All tunes on this site:

A Bruxa
An Dro
Angeline the Baker
Bear Dance
Betsy Likens in 7/8
Bourrée à huit
Bourrée tournante
C minor bourrée
Chassidic dance
Cliffs of Moher
Congress Reel
Cooley’s Reel
Crested Hens
Devil in the Haystack
Dog Treed a Possum Up a White Oak Tree
Dry and Dusty
Elzic’s Farewell to Bulgaria
Fly Around, My Pretty Little Miss
Gånglåt from Äppelbo
Gånglåt from Gärdeby
Gånglåt in G modal
Julia Delaney
Julianne Johnson
Jump at the Sun
Kasapkso Oro
Lady of the Lake
Makedonsko Devojče
Minor bourrée
Moth Hunter
Old Bush, The
Old Wife of Coverdale, The
Polka 1
Poules Huppées, Les (Crested Hens)
Rampi Rampi
Reinländer från Idre
Rush in the Pepper
Sail Away Ladies
Säkkijärven Polkka
September March
Shoot that Turkey Buzzard
Shout Little Lulu
Sparvens Polska
Star of Munster
Stump-Tailed Dog
Sugar in My Coffee
Tam Lin
Ten Cents
Toads in the Woodpile
Trei Pazeste de la Bistret
Vladimir’s Steamboat
Walk Old Shoe, Heel Come a-Draggin’

13 Responses to “Index”

  1. 1 Keith November 19, 2008 at 6:47 pm

    Thanks for all your great info.

    Feel in love with “La Partida” on your YouTube Clawhammer sampler.

    Any chance you could post the tab?

    Thanks again.


  2. 2 Cathy November 20, 2008 at 10:34 am

    Thanks for your comment. There’s a chance that I’ll write out La Partida, but I have to admit it’s a slight chance. While I love to play syncopated music and learn it by ear, it’s hard for me to write it out. If someone who has more training in conventional music wants to help write it down, that would be great.

  3. 3 Keith November 24, 2008 at 11:22 pm


    How ’bout just the first 6 notes (without regard to syncopation) in the A and B parts? I’ll try to figure it out from there (never done something by ear before; I can’t seem to get off to to correct start, even after watching the video 20-30 times)!

    Great stuff on your site. Thanks again.


  4. 4 Cathy November 24, 2008 at 11:53 pm

    Hey, there’s hope for La Partida! I found a score online that seems to have the same melody as the version that I had learned by ear (there are some big variations among versions). It will show me how to write the rhythm. I don’t know that I’ll have time to write the entire tune out, but at least the parts that I write will be closer to correct.

    Here’s someone playing a very similar, slightly straighter version of the tune on guitar:

  5. 5 Keith November 25, 2008 at 11:44 pm

    Cool! I’ll keep checking here to see if any snippets of tab show up.

    Thanks for the link.

    Appreciate any help you can provide. The tune has captivated me.


  6. 6 Nige August 6, 2010 at 6:15 am

    Hey Cathy I love your playing
    Do you have any books out on learning clawhammer banjo
    Iam an Australian and its pretty hard to find a teacher over here.
    I think you are wonderful

  7. 7 Cathy Moore August 7, 2010 at 11:11 pm

    Nige, thanks for your comment. I don’t have any books on learning clawhammer banjo, but there are several available. If you haven’t already, you might check the resources I list on the FAQ page. You can also find a lot of banjo books at Elderly Instruments, which I believe will ship things internationally but I’m not sure:

  8. 8 Mike July 31, 2011 at 4:22 pm

    Beautiful music played on a beautiful instrument. I come from the Appalachian tradition and this is quite a treat to have the opportunity to learn traditional music from around the world. Being from the heart of these mountains gives me a natural appreciation for indigenous peoples and their arts. Thank you for sharing your talents so freely that we might learn from you.

  9. 9 Cathy August 1, 2011 at 10:01 am

    Mike, thanks for your kind words.

  10. 10 Nai September 15, 2011 at 2:02 pm

    Your Julianne Johnson videos are great. I’m just learning banjo and currently rely on tablature and tef files to learn. I’m not good enough to learn from your video but I do want to learn J’ Johnson. Can you do a beginners version?

  11. 11 Tom Martin October 23, 2011 at 1:43 pm

    Any chance you could submit a few easy Mexican tunes on Banjo Hang out?

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