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by Rudy Mueller
Mon Jun 24, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Back to basics...
Replies: 1
Views: 11

Back to basics...

All the Hypsters say GET A FIT BIT! As an olde timer I have been tracking my body weight daily, for years. ...mean and range rule, averaging two or three weights daily A.M. , checking the range, then doing the weekly average...the average of averages...(Gauss would be happy 8-)...and tracking the re...
by Rudy Mueller
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: Other Zithers
Topic: Other types of zithers
Replies: 2
Views: 400

Re: Other types of zithers

Aaargh.....who am I to tell a bunch of zither players to "stay tuned" ? 8-)

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the pun is the lowest form of humor....anon.
by Rudy Mueller
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Other Zithers
Topic: Other types of zithers
Replies: 2
Views: 400

Re: Other types of zithers

The May 2019 issue of Musik & tradition (Bayrisch-Alpenländischer Volksmusic Verein e.V, vol 48 , pp28-29 www.volksmusikverein.com ) has a 2 page color article entitled "Kuriose Musikinstrumente". The eight zither-related instruments photographed go back as far as the Scheitholz-Zither (late 17 earl...
by Rudy Mueller
Tue May 21, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: All Things Considered
Replies: 1
Views: 91

Re: All Things Considered

Thanks Tom!
by Rudy Mueller
Sat May 11, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Learning
Topic: Practice Video - Volkstümliche Zitherschule p31 - Der erste Tanz
Replies: 12
Views: 252

Re: Practice Video - Volkstümliche Zitherschule p31 - Der erste Tanz

Sit higher...or lower table? I'm still using the table height of 59 to 59.5 cm on tables described essentially on this site in 2011. We are all constructed differently, but with my personal geometry and a standard straight-back kitchen chair, this leaves my forearms essentially level, fingers pointi...
by Rudy Mueller
Sat Mar 09, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Zitherists
Topic: Denver
Replies: 4
Views: 353

Re: Denver

Perhaps I should have said John Deutschendorf.

rudi
by Rudy Mueller
Tue Mar 05, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Repairs and Restorations
Topic: Refurbishing a Hermann Doelling Junior Alpine zither
Replies: 4
Views: 241

Re: Refurbishing a Hermann Doelling Junior Alpine zither

Welcome Andrea, You say "replace". Do you sill have the "old" strings? Are they at all serviceable? Before investing in a full set of strings, could you possibly use some of the old, and replace just those which are needed or missing? Years ago when beginning, I received a zither which had been used...
by Rudy Mueller
Thu Feb 28, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Zitherists
Topic: Denver
Replies: 4
Views: 353

Denver

Anybody out there have any John Denver music arranged for zither?

rudi
by Rudy Mueller
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Places and Events
Topic: Zither Sunday, February 24, 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 392

Zither Sunday, February 24, 2019

There will be a Zither Sunday on February 24, 2019, at the home of Kurt and Megan Eckroth in Wales, Wisconsin. Fellowship will begin at about 1200 noon, with lunch (Rouladen, Blauerkraut, +) at about 1:00 P.M., and practice to follow. Our format has had a decidedly Austrian/Viennese/Tiroler orientat...