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Banjo Foundations Lessons

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The Harvest Home

Banjo Foundations Lesson 1

  • D Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody

In this lesson, the highly popular hornpipe ‘ Harvest Home’ will be taught in the key of D majo…

Hornpipe

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The Kilkenny Jig

Banjo Foundations Lesson 2

  • A Minor
  • Level 1
  • Melody

In this lesson, Lisa will continue her study on trebles. She will teach the tune ‘The Kilkenny Jig&#8…

Jig

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The Silver Spear

Banjo Foundations Lesson 3

  • D Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody

Lisa will continue her study of trebles with this great session tune ‘The Silver Spear’ in the …

Reel

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The Spotted Dog

Banjo Foundations Lesson 4

  • A Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody

In this lesson Lisa will introduce the slide ornament and will demonstrate how to use it in the tune &#8216…

Jig

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Lucy Campbell’s

Banjo Foundations Lesson 5

  • D Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody

In this lesson, Lisa will teach the four part reel in D called ‘Lucy Campbells’. She will focus…

Reel

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The Ships Are Sailing

Banjo Foundations Lesson 6

  • E Minor
  • Level 1
  • Melody

‘Ships are Sailing’ is the reel Lisa will teach in this lesson.

Reel

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The Killavil Jig

Banjo Foundations Lesson 7

  • G Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody

In this Lesson Lisa will focus on the use of chords and harmonization in the jig ‘The Killavil Jig&#8…

Jig

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The Bluebell Polka

Banjo Foundations Lesson 8

  • G Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody

In this lesson, Lisa will teach a lively Polka in G major ‘The Bluebell Polka’.

Polka

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Geese In The Bog

Banjo Foundations Lesson 9

  • C Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody

Lisa will continue with discussion of strengthening the left hand pinky finger. She will teach the Jig in C…

Jig

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The Red Haired Boy

Banjo Foundations Lesson 10

  • A Mixolydian
  • Level 1
  • Melody

In this lesson, the tune ‘The Red Haired Boy’, also known as ‘The Jolly Beggarman will be…

Reel

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The Blackthorn Stick

Banjo Foundations Lesson 11

  • G Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody

‘The Blackthorn Stick’, also known as ‘The Coach Trip to Sligo’. She will show how …

Jig

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The Ashplant

Banjo Foundations Lesson 12

  • E Minor
  • Level 1
  • Melody

‘The Ashplant’ is OAIM’s signature tune on all our YT videos, played by OAIM tutor Thomas…

Reel

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The Glass Of Beer

Banjo Foundations Lesson 13

  • B Minor
  • Level 1
  • Melody

In this lesson Lisa will continue her study of the efficient use of finger movement. The reel ‘The Gl…

Reel

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