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New website addition .. Work in Progress !

A couple of weeks ago I received an email from Gérard De Smaele  who, a few years ago, obtained a full set of 13 audio cassettes of a colle…

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John Field Memorial BMG LIBRARY. UPDATE !!!

I have been slowly adding scans of BMG magazines that have been kindly loaned to me since I created the John Field Memorial LIBRARY.  Ton…

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THE NEW JOHN FIELD BMG LIBRARY IS NOW OPEN!

Recently site member and fine banjo player of many styles, John Field from the UK, died and one his wishes was that his collection of BMGs…

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Middleton's Spanish Dance

Was this ever published before the current New CE TAB edition? I've found quite a few of his compositions and arrangements in the BMG, but…

Started by Joel Hooks

3 4 hours ago
Reply by Richard William Ineson

Latest Banjo Project

I haven't been on site much for a while. As some may know, hand issues have reduced my practise time and playing proficiency. As a diversio…

Started by Shawn McSweeny

16 on Friday
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Clifford Essex (Imperial) tuners

Hi everybody, my main banjo is my clifford essex imperial. Unfortunately, the tuners are starting to act up, specially the 5th string tuner…

Started by Pär Engstrand

0 on Thursday

Fascination Waltz (1904)

Hello all, I like this tune and want to play it but I can only read TABS.  I've looked just about everywhere but can only find the notation…

Started by John Green

15 on Wednesday
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Cotton Belt Rag (1908)...J. H. O'Bryan.

This one to exercise the fingers, despite the name, it isn't a rag, the only bit of syncopation appears in bar three of the intro, however…

Started by Steve Harrison

0 Sep 10

Everybody Loves My baby (1924)..Spencer Williams.

This is another arrangement of an early popular song which over the years has been performed by a myriad of different singers and musicians…

Started by Steve Harrison

1 Sep 8
Reply by Trapdoor2

OUR NEW DATABASE OF ORIGINAL RECORDINGS IS NOW LIVE !

Over the years I have been collecting original cylinder and 78rpm recordings of the great players of the Classic Banjo style. With the hel…

Started by thereallyniceman

13 Sep 6
Reply by Shawn McSweeny

Dixie (A Rag Caprice 1911)..Harry james Lincoln

Here is my new arrangement of this delightful tune by HJL. It's one of those pieces of music that allows the player to show off his/her mus…

Started by Steve Harrison

0 Sep 3

New website addition .. Work in Progress !

A couple of weeks ago I received an email from Gérard De Smaele  who, a few years ago, obtained a full set of 13 audio cassettes of a colle…

Started by thereallyniceman

7 Sep 1
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Recommend me some new pieces

I'm looking for beautiful, nostalgic pieces like You and a Canoe and At Sunset (by Grimshaw), Rose Leaves Gavotte and Pompadour (by Morley)…

Started by John Cohen

10 Sep 1
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