Padraig O´Keeffe´s Hornpipe – played as a duet on a Collings OM-1 guitar and on a 1924 Gibson K4 mandocello. The K4 is Lloyd Loar period and has a virzi inside.
St. Anne’s Reel – a duet played on two Gibson K4 mandocellos.
The left one is a 1916 K4 in orange with Händel tuners, the right one is a 1924 K4 in sunburst red with brown tuners and virzi.
Both instruments have their own character in sound and playing. Each one with its own charm and fascination.
Padraig O´Keeffe´s Hornpipe – played as a duet on two Gibson mandocellos, K1 and K4, both from 1924. Both Lloyd Loar period with truss rod. The K4 has a virzi inside.
Sandy River Belle – played on a Weber F4 Yellowstone mandocello, sunburst red with oval hole. There is a short glimpse of it at the end of the video.
The tune is originally recorded with the Apple iPhone App “Musikmemos” as a pure sound recording not as a video. The rhythm backing you can hear is a feature of this app.