Weidlich, Joseph : Minstrel Banjo Brigg's Banjo Instructor


Catalogue No: HL00000221
Shop Product Code: 199518S

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Department: Folk & World Instruments - Banjo

Publisher: Hal Leonard

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A book of intabulations of music for the Civil War-era (or Minstrel) Banjo.

Brigg's Banjo Instructor (1855) was the first complete published method for the Banjo.

It is replicated here in an updated form, with modern explanations, performance notes and transcriptions by Joseph Weidlich. Includes 68 songs set in Banjo tablature, an introduction and various historical illustrations and images.


Contents and Reviews

Alabama Joe
Brigg's Breakdown
Brigg's Corn Schucking Jig
Brigg's Jig
Brigg's Reel
Camptown Hornpipe
Carney Jig
Carry Me Back To Old Virginny
Circus Jig
Dance, Boatman, Dance
Dandy Jim
Darkey Fisher's Hornpipe
Darkey Money Musk
De Bones IN De Barnyard
De Gal Wid De Blue Dress oN
Dearest Mae
Ephriam's Lament
Ethiopian Cracovienne
Git Up In De Mornin
Going Ober De Mountains
Hard Times
Injin Rubber Overcoat
Jim Along Josey
Jim Crack Corn
Jim Crow Polka
Jordan Is A Hard Road
Keemo Kimo
Kick Up de Debble on a Holiday
Lucy Long Polka
Lucy Neal
MIss Lucy Long
Neber Do To Gib It Up So
Nigga From De South
O! Lud Gals
O! Pray Goody
Old '76 (Reel)
Old Dan Tucker
Old Dinah's Goin' To Town
Old Joe
OLd Johnny Boker
Old King Crow
Old Zip Coon
Philadelphia Reel
Pitch Burgundy Plaster
Pop Goes The Weasel
Rosa Lee
Sebastopol Breakdown
Spanish Gallopade
The Congo Prince Jig
This Side OF Jordan
Wait For The Wagon
Walk Along John
Who's Dat A knockin' at de door
Yankee Doodle