SKU: HL.1179 The Minstrel Songs of Stephen Foster
. Composed by Stephen Foster. Arranged by Daniel Partner. Banjo. Folk, Folk Reference. Softcover with CD. 64 pages. Published by Centerstream Publications (HL.1179).
ISBN 9781574242294. UPC: 884088211615. 9x12 inches. Arranged for banjo by Daniel Partner Historical notes by Edwin J. Sims.
Here are some of the first and most popular songs ever written for banjo. Fascinating historical notes accompany this collection, describing the meaning of the songs, their place in history, the significance of the musicians who first performed them, and Foster himself, America's first professional songwriter. The complete original lyrics of each song and an extensive bibliography are included. The CD contains recordings of each arrangement performed on solo minstrel banjo.