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Entirely in French, this brief history of the banjo, from its African roots through minstrel shows, classic banjo, tenor banjos, folk banjo, bluegrass banjo, the folk revival, up to the electric banjo comes to us from the curator of the 2003-4 banjo exhibit at the Musical Instruments Museum in Brussels, Belgium. Most of the book is a bibliography of history books, catalogs, biographies, reference books, magazines, methods, a discography, and other reference material. "The 5-Stringer" says "You can learn a lot from (this book) with even a minimal knowledge of French." 230 pp.

Banjo Attitudes: The Five-String Banjo - Its General History, Literature

by Gérard De Smaele; foreword by Art Rosenbaum; afterword by Etienne Bours

SKU: 794-1

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Entirely in French, this brief history of the banjo, from its African roots through minstrel shows, classic banjo, tenor banjos, folk banjo, bluegrass banjo, the folk revival, up to the electric banjo comes to us from the curator of the 2003-4 banjo exhibit at the Musical Instruments Museum in Brussels, Belgium. Most of the book is a bibliography of history books, catalogs, biographies, reference books, magazines, methods, a discography, and other reference material. "The 5-Stringer" says "You can learn a lot from (this book) with even a minimal knowledge of French." 230 pp.
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Entirely in French, this brief history of the banjo, from its African roots through minstrel shows, classic banjo, tenor banjos, folk banjo, bluegrass banjo, the folk revival, up to the electric banjo comes to us from the curator of the 2003-4 banjo exhibit at the Musical Instruments Museum in Brussels, Belgium. Most of the book is a bibliography of history books, catalogs, biographies, reference books, magazines, methods, a discography, and other reference material. "The 5-Stringer" says "You can learn a lot from (this book) with even a minimal knowledge of French." 230 pp.