150 Gems of Irish Music for Flute (eBook + Online Audio)
Grey Larsen, in the 150 Gems collections, has given us a most welcome follow-up to his encyclopedic volume, The Essential Guide to Irish Flute and Tin Whistle (Mel Bay Publications, 2003) and The Essential Tin Whistle Toolbox (Mel Bay Publications, 2004). The Gems feature not only meticulously-selected tunes, but represent the first major offerings that use Larsen's innovative system of notating Irish ornamentation. These books and online audio will help players gain a deeper understanding of the Irish musi ...more
Product Number:
98216BCDEB
Format:
eBook + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Advanced
Notation Type:
Standard Notation
Pages:
132
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6191-1415-1
ISBN13:
978-16191-1415-9
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
7/5/2016
Grey Larsen, in the 150 Gems collections, has given us a most welcome follow-up to his encyclopedic volume, The Essential Guide to Irish Flute and Tin Whistle (Mel Bay Publications, 2003) and The Essential Tin Whistle Toolbox (Mel Bay Publications, 2004). The Gems feature not only meticulously-selected tunes, but represent the first major offerings that use Larsen's innovative system of notating Irish ornamentation. These books and online audio will help players gain a deeper understanding of the Irish musical tradition as well as provide new material to enhance the experience of the solo player and Irish session participant alike. Includes access to online audio.

JIGS
An Buaachail Dreoite
Banks of Glenloe, The 
Breeches Mary 
Bush on the Hill 
Cauliflower Jig, The 
Child of My Heart 
Cordal Jig, The 
Dance by the Old Sally Tree, The 
Down the Back Lane 
Fanning’s Jig 
Fraher’s Jig 
Gallowglass, The 
Gold Ring, The 
Hag’s Purse, The
Hardiman’s Fancy 
Haste to the Wedding 
Have a Drink with Me 
Health to the Ladies, A 
High Part of the Road, The 
Hudie Gallagher’s March 
Humours of Glynn, The 
Humours of Trim, The 
I Ne’er Shall Wean Her 
Jack Walsh’s Jig 
Lark on the Strand, The 
Luck Penny, The  
Miller’s Maggot 
Munster Bacon 
My Love in the Morning 
Orphan, The , 
Paddy’s Resource 
Palm Sunday  
Pullet Wants Cock 
Slieve Russell 
Spent Boy, The 
Sorry I Am 
Strike the Gay Harp 
Strop the Razor , 
Tailor I Am, A  
Tell Her I Am (three-part version) 
Tell Her I Am (two-part version) 
Tenpenny Bit 
Thirsty for Drink 
Tongs by the Fire 
Top of Cork Road 
Trip to Killavil 
Vincent Campbell’s 
Wandering Minstrel, The 
Wellington’s Advance 
REELS
Big Reel of Ballynacally, The 
Boys on the Hilltop 
Bunch of Green Rushes 
Cameronian, The 
Castle Kelly 
Chattering Magpie, The 
Chicago Reel, The 
Colliers’ Reel, The 
Connaught Heifers, The 
Connemara Stocking, The 
Corner House, The 
Crooked Road to Dublin, The 
Down the Broom 
Dr Gilbert 
Drogheda Bay 
Duke of Leinster, The 
Earl’s Chair, The 
Farewell Reel, The 
Fisherman’s Lilt 
Follow Me Down , 
Fred Finn’s 
Galtee Reel, The 
Galway Rambler, The 
George White’s Favorite 
Girl That Broke My Heart, The 
Green Hills of Tyrol, The 
Green-Gowned Lass, The 
Hand Me Down the Tackle 
Humours of Lissadell, The 
Humours of Loughrea, The 
Humours of Scariff, The 
Jackson’s Reel 
Johnny Going to Céilí 
Killarney Boys of Pleasure 
Lady Gordon 
Longford Tinker, The 
Maids of Mitchellstown, The , 
Maids of Mt Kisco, The 
Mary McMahon 
Maud Miller 
McDonagh’s 
McFadden’s Handsome Daughter 
Miss McLeod’s Reel 
Miss Monaghan 
Miss Patterson’s Slipper , 
Monaghan Twig, The 
Mullingar Lea , 
Music in the Glen 
My Maryanne , 
Noisy Curlew, The 
Old High Reel, The 
Old Wheels of the World 
Paddy From Agharagh 
Queen of May, The 
Ravelled Hank of Yarn, The 
Reel with the Birl, The 
Ríl Phadaí ‘n Atharaigh 
Sailing into Walpole’s Marsh 
Sailor’s Bonnet, The 
Sweeny’s Dream 
Sword in Hand 
Tap Room, The 
Tempest, The 
Toss the Feathers 
Union Reel, The 
Virginia Reel, The 
Windy Gap, The 
HORNPIPES
Blackbird, The 
Boys of Ballycastle 
Brown Chest, The 
Chief O’Neill’s Favorite 
Early in the Morning 
Ebb Tide, The 
First of May, The 
Fitzgerald’s 
Five Roads, The 
Jack O’Neill’s Fancy 
Kit O’Mahoney’s 
Kitty’s Wedding 
Madam If You Please 
New Century, The 
O’Callaghan’s 
Pleasures of Hope, The 
Poll Ha’penny 
Pride of Petravore, The 
Tuamgraney Castle 
POLKAS
Ballydesmond Polka # 1
Blackwater Polka #2
Din Tarrant’s 
SLIDES
Get Up Old Woman
and Shake Yourself 
Man From Glauntaun, The , 
O’Connell’s Farewell to Dublin 
Pádraig O’Keeffe’s 
SLIP JIGS & HOP JIGS
I’m the Boy for Bewitching Them 
My Mind Will Never Be Easy 
Ship Doctor, The 
SET DANCES
An Cúisín Bán 
Blackbird, The 
O’Connell’s Farewell to Dublin  
White Cushion, The 
HARP PIECES
George Brabazon 
Lord Inchiquin 
OTHER
Down the Hill 
John Doherty’s Mazurka 
Martin Kirwan’s March 

Dedication
Acknowledgments and Credits
Introduction 
Chapter One: Ornamentation and Its Notation
Chapter Two: Modes and Other Notation Matters
Chapter Three: Breathing and Phrasing 
SECTION ONE: Flute-Friendly Tunes
Jigs 
Reels 
Hornpipes
Other Tune Types 
SECTION TWO: Tunes of Non-Wind Origin 
Jigs 
Reels 
Hornpipes 
Other Tune Types 
SECTION THREE: Tunes Requiring the Use of Keys 
Jigs 
Reels
Hornpipes 
Other Tune Types
Appendix: Playing Tunes on Non-D Flutes 
Contents of the Companion Audio
Index of Tune Titles 
Index of Tunes by Tune Type
Index of Tune Sources 
About the Author
Books and Recordings by Grey Larsen

 
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