NTD - New Theorbo Day!

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NTD - New Theorbo Day!

Post by RobMacKillop » Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:11 pm

I sold one guitar (not my Ambridge) and bought this theorbo from 2002, by Jiri Cepelak of the Czech republic. It's wonderful to play, and sounds great. I hope you like the video.


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Re: NTD - New Theorbo Day!

Post by Pat Dodson » Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:30 pm

Delightful!

Came to your post from a stressful time. Your joy in having this instrument and your lovely playing of such a charming piece have done me much good. Thanks for posting.

May it continue to bring you much happiness.

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Re: NTD - New Theorbo Day!

Post by RobMacKillop » Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:33 pm

Cheers, Pat. Music is one of the best ways to relieve stress...so you would think most musicians were stress-free. Unfortunately not! Oh well, things could always be worse.

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Re: NTD - New Theorbo Day!

Post by pogmoor » Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:15 pm

Beautiful instrument - looks great, sounds lovely :D
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Re: NTD - New Theorbo Day!

Post by montana » Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:17 pm

Beautiful instrument . Utube won't open for me. Too bad.

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Re: NTD - New Theorbo Day!

Post by RobMacKillop » Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:37 pm

montana wrote:
Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:17 pm
Beautiful instrument . Utube won't open for me. Too bad.
I wonder why? Anyone else have trouble seeing it?

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Re: NTD - New Theorbo Day!

Post by Stephen Kenyon » Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:03 pm

RobMacKillop wrote:
Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:37 pm
montana wrote:
Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:17 pm
Beautiful instrument . Utube won't open for me. Too bad.
I wonder why? Anyone else have trouble seeing it?
Me too :(
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Re: NTD - New Theorbo Day!

Post by RobMacKillop » Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:33 pm

I can't se it now, either. But if you go to YouKnow where, and type in Rob MacKillop New Theorbo Day, you should find it.

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Re: NTD - New Theorbo Day!

Post by Lovemyguitar » Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:34 pm

Rob,

Very nice instrument and video -- beautiful piece you played!

As for the video, when I clicked on the embedded video in your post, I got an error message, but when I clicked on the blue hyperlink below it, I was taken to youtube where the video worked, so the link itself is okay.

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Re: NTD - New Theorbo Day!

Post by albert-canuck » Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:37 pm

Beautiful instrument! I have been looking at multi string guitars lately and your Theorbo sounds and looks great. The bass notes are clear and I love how resonant they are. I couldn't open the link in the large picture but the the link below it to youtube opened for me.
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Re: NTD - New Theorbo Day!

Post by David Norton » Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:44 pm

Congratulations, a fine acquisition and performance.
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Re: NTD - New Theorbo Day!

Post by George Crocket » Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:45 pm

RobMacKillop wrote:
Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:33 pm
I can't se it now, either. But if you go to YouKnow where, and type in Rob MacKillop New Theorbo Day, you should find it.
It's sorted now.
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Re: NTD - New Theorbo Day!

Post by cgratham » Tue Oct 10, 2017 12:33 am

Thanks for sharing that Rob.
Beautiful instrument and wonderful playing as always.
Love it.

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Re: NTD - New Theorbo Day!

Post by MessyTendon » Tue Oct 10, 2017 12:36 am

Cool...I just bought a copy of your Bach for Ukulele so you should be getting a small royality check :) That ought to pay for less than 1 33rd of the price of that new toy.

Looks like a beast to hold and play. Are you full gut on that one?

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Re: NTD - New Theorbo Day!

Post by Big bird » Tue Oct 10, 2017 1:16 am

That was nice Rob. So what does the case look like? 😳
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