp/DeathDontHaveNoMercy.pdf
  13. Thread: baroq-ulele

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    @Kenn2018 ...

    @Kenn2018
    I think the one played here is a soprano.
    Also it has a bowlback, just like the Neapolitan...
  14. Thread: baroq-ulele

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    I found a score here:...

    I found a score here:
    https://www.free-scores.com/PDF_EN/morley-thomas-now-the-month-maying-109666.pdf
    I typeset a ukulele tablature based on the treble part.
    129388
  15. Thread: baroq-ulele

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    baroq-ulele

    Now Is the Month of Maying by Thomas Morley (1557-1602)
    3-part instrumental arrangement for
    baroq-ulele, mandolin and tenor guitar


    https://youtu.be/defMdhKdfWE

    The baroq-ulele is tuned in...
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    Personally I prefer steel string guitar. There...

    Personally I prefer steel string guitar. There are pieces that don't sound as good on nylon guitar.
    I used to play J.S. Bach's Bouree and Jesus Joy of Man Desiring, among other things, on steel...
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    My first one was a soprano Lanikai. I gave it to...

    My first one was a soprano Lanikai. I gave it to a friend after I bought a Martin soprano and a Ohana sopranino.
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    used to play the guitar a few years ago. I'm...

    used to play the guitar a few years ago.
    I'm trying to get back to it.
    Played instrumentals (mostly finger picking, ...). I still remember a couple of Carter-style pieces,
    an Irish hornpipe (with...
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    Thanks. Glad to hear they are useful. You...

    Thanks. Glad to hear they are useful.


    You mean a TOC with links to each song title? This would entail uploading on the server files for each individual song.
    I don't know about MacOS or...
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    Since my last update I've been busy adding more...

    Since my last update I've been busy adding more songs, and other songbooks.
    I have to reorganize before I upload the ones that are ready, and most importantly,
    I have to decide when to stop adding...
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    Yeah, me too. I didn't know that he started with...

    Yeah, me too.
    I didn't know that he started with the uke.
    While on the lookout for new songs, I thought including some of his songs (from Old and in the Way):
    In the Land of the Navajo, Panama...
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    There's lilypond. It's open source, available on...

    There's lilypond. It's open source, available on linux, windows and MacOS.
    It produces beautiful scores and tablatures. It can produce midi and pdf output.
    It has a steep learning curve. But it...
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    Soukous is a derivative of the Congolese rumba...

    Soukous is a derivative of the Congolese rumba that started
    in the 40s and became very popular in the 50s and 60s not only
    in the Congos but all over Africa.
    Here's a Congolese style ukulele:...
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    I have a soprano, a sopranino ukulele and a...

    I have a soprano, a sopranino ukulele and a banjolele.
    The soprano and banjolele are tuned in C.
    The sopranino in D.
    All reentrant.
    I mostly play the soprano, but I like to play some pieces on...
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    Congolese soukous

    I had a lot of fun jamming with these guys strumming these chords:
    A D E
    Those who have problems with the E chords can play
    G C D
    and use a capo on the 2nd fret
    https://youtu.be/SFR6HD13z08
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