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A Notation tunes to C Notation...

Ok, I'm working on some tunes from George C. Dobson's "The National Banjo Method" of 1886. Tonight's tune is "Epsilon Quickstep" from the h…

Started by Trapdoor2 in Classic Banjo

20 Jun 28
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Looking for some classic banjo scores

Hello I'd like to practice with classic banjo and in order to start I'd like to begin from these titles: - In the mood - Te Deum - Yankee D…

Started by Sergio Leonardi in Classic Banjo

7 Jun 27
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A couple of fine classic banjos for sale

I'm selling a couple of fine banjos that are ready to go for classic style, and I'd love to see them go to a new home.  First up is an all…

Started by John Cohen in Classic Banjo

9 Jun 26
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Happy Coons (1906)..W. H. Hodgins

This is the third of my trio of early novelty cakewalk tunes. WHH has made good use of triplets and dotted notes, much in the same way as i…

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo

0 Jun 23

Sambo's Double Shuffle (1883)..Phillip B. Perry

This is one of the earliest tunes published in the cakewalk style. Like many compositions of this genre, it's compilation of different melo…

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo

0 Jun 23

Kullud Koons Kakewalk (1892)...D.Emerson.

I found reference to this tune in one of the history of Ragtime web sites. It was published in 1892 and written by D.Emerson for banjo and…

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo

0 Jun 22

What nylon strings do you recommend for banjo.

I'm been trying to string my old ragtime King banjo with nylgut red 11b strings and broke the 1st string, possibly from the knot I used. I…

Started by Brice Alms in Classic Banjo

5 Jun 22
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Need help finding a tutor

Hi, A few weeks ago, I was browsing through a tutor that somebody posted online. I can't remember if I stumbled upon it here or in an arch…

Started by david caron in Classic Banjo

4 Jun 21
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Memphis Blues (1912)...W.C.Handy

This is generally acknowledged as one of Handy's best compositions. It has the alternative title of 'Mr Crump' which may refer to Edward Cr…

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo

2 Jun 17
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St. Louis Blues (1914)...William Christopher (W.C.) Handy.

This is probably the best known and most recorded of Handy's compositions. My arrangement is another of my 'let's see if it works on the ba…

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo

0 Jun 15


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