Fiddle Tunes in DADGAD (Book + Online Audio)
PLAYING AND ARRANGING REELS, JIGS AND AIRS FOR FINGERSTYLE GUITAR
Fiddle Tunes in DADGAD shows how fingerstyle guitarists can use DADGAD tuning to play traditional tunes, including twenty-four complete arrangements of common American, Irish and Scottish ballads, airs, jigs and reels. The book explores techniques and patterns for playing melodies across the strings, producing a harp-like effect that adds a distinctive and beautiful character to traditional melodies. In addition to building repertoire, the material demonstrates ways to arrange your own melodies or even writ ...more
Product Number:
30485M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
72
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-9658-3
ISBN13:
978-07866-9658-1
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
3/23/2016
Fiddle Tunes in DADGAD shows how fingerstyle guitarists can use DADGAD tuning to play traditional tunes, including twenty-four complete arrangements of common American, Irish and Scottish ballads, airs, jigs and reels. The book explores techniques and patterns for playing melodies across the strings, producing a harp-like effect that adds a distinctive and beautiful character to traditional melodies. In addition to building repertoire, the material demonstrates ways to arrange your own melodies or even write your own tunes based on the techniques provided. This is a perfect follow-up for guitarists who have studied Understanding DADGAD for Fingerstyle Guitar and are looking for tunes to learn, or for those who want to go deeper into harp-style playing. It is also an excellent introduction for those who prefer to just dive head-first into DADGAD by learning some classic tunes. Includes access to online audio.

INTRODUCTION  
TUNING UP  
TUNES AND TECHNIQUES IN THE KEY OF D  
PICKING HAND FINGERINGS  
NOTATION CONVENTIONS  
PLAYING MELODIES  
SCALES AND PATTERNS  
Road To California  
Galway Hornpipe  
Silver Spire  
Richard Brennan’s  
Miss Thompson’s  
The Fox Hunter’s Jig  
PHRASING AND ARTICULATIONS  
MELODIC VARIATIONS  
Soldier’s Joy  
Arkansas Traveler  
ORNAMENTATION  
Gillan’s Apples  
TUNES AND TECHNIQUES IN THE KEY OF G  
Temperance Reel  
The Banshee  
Farewell to Whiskey  
Father Kelley’s  
Flowers of Edinburgh  
D MIXOLYDIAN MODE  
Banish Misfortune  
ARRANGING TRADITIONAL TUNES  
When Sick, Is It Tea That You Want?  
The Tar Road to Sligo  
TUNES AND TECHNIQUES IN MINOR KEYS  
Julia Delaney/Katie’s Rambles  
The Parting Glass  
Star of the County Down  
Star of Munster  
WRITING YOUR OWN TUNES  
Mountain Aire  
Larkspur Jig   INTRODUCTION  
TUNING UP  
TUNES AND TECHNIQUES IN THE KEY OF D  
PICKING HAND FINGERINGS  
NOTATION CONVENTIONS  
PLAYING MELODIES  
SCALES AND PATTERNS  
Road To California  
Galway Hornpipe  
Silver Spire  
Richard Brennan’s  
Miss Thompson’s  
The Fox Hunter’s Jig  
PHRASING AND ARTICULATIONS  
MELODIC VARIATIONS  
Soldier’s Joy  
Arkansas Traveler  
ORNAMENTATION  
Gillan’s Apples  
TUNES AND TECHNIQUES IN THE KEY OF G  
Temperance Reel  
The Banshee  
Farewell to Whiskey  
Father Kelley’s  
Flowers of Edinburgh  
D MIXOLYDIAN MODE  
Banish Misfortune  
ARRANGING TRADITIONAL TUNES  
When Sick, Is It Tea That You Want?  
The Tar Road to Sligo  
TUNES AND TECHNIQUES IN MINOR KEYS  
Julia Delaney/Katie’s Rambles  
The Parting Glass  
Star of the County Down  
Star of Munster  
WRITING YOUR OWN TUNES  
Mountain Aire  
Larkspur Jig   

 
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