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The Richmond Rag (1908) May Frances Aufderheide.

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo yesterday.

Buzzer Rag (1909)..May Frances Aufderheide

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo yesterday.

Sanders Papworth 5 Replies

Started by Russ Chandler in Classic Banjo. Last reply by Alan Sidney Rose on Wednesday.

Devil-May-Care (Olly Oakley) 7 Replies

Started by carrie horgan in Classic Banjo. Last reply by Jody Stecher on Tuesday.

The "Fan-Tan" stroke? 6 Replies

Started by RitonMousquetaire in Classic Banjo. Last reply by Richard William Ineson on Monday.

Weaver Banjo serial number? 19 Replies

Started by Jem Bowkett in Classic Banjo. Last reply by Richard William Ineson on Monday.

NING DISCUSSION POST PROBLEM 2 Replies

Started by thereallyniceman in Classic Banjo. Last reply by Jody Stecher Dec 6.

Fluffy Ruffles Two Step (1908)..Cecil Duane Crabb 1 Reply

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo. Last reply by thereallyniceman Dec 6.

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Started by thereallyniceman in Classic Banjo Nov 29.

Wilmshurst zither banjo.

Started by IAN SALTER in Classic Banjo Nov 24.

Poverty Rag (1909)..Harry James Lincoln.

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo Nov 22.

How to play Classic Banjo in five minutes !! 1 Reply

Started by thereallyniceman in Classic Banjo. Last reply by Joel Hooks Nov 20.

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Hello again...and some playlists

I have been a way for a while - I got distracted trying to learn some AJ Weidt pieces on the tenor banjo - but I now have the itch to start playing the 5-string banjo again.   

I thought I'd share some Playlists I created on YouTube for Sunday listening/watching: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLb6ujCgXt0SQrmdTyZ3WOJqLe2h2HxeYJ

Here is another one which is more ragtime…

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Posted by carrie horgan on November 5, 2017 at 9:00

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

 

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Funeral March for an old Jaw Bone..."Bolsover Gibbs"

Allez hop hop hop une nouvelle vidéo d'Alexandre et moi même Voilà une pièce plus avancée donc plus de temps de travail ..Funeral March for an old Jaw bone.....
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Alan Sidney Rose replied to Russ Chandler's discussion Sanders Papworth
"Hello Russ and Joe. I will engage my grandson's help in uploading a few photographs of my granddad. I am a bit of numpty when it comes to uploading and stuff.  Please forgive me but \I will get back to you as soon as I can. "
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Russ Chandler replied to Russ Chandler's discussion Sanders Papworth
"I would very much like to se them too. I if the technicalities defeat you Alan then maybe send me a private message and you could post copies of the material to me and I'll post it on here for everyone?Thanks for saying hello!"
Wednesday
Joel Hooks replied to Russ Chandler's discussion Sanders Papworth
"Hi Alan! There is a button on the top of the text entry area (where one types text) that looks sort of like a picture of a mountain with a sun or moon.  On my computer it is second from the right on the top of the page. Click that and then…"
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Alan Sidney Rose replied to Russ Chandler's discussion Sanders Papworth
"No, he was clean shaven.  I know this because he was my grandfather.  If I knew how I would upload a photograph, of which I have several.  My nephew, David Rose of Music Inn, Nottingham, has some metal plates of his other music. Alan…"
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Greg Lange is now a member of Classic Banjo
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Jody Stecher replied to carrie horgan's discussion Devil-May-Care (Olly Oakley)
"Marc, I think "Oakleighesque" is worthy of the final round of a spelling bee.  "
Tuesday
Trapdoor2 replied to carrie horgan's discussion Devil-May-Care (Olly Oakley)
"Gaiety School sounds pretty neat...and very "Oakleighesque" ;-) From Ian's list, I would like to hear Pidoux play "King Cotton March"...a favorite here in the land o' cotton."
Monday
Richard William Ineson replied to RitonMousquetaire's discussion The "Fan-Tan" stroke?
"Alf Wood composed a piece entitled 'Fan Tan' published by Dallas in the 'Artistic Banjoist' series No 143, which is  in the 'patrol' format and has a hint of the 'Chinese' about it. I've not heard it…"
Monday
carrie horgan replied to carrie horgan's discussion Devil-May-Care (Olly Oakley)
"Thanks Richard.  That would make sense. The actual recording that I found is this one entitled 'Gaiety School'.  The composer isn't named unfortunately: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBCVusIn9b0"
Monday
Richard William Ineson replied to Jem Bowkett's discussion Weaver Banjo serial number?
Monday
Richard William Ineson replied to carrie horgan's discussion Devil-May-Care (Olly Oakley)
"'A Gaiety Girl' was a very successful musical comedy first performed in 1894, there is a full account of it on Wikipedia etc. I assume that the Oakley recording of 'Gaiety Girl' was perhaps a medley of songs from the show. There…"
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Steve Harrison posted discussions
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thereallyniceman replied to carrie horgan's discussion Devil-May-Care (Olly Oakley)
"Hmm, I assumed it was the piece that you meant... maybe there was a Gaiety School too?  The hunt continues :-)"
Sunday
carrie horgan replied to carrie horgan's discussion Devil-May-Care (Olly Oakley)
"Hi Ian - thank you so much for making the score available.  I will give it a go.   The recording list is interesting - I have heard Dandy Fifth but not the other recordings and, interestingly, it is listed as 'Gaiety Girl' rather…"
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