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Washburn Prewar Instrument Styles

Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos and Ukuleles 1883-1940
By Hubert Pleijsier
The vintage guitar collecting market continues to grow. This book is the first of its kind to report on pre-war Washburn guitars, mandolins, banjos and ukuleles. It contains detailed information about more than 450 instrument styles, serial numbering schemes and estimated production totals. A gorgeous 32-page color photo section of the most collectibles will make this book a "must" for players and collectors alike.
00001176272 pages $45.00
 
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With my Banjo on My Knee

The Minstrel Songs of Stephen Foster
Arranged for banjo by Daniel Partner

Historical Notes by Edwin J. Sims

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, Americanís 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 and bones.
00001179Book/CD Pack $19.95
 
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Writing Production Music for TV

The Road to Success
by Steve Barden, foreword by Kevin Kiner
This complete guide for any composer interested in earning money writing music for television is aimed at the complete novice as well as the seasoned expert. It leads you through the steps necessary to succeed in the music business: finding music libraries; submitting music; joining a Performance Rights Organization; understanding contracts; keeping organized; networking; and even revealing how much money you can earn.
00252427Book/Online Audio $29.99
 
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Yuletide Favorites for Ukulele

A Treasury of Christmas Hymns, Carols & Songs
by Dick Sheridan
This holiday collection for uke features easy-to-read arrangements with melody in standard notation, tablature, lyrics, chord symbols and diagrams. Selections include traditional American and English carols as well as songs from other countries. Seasonal and holiday tunes are featured, as well as wassails, ancient airs and dances.
00109749Softcover $9.99
 
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