"Could it be that part of your tuning problems are with the strings? Violins were gut string up to just befor WW1. There was a shortage of strings and some pros started using a wire first. This made it okay to use a wire first but…"
I posted this on the classic banjo site but thought it might also be of interest to people here.I got a "new" A notation "Tutor" recently and was able to scan it this weekend to share with the world.https://archive.org/details/TutorForTheBanjoByOttoLangeyThis is one that I have not seen before. It is completely different than the Langey-Fischer Tutor (issued in various formats and titles into the 1950s-- that…See More
"We had a "Baur" themed American Banjo Fraternity Rally some rallies back. We discovered that Baur was one of the more prolific arrangers for banjo during his time. While his compositions were sparse, his output of arrangements…"
Joel-You sent me two sets of two picks. But, I think you only charged me for one. Could you please double check the sunshinewave order. And, if you've only charged me once can I send them back to the PO Box on the envelope?
Yes! Is this Tad the banjo player who entertained Texans in the 1880's, between poker games and gunfights? I was married last May, thus the additional last name. I retired and now live in Clayton, Ok, in the Kiamichi Mountains of the southeast part of the state.
More time for banjo playing!
I am working on frailing lately, but joined this site to see what I could learn re 1800's music.
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