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Razzle Dazzle (1909)..Nellie Mae Stokes.

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Champagne Rag MKII (1910)...Joseph Lamb 2 Replies

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20th.Century (1900)..Harry A. Prior.

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Minnesota Shake-Down (1909)...William H. Penn

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Rag-Alley Dream (1902)....Mattie Harl Burgess 3 Replies

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THE NEW JOHN FIELD BMG LIBRARY IS NOW OPEN! 42 Replies

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Alfred Cammeyer now in Public Domain. 6 Replies

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X.L.Rag (1903)...Lee Edgar Settle

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A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2 Replies

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Paul Caudwell plays 2 tunes. Does anyone know the name of the 1st one he plays? 2 Replies

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Abbots Bromley Horn Dance (for two banjos) 13 Replies

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Need a new banjo head! 5 Replies

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Rare book at an optimistic price 5 Replies

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Bill Ball's Strings 4 Replies

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The Missouri Waltz (1914)..Lee Edgar Settle. aka "Hush-a-bye, Ma baby" 3 Replies

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What The Heck Are Tropical Strings? 3 Replies

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A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS 1 Reply

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Georgia Jingles (1907)...Percy Wenrich.

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A New arrangement for Christmas 4 Replies

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Hello there...well I started about 2 weeks ago learning to play the banjo...been working on Round Peak rolls...and some normal bum ditty ....i set up my banjo with a fiberskyn head and some nylgut strings...not really knowing about Classic Banjo...i was heading towards fretless playing after hearing some wonderful music.

I'm a jazz piano player by trade for over 45 years...and really didn't pay much attn to the banjo...and then going to the internet I found this music to be more than…

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Posted by Paul Painter on November 15, 2018 at 18:39

Getting started

Hello there...well I started about 2 weeks ago learning to play the banjo...been working on Round Peak rolls...and some normal bum ditty ....i set up my banjo with a fiberskyn head and some nylgut strings...not really knowing about Classic Banjo...i was heading towards fretless playing after hearing some wonderful music.

I'm a jazz piano player by trade for over 45 years...and really didn't pay much attn to the banjo...and then going to the internet I found this music to be more than…

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Posted by Paul Painter on November 15, 2018 at 18:39 — 12 Comments

 

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Razzle Dazzle (1909)..Nellie Mae Stokes.

This is a 'razzle dazzle' of a tune written by one of the many female ragtime composers. It's quite different from the tune of the same name by Harry Von Tilzer and played by Vess Osman which is also in the library. NMS published six other…See More
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Steve Harrison replied to Steve Harrison's discussion Champagne Rag MKII (1910)...Joseph Lamb
"Thank's Ian, I like playing this one, it fits my size 11 hands very well...Steve."
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This course forms part of the BMG Federation Summer School and will concentrate on improving banjo technique. Participants will study solos and discover how alternative fingerings can improve performance. Also covered will be exercises for…See More
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Steve Harrison replied to Steve Harrison's discussion Rag-Alley Dream (1902)....Mattie Harl Burgess
"Thanks Marc, I keep looking and I keep finding 'em. This is a real 'written for banjo' tune and is my current favourite....Steve. "
Jan 10
Trapdoor2 replied to Steve Harrison's discussion Rag-Alley Dream (1902)....Mattie Harl Burgess
"My, my! I really like this one Steve. I enjoy your exploration of Ragtime. Well Done again!"
Jan 10
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Rag-Alley Dream (1902)....Mattie Harl Burgess

This is a very good example of an early ragtime tune, it's written in the popular banjo friendly keys of Eb/Cm/Ab. For those of you familiar with Morley's "Dark Town Dandies" you may notice that there is a more than a passing resemblance…See More
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David Cotton replied to thereallyniceman's discussion THE NEW JOHN FIELD BMG LIBRARY IS NOW OPEN!
"Hi - I have been looking through my collection of old BMGs and can offer the following, which were missing from John Field's collection: 1934 - April and December 1935 - December 1936 - July 1948 - October 1949 - November 1951 - March and…"
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David Wade replied to Joel Hooks's discussion Alfred Cammeyer now in Public Domain.
"Thanks Richard!"
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Joel Hooks replied to Joel Hooks's discussion Alfred Cammeyer now in Public Domain.
"I love you Richard! I will practice them often!!"
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Richard William Ineson replied to Joel Hooks's discussion Alfred Cammeyer now in Public Domain.
"As far as I am concerned anybody can do anything they like with the Cammeyer catalogue, the more it is made available to the wider world the better, my concern was that it would be assigned to one of the big music publishers who would not even know…"
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Joel Hooks replied to Joel Hooks's discussion Alfred Cammeyer now in Public Domain.
"So, Richard owns it for one more year.  I have recently grown fond of "Andante and Waltz" and "Albumblatt.""
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David Wade replied to Joel Hooks's discussion Alfred Cammeyer now in Public Domain.
"I believe Richard Ineson may have asserted copyright on the Camm catalogue some years ago. I do know that all the original plates were destroyed when Camm retired in '39."
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