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by Rudy Mueller
Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Klaus Waldburg's left-hand thumb protection
Replies: 9
Views: 1760

Re: Klaus Waldburg's left-hand thumb protection

I'll do sauerbratten.....
by Rudy Mueller
Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Klaus Waldburg's left-hand thumb protection
Replies: 9
Views: 1760

Re: Klaus Waldburg's left-hand thumb protection

Thanks Don, This winter has been crazy, lots of snow and ice, then heat and rain, then more snow and ice.... MEH! Still recovering from the fall on December 14, but virtually cured, and getting better every week. I did my 3.3 mile (~5 k) walk this morning, temp 19° F (~-6°C?), but it's February, and...
by Rudy Mueller
Tue Feb 04, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Learning
Topic: adding harmony
Replies: 1
Views: 26

adding harmony

I am a lazy zither player, preferring to keep the ring finger of the left hand on or near the second fret, and moving the left hand and its fingers as little as possible. Being an old Schuhplattler, I also have a soft spot for Ländlers, and especially the trio/waltz part of the Plattler. In many arr...
by Rudy Mueller
Sat Feb 01, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Humidty Control
Replies: 17
Views: 2087

Re: Humidty Control

A word of caution on "room humidifiers": One "high output" room humidifier I tried several years ago put so much water, and dissolved salts, into the air (and over most interior surfaces) that our furnace filters plugged up, shutting down the furnace.

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by Rudy Mueller
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Humidty Control
Replies: 17
Views: 2087

Re: Humidty Control

The "two damp hand towels" remedy has worked for a couple of year now, and will continue in future winters.

rudi
by Rudy Mueller
Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Posting Images
Replies: 2
Views: 3823

Re: Posting Images

Thanks Ken
by Rudy Mueller
Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Posting Images
Replies: 2
Views: 3823

Re: Posting Images

watch out people...

I may may figured out how to get pictures from my i-phone to the pc, and then forward them ad infinatum.......and they all seem to be well under 800 kbits.

yoohoo

Rudi, da Oida

I may throw out the last of my old DOS discs in the near future....
by Rudy Mueller
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Places and Events
Topic: ZITHER SUNDAY
Replies: 3
Views: 145

Re: ZITHER SUNDAY

The ZITHER SUNDAY of January 12 has been re-scheduled to January 19 because of the ongoing winter storm,

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by Rudy Mueller
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: Places and Events
Topic: ZITHER SUNDAY
Replies: 3
Views: 145

ZITHER SUNDAY

On Sunday, January 12, 2020, starting about noon, there will be a Zither Sunday and Birthday Celebration at the home of Kurt an Megan Eckroth in Wales Wisconsin.

The celebration will be in Honor of Ludwig Kalbrunner's 86th birthday!

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by Rudy Mueller
Wed Jan 01, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: Learning
Topic: Harmonics on the Free Strings
Replies: 21
Views: 675

Re: Harmonics on the Free Strings

Thanks Evelyn and Ken, Ken, are you referring to "flagolets" as described in the method of Kabatek (lesson 54ff, page 44)? The Kabatek method is available on this site. http://www.zither.us/files/Kabatek_zither_method.pdf (hope my typing is accurate) I was referring to playing the accompaniment stri...