The Birth Of The Banjo

The Birth Of The Banjo

Joel Walker Sweeney And Early Minstrelsy

Book - 2007
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"A professional banjo player, Joel Sweeney introduced mainstream America to a music (and musical instrument) which had its roots in the transplanted black culture of the southern slave. Beginning with the banjo's introduction to America and Great Britain, the book provides an overview of early banjo music. An appendix contains a performance chronology"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2007.
ISBN: 9780786428748
Characteristics: ix, 193 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.


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