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Digital tuners - use your phone

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roadkill a.k.a. John Maw Nov 6, 2012. 12 Replies

A while ago I bought a clip on chromatic tuner on eBay. Came from China and didn't cost much but I wasn't really happy with it. Somehow it seemed a lot less accurate than my hearing. Eventually I…Continue

Tags: phone, android, tuner, chromatic

Breaking News. Playing the (imaginary) banjo can land you in court

Started this discussion. Last reply by The Professor Mar 11, 2012. 38 Replies

A commuter accused of indecency on a train has walked free after telling a court he was strumming an imaginary banjo.Before Melvyn Webb was acquitted, the judge in his trial had informed the jury…Continue

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Slowpaw Brew (CD) by Slowpaw Steve T

Started this discussion. Last reply by Uncle John Feb 28, 2012. 1 Reply

I received a CD copy of "Slowpaw Brew" by Slowpaw Steve T. This really is an excellent collection of some of Steve's recent songs. There are nine tracks with lyrics tackling everything from current…Continue

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I need a microphone, but I need advice more.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Bliss Feb 22, 2012. 17 Replies

OK. So I seem to be at the point where I think I need a microphone. I would like to record the sound from my amp and it doesn't sound so good going from the amp output into the computer. I think the…Continue

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I now have a website - please feel free to visit

Posted on October 14, 2011 at 4:00am 25 Comments

Hi.

I now have a little website up at:

www.roadkillmusic.co.uk

Please feel free to pop in and have a look. Comments welcome. If you like it enough to spread the word I would be grateful for that too.

Thanks and all the best.

John…

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At 6:02am on July 23, 2014, Cpt. Nemoff said…


Album Notes
Cigar Box Guitar and classical music met again after 150 years!

In the middle of XIX century there were musicians who classical pieces performed on homemade instruments such as Cigar Box Guitar. But, unfortunately, there are no records of these unique 
performances did not survive. How do sounds classical music of the Renaissance on cigar box guitar? 

"Das Wohltemperirte Cigar Box Guitar" Album ( translation: Well-Tempered sigar box guitar ) was recorded in a home studio by Eugene Nemov. 

The list of works you will see all the familiar songs and names of composers such as Franz Shubert, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, Albinoni and names of familiar music lovers Renaissance: Pascal Bouquet and Francesco da Milano.

Pascal Bouquet - French lutenist, he lived in XV-th century. Pascal Bouquet composed many excellent works for lute and baroque guitar. Musical notations this musician survived to this day. "Brande des Hermites" and "Volte Praetorius" - it's two works from the collection of popular dances of France, Pascal Bouquet written specifically for learning to play the lute. 

Francesco Canova da Milano (Italian Francesco Canova da Milano) - Italian Renaissance lute, one of the major European composers XVI veka.Franchesko Canova da Milano is one of the best composers of lute music, and possibly greatest lute virtuoso of all time. His work, and the amazing beauty of a consistently high level, and are often performed today. 

Just the album includes two copyright works Eugene Nemov - "French dance" and "English dance". They are written in a popular style of lute music of the Renaissance .

All works have been performed at 3-string classic guitars from cigar boxes, made by Eugene Nemov. Description and images of these instruments You can see on the site www.cigarboxguitars.ru and personal Evgeny Nemov page on the www.cigarboxnation.com ;

Enjoy!
 



At 4:42pm on January 12, 2014, Mr.melo said…
At 2:42pm on January 9, 2014, Mr.melo said…
At 1:41pm on July 20, 2013, Mr.melo said…

Check out the latest Melodeeman tin guitar box :)

At 7:55pm on July 12, 2013, Kenneth Wilson Hale said…

Yeah, That would work, especially the 2nd one. Thanks, Buddy,   Ken

At 2:50pm on July 12, 2013, Mr.melo said…

awesome..cheers bro:)

At 7:37pm on July 11, 2013, Kenneth Wilson Hale said…

Thanks, buddy, for the good words. Do you know what is the best way to capo

a thick neck cigar box guitar? Maybe I'll have to build a capo that will work/

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Ken Hale

At 10:06pm on July 9, 2013, Kenneth Wilson Hale said…

Thanks a bunch, John, I did not get to rehearse or soundcheck, that was just

a raw jam with my brother in law's camera work- I don't even own a video camera.

Well, I can see that you have a great site to explore with some great music yourself.

I'll have to spend some time exploring! Ken Hale

At 12:32pm on July 8, 2013, BUGGY (C) said…

John

That below should be like furniture... you bring it!... John will make it into CBG's ... 

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