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Ray replied to Ronald Harris's discussion By design...or not
"The diatonic scale that is prevalent in Western music is not the only scale. There are several dozen scales used in music. For starters, there are the seven modes, and of them the Ionian and Aeolian are the major and minor scales. The other modes…"
4 hours ago
Phil Manuel replied to Ronald Harris's discussion By design...or not
";-)"
6 hours ago
Ronald Harris replied to Ronald Harris's discussion By design...or not
"If I could play like Django my mind would be so full of joy there wouldn't be space to think up stupid questions."
6 hours ago
Šandor Gion replied to CaliGull's discussion Anyone ever sell a 'gull and buy another one like it later? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Beautiful words,John..."
6 hours ago
Phil Manuel replied to Ronald Harris's discussion By design...or not
"Django was asked by an American reporter if he understood music theory. He replied, "I just play.""
6 hours ago
Ronald Harris replied to Ronald Harris's discussion By design...or not
"I think you may have read more into my question than I intended. I have a little understanding of physics as it was my chosen career path. In a clumsy way I was really asking a music theory question. “Are the scales as we know them the way the…"
7 hours ago
Daryl Shawn replied to Harry Lindahl's discussion Frail nails in the group Fingerstyle players
"Hi, been lurking for a while on this great community but haven't posted anything yet. I use a lot of flamenco techniques and body hits (this kinda stuff - http://www.acousticguitarcommunity.com/video/daryl-shawn-if-you-won-t-i-will), so my…"
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Daryl Shawn posted songs
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Jan Vigne replied to Ronald Harris's discussion By design...or not
"I'm missing something.  You refer to physics yet want something easier to understand.  HUH?  I know very few people who really understand even the most basic aspects of physics.  I would also disagree with your statement…"
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Daryl Shawn posted a video

Daryl Shawn - If You Won't I Will

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Recorded live at Common Grounds in Harrisonburg, VA. From the album "In Place".
9 hours ago
John Zemler replied to CaliGull's discussion Anyone ever sell a 'gull and buy another one like it later? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Remember the song by Stevie Nicks which had the line ..."like a one-winged dove..."? Maybe having a Norman is like a one-winged gull? That said, it'd be cool to own and play a Norman. Semper Pax, John"
10 hours ago
Robert Williamson replied to CaliGull's discussion Guitar case and gig bag for sale in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"personally, i think it is a good idea to keep at least 1 soft case extra. Right now i'm looking for a fender concert body logo case for hellcat12 , even though i have a voyager padded gig bag to use with it..I see it like this, hard cases are…"
13 hours ago
Ronald Harris posted a discussion

By design...or not

Music theory is man made, the long continuous tone from low to high being divided into identifiable segments. Physics is not, it is fundamental to the universe and is discovered rather than invented by man. Which has made me ponder the answer to the following...We know how the scale is made up of 5 whole tones and 2 semi tones. This seems to be very convenient as shifting the location of the half tones gives us the major scale and the minor scale with it's variations and enables composers to…See More
15 hours ago
Šandor Gion replied to CaliGull's discussion Anyone ever sell a 'gull and buy another one like it later? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Friends,am I gull-less,cos I have Norman B20 instead Seagull? Happy Easter!"
18 hours ago
Susan Palmer of Lead Cat Press posted a video
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Susan Palmer of Lead Cat Press posted a status
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Robert Williamson commented on John Wilson's group 12-String Guitar
"Jumbo"
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FloridaGull replied to CaliGull's discussion Anyone ever sell a 'gull and buy another one like it later? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Gull-less is a terrible way to be... ;-)"
yesterday
FloridaGull replied to CaliGull's discussion Is there a buy/sell/trade policy here? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"You must have missed the Seagull S6 Left I had up for sale awhile ago...  ;-) I have bought 2 guitars through individuals in this forum - although not through the Seagull group.  My friend Ron bought a 25th Anniversary Mahogany Spruce from…"
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We'd like to invite all members of the Acoustic Guitar Community to come check out the brand-new website at AcousticGuitar.com. This is a completely redesigned home for Acoustic Guitar (and you!), full of great lessons, songs to play, guitar reviews, and more. You’ll see digital editions from the last two years of Acoustic Guitar magazine (available to…

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Posted by Acoustic Guitar on March 29, 2013 at 3:30pm — 6 Comments

Return of The Banjo Killer, the final chapter. . .

Bryan Sutton and "Banjo Killer"; Medley: The Original Waltz/Old Lake. from Bourgeois Guitars on Vimeo.

The moment we've been waiting for: On Oct. 28, 2012, Bryan Sutton debuted the restored the Banjo…

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Posted by Bourgeois Guitars on October 15, 2012 at 7:43pm

Day 16: The Banjo Killer slays again!

This story has a happy ending, folks, and I'll start with it. After working for three weeks to painstakingly restore Bryan Sutton's flood damaged Banjo Killer, Shin Ichikawa finally got to test drive it today! The entire shop stopped working to watch this exciting moment, after which Shin received a standing ovation (well, we were all standing anyway). …

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Posted by Bourgeois Guitars on July 13, 2012 at 9:00pm — 6 Comments

Day 15: The end is near. I can smell it.

Shin Ichikawa and I started the day by fitting and glueing the back binding. Last night's fitting of the top binding was tedious, but the tricks we learned made the fit of back binding go smothly. I am amazed at how cleanly both bindings look.  Some finish touch up will be required, but the overall appearance is more than…

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Posted by Bourgeois Guitars on July 12, 2012 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

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The Acoustic Guitar Community is a social network created by the publishers of Acoustic Guitar. Here, you can join fellow players at all levels and of every style by creating your personal profile, sharing videos or MP3s of your playing, and uploading photos of yourself and your guitars and gear. Then post gigs, events, and concerts in the Community calendar, and start discussions in the forum. We’ll keep you up-to-date about happenings at Acoustic Guitar through the Community blog. This is your space, and you’re surrounded by like-minded guitarists. So make yourself comfortable, and welcome to the Community!

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By design...or not 6 Replies

Music theory is man made, the long continuous tone from low to high being divided into identifiable segments. Physics is not, it is fundamental to the universe and is discovered rather than invented…Continue

Started by Ronald Harris in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Ray 4 hours ago.

First Slothead 12 Fretter is Awesome!!! 4 Replies

A few weeks ago the same luthier who built my new Adi/maple OM sent me a size 0 reproduction of the iconic Martin 1930's guitar so many of the old bluesmen are seen holding in old black and white…Continue

Started by David Kellems in Gear. Last reply by Phil Manuel on Friday.

Today I Added To My Quiver….. 2 Replies

Quiver of guitars a Martin 00-28VS L.So…..the family of guitars is 1994 Martin D41L, Martin OM28 L and the latest member the 00-28VS L. I like the sound of other guitars but comparing then side by…Continue

Started by wayne heath in Gear. Last reply by wayne heath on Wednesday.

Newbie fro Italy 4 Replies

Hi,I just joined this forum after purchasing my Seagull S6 Cedar.I actually play guitar (electric and acustic) since 2008.I'm fascitaning by the sound of acustic guitar, so when I heard a Seagull…Continue

Tags: S6, Seagull, My

Started by stefano riva in Beginners. Last reply by Jan Vigne on Wednesday.

Taylor vs. Martin 56 Replies

I was browsing in Guitar Center yesterday and decided to pickup some higher end guitars.I picked up a Taylor Grand  Auditorium (can't remember the model #), and started to play a bit.  I was SHOCKED…Continue

Started by blake wright in Gear. Last reply by Eddie Charles on Wednesday.

Good acoustic amp for a Epiphone Masterbilt DR-500MCE? 20 Replies

Hey everyone, I've been playing a Takamine Jasmine S-35 for about a year now and figured it was time to upgrade. I've decided I'll be getting a Epiphone Masterbilt with the e-Sonic2 preamp here in…Continue

Started by Andrew in Gear. Last reply by Scott L Ritchie Apr 9.

Looking for Gurian Owners 203 Replies

Hello there, AGies! I'm new to the community, but have been playing guitar way longer than my abilities suggest.. going on 45 years.. but just acquired a dream guitar from my "youth"... a mint Gurian…Continue

Started by Regan Mulligan in Gear. Last reply by Bill Stetar Apr 6.

50+ free acoustic fingerstyle arrangements of well-known songs 1 Reply

Hey all! For the past few months, I've been coming up with arrangements of songs for solo acoustic/classical guitar; everything from punk to pop to classic rock to indie to country to oldies to to…Continue

Started by C R in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Peter Warmington Apr 6.

Yamaki acoustic guitars 34 Replies

I have a Yamaki six string guitar and cannot find any information about it. Serial AY374.  Any info would be a help.  I bought it brand new in 75 and still use this beauty for gigs.It has the Buffalo…Continue

Started by Kerry Burnett in Gear. Last reply by Martin Vincent aka Marvin Player Apr 5.



 
 
 

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