Complete Book of Celtic Music for Appalachian Dulcimer (eBook+Online Audio)
95530BCDEB
Mark Nelson's knowledge and love of Celtic music is immediately evident through his choice of tunes for this comprehensive book. Harp music, the piper's repertoire, and fiddle tunes from Ireland, Scotland and Breton are all well-represented here, and a thorough historical foundation is carefully laid. Mark provides samples of Reels, Jigs, Hornpipes, Strathspeys, Polkas, Mazurkas, Slides, Marches, Piobaireachds, Set Dances, Airs, Plaxties, Country Dances, Morris Dances, as well as music from Breton in nort ...more
Product Number:
95530BCDEB
Format:
eBook+Online Audio
Skill Level:
Multiple Levels
Pages:
168
Binding:
Perfect Binding
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
1-6106-5536-2
ISBN13:
978-16106-5536-1
Series:
None
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
2/9/2011
Mark Nelson's knowledge and love of Celtic music is immediately evident through his choice of tunes for this comprehensive book. Harp music, the piper's repertoire, and fiddle tunes from Ireland, Scotland and Breton are all well-represented here, and a thorough historical foundation is carefully laid. Mark provides samples of Reels, Jigs, Hornpipes, Strathspeys, Polkas, Mazurkas, Slides, Marches, Piobaireachds, Set Dances, Airs, Plaxties, Country Dances, Morris Dances, as well as music from Breton in northwestern France. The CD contains 20 of the 109 songs from the book.
Complete Book of Celtic Music for Appalachian Dulcimer

Table of Contents

Foreword: What is Celtic music?................................4
Acknowledgments................................................5
Index of Tunes.................................................6
About the Music................................................9
How to Read Tablature.........................................13
Reading Musical Notation......................................17
How to Play Celtic Music......................................20

The Music
Ireland.......................................................29
Jigs..........................................................30
Slip Jigs.....................................................43
Slides........................................................48
Reels.........................................................52
Hornpipes.....................................................58
Set Dances and Miscellaneous tunes............................61
O'Carolan Compositions........................................69
Airs..........................................................83
Scotland......................................................91
Pipe tunes and Marches........................................92
Strathspeys and Country Dances...............................100
Shetland Island tunes........................................112
Harp Tunes and Airs..........................................116
Britain......................................................131
Morris Tunes and Country Dances..............................132
Welsh Music..................................................141
Brittany.....................................................145

About the Author.............................................163
Alphabetical List of Titles..................................165
 
Audio Sample 1
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+Online Audio
PRICE:
$ 25.00
The Infallible Reason of My Freak Drumming

Author : by Aquiles Priester
Format : DVD
Children's Ukulele Method

Author : by Lee "Drew" Andrews
Format : Book/CD Set
Intro To Polyrhythms

Author : by Ari Hoenig and Johannes Weidenmueller
Format : Book/DVD Set