Learn to Play Irish Fiddle (Book + Online Audio)
Learn to Play Irish Fiddle is a book and online audio that introduces the absolute beginner to the great traditional fiddle music of Ireland, going right from the basics of how to hold and make the first sounds on the instrument - through specially composed, manageable tunes in the Irish style - right up to playing traditional reels, jigs and other dance tunes from the traditional repertoire (the specially composed tunes bridge the gap between the basics and the traditional music). Embellishments and techni ...more
Product Number:
20555M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Pages:
120
Binding:
Spiral
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-8739-8
ISBN13:
978-07866-8739-8
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
4/29/2015
Learn to Play Irish Fiddle is a book and online audio that introduces the absolute beginner to the great traditional fiddle music of Ireland, going right from the basics of how to hold and make the first sounds on the instrument - through specially composed, manageable tunes in the Irish style - right up to playing traditional reels, jigs and other dance tunes from the traditional repertoire (the specially composed tunes bridge the gap between the basics and the traditional music). Embellishments and techniques that make good Irish fiddle playing so infectious, such as rolls, cuts, triplets and slides are gradually introduced. The student will also become familiar with some of the more advanced ideas concerning playing Irish traditional music such as variations and dynamics - subjects which are covered in greater detail in 'Irish Fiddle Playing: A Guide for the Serious Player' book/audio by the same author. Useful appendices and a cross-referenced glossary are also included.

Includes access to online audio containing all the tunes in the book (played at a slow tempo) plus many exercises.

There is NO NEED FOR ANY PRIOR MUSICAL KNOWLEDGE in order to use this book. Each aspect of playing and theory is covered in an accessible and manageable way.
A Kerry Polka      
Bonnie Kate      
Comb Your Hair and Curl It      
Cronin's Hornpipe      
Cut It Out Again      
Delahunty's Hornpipe      
Denis Murphy's      
Father Kelly's      
Give Us a Drink of Water      
John Ryan's Polka      
Kerry Slide      
Lady Ann Montgomery      
Miss Douglas      
Miss Downing's Fancy      
Miss McLeod's Reel      
Oh! Those Britches Full of Stitches      
Old John's Jig      
Sally Gardens      
Sergeant Early's Dream      
Sheehan's Reel      
The Blackthorn Stick      
The Bottle of Brandy      
The Broken Pledge      
The Concert Reel      
The Crock of Gold      
The Dusty Miller      
The Flowing Bowl      
The Geese in the Bog      
The Golden Castle      
The High road to Linton      
The Jolly Beggarman      
The Ladies of Carrick      
The Lady on the Island      
The Moving Cloud      
The Old Kilfenora Jig      
The Peacock Follow the Hen      
The Rose in the Heather      
The Star of Munster      
The Torn Petticoat      
The Wheels of the World      
 
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