DADGAD and DGDGCD Tunings (Book)
22131
This book is an extension and expansion of the previously released Mel Bay book, DADGAD Tuning. It includes a number of additional instrumental solos in DADGAD for beginning-intermediate guitar players, while introdtucing DGDGCD, a related open tuning. Although many of the selections are traditional Irish dance tunes, the book also includes an American dance tune, two traditional Irish songs, and original instrumentals by Frederick Boyce, Jake Schumacher, Gilles le Bigot, and the author. The book is written ...more
Product Number:
22131
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Advanced
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
68
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-8418-6
ISBN13:
978-07866-8418-2
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
4/25/2013
This book is an extension and expansion of the previously released Mel Bay book, DADGAD Tuning. It includes a number of additional instrumental solos in DADGAD for beginning-intermediate guitar players, while introdtucing DGDGCD, a related open tuning. Although many of the selections are traditional Irish dance tunes, the book also includes an American dance tune, two traditional Irish songs, and original instrumentals by Frederick Boyce, Jake Schumacher, Gilles le Bigot, and the author. The book is written in tablature and standard notation.
DADGAD and DGDGCD Tunings: More Traditional Irish and Original Tunes and Songs Arranged For Fingerstyle Guitar

Preface ......................................................................................................................4

Introduction ...............................................................................................................6

The Development of DADGAD .................................................................................6

Some Technical Considerations ..............................................................................7

Tuning......................................................................................................................8

Tablature..................................................................................................................9

Ornamentation ......................................................................................................11

Key Signatures ......................................................................................................12

Capo Use ..............................................................................................................12

Fingerings..............................................................................................................12

Chord Charts ........................................................................................................13

Acknowledgements ..............................................................................................13

Dedication ............................................................................................................13

DADGAD:

The Lark on the Strand ..............................................................................................14

Jésaïg ..........................................................................................................................16

Old Hag, You Have Killed Me ..................................................................................18

Boland’s Favorite ......................................................................................................20

The Plains of Boyle....................................................................................................23

Pol Ha’penny..............................................................................................................26

The Puncheon Floor ..................................................................................................28

The Whale’s Ear ........................................................................................................30

Hoban’s Hill ..............................................................................................................32

Soir et Matin ..............................................................................................................36

Caoineadh na Réalta ..................................................................................................39

Adieu, My Lovely Nancy ..........................................................................................42

 

DGDGCD:

I Loved You More ......................................................................................................46

The Homesick Hornpipe ............................................................................................48

Love, Will You Marry Me..........................................................................................50

The Trip o’er the Mountain........................................................................................55

Discography/Bibliography ........................................................................................60

Chord Charts ..............................................................................................................63

About the Author........................................................................................................67

 
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