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How to Set Up the Best Sounding Banjo
by Roger H. Siminoff


Overview - This renowned author walks banjo players through masterful techniques to maximize the performance of their instrument. Step-by-step instructions cover: tone chamber fit, tailpiece angle, bridge selection, neck angle and heel fit, head adjustments, air chamber tap-tuning and resonator adjustments, string gauge selection, head selection, and much more.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This renowned author walks banjo players through masterful techniques to maximize the performance of their instrument. Step-by-step instructions cover: tone chamber fit, tailpiece angle, bridge selection, neck angle and heel fit, head adjustments, air chamber tap-tuning and resonator adjustments, string gauge selection, head selection, and much more. Each chapter provides a detailed background and analysis of the parts to be adjusted and explores the differences between archtop, flattop, tube-and-plate, and one-piece flange banjos. More than 60 photos and illustrations make this technical guide easy to follow. To round out this already unique text, amplifications tips are provided by legendary banjo player extraordinaire Earl Scruggs, considered the father of bluegrass music.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780793589982
  • ISBN-10: 0793589983
  • Publisher: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
  • Publish Date: November 1998
  • Page Count: 72
  • Dimensions: 11.94 x 9.06 x 0.22 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.56 pounds


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Books > Music > Musical Instruments - Strings
Books > Music > Instruction & Study - Techniques
Books > Technology > Acoustics & Sound

 
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