A Five-String Banjo Sourcebook

A Five-String Banjo Sourcebook

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Since its importation to the US by African Slaves and the inception of an "American version" by Euro-American musicians during the 19th century, the five-string banjo became « America's instrument » ; and if its controvesial history covers all the aspects of the American musical life, it also reflects its social and political context. The numerous references listed in A Five-String Banjo Sourcebook try to cover all facets of the instrument and help to understand all the subtelties of a fascinating musical instrument.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 155 x 240 x 14mm | 376g
  • French
  • 2343176094
  • 9782343176093