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Banjo Lessons: Melodic Style Part 3: “Boil Them Cabbage Down”

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Now let's take a tune that we're already
playing and, and melodosize it.
Some people used to call this Baroque
style banjo or a cocoa banjo which is
a very florid style that I think pre came
after the Baroque style.
We're having those really fancy artistic,
you know, in the art world and
also in the music world.
And so rather than going.
And that whole thing we did before,
you can go.
This has very little to do with
the melody although.
I'm starting on a G, on the B note, sorry,
the second string like.
And when I go to the C-chord I'm hitting
I'm starting with a C note, so.
And the melody loses it there.
You go away from the, the second string to
the first string.
That D note, the A note right there.
The seventh fret of the fourth string.
That's part of the melody.
back to the second string which is the
And the C note.
Except you don't sing it like that.
So, I've started a few of the measures
with the melody note, but
then it just kinda gets off into this very
florid sort of thing.
So, once again, it's.
I use the pinky and
the seventh fret of the fourth string,
most of the time anyway.
To the middle.
And then say.
Middle on the fifth fret of the third.
Middle, index, middle, middle, pinky,
pinky, index, middle, pinky, middle,
pinky, middle,
middle, index, middle, middle, middle,