Composed by Paul Eno about 100 years ago. Stewart Orchestra banjo, c 1893. Nylgut strings.

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Comment by Michael Neverisky on January 15, 2012 at 13:26
It was a youtube video performance of this piece that piqued my interest in the style. Again, a webcam video with a bit of brick walling issues on the audio track - very dynamic instrument!
Comment by Mike Moss on January 15, 2012 at 13:28
This is probably my favourite performance of "A Ragtime Episode" so far, bar none. I really like the slower tempo, more swing, and cool slides. William Ball plays it too fast; yours is just right. Thanks for sharing
Comment by Dave Raphaelson on January 15, 2012 at 14:27
great playing love your attention to phrasing and rhythm
a real sunday morning treat.
Dave Raphaelson
Comment by thereallyniceman on January 15, 2012 at 16:02

Hey Michael, Like Mike says, that was just how it should be.  The banjo sounds clear and bright, just like a classic banjo should, and the  vitality of the tune comes through beautifully. I love it.


Comment by Michael Neverisky on January 15, 2012 at 16:09

Thanks gents, much appreciated.

Playing in Cm and Eb is quite refreshing to my ears.  I play another style of banjo where the repertoire is largely in D, A or G.  Nice change of atmosphere here!

Comment by marc dalmasso on January 15, 2012 at 17:03

bravo , nice one ;  D , A , G  ......... ?  i don ' t see .........

Comment by Daniel PEARCE on March 9, 2016 at 15:06

one of my favourites ... thanks!

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