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Ken Perlman

Melodic Clawhammer Banjo

Book and CD

Instrument line-up: Banjo
Edition: Sheet Music and CD
Composer: Ken Perlman
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Publisher: Centerstream Publications
Order no.: 00000412
ISBN: 9781574242027
Weight: 360 g
Dimensions: 229x305 mm
Pages: 96


Ken Perlman, today's foremost player of the style, brings you this comprehensive guide to the melodic clawhammer. Over 50 tunes in clear tablature. Learn to play authentic versions of Appalachian fiddle tunes, string band tunes, New England hornpipes, Irish jigs, Scottish reels, and more. Includes arrangements by many important contemporary players, and chapters on basic and advanced techniques. Also features over 70 musical illustrations, plus historical notes, and period photos.

Table of contents:

A Farewell To Whiskey
Avalon Quickstep
Banish Misfortune
Behind The Bush In The Garden
Blackberry Blossom
Campbell's Farewell To Red Gap
Chamberlain Road
Cherokee Shuffle
Clara's Hornpipe
Clinch Mountain Backstep
Colored Aristocracy
Cripple Creek
Dry And Dusty
Farrell O'Gara's Favourite
Frosty Morning
Jimmy In The Swamp
Kemp's Jig
Kitchen Girl
O'carolan's Concerto
Old French
Old Joe Clarke
Old Mother Flanagan
Planxty Lord Inchiquin
President Garfield's Hornpipe
Ragtime Annie
Rakish Paddy
Salt River
Sandy River Belle
Shady Grove
Ships Are Sailing
Tenor Chorale Theme (Cantata No.140)
The Blarney Pilgrim
The Eighth Of January
The Georgia Railroad
The Lamplighter's Hornpipe
The Linnet
The Mason's Apron
The Mineola Rag
The Morpeth Rant
The Musical Priest
The Rights Of Man
The Swallowtail Jig
The Tailor's Twist
The Temperance Reel
The Ways Of The World
The West Fork Gals
The Year Of Jubilo
Two Balleydesmond Polkas
Whiskey Before Breakfast

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