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Strange Part # 01

i open  a " Strange part "   , serial blog   ' bout banjo 'parts  with   this resonator

Was on an Abbott ' 5th string   i have ; i think original to it .

The Marquetery  is ...  inside ............ , with  a varnish on  ;   and it is the type of marquetery we can see on  a Windsor banjo ............. So…

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Posted by marc dalmasso on August 20, 2017 at 9:09 — 3 Comments

Tyro Mazurka

I have just posted on You Tube, Tyro Mazurka.   I videoed it some time ago, but my fingers will not let me play it now.  My grand children wanted to hear it.

Just type in 'Lonburg'.

Posted by Ray Jones on August 18, 2017 at 2:30 — 1 Comment

 

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marc dalmasso posted a video

St Gervasy_2017- calliope rag

Composé par James Scott; enregistré Live à St Gervasy , département 30 ; France ; juin 2017 ; Marc & Rémi Dalmasso , éric Stefanelli , Anthony Derycke , banjos
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Dennis Williams is now a member of Classic Banjo
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Trapdoor2 replied to Anthony Peabody's discussion Missing Morley works
"I always trust my ears. If it doesn't sound right, it often isn't. However, I am not so far trained to be able to 'see' errors like this...or know how to correct them beyond 'trial-and-error'. Fortunately, with…"
20 hours ago
Joel Hooks replied to Anthony Peabody's discussion Missing Morley works
"The Internet Archive is super cool.  They take "snapshots" of the internet so that the "published" websites do not vanish when people don't keep them up.  The "Wayback Machine" lets you search for old…"
21 hours ago
Anthony Peabody replied to Anthony Peabody's discussion Missing Morley works
"You are quite correct, the first ntoe on each line of the B flat trio should actually be an E natural, otherwise, it sounds "wrong".  Thera quite often a few "infelicities" in the printed copies, and where necessary, and…"
21 hours ago
Trapdoor2 replied to Anthony Peabody's discussion Missing Morley works
"I was able to finally give it a listen last night (to my MIDI files from 2015). I believe the Trio has some errors in it as there are chords that just don't sound 'right'. The first chord is Bb but the second...I don't know what…"
21 hours ago
Anthony Peabody replied to Anthony Peabody's discussion Missing Morley works
"Thank you so much Joel.  I have never been able to access Banjo World Vol 1 No 1 before, and I have also been introduced to the Archive, which interrupted my morning for quite some time, and will again. Sandown Schottische will see tyhe light…"
yesterday
Joel Hooks replied to Anthony Peabody's discussion Missing Morley works
"Okay, just uploaded.  It usually takes a little while for the Internet Archive to build all the files and preview. https://archive.org/details/BanjoWorldVol1No1Nov1893"
yesterday
John Cohen replied to Joel Hooks's discussion Historically Correct Bridges Now For Sale
"I'm a very happy user of Joel's bridges, and I highly recommend them if you are serious about having a period sound and technique. They're identical to the "real thing"."
yesterday
Anthony Peabody replied to Anthony Peabody's discussion Missing Morley works
"Very Kind, I look forward to it Anthony"
Monday
marc dalmasso commented on marc dalmasso's blog post Strange Part # 01
"http://glensbritishbanjocollection.weebly.com/windsor.html a link featuring the same wood inlay exactly"
Monday
marc dalmasso commented on marc dalmasso's blog post Strange Part # 01
"Yes , i guess original because  the reso fits exactly the flange of the banjo and , no , the back of the resonator is not inlayed , it 's regular mahogany"
Monday
Trapdoor2 replied to Anthony Peabody's discussion Missing Morley works
"Ah, I did tab for "Sandown" when it was posted (2015) and posted a MIDI. I cannot get the MIDI file to play...don't know if it is the PC I'm on or the elderly link. If anyone wants tab or MIDI (or both), the files are on my PC at…"
Monday
Joel Hooks replied to Anthony Peabody's discussion Missing Morley works
"I have Sandown.  It was published in the first issue of the Banjo World.  Chris Ware posted a scan of it a while ago but it seems like the link to the file is now dead. I have the file and will upload it to the Internet Archive this…"
Monday
Anthony Peabody replied to Anthony Peabody's discussion Missing Morley works
"Thank you, I have been in very friendly contact with ABF, who have very kindly allowed me to use their unpublished mss, which have been published in their supplements, which I agree are of very high quality.  I have been a member of ABF for…"
Monday
Trapdoor2 replied to Anthony Peabody's discussion Missing Morley works
"I've been thru my holdings several times and haven't turned up any of the missing titles. I think the ABF has some unpublished MS but they will likely hold it for their own publication as a supplement to their newsletter. Their…"
Monday
Anthony Peabody posted a discussion

Missing Morley works

I expect that many of you (I might hope all of you) will have had a look at the "works of Joe Morley" elsewhere on this site.  This effort is now drawing to its conclusion, after banjo cases, piano stools and the linings of long forgotten wedding…See More
Monday
thereallyniceman commented on marc dalmasso's blog post Strange Part # 01
"Very odd! Are you sure that it is "original"?  What does the back of the resonator look like... is that inlayed? When I first saw this I recalled an old bentwood chair that my mother used to have! Maybe someone with considerable skill…"
Monday
Rémi replied to Joel Hooks's discussion Historically Correct Bridges Now For Sale
"Very nice ! Unfortunately I don't have a banjo, butwhat you propose seem to be a very fine work."
Sunday
marc dalmasso posted a blog post

Strange Part # 01

i open  a " Strange part "   , serial blog   ' bout banjo 'parts  with  …See More
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