Arranging Tunes for Solo Banjo

by Alan Munde
$19.99
sku: 02-22069M
Book/Online audio set. Designed to help players develop a solid understanding of arranging fundamentals for five-string solo banjo. Takes an in-depth look at chord melody playing. Examples include popular melodies from the American song book in the keys of C, G and D. Presents tools and techniques to help you create beautiful and intricate arrangements, with lessons on diatonic chords, altered chords, cycling techniques, and rhythmic variations. Advanced. 64 pp.   More Details...

Contents:

  • Introduction, Chord-Melody Playing, Hints for Chord-Melody Playing
  • C Scale Note Locations, The I, IV and V Chords
  • See Me Later, The G7 Chord
  • Skip To My Lou, Frere Jacques
  • Joy to the World
  • Michael Row the Boat Ashore
  • Auld Lang Syne
  • Diatonic Chords in the Key of C, Diatonic Chord Exercises
  • Diatonic Chords with Scale Tones
  • Joy to the World using Diatonic Chords, Frere Jacques with Diatonic Chords
  • Michael Row the Boat Ashore using Diatonic Chords, Rhythmical Variations - Triplets
  • Michael Row the Boat Ashore using Triplets
  • Red River Valley following the Syllables
  • The Key of G - G Scale Note Locations
  • Diatonic Chords in the Key of G
  • Diatonic Chord Exercises in the Key of G
  • Blackberry Blossom Chord and Scale Exercise
  • Intervals - 3rds, 6ths, 4ths, 5ths and 10ths
  • Streets of Laredo
  • Introducing the Dominant 7th Chord
  • Bury Me Beneath the Willow
  • Melodic Embellishment - Passing Tones and Neighbor Notes
  • Bury Me Beneath the Willow
  • The Key of D - D Scale Note Locations
  • Diatonic Chords in the Key of D
  • Diatonic Chord Exercises in the Key of D
  • Danny Boy
  • Darling Nellie Gray
  • Pachelbel's Canon
  • Chords and Chord Construction
  • Chord Usage and Chord Embellishments
  • Chord Substitution Guidelines
  • Chord Connections
  • Bury Me Beneath the Willow
  • Old Black Joe
  • Back Cycling, the Circle of 5ths
  • Back Cycling Example, Salty Dog Blues - Key of C, Key of G, Key of D
  • Wildwood Flower
  • Aura Lee
  • Greensleeves
  • Munde's Child
  • About the Author