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I have always loved Gypsy Love by Bernard Scheaff and had arranged it for 3 banjos some time ago. But after we recorded Dengoso by Nazareth I wondered what it would sound like with Gypsy Love. Both…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by marc dalmasso Mar 20, 2017.
Well, here I go again. I am reading The Banjo Entertainers by Lowell Schreyer at the present and came across a minstrel banjoist, Tom Vaughn, who enlisted during the Civil War in the 165th Regiment…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by marc dalmasso Jan 25, 2017.
Several songs have been written about Dahomey and even a play produced with that name.The poster announcing the London premiere of In Dahomey at the Shafesbury Theatre, 1903. The poster features the…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Trapdoor2 Jan 9, 2017.
Hal Allert has not received any gifts yet
Wouldn't you know it. After announcing the new website to all of you, the computer that I am using to stream the music decided to die. Period. I am porting over the radio station to another computer and should be up and running by the end of the day.
As they say in the radio biz, "Stay Tuned!"
Posted on July 3, 2014 at 19:04 — 3 Comments
Hello everyone. Well, I have finally published my Internet Radio Station, Classic Banjo Radio. It streams 24/7 and has players for iTunes, Android, and Blackberry. There are at present approximately 500 pieces that I have cleaned up. Some of them still sound like crap but you should have heard the originals. Thanks to Ian for letting me tap into the Banjo DJ. I will be cleaning those up as well. And Jody contributed quite a few…Continue
Posted on June 30, 2014 at 17:07 — 8 Comments
I am having difficulty notating a triplet in one of my songs. I was hoping someone could give me a little help. The measure has a pickup triplet of 3 sixteenth notes. I thought it should also have a half-note rest, a quarter-note rest, and a sixteenth-note rest to complete the measure but it still doesn't resolve. Can anyone guide me in this?
Posted on November 17, 2013 at 19:20 — 2 Comments