The Irish Dulcimer (eBook)
93661EB
This classic collection provides fretted dulcimer players with an authentic Irish repertoire. The 31 selections include jigs, slides, hornpipes, polkas, reels, slow airs, harp tunes, and songs. Accompaniment chords and musical notation are provided for other instruments. The modal music of Ireland fits well to the modal techniques and nuances of the dulcimer. It can drone like the uillean pipes, be rhythmic as a bodhran, and melodic like a fiddle. Lois gives the dulcimer player an important introduction to ...more
Product Number:
93661EB
Format:
eBook
Skill Level:
Intermediate-Advanced
Pages:
80
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6191-1410-0
ISBN13:
978-16191-1410-4
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
12/28/1979
This classic collection provides fretted dulcimer players with an authentic Irish repertoire. The 31 selections include jigs, slides, hornpipes, polkas, reels, slow airs, harp tunes, and songs. Accompaniment chords and musical notation are provided for other instruments. The modal music of Ireland fits well to the modal techniques and nuances of the dulcimer. It can drone like the uillean pipes, be rhythmic as a bodhran, and melodic like a fiddle. Lois gives the dulcimer player an important introduction to the techniques of applying Irish music to the dulcimer. Consider this the beginning of a new approach to an old music, and a point of departure for your own interpretations of tunes you love.
Irish Dulcimer


Playing Techniques . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

Your Dulcimer ...................................... 13

Airs .............................................. 14

O'Carolan Compositions ............................. 26

Songs ............................................ 34

Fiddle Tunes ....................................... 56

Jigs and Slides .................................. 5 7

Hornpipes ..................................... 67

Polkas ........................................ 71

Reels ........................................ 74

Discography and Bibliography .......................... 77

Alphabetical Index of Music ................................ 78

 
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