Beyond The Waterfall from Dan Levenson

waterfallMel Bay will soon release a new book of old time tunes from banjo and fiddle favorite, Dan Levenson. Beyond The Waterfall contains 40 lesser-played tunes arranged for both banjo and fiddle, presented in banjo tablature and standard notation.

Levenson suggests that these are fairly challenging pieces, suitable for more experienced players:

  • Ask That Pretty Girl to Be My Wife
  • Been All Around This World
  • Been to the East, Been to the West
  • Blackjack Grove
  • Blue–Eyed Susan
  • Chattanooga
  • Chinquapin Hunting
  • Dusty Miller
  • Elkins
  • Flying Clouds
  • Flying Indian
  • Free Little Bird
  • Froggy Went A’ Courting
  • Get Off Your Money
  • Gilsaw
  • Glory Medley
  • Goodbye My Little Darling
  • Greasy Coat
  • Happy Hollow
  • High Yellow
  • Indian Corn
  • John Hardy
  • Johnny Walk Along With Your Paper Collar On
  • Leaving Home (aka Frankie and Johnny)
  • McMichen’s Reel (aka Hog Trough Reel)
  • Milwaukee Blues
  • Old Bell Cow
  • Old Melinda
  • Rattletrap
  • Red Bird
  • Red Fox Waltz
  • Reuben’s Train
  • Rocky Mountain Goat
  • Sadie
  • Sail Away Ladies
  • Shady Grove (in A major)
  • (John) Sharp’s Hornpipe
  • Tippin’ Back the Corn
  • Trot Along My Honey
  • Woodchopper’s Reel

Dan is accepting pre-orders now for Beyond The Waterfall, which he says is expected to ship by June 1.

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