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by Rudy Mueller
Tue May 21, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: All Things Considered
Replies: 1
Views: 17

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: 146

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: 264

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: 206

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: 264

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: 190

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...
by Rudy Mueller
Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Klaus Waldburg's left-hand thumb protection
Replies: 6
Views: 1070

Re: Klaus Waldburg's left-hand thumb protection

I am neither a physician nor a dietitian.....however having had a split finger-nail on the first finger (#2) of my right hand for several (~20) years, in frustration, started looking at diet. About a year ago, changed diet (SLIGHTLY.... more protein, skim ["mager" auf Deutsch] milk, cheese, and adde...
by Rudy Mueller
Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Newbie; The Journey Begins!
Replies: 9
Views: 432

Re: Newbie; The Journey Begins!

Did you find a tuning wrench? What is the size of the tuning pegs? square or rectangular? If interested, e-mail your mailing address.

Rudi
by Rudy Mueller
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: News
Topic: Klaus Waldburg's left-hand thumb protection
Replies: 6
Views: 1070

Re: Klaus Waldburg's left-hand thumb protection

One of the local students developed an infection under his right (ring) thumb nail. He ended up seeing a physician, and could not work the griffbrett for over 2 months, essentially losing the nail.

Rudi