Arranging Tunes for Solo Banjo composed by Alan Munde. For banjo. Saddle-stitched. Solos/Tunebooks. Advanced. Book/CD Set. 64 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.22069BCD).
ISBN 9780786683529. Solos/Tunebooks. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.
Arranging Tunes for Solo Banjo is designed to help players develop a solid understanding of arranging fundamentals for five-string solo banjo. In particular, this book 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. The book presents tools and techniques to help you create beautiful and intricate arrangements, with lessons on diatonic chords, altered chords, cycling techniques, and rhythmic variations. This introduction to arranging for the banjo will expand your knowledge of this instrument and its capabilities. The book comes with accompanying audio.