5-string Banjo TAB for “Banish Misfortune”
Banish Misfortune is a 48 bar jig. Each section is 8 bars and repeats twice. This tune is a bit different than your standard fiddle tune because it has THREE sections instead of only two.
This 5-string banjo arrangement is intended only for intermediate and above. It combines single-string and melodic banjo techniques.
It is NOT the exact banjo arrangement as played in the video. However, it is a new/improved version where I think the fingerings are more efficient and sound better. Why? The version in the video was somewhat improvised.
Banish Misfortune Banjo Video
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History about Banish Misfortune Tune
This website has some really interesting things about the tune. How it has shifted modalities through the years and how there exists multiple versions.
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