Banjo Players' Hand Book (Stewart, Samuel Swain)

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Stefan Apke (2022/7/31)

Publisher. Info. Philadelphia, Pa.: S.S. Stewart, 1880.
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Work Title Banjo Players' Hand Book
Alternative. Title and Complete Instructor
Composer Stewart, Samuel Swain
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 31 items
  • The Banjo
The Construction of the Banjo
The Preservation of the Banjo
The Repair of the Banjo
The Improvement of the Banjo
Stringing the Banjo
Frets on the Banjo
The Fingers used in Playing
The most Suitable Keys
The Correct Pitch
Position and Barre
Rudiments of Music
Chromatic Scale
Chords in A Major
Chords in F Sharp Minor
Chords in E Major
Chords in C Sharp Minor
Chords in D Major
Chords in B Minor
Chords in C Major
Chords in A Minor
Chords in G Major
Chords in E Minor
Chords in B Flat Major
Chords in G Minor
Chords in B Major
Chords in G Sharp Minor
  • Airs
  1. Johnny Morgan
  2. Pinafore Song
  3. Air from "Bells of Corneville"
  4. Gorton's Favorite
  5. The Emeline Mazurka (E.M. Hall)
  6. French March
  7. Whoa Emma
  8. "Waltz" by Robin
  9. Tyrolean Air No.1
  10. Tyrolean Air No.2
  11. "Air" by Rossini
  12. "March" by Martini
  13. Industrial Schottische
  14. Grand Russian March
  15. Le Petres' Hornpipe
  16. Titania Polka
  17. Pastimes on the Levee
  18. Irish Lilt
  19. Kitty O'Neil's Jig
  20. Dougherty's Essence
  21. E.D. Roland's Hornpipe
  22. The Philadelphia Clog
  23. Blondinette Polka (Harry Keel)
  24. Emma Mazurka (Albert Baur)
  25. Attack Galop (arr. by Albert Baur)
  26. My Board Bill Clog
  27. Mastadon Clog (Albert Baur)
  28. Helter Skelter Galop (arr. by Albert Baur)
  29. La Bayadere Waltz (arr. by Charles H. Loag)
  30. Larghetto in G Major (arr. by Charles H. Loag)
  31. Gipsy Dance (arr. by Charles H. Loag)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation banjo