Irish Reel Book (Book/CD Set)
for flute, violin, banjo, mandolin, guitar and all melody instrumt
Irish Real contains 250 selected pieces of traditional folk music. It encompasses every variety found in Irish music and is divided into categories such as reels, marches, jigs, flings, hornpipes, airs and polkas. You'll also find a series of pieces by the famous Irish harp player Turlough O'Carolan (1670-1738) as well as the melodies of many well-known folk songs. The selection is a representative cross section of traditional dances, harp compositions (Irish classical music) and songs from the distinctive ...more
Product Number:
610307
Format:
Book/CD Set
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation
Pages:
180
Binding:
Spiral
Size:
9 x 12
ISBN:
3-8992-2023-4
ISBN13:
978-38992-2023-0
Publisher:
AMA Verlag
Date Published:
4/26/2005
Irish Real contains 250 selected pieces of traditional folk music. It encompasses every variety found in Irish music and is divided into categories such as reels, marches, jigs, flings, hornpipes, airs and polkas. You'll also find a series of pieces by the famous Irish harp player Turlough O'Carolan (1670-1738) as well as the melodies of many well-known folk songs. The selection is a representative cross section of traditional dances, harp compositions (Irish classical music) and songs from the distinctive Irish ballad tradition.

All pieces are notated in standard keys of C, G, D and A major used by traditional players and include chord symbols for the accompaniment. In English and German. CD included.

Preface

History

Ensemble

Sessions

The Music

Tips on Chordal 

Accompaniment for Guitar

Arrangements for Guitar

Instruments 

Lilting 

 

I. REELS

1. Drowsy Maggie 

2. Cooley's Reel 

3. Abbey Reel

4. Dan Breen's Reel

5. Molly McCarthy 

6. Red Haired Maid 

7. Peter Street 

8. Within a Mile of Dublin 

9. Hornless Cow

10. Dublin Lasses 

11. Teetotaler's Fancy 

12. Fair Haired Mary 

13. Johnny's Wedding 

14. Sligo Maid 

15. Sheehan's Reel 

16. Star of Munster 

17. Pigeon on the Gate 

18. Providence Reel

19. Galway Roundabouts

20. Killavil Reel 

21. New Policeman 

22. Roscommon Reel

23. Musical Priest 

24. Eileen O'Callaghan's Reel 

25. Drunken Landlady 

26. Boys of the Lough 

27. Man of the House 

28. Swallowtail 

29. Donegal Reel

30. Ships Are Sailing 

31. Bucks of Oranmore 

32. Wind That Shakes the Barley 

33. First of May 

34. Handsome Ploughboy 

35. Fiddler's Contest

 

II. MARCHES

36. O'Neill's March

37. Brian Boru's March

38. Battle of Aughrim

39. Lord Mayo

40. Marching to Drogheda

41. Johnny Cope

42. Mc Namara's March

 

III. JIGS

1. DOUBLE JIGS

43. Three Little Drummers

44. Road to Lisdoonvarna

45. Dancingmaster

46. Top of Cork Road

47. Humors of Tralibane

48. Eastern Harper

49. Molly Brallaghan

50. Humors of Limerick

51. Barrack Hill

52. Newmarried Couple

53. Black Rogue

54. Johnny the Jumper

55. Basket of Turf

56. John White's Mother

57. Humors of Ballydehob

58. Trip to Sligo

59. My Darling Asleep

60. Runaway Jig

61. Tim the Thatcher

62. Old Man's Delight

63. Blarney Pilgrim

64. Morrison Jig 

65. I Will If You Can

66. Fairy Jig

67. Tripping Up the Stairs

68. Lonely Jig

69. Strayaway Child

70. Lilting Banshee

71. Fair Haired Boy

72. Munster Buttermilk

73. Orphan

74. Humors of Kesh

75. Priest's Delight

76. Father O'Flynn

77. Frost Is All Over

78. Connaughtman's Ramble

 

2. SLIP JIGS/HOP JIGS

79. Drops of Brandy 

80. Last Night's Fun 

81. Foxhunter's Jig 

82. Dusty Miller 

83. Port an Deorai 

84. Comb Your Hair and Curl It 

85. Rocky Road to Dublin 

86. Moll Roe 

87. Hunting the Hare 

88. Give Us a Drink of Water 

89. A Fig for a Kiss 

90. Dublin Street 

91. Swaggering Jig 

92. I Have a Wife of My Own 

93. Spatter the Dew 

94. Dever the Dancer.. 

95. Humors of Whiskey 

96. Boys of Ballysadare 

97. Irish Girl 

 

3. SLIDES

98. Padraig O'Keeffe's Slide 

99. Gleanntán Slide 

100. Merrily Kissed the Quaker 

101. Mary Willie's 

102. Danny Ab's Slide 

103. Michael Murphy's Slide 

104. Johnny Murphy's Slide 

105. Dingle Regatta 

106. Padraig's Slide 

 

IV. FLINGS

107. Monnymusk 

108. Timpan Reel

109. The Fairies 

110. Flax in Bloom 

111. Love Won't You Marry Me 

 

V. HORNPIPES

112. Kildare Fancy 

113. Woods of Kilkenny 

114. Liverpool Hornpipe 

115. McMahon's Hornpipe 

116. Tomgraney Castle 

117. Bantry Bay 

118. Paddy Mack 

119. Fisher's Hornpipe

120. Higgin's Hornpipe 

121. Ballyoran Hornpipe 

122. Chief O'Neill's Hornpipe 

123. Heather Gien

124. Ballymanus Fair

125. Rights of Man

126. Little Stack of Wheat

127. Cronin's Hornpipe

128. Derry Hornpipe 

129. Golden Castle 

130. Sean Healy's Hornpipe

131. Pretty Maggie Morrissey

 

VI. AIRS

132. Give Me Your Hand

133. Banks of the Suir

134. My Fair Love Is Leaving Me

135. Sioban Dhuibhir

136. You'll Never Deceive Me Again

137. Southwind

138. Shady Bohereen

139. Has Sorrow Thy Young Days Shaded

140. Summertime

 

VII. POLKAS

141. John Ryan's Polka

142. Dennis Murphy's Polka

143. Kerry Polka

144. Humors of Listowel

145. Ballyhoura Mountains

146. Bag of Spuds

147. Tom Vicar's Polka

148. Cappamore Polka

149. Padraig O'Keeffe's Polka

150. Ballydesmond Polka

151. Knockabout Polka

152. Farewell to Whiskey

 

VIII. CAROLAN’S TUNES

153. Lord Inchiquin

154. Planxty Brown

155. One Bottle More

156. George Brabazon II

157. Constantine Maguire

158. John O'Connor

159. Planxty Sweeny

160. Lamentation of Owen Roe O'Neill

161. Carolan's Quarrel with the Landlady

162. Carolan's Welcome

163. Blind Mary

164. Robert Jordan

165. Planxty Kelly

166. Mrs Anne Mac Dermott Roe

167. Planxty Hugh O'Donnell 

168. Morgan Magan

169. Planxty Irwin

170. Miss Murphy

171. Sheebeg and Sheemore

172. Fine Toast to Hewlett

173. Planxty George Brabazon

174. Carolan's Concerto

175. Lament for Terence Mac Donough

176. Kean O'Hara

177. All Alive

178. Princess Royal

179. Bumper Squire Jones

180. Captain O'Kain

181. Squire Wood's Lamentation on the Refusal of His Halfpence

182. Fanny Poer

183. Planxty Lady Wrixon

184. Clergy's Lamentation

185. Two William Davises

186. Mrs Judge

187. Lady Gethin

188. Carolan's Draught

189. Ode to Whiskey

190. Carolan's Receipt for Drinking Whiskey

191. Carolan's Dream (Carolan's Farewell to Music)

IX. FOLK SONGS 

192. Roddy McCorley

193. Black Velvet Band

194. Valley of Knockanure 

195. Lark in the Morning 

196. Jolly Beggar

197. Johnny, I Hardly Knew Yeh 

198. Curragh of Kildare 

199. Spanish Lady 

200. Blacksmith 145 

201. Lifeboat Mona

202. Well Below the Valley

203. Hills of Connemara

204. Limerick Rake

205. Glory Oh, to Our Bold Fenian Men

206. Henry Joy

207. Nightingale 

208. Maids When You're Young

209. Red Is the Rose

210. Master McGrath

211. Foggy Dew

212. Cait Ni Dubhir

213. Spancill Hili

214. Will You Come to the Bower

215. Whiskey in the Jar

216. Lowlands of Holland

217. Star of the County Down

218. Wild Rover

219. Skibbereen

220. Follow Me Up to Carlow

221. I'll Tell Me Ma

222. In Dublin's Fair City

223. Galway Bay

224. Paddy's Green Shamrock Shore

225. James Conolly

226. A Nation Once Again

227. Raggle Taggle Gypsies

228. Salley Gardens

229. St. Patrick Was a Gentleman

230. Greenland Whale Fisheries 

231. Parting Glass

232. Blarney Roses

233. Pat Murphy's Meadow

234. Dirty Old Town

235. Lanigan's Ball

236. All for Me Grog

237. Men Behind the Wire

238. Dicey Riley

239. As I Roved Out

240. Kelly the Boy from Killarne

241. Arthur McBride

242. Four Green Fields

243. Butcher Boy

244. Only Our Rivers Run Free 

245. I'm a Rover

246. Sea Around Us

247. Leaving of Liverpool

248. Carrickfergus

249. Danny Boy

250. Mermaid

 

FINGERING CHARTS

Guitar

Mandolin/lrish Banjo (G-D-A-E)

Tin Whistle in D

 
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