December 2011 Blog Posts (6)


i have the LP for may be 30 years at least ; but  a friend found this link for those who don ' t have the LP

Added by marc dalmasso on December 28, 2011 at 18:50 — 1 Comment

Music Preservation

In an earlier post we were discussing how each of us files his/her music in their own library.  Most of the music we have is a copy of the original with some exceptions. I would like to know if any of you have given thought to your libraries and their continued existence after you are gone. I, for one, have a large library that I have been adding to over the years and I am concerned that when I die my library will just be thrown away with no thought as to its value. But, is there any value…


Added by Hal Allert on December 27, 2011 at 20:35 — 28 Comments

Georgia Grind

I just posted Georgia Grind on the Classic Banjo Yahoo Group site. The parts include 1st, 2nd, cello, and 3rd or piccolo. The music is in TIF format for ease in converting. If you are looking for any other orchestrated pieces, let me know.

Added by Hal Allert on December 27, 2011 at 20:18 — No Comments

Cleaning house...

Well, I had a few moments today to sit down and clean out my binder of tunes. This is a three-ring binder that carries all the Classic Banjo tunes I either routinely practice, play thru or wish to work on. It has gotten to where it is overstuffed and hard to carry without dropping out loose pages or whatever.

So, I took it all apart and cleaned out all the junk I never play and then decided to arrange it by tuning, that is, all the gCGBD tunes and then all the 'raised bass' tunes. I…


Added by Trapdoor2 on December 19, 2011 at 0:30 — 8 Comments

Wishing You A Most Happy (your choice here) Season

Please accept with no obligation, implied or implicit, our

     best wishes for an environmentally conscious, socially

     responsible, low stress, non-addictive, gender neutral,

     celebration of the winter solstice holiday, practiced within

     the most enjoyable traditions of the religious persuasion of

     your choice, or secular practices of your choice, with respect

     for the religious/secular persuasions and/or traditions of

     others, or their…


Added by Hal Allert on December 16, 2011 at 3:40 — 5 Comments like a Phoenix

I am happy to say that my website is up and running. You can now access the music store, the podcasts, and all the reference material on the site.

Thanks for your patience during this time, especially the kind words from some of the members.

Hal Allert

Added by Hal Allert on December 3, 2011 at 22:33 — 3 Comments

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