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Re: Tim's banjo playing
Posted by Joe Connor on 12/3/2017, 8:50 pm, in reply to "Re: Tim's banjo playing"
In the late 19th century, when the five-string banjo was popular in "proper society," they had all kinds of banjos with different ranges. They even had banjo orchestras that would include lower-range banjos like the bass banjo or a cello banjo and higher-range banjos like the piccolo banjo. I believe most used gut strings instead of steel strings.
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