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Here's my very beginning attempt at a tricky tune. The B part rhythm is very syncopated. The C part is both melodic and rhythmic. If you listen to the Tune of the Week presenter play, Carl Baron, you can hear much better what it should sound like. He also used a different tuning than I did, though my open G is said to be what the composer used -- a…
 
Here's my very beginning attempt at a tricky tune. The B part rhythm is very syncopated. The C part is both melodic and rhythmic. If you listen to the Tune of the Week presenter play, Carl Baron, you can hear much better what it should sound like. He also used a different tuning than I did, though my open G is said to be what the composer used -- a…
 
This hymn caught me off guard with its unusual meter in the second section. When I heard Allison Kraus' version I had to give it a try and was very surprised that it clawhammered quite easily. I don't know many modern hymns, but am finding that many are quite beautiful. This has a Celtic feel, and, indeed the writers are from Ireland and England.…
 
The Tune of the Week features a song and includes this banjo solo by Coon Creek Girl Lily May Ledford. The clawhammer techniques are standard and the tune would be a good one to combine skills of bum-ditty, hammer-on, and drop thumb. The lyrics, which you can hear on the discussion thread, tell of farmers trying to eliminate the threat of having th…
 
The Tune of the Week features a song and includes this banjo solo by Coon Creek Girl Lily May Ledford. The clawhammer techniques are standard and the tune would be a good one to combine skills of bum-ditty, hammer-on, and drop thumb. The lyrics, which you can hear on the discussion thread, tell of farmers trying to eliminate the threat of having th…
 
Today our daughter-in-law gave birth to our fifth grandchild, Jadzia (it's a Polish name). The first four each has his/her own banjo tune composed by Grandpa so with this one Jadzia joins them. Can't head down to Philadelphia to see them in the hospital because of Covid restrictions, but hope to see them soon at home. In Double C.…
 
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