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Lark On The Strand

Posted by Yigal Zan


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Size: 198kb, uploaded 12/4/2012 1:47:43 PM
Genre: Unknown/None Chosen / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen

The banjo is a 30 hooks bakelite shell Harmony. The relationships between the strings is that of the G modal tuning with the 5th tuned to F. That particular banjo was loosing too much tone quality when set with a capo at 2nd fret. On other banjos I play the tune one full tone higher, using a capo. The "violin" background sound is produced by a minimal midi file played with Windows Media Player. The speed was intentionally set to 145 beats per minute. The clip is a kind of "collection item," because it implements a clawhammer melodic style I no longer, or hardly ever use. Tablature and notes at,

2 comments on “Lark On The Strand”

VancePants Says:
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 @4:22:00 PM

Very spritely pickin'... nice mix with the midi fiddle as well!

JanetB Says:
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 @6:45:54 PM

Isn't the tuning Cumberland Gap tuning--fDGCD? This is a pleasant Celtic tune I'd never heard before and I marvel at the quickness of your finger and thumb.

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