"While it would be fun to have the same type of guitar as Julie Andrews played in the movie, I doubt very much that the real Maria played a Goya guitar. The Levin company used the Goya brand for their North American market. The prop…"
"Thanks for that Michael. These are all models that were unfamiliar to me. The styles I was most familiar with were the 18, 21, 28, 42 and 45. I have played a number of 18s, 21s and 28s, but, except for a few licks in a music store,…"
"Jimmy is 23 and I just turned 70. When we played at the Greenbank Folk Club, the woman who introduced us said, "This next band has a 45 year age span." I hadn't really thought of it till then. Music seems to…"
"George had 2 valuable guitars stolen from the store during business hours, so everything over $1000 is locked to the hanger and you ask before playing them. There are people going in and out with guitar cases all day.
I teach upstairs and am…"
Have any of you tried the sliding capos? I've had trouble finding one, but here are my friends Steafan and Saskia playing some tunes. Steafan starts with the capo at V, slides down to II…"
"Before I realised that they made dulcimer capos, I used a chopstick and an elastic band. I rarely use a capo on the dulcimer, but I still prefer this one to the one I was gifted. I hope she doesn't read this."