World's Largest Sheet Music Selection


Absolute Beginners: Irish Tenor Banjo

The Complete Guide to Playing Irish Style Tenor Banjo

By Ã‰amonn Coyne

Be the first! Write a Review

The Complete Guide to Playing Irish Style Tenor Banjo. Absolute Beginners. Irish, Instruction. Softcover Audio Online. Composed 2015. 48 pages. Wise Publications #MUSAM998734. Published by Wise Publications (HL.14043688).

Item Number: HL.14043688

ISBN 9781849382762. 9x12 inches.

The Absolute Beginners Irish Tenor Banjo book tells you everything you need to know about playing this unique instrument from the very first moment you pick it up. Featuring helpful and practical guides toeverything from holding your Tenor Banjo to playing your first tunes, this book and accompanying download card will take you through your beginning stages and beyond.

Beginning with a short history of theinstrument, the book takes you through the anatomy of a Tenor Banjo, how it's tuned and how to hold it, before getting you playing and picking. The book continues by teaching you the D Major scale and basic rhythm, then moves onto your first tunes. The inclusion of real songs (in notation and tablature) from the very beginning helps you to put what the theoretical concepts that you've learned into context, developing your musicality as well as yourknowledge. As you are introduced to more strings, more scales and more tunes, you will see how Tenor Banjo players use ornamentation to embellish their playing and make it more musical and more fun.

Withhelpful, detailed explanations of each concept, clear pictures throughout and short musical passages transcribed in standard notation and tablature, the Absolute Beginners Irish Tenor Banjo tutorial book willteach you the basics and get you playing some really fun tunes at the same time. The unique download card that accompanies this book features over 60 demonstrations of each tune recorded by the author to help you pick and pluckyour way through every note. It's simple to use, all you have to do is download each track to your computer and listen as you go through.

If you have always wanted to learn Irish Tenor Banjobut have never been able to find a comprehensive method, or you've just discovered its fantastically distinctive sound, this edition of the Absolute Beginners series is for you. With authoritative.

Close X

By signing up you consent with the terms in our Privacy Policy

I am a music teacher.