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Composition for a Mandolin

Postby DonW » 29 Aug 2018 21:41

My son plays a Mandolin so here is my 'Composition for a Mandolin'.
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Re: Composition for a Mandolin

Postby JohnT » 31 Aug 2018 21:50

Hi Don Liked your composition. Tricky in places. Hope your son can play it. Enjoyed something different. John
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Re: Composition for a Mandolin

Postby Hugh-AR » 07 Sep 2018 14:24

Hi Don,

Very good. One thing I have always wondered .. how do you get the 'repeat' sound on a real mandolin?

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Re: Composition for a Mandolin

Postby DonW » 09 Sep 2018 20:30

Hi Hugh.
A mandolin has eight strings two for each tuned note.
The repeat sound is done by alternating the plucking of each string.
I hope this makes a bit of sense.
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Re: Composition for a Mandolin

Postby Hugh-AR » 09 Sep 2018 23:15

Thanks Don for explaining that.
More on this subject here:

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