"I play five string bluegrass banjo and have transferred that method of three finger picking to the Irish tenor banjo as well. I have a couple of videos somewhere on this site, including Julia Delaney, Cooley's Reel and The Harvest Home. You can…"
"It depends on what you mean by 'last'. If by last you mean you get a serviceable tone then you will probably get dozens of hours out of a set of phosphor bronze strings. However, you are likely lose some of the zing and high-end sheen that…"
"Are you aware of programs such as The Amazing Slow Downer? You can feed O'Connor's (or whomever's) music into it and slow it down as much as you'd like while maintaining ptich. I find it very useful.
"Hello Wayne & Welcome,I'm delighted you decided to join us, we are honoured indeed!Here's your Welcoming Committee!I hope you have lots of fun setting up your Home Page here.Just before you get too comfortable…"