Peter van Alteren
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d b and Peter van Alteren are now friends
Feb 24, 2013
Peter van Alteren replied to d b's discussion Greetings from Holland
"There are a lot of 5 str.banjo players in Holland, playing bluegrass or old-time. And yes, sure, of course...also the classic banjo in Holland is alive and kicking! As far as I know there are no fewer then two or three playing classic style,…"
Feb 10, 2013
Peter van Alteren replied to Hal Allert's discussion Restoring a zither banjo
"The blue, alcohollic liquid for cleaning and/or fuel. Also used by desperate alcoholics as a cheap alternatif for other alcoholic beverages. Here in Holland it is mostly used for cleaning the windows. We don't have classic banjo's over…"
Jun 8, 2012
Peter van Alteren replied to Hal Allert's discussion Restoring a zither banjo
"A more extended reciept for cleaning the wood:  1 turpentine. 1 lineseed oil. 1 methylated spirit. 1/4 vinegar. The results are amazing...good luck!"
Jun 7, 2012
Jean-Marie van de Laar left a comment for Peter van Alteren
"Hi Peter. Thanks for the welcome. Well it isn't a style of banjo playing you come across very frequently in the Netherlands. But only two Dutch members that surprises me a bit. It certainly is a interesting site."
Jan 8, 2012
Peter van Alteren left a comment for Jean-Marie van de Laar
"Hi Jean-Marie. Welcome at this very intresting site. As far as I know we're the only two from Holland."
Jan 8, 2012
Lou van der Hoeven left a comment for Peter van Alteren
"Hello Peter, No, sorry to disappoint, I am in England. My dad is from South Africa, so I have a Dutch name through that. Nice to hear from you anyway though! Louise"
Aug 3, 2011
Peter van Alteren left a comment for Lou van der Hoeven
"Hi Lou, Thought I was the only classic fingerstyle banjo player in The Netherlands....But, because of your very dutch sounding name, we are two?? Peter"
May 4, 2011
Peter van Alteren and thereallyniceman are now friends
Apr 4, 2011
Peter van Alteren commented on thereallyniceman's video
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"You and a Canoe.. a Romance" Grimshaw

"I am impressed... the playing as well as the composition are really great! Is it possible to post the sheet music on this site? I will be very greatful. It won't be easy but I think (hope) it's within my capability."
Apr 3, 2011
Peter van Alteren commented on Eric STEFANELLI's video
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My Sumuran Girl Fred Van Eps, on Edison blue Amberol

"I am proud of my own collection of 78 RPM's of banjo music, including some Fred van Eps Edison recordings. But this...Wow...this is the real thing! I have to admit; I'm jealous. Thanks for these magic immages."
Jan 25, 2011
Claude L. Medearis left a comment for Peter van Alteren
"Welcome to our humble community. You'll find plenty of good music and helpful people here."
Jan 16, 2011
Peter van Alteren is now a member of Classic-Banjo
Jan 16, 2011

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At 4:07 on January 16, 2011, Claude L. Medearis said…
Welcome to our humble community. You'll find plenty of good music and helpful people here.
At 21:53 on August 3, 2011, Lou van der Hoeven said…

Hello Peter,

No, sorry to disappoint, I am in England. My dad is from South Africa, so I have a Dutch name through that. Nice to hear from you anyway though!

Louise

At 19:46 on January 8, 2012, Jean-Marie van de Laar said…

Hi Peter.

Thanks for the welcome. Well it isn't a style of banjo playing you come across very frequently in the Netherlands. But only two Dutch members that surprises me a bit. It certainly is a interesting site.

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