Easy Irish and Celtic Melodies for 5-String Banjo: Best-Loved Airs and Session Tunes (Book/CD Set)
21598BCD
This book and accompanying audio present Irish, Celtic and British Isles folk melodies for the 5-string banjo. The book demonstrates contemporary Celtic fingerstyle banjo in G tuning using modern techniques. 32 airs and song melodies are presented, with chords written in standard notation and tablature. Play-along and up-to-speed tracks are included in the audio. The tunes are suited for beginner and intermediate players, and include practice tempo suggestions. Advanced players will also benefit by learning ...more
Product Number:
21598BCD
Format:
Book/CD Set
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
52
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-8474-7
ISBN13:
978-07866-8474-8
Series:
None
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
2/15/2013
This book and accompanying audio present Irish, Celtic and British Isles folk melodies for the 5-string banjo. The book demonstrates contemporary Celtic fingerstyle banjo in G tuning using modern techniques. 32 airs and song melodies are presented, with chords written in standard notation and tablature. Play-along and up-to-speed tracks are included in the audio. The tunes are suited for beginner and intermediate players, and include practice tempo suggestions. Advanced players will also benefit by learning subtle arrangements of traditional pieces. This is the companion work to Mel Bay's Easy Irish and Celtic Tunes for 5-String Banjo: Best-Loved Jigs and Reels (2012), with 68 tunes, combining for a total of 100 Celtic melodies. The pieces can be played individually or combined for session playing.
Easy Irish and Celtic Melodies For 5-String Banjo

Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction
Best-Loved Airs and Session Tunes
1. As I Roved Out
2. Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms (Thomas Moore)
3. Boolavogue (Patrick Joseph McCall)
4. Boys of Wexford, The (Darley and McCall)
5. Carrickfergus
6. Cliffs of Dooneen, The (Jack McAuliffe)
7. Danny Boy (Frederic Weatherly)
8. Dawning of the Day, The (Thomas Connellan)
9. Down by the Salley Gardens (William Butler Yeats)
10. Hills of Connemara, The
11. I’ll Tell Me Ma
12. Loch Lomond (The Bonnie Banks o’ Loch Lomond)
13. Mountains of Mourne, The
14. On Raglan Road (High setting)
15. On Raglan Road (Low setting)
16. Peggy Lettermore (Máirtin Ó Clochartaigh and Pádraic Ó Maille)
17. Raglan Road..
18. Rising of the Moon, The (John Keegan Casey)
19. Roddy McCorley (Ethna Carbery)
20. Scotland the Brave
21. Skye Boat Song, The
22. South Wind, The
23. Spancil Hill (Michael Considine)
24. Spanish Lady, The (song)
25. Spanish Lady, The (tune)
26. Stack of Barley, The.
27. Star of the County Down, The
28. Water is Wide, The (O Waly, Waly)
29. Wearing of the Green, The (Dion Boucicault)
30. Wearing of the Green, The (Dion Boucicault)
31. When You and I Were Young, Maggie (G.W. Johnson and J.A. Butterfield)
32. Whiskey in the Jar
Tune Index
The Author
 
Series: None
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