de Louis Moreau Gottschalk ; c 'est mon arrangement banjo parce que il y a tout juste 3 octaves au banjo contre 7 octaves 1/4 au piano , et surtout 5 doi...

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Comment by marc dalmasso on March 4, 2011 at 21:50
j 'aime_i love this illustration
Comment by marc dalmasso on March 4, 2011 at 21:52
Louis Moreau Gottschalk  was may be one of the first classical compositor trying to include something from the traditional music in the classical music ; from the traditionals musics , should i say because of his numerous influences . It was circa  1840 and he couldn ‘t join the French classical conservatory in Paris because of this , too much modern music  “ avant gardiste “ in French .I love Louis Moreau Gottschalk ‘ tunes . I choosed to try playing this one ; of course , this is my own version . There are only 5 strings and it is difficult to play what the piano plays  in Gottschalk ‘ style   for instance . See my funny photo and you will understand what i mean .. It would be interesting to play with a 1st & a 2nd banjo , and also a piccolo Bj or may be a banjeaurine for the trebbles ‘ parts . My CE banjo is tuned regular with the bass in D . I choosed my clipper ; because of the “ bottle opener “ tailpiece , the 1st string beetween the bridge and the tailpiece give me something like a high F# or a low G . It is enought for me , i need this note .
Comment by thereallyniceman on March 5, 2011 at 7:58

5 Stars for Marc....   What a piece!

 

Classical Classic Banjo.  Excellent.

Comment by Jason Smith on March 5, 2011 at 16:07
Super!
Comment by Jason Smith on March 5, 2011 at 16:09
By the way, there is and arrangement of "The Banjo" by Gottschalk in the ABF's Five Stringer.  I can't remember what issue.  It was about 10 years ago I think.
Comment by Ray Jones on March 5, 2011 at 21:05
The Banjo.  is in issue 177 of The Five Stringer.
Comment by J. Adam Latham on March 6, 2011 at 5:53
Superb, Marc!

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