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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

Film release in all US from today!!

Hello everyone



I Introduce the movie.

Starting today in the United States



Trailer:scene I play the banjo

https://twitter.com/lilzombiesmovie/status/1281030556281712640?s=21



in the New York Times:…

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"Ah, THERE's your problem. You're hearing straight four. BOOM boom boom boom. You should be hearing 2s Boom bum Boom bum. Native Americans always play straight fours in the movies. Arabs don't. Problem solved! ;-)"
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morten lind replied to morten lind's discussion about classic banjo brigde
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"Well, all I hear now is #2 complete with the BOOM boom boom boom drum effect used in movies. As an earlier example I offer up "Could Chief" by J. Ernest Philie notice the intro and similar…"
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"I would say that colonialism, exoticism, the "grand tour", popular archaeology and war have all driven this bus. Morley lived in a period where exotic travel was considered "required"...both if you had the money (leisure) or not…"
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"Quite so, Steve, but that was 12 years before Morley published Desert Trail.  If that was what he was expecting his public to think of when they bought the sheet music, he had left it a bit late. Was Egyptian Princess closer to that date? …"
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"Another event that happened at this time was the release in 1921 of the Rudolf Valentino film 'The Sheik' followed a few years later by 'The son of the Sheik' both featuring the Arabian desert...Steve."
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"Thank you, Tony.  Yes, they do take work and I think you are right about focusing on the hard sections.  I guess when you see a performance, you don't see the many hours of practice behind it.  Well done, though - it is a great…"
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carrie horgan replied to morten lind's discussion about classic banjo brigde
"Hello Morten - you can buy a plain maple 'Morley' bridge from Clifford Essex based in the UK: http://cliffordessex.net/index.php?_a=viewCat&catId=72"
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Desert Trail...new score

After viewing Tony's inspiring performance, I decided to have a play of it myself, the last time I attempted it was at least 15 years ago. The score I have is in poor condition, a result of too much info crammed onto one page and too many copies of…See More
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Hi there in banjo land. Can anyone tell me where in europe i can buy a classic banjo brigde ? Hope you all are well and healthy ! MortenSee More
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"Carrie, Sorry about the previous flippant answer. It was a serious question and deserves a serious answer. I don’t find any banjo solos actually easy - they all take work to make them sound OK. A simple tune will probably end up being…"
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"Does anyone have the original title sheet for this piece?  Sometimes they are themed.  An example of this is Grimshaw's "Fretwork" that has fretwork shown on the cover (fretwork being fancy cutouts using a…"
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"Hmm... Now that I listen to it again with a "different ear"  I can hear that sort of "Native American" early movie soundtrack sounding thing going on. I had just presumed it was "Oriental"... but…"
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"Thanks, Carrie.  It’s so difficult that it’s hard to believe my fingers didn’t leave my hands! Jody, it is interesting to note that in 1935 the movie The Desert Trail was released, starring John Wayne.  How about them…"
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"Brilliant playing Tony - looks very difficult to play!  "
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My Lady Jazz (classic-style banjo)

"Thanks Richard and Joel.  I think the reason why AJ Weidt appeals to me is his tunes are are very syncopated and 'raggy' and relatively easy to play (am still blown away by Aaron Jonah Lewis's album of Morley pieces - phew!) "
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""Sand Dance" seems to have had the same meaning in Britain. During these lockdown days I have been perusing Honeyman's Strathspey, Reel and Hornpipe Tutor, published in Dundee in 1898. The hornpipe section goes into detail about how 3…"
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