I recently trawled through the Library of Congress listing under notated music for banjo and downloaded a tune called "Aesthetic Polka'. When I opened it I was surprised to discover it was actually…Continue
I recently trawled through the Library of Congress listing under notated music for banjo and downloaded a tune called "Aesthetic Polka'. When I opened it I was surprised to discover it was actually Volume 1 No.5 of S. S. Stewart's Banjo & Guitar Journal. Here is the link if anyone would like to add it to their collection. https://www.loc.gov/item/sm1882.14007/See More
"I thought the article on Farland was fantastic. The one on Stewart could have said more about his publications and innovations in banjo construction. Here is a list of publications taken from his catalogue with dates added by me where…"
"BMG December 1961 has a list of Tutor Books. There is also this document -
Nota Bene: Canadian Undergraduate Journal of Musicology
Volume 5 | Issue 1 Article 6
Schools for the Banjo: A Primary Source Study of
"Really enjoyed this video. He looks familiar but I can't recall where I've seen him before - possibly the Titanic String Band? I also play with steel strings, mainly because converting my banjo to nylgut strings was a failure. The…"
The Practical Banjo Method Books 1 & 2 by H. C. Blackmar have been added to the BANJO TUTOR BOOKS library. Also "Ten Favourite Banjo Tunes" compiled and arranged by H. C. Blackmar; and "H. C. Blackmar's Banjo Duets" part 3 - 12 No.s Dance and Modern Opera. I found these on the Library of Congress web page. Some pages were missing but may be blank because all the pieces and exercises listed in the contents, page 33 of Book 2, are present.See More