Lesson 8 – tripper’s jig : embellishments

Lesson 8 – tripper’s jig : embellishments

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– a lot of open quarter e-notes

– put grace note into it

– melody note is E and the grace note comes from above F#

– [1.16]

– grace note is very percussive and should influence the
melody note but rather make it richer sounding

– [excercise]

– [2.29] go through the whole a-part



– [4.00] meoldy note is C# with the D above as the grace

– [5.15]

– [5.25] breakdown of C-part in phrases



– an alternative for the grace note in for example the
A-part is the use of the drone in combination with a grace note leading to the
full drone

– [6.40]

– [11.30] how to play a drone

– start the double string with a grace note D against the
open note E on the E-string

– then play the full drone by placing th fourth finger on
the E on the A-string



– when playing an A on the E-sting start with a grace on
the G natural or G#

– [15.21]breakdown

– same on the A-string where the D is the melody note and
the C# is the underlying grace note

– [16.29] breakdown

– C-part :can also do a consequtive grace note on the B
c# ,…




– this is a type of grace note

– come before the melody note

– B with C# as grace note

– consider as action by tapping as like plucking the
string in a cicular motion – pulling off on banjo

– before you play the B you play the C#

-very percussive

– [21.08 – 21.09] very interestin sound investigate
further !!!!!



– [22.15] use a G on the E string

– in A, B and C-part

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