Meet O'Carolan (and His Irish Fairy Tunes) (Book/CD Set)
Playing book for 2 Guitars
610495
O'Carolan's melodies are so beautiful that they really can't be from this world.

This statement about the Irish harpist and composer Turlough O'Carolan (1670-1738) moved the guitar duo Morscheck and Burgmann to bring out a new playing book for two guitars after Duets for the Young (At Heart) (AMA Nr. 610459).

Because there are no accompanying parts in the almost 200 melodies from O'Carolan, Morscheck & Burgmann chose 20 of the most beautiful melodies, edited these for the guitar and added an a ...more
Product Number:
610495
Format:
Book/CD Set
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
66
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
9 x 12
ISBN13:
978-38992-2223-4
Publisher:
AMA Verlag
Date Published:
2/24/2017
O'Carolan's melodies are so beautiful that they really can't be from this world.

This statement about the Irish harpist and composer Turlough O'Carolan (1670-1738) moved the guitar duo Morscheck and Burgmann to bring out a new playing book for two guitars after Duets for the Young (At Heart) (AMA Nr. 610459).

Because there are no accompanying parts in the almost 200 melodies from O'Carolan, Morscheck & Burgmann chose 20 of the most beautiful melodies, edited these for the guitar and added an accompaniment. O'Carolan's compositions were influenced by traditional Irish music and European baroque court music. Morscheck and Burgmann's accompaniment lines always underline the beauty of the melodies in a very particular way.

All of the pieces are recorded onto the CD and include a 64 page book. As a bonus, 4 pieces from the previous four books have been selected too.

This book is a homage to the great national composer of Ireland and leads the player and the listener into another world.

01 Planxty Irwin

02 Carolan‘s Quarrel With The Landlady

03 Eleanor Plunkett

04 Hewlett

05 Fanny Power

06 Planxty Browne

07 All Alive

08 Princess Royal

09 Planxty Kelly

10 George Brabazon

11 Sheebeg & Sheemore

12 John Drury

13 Dr. Stafford

14 The Lamentation Of Owen Roe O‘Neill

15 Lord Inchiquin

16 Miss MacMurray

17 Constantine Maguire

18 Planxty Drew

19 John Kelly

20 Frank Palmer

 
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