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Country Club (1909)...Scott Joplin

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Panama ( 1910)...William H. Tyers.

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Searching for a mazurka

Hi all!

Long time but believe me, I have been practicing a lot, so in the future I promise new videos. I have been working on new tunes and I also would like to learn a tune I watched on the Rob´s Youtube page...¿Someone might have the score of "Mazurka" (wihtout more names)? I was not able to find one in the music library. Also, I am open for suggestions for mazurkas.

Thanks for the help and as usual, all of you have posted amazing videos! Sometime I…

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Posted by German David Patarroyo on September 25, 2016 at 18:22 — 3 Comments

Robert Parker, sound engineer

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Parker_(sound_engineer)

 
    Have Parker's techniques been applied to old classic-banjo recordings? He had a Public Radio program in the '80s of jazz from Edison cylinders and up through 78 RPM, and the fidelity is remarkable.

Posted by B. Williams on December 26, 2015 at 14:12

 

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Jody Stecher replied to thereallyniceman's discussion NEW ! MORE original scores available soon in the MUSIC LIBRARY
"yow!  I hope your scanner is a place where it is comfortable to use. Mine is not. 10 pages is enough to wear me out."
4 hours ago
thereallyniceman posted a discussion

NEW ! MORE original scores available soon in the MUSIC LIBRARY

My friend Eric from Israel has just visited Lynn and I and has kindly donated, for the site, a small mountain of original published scores for the banjo.  Many of these are not available elsewhere (as far as I can see), so now I intend to scan,…See More
4 hours ago
David Wade replied to David Wade's discussion Clowne Banjo Rally
"Quick Bulletin - I've got some content on http://banjorallies.uk/ including the Community numbers in a variety of formats. I will be doing the same for Backwell in September and for MBF in October."
Friday
Trapdoor2 replied to Steve Harrison's discussion Tardes Em Lindoia (Waltz)....Zequinha Abreu
"A lazy afternoon, a drink with tequila and a little umbrella...I'm there!"
Thursday
Trapdoor2 replied to Steve Harrison's discussion Ideal Desfeito (Tango)..Zequniha Abreau
"Oh yeah! Very nice tango... Mr. Abreu seems to have published a number of really nice compositions."
Thursday
Steve Harrison posted discussions
Thursday
carrie horgan and Daniel Bradbury are now friends
Wednesday
Greg Tomlin is now a member of Classic Banjo
Tuesday
David Wade replied to David Wade's discussion Clowne Banjo Rally
"Hal, you have to remembr that these events have to be self-financing or they die! The venue for this gig cost £130 - do the maths and divide it by £5 and that tells you how many people we need through the gate! Me thinks it is more than…"
Apr 22
Hal Allert replied to David Wade's discussion Clowne Banjo Rally
"Hi David, much as I would like to, I am sad to say I won't be able to make it again this year. Will there be videos taken of the events? I would love to see you old farts hammering away on your banjos."
Apr 21
Steve Harrison replied to Steve Harrison's discussion Tico-Tico No Fubá (1917)...Zequina Abreu
"Hi Marc, there's one on the way..Steve"
Apr 20
Trapdoor2 replied to Steve Harrison's discussion Não Me Tóques (1932)...Zequinha Abreu.
"Cool mandolin version..."
Apr 20
Trapdoor2 replied to Steve Harrison's discussion Tico-Tico No Fubá (1917)...Zequina Abreu
"Excellent, Steve. As you probably know, I really enjoy South American dance styles. More Tango for da Banjo!"
Apr 20
Steve Harrison posted a discussion

Não Me Tóques (1932)...Zequinha Abreu.

Everyone don their frilly sleeved shirts, grab hold of your maracas and get ready to Samba! This is a cracker of a tune by Abreu, I've written a second banjo part which is pretty straight forward, it should make a decent banjo duet. Abreu favoured…See More
Apr 20
thereallyniceman replied to David Wade's discussion Clowne Banjo Rally
"Hi Dave, I still don't think that they got those incorrect dates from on here as I posted the details from your flyer that you sent me in January! I see that your OLD 2016 flyer (for last year's rallies) had the incorrect date on it, but…"
Apr 20
David Wade posted a discussion

Clowne Banjo Rally

At the risk of boring peoples, I had a couple of alarming conversations just before the holiday - two good friends had 22nd April down in the diary for this year's Clowne Rally.I am hoping that everybody else has a clear note of it being 6th…See More
Apr 20
Steve Harrison replied to Steve Harrison's discussion Tico-Tico No Fubá (1917)...Zequina Abreu
"Hi Marc, I wonder if four banjo players could come up with something like that, it's certainly an accomplished rendition? I've arranged a couple more of Abreu's tunes, none of which are likely to have been arranged for banjo, and…"
Apr 19
Trapdoor2 replied to Steve Harrison's discussion Tico-Tico No Fubá (1917)...Zequina Abreu
"I like this version..."
Apr 19
Joel Hooks commented on Joel Hooks's event 'American Banjo Fraternity Spring Classic Banjo Rally'
"We have a change in the program for the "Orchestra" pieces. The pieces we are playing are; "Aurora March" by Thomas Armstrong. This is an early (1888) Stewart "club" publication.  A good march and easy to…"
Apr 19
Steve Harrison posted a discussion

Tico-Tico No Fubá (1917)...Zequina Abreu

This is a popular tune written by the Brazilian composer José Gomés de Abreu aka Zequina. It's been recorded by numerous musicians and singers over the years in many and varied formats and tempos. My favourite recording is by the late Edmundo Ros…See More
Apr 18
 
 
 

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