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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.
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And that whole thing we did before,
you can go.
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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.
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And when I go to the C-chord I'm hitting
that.
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I'm starting with a C note, so.
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And the melody loses it there.
You go away from the, the second string to
the first string.
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That D note, the A note right there.
The seventh fret of the fourth string.
That's part of the melody.
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And
back to the second string which is the
melody.
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And the C note.
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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.
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I use the pinky and
the seventh fret of the fourth string,
most of the time anyway.
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To the middle.
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And then say.
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Middle on the fifth fret of the third.
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Middle, index, middle, middle, pinky,
pinky, index, middle, pinky, middle,
pinky, middle,
middle, index, middle, middle, middle,
middle.
Pinkie.
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