July 2011 Blog Posts (3)

Looking for music

Does anyone have the second part or the piano part to "Valentine" by Cammeyer? I would love to get my hands on it.

 

Hal Allert

Added by Hal Allert on July 21, 2011 at 22:56 — 3 Comments

Point of information...

When I couldn't find the vellum I wanted locally, I turned to Elderly Instruments in the States (I ordered from them for years when I was there). I kept the total under £18 so the Customs man wasn't interested and I've just received the order, 16 days after I placed it (9 days after they emailed to say it had shipped). That's a vellum head (about £5.50), a bridge and some picks and things. Shipping was $10 (about…

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Added by SWCooper on July 14, 2011 at 10:55 — No Comments

Interesting banjo on auction tomorrow

There's an auction in Ireland tomorrow that's got a Riley-Baker patent zither banjo in it, guide price £252 - £288. That's the one with the all-aluminium pot and neck (the fingerboard is wood). Here are some good pictures of another example from somebody's blog: http://ning.it/jjyOmt



The auction thing is kind of interesting. You can sign up online, watch in realtime and bid. Unfortunately, you have to make arrangements for somebody to pick things…

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Added by SWCooper on July 4, 2011 at 17:28 — 3 Comments

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