Modern 5-String Banjo Method Grade 1 (eBook+Online Audio)
21639BCDEB
This method is designed for learning the finger style five-string banjo in a larger musical context than previous single style based methods. The Modern 5-String Banjo Method builds the theoretical and technical foundations needed to play in many styles. Beginning with a thorough grounding in the scales and chords coupled with well thought out fingerings in the keys of C, Am, and G, the student is presented with melodies, chord melodies, the folk strum, arpeggios, and the beginnings of the bluegrass banjo s ...more
Product Number:
21639BCDEB
Format:
eBook+Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning
Pages:
112
Binding:
eBook
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
1-6106-5867-1
ISBN13:
978-16106-5867-6
Series:
Modern Method
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
12/16/2015
This method is designed for learning the finger style five-string banjo in a larger musical context than previous single style based methods. The Modern 5-String Banjo Method builds the theoretical and technical foundations needed to play in many styles. Beginning with a thorough grounding in the scales and chords coupled with well thought out fingerings in the keys of C, Am, and G, the student is presented with melodies, chord melodies, the folk strum, arpeggios, and the beginnings of the bluegrass banjo style. The varied and beautiful musical studies and exercises come from many traditions and offer a logical and organic approach to learning the five-string banjo leading the student to an authentic understanding of the processes and techniques needed for creating music on the five-string banjo. The Modern Method for Five-String Banjo is in tablature only. Audio available for download online.
Modern 5-String Banjo Method Grade 1

01) Holding the Banjo      
02) Tuning the Five-String Banjo      
03) Rests      
04) Reading Tablature      
05) First String - Notes on the First D String      
06) Second String - Notes on the B String      
07) Three-Four Time      
08) Third String - Notes on the G String      
09) Pick-up Notes      
10) The Tie      
11) Fourth String - Notes on the D String      
12) Four String Note Review      
13) Dotted Quarter Notes      
14) Note Review      
15) Introducing the High A Note      
16) Introducing the Fifth String      
17) Chords      
18) Chord Songs      
19) Chord Studies      
20) Folk Strum Chord Accompaniment      
21) The Eighth Note      
22) Melody, Harmony and Rhythm Using the Folk Strum      
23) Slur: The Hammer-On      
24) Slur: The Pull-Off      
25) The Double Thumbing Technique      
26) Combining Double Thumbing with the Folk Strum      
27) The Key of C      
28) C Scale Studies      
29) The Strum Adding the Fifth String      
30) Chord Studies      
31) Diatonic Chords in the Key of C      
32) Arpeggio Technique - Eighth Note Arpeggios      
33) The Triplet      
34) Chromatics      
35) The Key of A Minor      
36) Chords in the Key of A Minor      
37) Chord Studies in the Key of A Minor      
38) The Key of G      
39) The Slide      
40) The Repeat      
41) Three Chords in the Key of C Major      
42) Chord Studies - G, C, D      
43) Bluegrass Banjo Style      
44) Three chords in the Key of G      
 
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