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I produce collections, recordings and videos of on

A flagship project is the : repertoire of popular dance music.

I only use free software - (including …) and sleepless nights.

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Had no sale at all this month and I need money so please check out my shop? 🌟 here's a 15% off code for you, valid all weekend: TOOT
Any help and boosts would be very nice, thanks 💙

#MastoArt #CreativeToots

Hey, I can show you some images from this afternoon's shoot like youtube guys do for their patrons (by the way, you know I am on liberapay 😜
So that's it: we shot the wood fire scene in the Food Forest teepee for my tune "Eestival".
A bit too much in a hurry but I'll do with it. I like the idea of putting instruments in the hands of people who don't usually play them (here the guitarist and the pizz violinist) and teach them 1 bar to play in a loop for the show 😏

🌞 First batch is over, huge thanks to all ! 🌞
You can still support us buying the original master digital version on bandcamp ! -->>
CDs will come back asap !

#AlcoFrisbass #progrock #progressiverock #canterburry #progjazz #autoproduction #Librazik #Ardour #tourneriff #studiovillardiere #CreativeCommons

"Neapolitan Tarantella" update: pdf now available in English (and Estonian) in A minor (for instruments in C, B♭ and E♭) or E minor. There is still the diatonic accordion tablature.
13 pdf files for only one tune! 😛

I finally found the time to film the making of my "Mazurkas" booklet to make a video tutorial which should be ready before the end of this year.

To make it yourself:
My editor is "do it yourself"! (s/he's the best).

Coming soon: a new musical piece, under license with 6 separate downloadable tracks for your remixes!
A little "trailer" for me to test the association of the images of @naturebuisson with the sound of @monviolon

New for testing new things (windway higher than the bevel, use lilac and what if I leave the bark on ?)
3 notes : G, A, B.

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Here's how it sounds.
Almost A - G.
Lot of wind.
Also, it doesn't sound like the fundamental sound of the tube but its first harmonic.
I wouldn't have believed it until I started playing with a knife an wooden pipes but this is all really fun for me!

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I tried to make my first (two tones, "ti-tuu") last week for a neighbor's birthday. I took it back yesterday to improve it.
I enlarged the windway and I redid the labium… with epoxy 🙄
The result is not a masterpiece of craftsmanship 😬 but it does the job and I'm learning from all the mistakes I've made here.

Finaly I added an extention to my so that it sounds lower and can play two notes.
The form looks a bit absurd now but easy to handle.
This gave me the idea 💡 to make a new one from a single piece of wood (a branch with a fork) 🤔

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1h. The glue is not dry but it does not move any more. I cut off the excess, I sand. That's it. Soft sound, quite low because the tube is closed.
To be improved:
- don't hesitate to throw away when the drill goes at an angle.
- use a thinner wood for a better bevel (in Estonia Juniper or Prunus cerasifera)
- Smaller window: 5mm should fit with my 10mm drill.
- test open tube with "extensions" with holes! 🎵

So, how does work for you?

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The easiest way is to saw (hacksaw) to notch at 90° and 45° (start with that). As I had already done it and because I saw 🤩 I wanted to test with the mini chisel + scalpel. took care of my block (probably ridiculous details here but hey, why not?).
Window 7×7mm (too long).
Vinyl glue, I adjusted the position of the block by testing. FUUUT!
I wait for it to dry a bit…

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What natural instrument without special knowledge?
I did (easy, you have to make one if you haven't tried it yet)
Now a !
I'm an expert (no), tell me how you did it yourself!
1st try in *Viburnum opulus* (Sambucus or lilac are easy to use too) ⇒ wood too soft for clean bevel but it works.
2nd try: I drill ⌀10 in *Prunus padus* and then sand to make a nice blind pipe.

[DOMENICA] Mon violon (Il mio #violino) è una raccolta di partiture libere e gratuite (e di registrazioni) soprattutto di danze popolari e brani per violino:
Nell'audio in allegato "Allons voir" un esempio di cercle circassien. I contenuti del sito sono distribuiti con licenza #ArtLibre; è presente anche su #Mastodon: @monviolon Cosa volete di più? 😀 #DanzePopolari #Musica #balli @maupao @goofy @lealternative @filippodb @funkcastmusicwhale

Because today, as a mandolin teacher, I had a new student from Ukraine who plays the 4-string , I am documenting about this instrument. I found this page that gives a slightly longer overview than Wikipedia:

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