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Good reads 6 Replies

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Three banjo arrangements? 7 Replies

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Dixie Kicks (1908)..Percy Wenrich

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo yesterday.

Songs for a beginner? 5 Replies

Started by Eric Crum in Classic Banjo. Last reply by German David Patarroyo on Friday.

120th Anniversary of S.S. Stewart´s death 2 Replies

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Salut D' Amour (188)..Sir Edward Elgar.

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo Apr 17.

Cabaret Rag (1913) Joseph Michael Daly

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo Apr 16.

tightening keys for an old Alfred Weaver? 5 Replies

Started by Anthony Derycke in Classic Banjo. Last reply by Richard William Ineson Apr 14.

Thanks 1 Reply

Started by Alan Jones in Classic Banjo. Last reply by Alan Jones Apr 14.

Windsor Pioneer Zither Banjo 1 Reply

Started by Pär Engstrand in Classic Banjo. Last reply by Eric Crum Apr 13.

Clifford Essex Catalog on Ebay UK 16 Replies

Started by Joel Hooks in Classic Banjo. Last reply by marc dalmasso Apr 13.

Humpty Dumpty Rag (1914) Charles Theodore "Charley" Straight. 5 Replies

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo. Last reply by Jody Stecher Apr 12.

What maker is this? 2 Replies

Started by Pär Engstrand in Classic Banjo. Last reply by Pär Engstrand Apr 9.

Pride and Progress 11 Replies

Started by david caron in Classic Banjo. Last reply by david caron Apr 9.

Car-Barlick-Acid (1903)..Clarence C. Wiley

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo Apr 5.

Vintage Ernest Shackleton 1914 Banjo on EBAY UK ????????? 16 Replies

Started by thereallyniceman in Classic Banjo. Last reply by thereallyniceman Apr 3.

Raggy Rag (1909) Floyd Willis

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo Mar 31.

Learning to Read Sheet Music 19 Replies

Started by Cynthia Richardson in Classic Banjo. Last reply by Eric Womersley Mar 29.

Mandy's Broadway Stroll (1898) Thomas M. Brody

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo Mar 26.

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Jody Stecher replied to david caron's discussion Good reads
"That is a *lot* of scanning. It's not great literature but it is an interesting document of time, place, and class.  Cammeyer had the habit of writing chapters in a telegraphic style,  as if he was writing postcards that were 30 pages…"
1 hour ago
Dave Raphaelson posted a video

Gigue from suite no.18 by Sylvius Leopold Weiss 1687-1750

Baroque banjo and classical guitar duet
2 hours ago
Joel Hooks replied to david caron's discussion Good reads
"I almost forgot the greatest work of literary fiction ever printed involving the banjo.. Adventures of a Banjo Player, by S. S. Stewart... https://urresearch.rochester.edu/institutionalPublicationPublicView.action?institutionalItemId=1933"
4 hours ago
Joel Hooks replied to david caron's discussion Good reads
"Jody, I have obtained a copy of Cammeyer's book and will scan.  I will share on this site when I get it scanned but will wait until next year to post on the internet archive (if I understand correctly British copyright expires 70 years…"
4 hours ago
Joel Hooks replied to david caron's discussion Good reads
"Transitioning to the 20th century, there is the sporadic offerings of Cadenza Magazines by the NYPL.  Bad microfilm copies but better than nothing... https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/collections/the-cadenza#/?tab=navigation Continuing on…"
4 hours ago
Joel Hooks replied to david caron's discussion Good reads
4 hours ago
Jody Stecher replied to david caron's discussion Good reads
"Well, there's My Adventuresome Banjo by Alfred Cammeyer (1934)."
14 hours ago
david caron posted a discussion

Good reads

Hi,I'm wondering if anybody could suggest some interesting reads about the classic banjo era, whether that be biographies or something else. I recently finished Laurent Dubois book about the history of the banjo and I'm eager to read more about our…See More
18 hours ago
thereallyniceman replied to musician's discussion Three banjo arrangements?
"Tell me about it !    I have spent weeks transcribing a Fred Van Eps Orchestra recording and I am still working on it and I still can't play it! Good luck"
yesterday
musician replied to musician's discussion Three banjo arrangements?
"Not quite done. A few more dozens of hours.  "
yesterday
thereallyniceman replied to musician's discussion Three banjo arrangements?
"You have done a banjo arrangement for this?  Cool!"
yesterday
musician replied to musician's discussion Three banjo arrangements?
"This was a fun search that indirectly led me to arrange an Ernesto Nazareth piece on my own.  Alos not classical, and not classic either.  But gorgeous nonetheless.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Btt8q_KFrkM&t=51s ;"
yesterday
thereallyniceman replied to musician's discussion Three banjo arrangements?
"You are right Joel  ;-) There is a load of Classic stuff though ... maybe that will do ?"
yesterday
Joel Hooks replied to musician's discussion Three banjo arrangements?
"Ian, I checked all the multi part arrangements and could not find any "classical" music. ;-)"
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Steve Harrison left a comment for German David Patarroyo
"Hi German, this is probably the only Joplin tune I haven't yet arranged, leave it with me and I'm sure I can come up with something playable...Steve."
yesterday
Steve Harrison posted a discussion

Dixie Kicks (1908)..Percy Wenrich

Another good composition by Wenrich, it's a very tuneful example of early ragtime and worth a listen and play. The score and midi are in the library...Steve.…See More
yesterday
thereallyniceman replied to musician's discussion Three banjo arrangements?
"Hi Jake, If you go to the MUSIC LIBRARY and click on "More Options" and then tick the "Multipart Scores" box the search will bring up quite a few scores, many are arrangements by the late Hal Allert for his banjo orchestra. I…"
Sunday
Randy Dary is now a member of Classic Banjo
Sunday
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Three banjo arrangements?

Are there any arrangements on this site for 3 regular banjos? Asking for a friend.  Ha. Actually doing a classical session with two other 5-string banjo players and looking for more material.ThanksJake…See More
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