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Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo Jun 30.
Elfin Waltz (Banjo 2)
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With this week's addition to the practice list, I believe we will have covered the whole book.
I finally printed a copy and bound it together with the first forty pages of Herbert J. Ellis, Ellis's Thorough School for the Five Stringed Banjo (London: John Alvey Turner, n.d). More about that later.
My plan is to spend this week working on the new material and then to take the next two weeks to…Continue
Posted by Cynthia Richardson on July 6, 2018 at 17:10
Elfin Waltz (Banjo 1)
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I confess. I jumped ahead and started playing through Elfin Waltz this week, both parts, and I like it. It feels more musical than some of the other pieces and the second banjo part takes my fancy.
One challenge will be to follow the right hand fingering in the second part of measures 2 and 4. It's easy for me to move a string using middle-index, but it's much harder for me to do it using index-middle. I see…Continue