"I'm wiling to bet that the one in the music library was pulled from one of the Turner's Album things. I find that many of the pieces in those albums are abridged in some way when compared to the full sheet music. "
"I enjoyed looking thru both. The Turner's version is for two banjos, of course. The 'unknown' (Grimshaw?) version is solo and different enough to cause me some issues (I've been keying both into Musescore).
The Turner version is…"
"Thanks very much Brett, for the recordings! They're of very high quality, and I really appreciate them. I have one of Tarrant Bailey's banjos, or at least I think so as it has his name inside, and the date: 31/1/48. …"
I used to use Encore and liked it. It looks as though it is heading into obsolescence which is a shame. However, it was always very time consuming producing finished printable copies at level of appearance that I thought…"
I picked up my tenor banjo about 15 minutes ago to play a tune and realised the head has split - probably because of all the hot weather we've had (and it is old). I had a look online to try and order a calfskin head from…"
"Hello Neill, Great to hear from you. That sounds a fascinating instrument you have there. Sadly the pictures have not come through. I have heard of Thompson banjos before but don't know anything about them other than…"
"Hello there Brett
I have just come across your site and have been duly accepted into the Classic Banjo confraternity. I was moved to seek out anyone with any information about the Thompson banjo. I was given mine some 15 years ago by the widow of a…"