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"Hey at least fiddles usually have fine tuners, unlike most minstrel banjers."

Strumelia replied on Wednesday to Violin tuning

34 yesterday
Reply by Chris Prieto

"That diagram.  So stoopit."

Strumelia replied on Tuesday to Violin tuning

34 yesterday
Reply by Chris Prieto

"Notice the penciled in hand note under the diagram, saying "Very important to study…"

Strumelia replied on Tuesday to Violin tuning

34 yesterday
Reply by Chris Prieto

"I'm guessing Howes is simply listing the standard tuning in reverse order.  He liste…"

Strumelia replied on Tuesday to Violin tuning

34 yesterday
Reply by Chris Prieto

"Most fiddlers typically tune standard gdae (low to high).  Violins in standard tunin…"

Strumelia replied on Tuesday to Violin tuning

34 yesterday
Reply by Chris Prieto

"There are always many exceptions in particular tunes, but generally speaking... In o…"

Strumelia replied Apr 28 to Double C

13 Apr 30
Reply by John Masciale

"Ok, you said: I keep hearing about the "almighty" double C tuning. What exactly is t…"

Strumelia replied Apr 28 to Double C

13 Apr 30
Reply by John Masciale

"If you play with a fiddler they will have certain 'needs' based on fiddle tunings/fi…"

Strumelia replied Apr 27 to Double C

13 Apr 30
Reply by John Masciale

"I'm not sure what you mean by "standard G"-  you mean Briggs tuning?  or gDGBD moder…"

Strumelia replied Apr 27 to Double C

13 Apr 30
Reply by John Masciale

"That 'nail violin' is fascinating. Played with a bow.... how?"

Strumelia replied Apr 3 to Original Bones?

6 Apr 3
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