I Play Mandolin

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    Yay! About A Month Of Playing!

    All right. I have been practicing for about a month now. Now I think mandolin is the best instrument ever invented. It's universal - you can play almost anything you want. My favourite string is A, beacuse it's easy to play on it. I have already learnt to play some classical...
    whywouldyou whywouldyou
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 9, 2009

    Newbie

    I started playing about 2 months ago. I love it! I'm teaching myself but I think it's going pretty well, I have an Oscar Schmidt.
    Lisbeca Lisbeca
    41-45, F
    Apr 22, 2012

    I Kind of Play the Mandolin...

    I should say, I'm an aspiring mandolin player.  Or - I'm a beginning mandolin player. Actually, I just got myself a Kentucky 150-S A-Model mandolin last week, and I've ordered some books... got some sheet music and tips from the previous owner, and, via Youtube, tuned it...
    ambroling ambroling
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Apr 21, 2008

    Just Started

    I had my first mandolin lesson last Thursday. It was really cool, though my tutor says I have weak fingers. I play 1-1,5 hours every day (just exercises). I love the looks and the sound! I hope I can save some money and buy my own instrument till the New Year. Although right now...
    whywouldyou whywouldyou
    18-21, F
    Sep 13, 2009

    ... badly... I got one

    as a present from my wife last Christmas, a cheap A style model. Really impressed with the tone and the volume, it keeps up with my acoustic guitars unless someone is really bashing them hard. Now I quickly learnt a few chords but I've not really progressed much and it isn't...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 10, 2014

    My child. My lover. I truly love the mandolin.

    It gets hard trying to split playing time between guitar and mandolin, but the mandolin will always be one with my soul.
    FireflyOasis FireflyOasis
    22-25, F
    Jan 16

    My child. My lover. I truly love the mandolin.

    It gets hard trying to split playing time between guitar and mandolin, but the mandolin will always be one with my soul.
    FireflyOasis FireflyOasis
    22-25, F
    Jan 16

    I am getting more and more opportunities to play

    and jam every week with really good performers and I'm progressing in my solos. Love playing mandolin!
    Sunfl0wers Sunfl0wers
    46-50, F
    1 Response Feb 17
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