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Tarrant Bailey Jnr Recordings on You Tube
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Hello Everyone,I just stumbled across these which aren't in the library of original recordings and may be of interest...https://youtu.be/ZHGs-eq3TjE…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by thereallyniceman Dec 13, 2021.

BMG Festival 1949
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This may be of interest... https://youtu.be/1xBZGSe4xy0the sound starts about 2:15 and cuts out before the end.  It looks to be the raw footage used to make…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard William Ineson Dec 11, 2021.

Music for the Library
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I help at the Musical Heritage New Zealand Sheet Music Archive and we recently acquired a folio of banjo music none of which was in the music library.  I have begun scanning it and a few things are…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joel Hooks Jan 25, 2021.

Invercargill March

All this talk of New Zealand banjos and I thought I'd better finish off an arrangement I had started a few months back made of one of our most well known NZ related pieces, Invercargill March by "the…Continue

Started Jan 8, 2021

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Brett Lowe replied to Russ Chandler's discussion Sanders Papworth
"There's a nice mention of him with some biographical details and a photo in the March 1955 BMG.  Page 158-9"
Dec 20, 2021
thereallyniceman replied to Brett Lowe's discussion Tarrant Bailey Jnr Recordings on You Tube
"Thank you Brett. I met Tarrant Bailey on several occasions and even got a few playing tips from him!  He was a master of both fingerstyle and plectrum style as we can hear in these recordings. I particularly like Twinkletoes and must have a go…"
Dec 13, 2021
Brett Lowe posted a discussion

Tarrant Bailey Jnr Recordings on You Tube

Hello Everyone,I just stumbled across these which aren't in the library of original recordings and may be of interest...https://youtu.be/ZHGs-eq3TjEhttps://youtu.be/ZLPXCQTBBd0https://youtu.be/DwFopNtBNv8https://youtu.be/enIcTSRZlgcKind regards from New Zealand,BrettSee More
Dec 13, 2021
Richard William Ineson replied to Brett Lowe's discussion BMG Festival 1949
"I sent the video to Alan Middleton, here is his response: I can  identify my father and I arriving with two banjo cases and my Lacôte guitar in its original wooden case at 7:24 according to the time line.  I hadn’t realised I…"
Dec 11, 2021
Richard William Ineson replied to Brett Lowe's discussion BMG Festival 1949
"I've sent the film clip to Alan Middleton who was there at the time. He's 94 years old now but his mind is a sharp as a wire first string. I can remember a few of the faces but he will be able to name them all. He lives in Norfolk so we…"
Nov 21, 2021
marc dalmasso replied to Brett Lowe's discussion BMG Festival 1949
"FANTASTIQUE "
Nov 20, 2021
TONY BRYAN replied to Brett Lowe's discussion BMG Festival 1949
"Ian, I worked in an office in London during the first half of the seventies and rode about the place every lunchtime on a bike we kept at the office - without a padlock.  The bike was basic, sure, but in 4 years of being an easy target, it was…"
Nov 19, 2021
thereallyniceman replied to Brett Lowe's discussion BMG Festival 1949
" I added the videos to our player and ..... I love it.  Hey Tony, 1970s...  No bike thefts in the 1970s? By that time I had a 1965 Mini van love mobile, and nobody would have wanted to steal that either ! Thanks Brett."
Nov 18, 2021
Joel Hooks replied to Brett Lowe's discussion BMG Festival 1949
"Did anyone check the BMG magazine for any info on this? I have not watched the new footage yet (will check it out at lunch time) but I would like to add one point about the guitar's popularity... Segovia. While pick playing guitar had been…"
Nov 18, 2021
TONY BRYAN replied to Brett Lowe's discussion BMG Festival 1949
"Brett, Very many thanks for posting these two clips.  For such a short fragment, there is so much to see - I had to keep winding it back to check for some of the details that were emerging.  March 1949 - not four years after the end of the…"
Nov 18, 2021
Jody Stecher replied to Brett Lowe's discussion BMG Festival 1949
"Wow, what a collection of interesting instruments and people able to play in cold weather. The audience has elected to keep wearing their outdoor coats. It must have been freezing in that building. Even colder than outside (there was sun outdoors)."
Nov 18, 2021
Brett Lowe posted a discussion

BMG Festival 1949

This may be of interest... https://youtu.be/1xBZGSe4xy0the sound starts about 2:15 and cuts out before the end.  It looks to be the raw footage used to make this...https://youtu.be/tPgUyGScg80See More
Nov 18, 2021
Brett Lowe replied to Edward Bettega's discussion Banjo On Record
"Thanks you so much.  I have the original version, but this revised edition and as a pdf is a great resourse"
Nov 17, 2021
Brett Lowe replied to Rob MacKillop's discussion Banjo Orchestra Scores - would you be interested in these?
"Hello Rob, Thanks so much for these and the videos.  I have enjoyed the videos of your banjo orchestra many times over the last few years and am greatly inspired to create something similar here in New Zealand.   Kindest…"
Aug 24, 2021
Brett Lowe replied to Russ Chandler's discussion Sheet music storage...
"I've added comments about all my sheet music - I play a lot of different things and run bands and orchestras etc, but have covered the banjo stuff first.  So ignore the rest if it is of no interest - but I thought some people might find it…"
Apr 21, 2021
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Mar 30, 2021

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