Eric Schoenberg


 
GENRE: Acoustic Guitar, FingerStyle

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About

Eric Schoenberg began his love affair with the guitar in 1959. He started teaching in the early Sixties and before long became the second-half of a duo with his cousin, Dave Laibman, helping Dave perform his amazing, ground-breaking arrangements of classical ragtime.  Their album, Contemporary Ragtime Guitar, on Folkways Records, is considered a classic and remains a benchmark for today’s fingerstyle players.

In the early Seventies Eric began touring the United States, Europe and Japan playing his innovative arrangements of the classical rags, traditional folk and Celtic music, the blues, country, and The Beatles, and making a lasting contribution to the fingerstyle repertoire. Eric also released two solo albums, Acoustic Guitar and Steel Strings, on Rounder Records.

He continues to perform and record, most recently with Richard Scholtz on Late Night Conversations, and has written a book, Fingerpicking Beatles. He runs a concert series out of his Tiburon guitar shop, where, as an acknowledged expert in vintage instruments, Eric appraises old Martins, Gibsons, Stellas, and the like. Eric Schoenberg Guitars was recently called one of the ten best in the U.S. to visit to learn about vintage guitars. He is considered a world renowned luthier.
The Music

Eric Schoenberg-Acoustic Guitar

Acoustic Guitar

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  1. 1 Schoenberg-The Green Fields of Canada/Sleepy Maggie 03:01
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  2. 2 Schoenberg-Blue Railroad Train/Big River Blues 01:56
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  3. 3 Schoenberg-Fig Leaf Rag 05:34
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  4. 4 Schoenberg-The Boxer 02:09
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  5. 5 Schoenberg-Mother Nature's Son 02:33
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  6. 6 Schoenberg-The Musical Priest 02:22
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  7. 7 Schoenberg-Way Down Yonder in New Orleans 01:42
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  8. 8 Schoenberg-Miss the Mississippi and You 03:12
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  9. 9 Schoenberg-The Pearls 03:25
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  10. 10 Schoenberg-Lady Madonna 01:32
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  11. 11 Schoenberg-Planxty Irwin/The Wise Maid 03:00
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  12. 12 Schoenberg-While My Guitar Gently Weeps 03:56
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The New Ragtime Guitar

Originally released January 1, 1971, this rare recording is yet another classic
ragtime fingerstyle collaboration with David Laibman.

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  1. 1 Schoenberg- Maple Leaf Rag 02:58
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  2. 2 Schoenberg-Castle House Rag 02:46
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  3. 3 Schoenberg-Stoptime Rag 03:07
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  4. 4 Schoenberg-Red Carpet Rag 04:15
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  5. 5 Schoenberg-Ragtime Oriole 02:45
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  6. 6 Schoenberg-Wedding of the Painted Dolls 02:53
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  7. 7 Schoenberg-Kitten of the Keys 03:46
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  8. 8 Schoenberg-At a Georgia Camp Meeting 01:47
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  9. 9 Schoenberg-Temptation Rag 03:15
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  10. 10 Schoenberg-Eccentricity 02:37
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  11. 11 Schoenberg-Dill Pickle Rag 02:46
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