Minstrel Banjo

For enthusiasts of early banjo

A resource and gathering site for people interested in playing and constructing early banjos, and the history of minstrel music in America.

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Strumelia replied to Strumelia's discussion Site problems
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Early Banjo Etudes VOL 1 "Tim Twiss" etude 6

"Anthony, playing these all so crazy good. This one explores a bit of single notes as we find in many tunes which derived from fiddle transcriptions. Use the thumb string note whenever possible to create transitions to higher positions."
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Early Banjo Etudes VOL 1 "Tim Twiss" etude 5 "..cassure.."

"Nice performance. Notice the anapest meter in the theme, and then the way it twists around a bit in the second section. This style is found in the Phil Rice Book in its accompaniments, as well as parts of solos. It creates a most interesting feel…"
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Converse Analytical 16

"Funny...I watch it, and cannot tell that I dubbed it."
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Converse Analytical 16

"Oh let's resurface this one too. On this track, I did a better recording first....the playing you see is fake. My camcorder just does not do high quality."
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Angelina Baker, original melody

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Just saw this......

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