300 Gems of Irish Music for All Instruments (Book)
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:
30113
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Advanced
Notation Type:
Standard Notation
Pages:
120
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-8558-1
ISBN13:
978-07866-8558-5
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.

Abbey, The 

An Buachaill Dreoite 

An Cúisín Bán 

An Trí is a Rian 

Anderson’s 

Ashplant, The 

Baile an tSamhraidh 

Ballinasloe Fair 

Ballydesmond Polka #1

Banks of Glenloe, The 

Barony Jig, The 

Bean a’ Tí ar Lár 

Big Reel of Ballynacally, The 

Bill Harte’s 

Billy McCormack’s 

Black Rogue, The 

Blackberry Blossom 

Blackbird, The (hornpipe) 

Blackbird, The (set dance) 

Blackhaired Lass, The 

Blackwater Polka #2

Boys of Ballinafad, The 

Boys of Ballycastle 

Boys on the Hilltop 

Breeches Mary 

Broken Pledge, The 

Brown Chest, The 

Bunch of Green Rushes 

Bunker Hill 

Burren, The 

Bush on the Hill, The 

Butcher’s March, The 

Byrne’s Hornpipe 

Cameronian, The 

Castle Kelly 

Cauliflower Jig, The 

Charles O’Connor 

Chattering Magpie, The 

Chicago Reel, The 

Chief O’Neill’s Favorite 

Child of My Heart 

Cloon, The 

Cobbler, The 

Colliers’ Reel, The 

Come West Along the Road 

Concert Reel, The 

Connaught Heifers, The 

Connemara Stocking, The 

Coolea Jig, The 

Copperplate, The 

Cordal Jig, The 

Corner House, The 

Corney Is Coming 

Craig’s Pipes 

Crib of Perches, The 

Cronin’s 

Crooked Road to Dublin, The 

Crowley’s #2

Cúil Aodha Jig, The 

Dan Collins’ Father’s Jig 

Dance by the Old Sally Tree, The 

Delahunty’s 

Din Tarrant’s 

Doon Reel, The 

Down the Back Lane 

Down the Broom 

Down the Hill 

Dr Gilbert 

Drag Her Around the Road 

Drive the Cows Home 

Drogheda Bay 

Dublin Porter 

Duke of Leinster, The 

Dunphy’s 

Dúlamán na Binne Buí 

Earl’s Chair, The 

Early in the Morning 

Ebb Tide, The 

Fanning’s Jig 

Farewell Reel, The 

Farewell to Connaught 

Farewell to Lisheen 

Farewell to the Troubles

of the World 

Farrell O’Gara 

First of May, The 

Fisherman’s Lilt 

Fitzgerald’s 

Five Roads, The 

Flax in Bloom, The 

Follow Me Down 

Fraher’s Jig 

Fred Finn’s 

From Galway to Dublin 

Gallowglass, The 

Galtee Rangers, The 

Galtee Reel, The 

Galway Bay 

Galway Rambler, The 

Geese in the Bog, The

George Brabazon 

George White’s Favorite 

Gerry Commane’s 

Get Up Old Woman and

Shake Yourself 

Girl of the Big House 

Girl that Broke My Heart, The 

Gold Ring, The 

Good Morning to Your Nightcap 

Green Cottage, The 

Green Hills of Tyrol, The 

Green-Gowned Lass, The 

Hag with the Money, The 

Hag’s Purse, The 

Halfway House, The 

Hand Me Down the Tackle 

Hanly’s 

Hardiman’s Fancy 

Haste to the Wedding 

Have a Drink with Me 

Health to the Ladies, A 

Hewlett 

High Part of the Road, The 

Holy Land, The 

Hudie Gallagher’s March 

Humours of Ballyconnell, The 

Humours of Derrycrosane, The 

Humours of Ennistymon, The 

Humours of Glynn, The 

Humours of Kilclogher, The 

Humours of Lissadell, The 

Humours of Loughrea, The 

Humours of Scariff, The 

Humours of Scartaglen, The 

Humours of Trim, The 

Humours of Tulla, The 

Humours of Tullycrine, The 

Humours of Whiskey, The 

Hush the Cat 

Hut in the Bog, The 

I Ne’er Shall Wean Her 

I Wish I Never Saw You 

I’m the Boy for Bewitching Them 

I’m Waiting for You 

Ivy Leaf, The 

Jack O’Neill’s Fancy 

Jack Regan’s 

Jack Walsh’s Jig 

Jackie Tar 

Jackson’s Reel 

Jim Donoghue’s 

John Doherty’s Mazurka 

John in the Fog 

John Joe Lynch 

John Naughton’s Jig 

Johnny Allen’s 

Johnny Going to Céilí 

Jolly Clamdiggers, The 

Kerry Reel, The 

Killarney Boys of Pleasure 

Kit O’Mahoney’s 

Kitty’s Gone a-Milking 

Kitty’s Wedding 

Knotted Cord, The 

Lady Gordon 

Langstrom’s Pony 

Lannigan’s Ball 

Lark on the Strand, The 

Legacy, The 

Leitrim Fancy, The 

Longford Tinker, The 

Lord Inchiquin 

Luck Penny, The  

MacAllistrum’s March 

Madam If You Please 

Maid at the Spinning Wheel, The 

Maids of Mitchellstown, The 

Maids of Mt Kisco, The 

Man From Glauntaun, The 

Man of the House 

Martin Kirwan’s March 

Martin Rochford’s Reel 

Mary McMahon 

Maud Miller 

Maulykeavane Jig, The 

Máirseáil Alasdruim 

McDermott’s 

McDonagh’s 

McFadden’s Favorite 

McFadden’s Handsome Daughter 

McShane’s Rambles 

Miller of Drohan, The 

Miller’s Maggot 

Milltown Lasses, The 

Miss Johnston 

Miss McDonald 

Miss McLeod’s Reel 

Miss Monaghan 

Miss Patterson’s Slipper 

Mist on the Meadow 

Mistress of the House 

Monaghan Twig, The 

Mooncoin, The 

Morning Star, The 

Mother and Child Reel, The 

Mullingar Lea 

Munster Bacon 

Munster Bank, The 

Munster Buttermilk 

Murphy’s Hornpipe 

Music in the Glen 

My Love in the Morning 

My Maryanne 

My Mind Will Never Be Easy 

New Century, The 

New Policeman, The 

Noisy Curlew, The 

Nóra Críona 

O’Callaghan’s 

O’Connell’s Farewell to Dublin 

Old Bush, The 

Old Favorite, The 

Old High Reel, The 

Old Man Dillon 

Old Tipperary 

Old Wheels of the World 

Orphan, The 

Out on the Ocean 

Paddy From Agharagh 

Paddy Ryan’s Dream 

Paddy’s Resource 

Paddy’s Return 

Paddy’s Trip to Scotland 

Palm Sunday 

Pádraig O’Keeffe’s 

Peacock’s Feather, The (D Dorian) 

Peacock’s Feather, The (D Ionian) 

Peeler’s Jacket, The 

Piper’s Despair, The 

Plains of Boyle, The 

Pleasures of Hope, The 

Poll Ha’penny (setting )

Poll Ha’penny (setting ) 

Pride of Petravore, The 

Pull the Knife and Stick It Again 

Pullet Wants Cock 

Queen of May, The 

Rainy Day, The 

Rambler, The 

Rambling Pitchfork, The 

Ravelled Hank of Yarn, The 

Reel of Bogie, The 

Reel with the Birl, The 

Return From Fingal, The 

Rick’s Rambles 

Ríl Phadaí ‘n Atharaigh 

Sailing into Walpole’s Marsh 

Sailor’s Bonnet, The 

Scatter the Mud 

Seán O’Dwyer of the Glen 

Seán Ó Duibhir a’ Ghleanna 

Seán Reid’s 

Seán sa Cheo 

Seaweed From the Yellow Cliff 

Ship Doctor, The 

Silver Slipper, The 

Silver Spire, The 

Silver Vale, The 

Slieve Russell 

Snug in a Blanket 

Sorry I Am 

Southwest Wind, The 

Spent Boy, The 

Sporting Nell 

Strike the Gay Harp 

Strop the Razor 

Summer Town 

Swaggering Jig, The 

Sweeny’s Dream 

Sword in Hand 

Tailor I Am, A  

Tailor Small’s, The 

Tap Room, The 

Tatter Jack Walsh 

Tear the Calico 

Tell Her I Am (three-part version) 

Tell Her I Am (two-part version) 

Tempest, The 

Templeglantine Reel, The 

Tenpenny Bit 

Terry Teahan’s 

Three and Their Impact, The 

Thirsty for Drink 

Tongs by the Fire 

Top It Off 

Top of Cork Road 

Toss the Feathers 

Trip to Athlone 

Trip to Killavil 

Tuamgraney Castle 

Union Reel, The 

Vincent Campbell’s 

Virginia Reel, The 

Walls of Liscarroll, The 

Walsh’s 

Wandering Minstrel, The 

Wellington’s Advance 

Wheels of the World (jig) 

Wheels of the World (reel) 

White Cushion, The 

Windy Gap, The 

Wise Nora 

Woman of the House

in a Coffin, The 

Young Tom Ennis 

 
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