"This is largely what I did. I had ZERO banjo experience and learned it all from the written page. While of course, My vantage point was having none.
I still believe that applying the carefully described techniques, combined with a…"
"Historically-informed performance practice has been a big deal in the classical music world for decades. I first encountered the movement in the 70s when I was an undergraduate music student, learning harpsichord. There are numerous…"
"Hm.... Interesting concept, studying period specific pedagogical works in order to recreate a style amd technique of playing of an isntrument that was, itdelf, rather different in construction. I wonder how we might apply this? ;)"
"That is a great find, and so pertinent to our banjo situation. I would love to engage in a conversation about this here if we can keep an even keel to the passion of our opinions and observations. This is such a great topic, and one I spend a lot of…"