Minstrel Banjo

For enthusiasts of early banjo

Another one from the Buckley 1860 Book. Tim Twiss, fretless Minstrel Banjo.

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Comment by Bob Lanham on March 3, 2014 at 6:25am

Beautiful

Comment by Tim Twiss on March 3, 2014 at 7:49am

Thanks. A lot of this stuff becomes "Bach like" to me, rather than thinking of a fiddle piece. The way the banjo transforms it is unique. Just in my own head, but that is what the music does to me. Especially for so many in the "Back of the Buckley". I really love and feel the symmetry of the pieces....the balance of the phrases and lines. The slower tempo the banjo is forced to use seems to bring out that quality.

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