Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafesj



User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
Pete_Standing Irish Bouzouki on a Greek instrument (27) RE: Irish Bouzouki on a Greek instrument 13 Jul 07


Be careful if restringing or retuning drastically, otherwise you could end up doing some damage to the instrument or make it difficult to play. Use a string tension calculator to work out the current tension and what it would be once retuned and then choose the appropriate gauges to bring the tension back to what it should be - does this make sense?

With respect to styles, octave strung is fine for chordal work but can sound a bit strange when playing melodic stuff - well in my opinion it does!


Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.