A lovely little early fingerstyle composition for the banjo by Frank B. Converse, from his 1865 New and Complete Method for the Banjo With or Without a Master.
Another Frank Converse tune on fretless banjo - this one from 1865. [more inside]
Yet another quick solo tune from Briggs' Banjo Instructor of 1855.
An instrumental arrangement of a minstrel era standard, from Briggs' Banjo Instructor of 1855. Fretless banjo, tambourine, frame drum and bones. [more inside]
One more 1865 banjo tune for the city songs challenge trifecta! This is another Frank B. Converse composition. Fretless banjo and tambourine, a bit of reverb for extra stateliness.
Another 19th century banjo tune for the City Songs Challenge, this one from Frank B. Converse's New and Complete Method for Banjo With and Without A Master. [more inside]
Written by James Buckley, from his 1868 Banjo Guide. Fretless stroke style banjo with a simple 2nd banjo accompaniment.