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Banjo Picking Tunes
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
This collection includes intermediate to advanced arrangements of 17 Early American carols for the 5-string banjo in 3-finger style. These melody/chord arrangements are in tablature only in gDGBD tuning using common chord shapes for the most part.
The author’s experience with the classic guitar shines through in these tasteful settings, which include imaginative introductions, occasional key modulations and even a carol attributed to the Huron tribe. Fingering and interpretation are left up to the player’s discretion, trusting that along with the author’s online audio recordings, you will make some meaningful discoveries of your own.
Includes access to online audio.
A Virgin Unspotted
Away in a Manger
Go Tell It on the Mountain
Hush My Babe, Lie Still and Slumber
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
Mary Had a Baby/What Yo’ Gonna Call Your Pretty Little Boy?
O Little Town of Bethlehem (St. Louis)
Rise Up, Shepherd and Follow
Star in the East
The Babe of Bethlehem
The Cherry Tree Carol
The Shepherds’ Star
The Huron Carol
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