300 Gems of Irish Music for All Instruments (eBook)
30113EB
From the author of The Essential Guide to Irish Flute and Tin Whistle, comes 300 Gems of Irish Music for All Instruments. These 300 tunes, selected from among the author's favorites, are notated in a style that makes them accessible to players of fiddle, flute, whistle, accordion, concertina, harp, keyboard, guitar, mandolin, banjo, uilleann pipes - to all melody players.Here you will find some of the most beautiful tunes in the storehouse of Irish music - session standards and rare treasures alike - tunes ...more
Product Number:
30113EB
Format:
eBook
Skill Level:
Advanced
Notation Type:
Standard Notation
Pages:
120
Binding:
eBook
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
1-6191-1440-2
ISBN13:
978-16191-1440-1
Series:
None
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
11/11/2013
From the author of The Essential Guide to Irish Flute and Tin Whistle, comes 300 Gems of Irish Music for All Instruments. These 300 tunes, selected from among the author's favorites, are notated in a style that makes them accessible to players of fiddle, flute, whistle, accordion, concertina, harp, keyboard, guitar, mandolin, banjo, uilleann pipes - to all melody players.Here you will find some of the most beautiful tunes in the storehouse of Irish music - session standards and rare treasures alike - tunes that will help both the performer and the Irish session participant build a vibrant and varied repertoire.Many of the transcriptions pay homage to recordings by famous Irish musicians and groups such as Matt Molloy (of the Chieftains), Martin Hayes, Sharon Shannon, Mary Bergin, Kevin Burke, James Kelly, Willie Clancy, Altan, the Bothy Band and the Mulcahy Family, as well as to early 20th century recordings from revered Irish masters Michael Coleman, Paddy Killoran, Dennis Murphy, Bobby Casey, Paddy Canny and others.You may purchase audio of the author playing all the tunes in this book as a set of 300 MP3s or as a set of four CDs.

Table of Contents

 

Important Note ................................................................................................................................................3

List of Tunes by Tune Type ............................................................................................................................4

Acknowledgements, Credits and Dedication...................................................................................................6

Before You Start

Introduction …………………………………………………………………………………………..……..7

Modes and Mode Signatures……………………………………………………………………………….11

A Closer Look at Quarter Notes, Dotted Quarter Notes and Bracketed Eighth Notes …………………….13

The Music

Jigs……………………………………………………………………………………………………….…21

Reels ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….51

Hornpipes ………………………………………………………………………………………………….89

Other Tune Types

Slip Jigs…………………………………………………………………………………………………..101

Hop Jigs…………………………………………………………………………………………………..103

Polkas …………………………………………………………………………………………………...104

Slides ……………………………………………………………………………………………………106

Set Dances ……………………………………………………………………………………………….108

Marches………………………………………………………………………………………………….110

Harp Tunes……………………………………………………………………………………………….111

Other………………………………………………………………………………………………………113

Index of Tune Sources...................................................................................................................................116

Index of Tunes by Title .................................................................................................................................118

About the Author .........................................................................................................................................120

Books and Recordings by Grey Larsen .........................................................................................................120

 
Series: None
Get the extra files for your Mel Bay book by clicking the "Download Extras" button below.

downloadextras
The .zip file contains all of the extras you will need to help you learn from your Mel Bay book. Once it is downloaded to your computer, double-click the file to open. You can find out more about .zip files here.

If you are having trouble opening or downloading this file, please contact us.
eBook
PRICE:
$ 25.00
PRICE:
$ 29.99
The Essential Tin Whistle Toolbox

Author : by Grey Larsen
Format : eBook+Online Audio
150 Gems of Irish Music for Tin Whistle

Author : by Grey Larsen
Format : eBook+Online Audio
150 Gems of Irish Music for Flute

Author : by Grey Larsen
Format : eBook+Online Audio