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Zither Banjo for sale UK 10 Replies

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Speaking of Weird Pieces That Don't Make Sense 8 Replies

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Live Wires Rag (1910)..Adaline Shepherd.

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Pickles And Peppers (1906)...Adaline Shepherd

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Ramblin' Mose (1913)..John Frederic Barth

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How do I find a decent zither banjo? 44 Replies

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Carpet Rags (1903)...Raymond W. Connor

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Alabama Jigger (1912)..Edward B. Claypoole.

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SS Stewart on Ebay

Nice SS Stewart Universal Favourite on Ebay Uk - scale length is just over 27 inches according to seller

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SS-Stewart-5-string-banjo-open-back/293698799388?hash=item4461d0071c:g:-08AAOSwfZVfPpsQ

Posted by carrie horgan on August 20, 2020 at 18:40 — 3 Comments

Ragging the Scale - Van Eps Banjo Orchestra

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZYaoR-h6F8

A different version of Ragging the Scale than the one in the Original Recordings library marked as Van Eps Banjo Orchestra.  I wonder who the other musicians were - sounds like plectrum or tenor banjo.

Posted by carrie horgan on July 13, 2020 at 16:00 — 2 Comments

 

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Pär Engstrand replied to carrie horgan's discussion Zither Banjo for sale UK
"Oh, forgot: where can I find that song "Santa Claus and Fairy Queen"? It's not in the library...."
10 hours ago
Pär Engstrand replied to carrie horgan's discussion Zither Banjo for sale UK
"I think that is a good decision, Carrie! You would probably be sorry to have sold it, later in life. I keep all my instruments on the walls or in stands. I like to have them out of their cases to be able to grab them quick. But I also rent a extra…"
10 hours ago
carrie horgan replied to carrie horgan's discussion Zither Banjo for sale UK
"https://www.stand-made.co.uk/guitar-case-storage-racks/double-decker-guitar-case-storage-racks/ My immediate thought was: 'I could buy a banjo for that price!'   I do know someone who is a carpenter so might be worth looking into…"
12 hours ago
carrie horgan replied to carrie horgan's discussion Zither Banjo for sale UK
"Thank you Richard - you know, I think you are right.  I think I will hang onto the Zither banjo.  After all, I have gone to the trouble of getting it back in playing order.  I need to look into some of those Cammeyer pieces -…"
12 hours ago
Joel Hooks replied to carrie horgan's discussion Zither Banjo for sale UK
"I have found that hard cases stack pretty well."
12 hours ago
Richard William Ineson replied to carrie horgan's discussion Zither Banjo for sale UK
"I got my numbers wrong in my enthusiasm for the ZB, it is 128 years since Cammeyer and Prince Eddie were at Sandringham together, Eddie (often known as 'Collar and Cuffs' ) died on the 14th January, 1892, shorty after Cam's…"
13 hours ago
Jody Stecher replied to carrie horgan's discussion Zither Banjo for sale UK
"Right. If there's no room to hang it on the wall, glue it to the ceiling!  "
14 hours ago
Richard William Ineson replied to carrie horgan's discussion Zither Banjo for sale UK
"Don't do it Carrie, everybody should have at least one ZB and now is the season when it comes into its own with Cammeyer's 'A Christmas Carol' 'Hurry Little Children, Christmas Morn' and his song 'Santa Claus and…"
16 hours ago
carrie horgan replied to carrie horgan's discussion Zither Banjo for sale UK
"Hi Par - yes, the machine heads needed attention - I recall he had to replace some original wooden blocks to stock them rattling!  I'm not sure what else he did but his name is Glen Page (The Banjo Works - used to be called Andy Banjo but…"
23 hours ago
Pär Engstrand replied to carrie horgan's discussion Zither Banjo for sale UK
"That is a really nice looking zither banjo for sure! Just on the edge of having to much bling, to my taste, but still not crossing that line. I really love those tuning machines. Unfortunately I can not come up with one sane argument that would make…"
yesterday
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Zither Banjo for sale

I need to create space in my music room and am thinking of selling my Zither banjo as it is not getting much play.  It is a high-end George Houghton and sons banjo with beautiful inlays and has no issues - it had machine heads tightened, new skin…See More
yesterday
carrie horgan commented on carrie horgan's video
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Buckwheat Barn Dance (classic-style banjo)

"Thanks Ritchie.  You can find the sheet music/tablature and other tunes by Alan Middleton on the Clifford Essex.net website.   "
yesterday
ritchie thomson commented on carrie horgan's video
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Buckwheat Barn Dance (classic-style banjo)

"Hi Carrie, very nice. Where can I get the sheet music for this?"
Tuesday
Trapdoor2 replied to Joel Hooks's discussion Speaking of Weird Pieces That Don't Make Sense
"Cool! Yes, that also works well. I'm not so sure the melody has to make sense...but it really ought to work out rhythmically. Dropping out or adding a measure of a traditional format (8 bar,16 bar, etc.) isn't all that uncommon but…"
Sunday
Pär Engstrand replied to Joel Hooks's discussion Speaking of Weird Pieces That Don't Make Sense
"After playing it through a couple of times, I find that playing quarter notes, instead of two eight notes and then quarter notes, in the last bar, first section repeat, works quite well.  Makes more sence to me than putting a rest in there. On…"
Sunday
Joel Hooks replied to Joel Hooks's discussion Speaking of Weird Pieces That Don't Make Sense
"Every piece of banjo music published by Stewart was in A notation. I don’t know what the first title published in C in the US was.  You would be safe in assuming that if it is sheet music published in the US before 1900 it is in A…"
Sunday
Richard William Ineson commented on TONY BRYAN's video
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THE SKATERS WALTZ (Les Patineurs)

"Anthony Peabody saved a lot of the Grimshaw arrangements from a skip some years ago, so if you're looking say, for a 3rd Mandola part or a Domra obligato he's the man to contact."
Sunday
Trapdoor2 replied to Joel Hooks's discussion Speaking of Weird Pieces That Don't Make Sense
"The more I play this, the better I like it. I haven't put it into tab yet, so I don't really know how well it lays on the banjo. Still, this thing is full of drunken hiccups, a maudlin interlude, a return to the bar (nearly slipping off…"
Sunday
Jody Stecher replied to Joel Hooks's discussion Speaking of Weird Pieces That Don't Make Sense
"That imagery seems about right to me."
Sunday
Trapdoor2 replied to Joel Hooks's discussion Speaking of Weird Pieces That Don't Make Sense
"Yah, I've gotten the first two parts working. There are a couple printer's errors and two inexplicable missing beats in the repeats on the A part. I just added a rest to each. It is a neat little piece...and I do love playing with this…"
Sunday
 
 
 

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