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Tikitu de Jager

@tikitu · Mandolin, big mandola, (Greek) bouzouki, tzouras, guitar · Thessaloniki

Extremely part-time musician.

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I presume this is usually played a bit faster (it's a reel) but I love this slow setting. I've made almost no attempt to notate the ornaments, just the bare bones of the tune. More…

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Composed on the island Kalamos. I've notated it here for mandola; it works just as well on mandolin with the same fingering but pitched up a fifth. More…

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This is a tricky one to notate, because Tallroth plays it with a tuning soundslice can't do. (He's using an octave mandolin which I think is tuned GDGD.) The stave notation is as Tallroth plays it, but… More…

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A lovely delicate waltz, played somewhat awkwardly as I try to put in more double-stops than I can reliably finger. More…

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Waterbound is a fabulous song that everybody, but *everybody*, seems to play differently. I've found 5/4 (played by the composer so I guess that's the original), 7/4, several different arrangements that,… More…

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They play it twice, once slow and once faster. I've notated the *faster* version, because they stick to the melody without variations: the first section has more improvisation so it's harder to make out… More…

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I haven't notated the whole recording, just the first time the themes are introduced. He starts with an improvisation, then the bit I notated, then another improvisation (watch that sharpened 4th!) then… More…
Feb. 10, 2019

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Played, somewhat shakily, by me. Including the odd mistake, but the notation follows what I *should* have played instead of what I *did* play.… More…

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I encourage you to head over to youtube for the full track, which is lovely, and runs this schottische in between two other tunes.… More…

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(After reading around a little I'm not sure I have the time signature correct. It's described all over the place as "not a waltz but a bourrée" and as definitely 3:8 not 3:4 time, but I'm not sure that… More…

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Tricksy polska that changes where the "one" sits in the bar as it moves between sections. More…