Absolute Beginners: Irish Tenor Banjo (Book/Audio Download)
Absolute Beginners Irish Tenor Banjo book tells you everything you need to know about playing this unique instrument from the very first moment you pick it up. Featuring helpful and practical guides toeverything from holding your Tenor Banjo to playing your first tunes, this book and accompanying download card will take you through your beginning stages and beyond.
Beginning with a short history of theinstrument, the book takes you through the anatomy of a Tenor Banjo, how it's tuned and how to hold it, before getting you playing and picking. The book continues by teaching you the D Major scale and basic rhythm, then moves onto your first tunes. The inclusion of real songs (in notation and tablature) from the very beginning helps you to put what the theoretical concepts that you've learned into context, developing your musicality as well as yourknowledge. As you are introduced to more strings, more scales and more tunes, you will see how Tenor Banjo players use ornamentation to embellish their playing and make it more musical and more fun.
Withhelpful, detailed explanations of each concept, clear pictures throughout and short musical passages transcribed in standard notation and tablature,
Series: Absolute Beginners Genre: Tuition Language: English Pages: 48 Publisher: Wise Publications First published: 2015 ISBN: 9781849382762