Links

Some good links

DISCUSSION AND INFORMATION

Federation of Australasian Mandolin Ensembles

Mandolin Cafe

Mandozine

Mandolin Magazine

Gruhn Guitars Article Library

JazzMando

Bluegrass Australia

Ishii Hiroshi’s Mandolin Page

Wataru’s Bluegrass Den

Orchestra “Il Plettro”has a guest book for other mandolin orchestra members to sign….

Mandolin Sessions

Mandolin Repair and Maintenance Info

Nigel Gatherer’s Scottish Mandolin Page

MP3’s of lessons recorded with Jethro Burns – 4CDs worth!

FREE SHEET MUSIC & TABS

Mundial Directory of free sheet music (scores, partituras, partitions)

Jay Buckey Free Music and Tabs

Co-Mando

Mutopia Project

Choro scores

All Tabs

Bluegrass Mandolin Home page

Simple Gifts

Mandolin Midi Archive

19th century Mandolin tunes

Kitchen Music

Sheet Music Archive

Hetzler’s Fakebook of Traditional Fiddle Music

Westbury Park Strings Etude Page

COMPOSERS/ARRANGERS

David Pye

Robert Schulz

Australian Mandolin Music Association Inc (AMMA)

RECORDINGS

(email COZMO with your recommendations, sites, etc)

Recommended Jazz Mandolin Recordings

Choro recordings

RETAILERS

Elderly Instruments New Instruments – Mandolin Family Instruments

Mandolin Central

Planet TX Music Store – Mandolins and Accessories Page

Fretted Instruments

Mandolin CDs in Melbourne

Speranski Australia

LUTHIERS

Peter Coombe (NSW)

Graham McDonald (ACT)

Lawrence K Smith (NSW)

King Brown Mandolins (QLD)

Scott Wise (WA)

Paul Duff (WA)

John Liddy (SA)

Michael A Lewis – Guitars & Mandolins – Custom Made | Lewis Mandolins

Just a few (Australian) luthiers above – there’s a great list of Australian and overseas luthiers at Mandolin Cafe

REPLACEMENT PARTS

Pickup to the World

Stewart MacDonald – Lutherie Supplies

MANDO-FRIENDLY SOFTWARE

Vanbasco’s MIDI Player As far as I know, the best free midi player around.  You can solo, mute, group tracks, transpose, adjust volume, tempo, etc.  I advise all of my students to use it (Col)

Tabledit – music notation and tab

ABC – music notation

ABC utilities

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