Complete Book of Celtic Music for Appalachian Dulcimer (eBook+Online Audio)
95530BCDEB
Mark Nelson's knowledge and love of Celtic music is immediately evident through his choice of tunes for this comprehensive book. Harp music, the piper's repertoire, and fiddle tunes from Ireland, Scotland and Breton are all well-represented here, and a thorough historical foundation is carefully laid. Mark provides samples of Reels, Jigs, Hornpipes, Strathspeys, Polkas, Mazurkas, Slides, Marches, Piobaireachds, Set Dances, Airs, Plaxties, Country Dances, Morris Dances, as well as music from Breton in northw ...more
Product Number:
95530BCDEB
Format:
eBook+Online Audio
Skill Level:
Multiple Levels
Pages:
168
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6106-5536-2
ISBN13:
978-16106-5536-1
Series:
Complete
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
2/9/2011
Mark Nelson's knowledge and love of Celtic music is immediately evident through his choice of tunes for this comprehensive book. Harp music, the piper's repertoire, and fiddle tunes from Ireland, Scotland and Breton are all well-represented here, and a thorough historical foundation is carefully laid. Mark provides samples of Reels, Jigs, Hornpipes, Strathspeys, Polkas, Mazurkas, Slides, Marches, Piobaireachds, Set Dances, Airs, Plaxties, Country Dances, Morris Dances, as well as music from Breton in northwestern France. The audio contains 20 of the 109 songs from the book. Includes access to online audio.
Complete Book of Celtic Music for Appalachian Dulcimer

Table of Contents

Foreword: What is Celtic music?................................4
Acknowledgments................................................5
Index of Tunes.................................................6
About the Music................................................9
How to Read Tablature.........................................13
Reading Musical Notation......................................17
How to Play Celtic Music......................................20

The Music

IRISH

 

Jigs

The Rose in the Heather………………………………………….30

The Frost is All Over………………………………………………31

Haste to the Wedding……………………………………………..31

The Connaughtman’s Rambles………………………………….33

Smash the Windows………………………………………………34

Off She Goes………………………………………………………36

Tobin’s Favorite……………………………………………………37

Morrison’s Jig………………………………………………………38

The Joys of My Life………………………………………………..39

The Blarney Pilgrim………………………………………………..40

Joe O’Dowd’s………………………………………………………42

 

Slip Jigs

Another Jig Will Do………………………………………………..43

The Drops of Brandy………………………………………………44

The Boys of Ballisodare…………………………………………..45

The Kid on the Mountain………………………………………….46

Slides

 

Paddy O’Keefe’s…………………………………………………..48

The Star Above the Garter………………………………………..49

Merrily Kissed the Quaker………………………………………..50

 

Reels

 

The Earl’s Chair……………………………………………………52

Pigeon on the Gate………………………………………………..53

Jenny’s Wedding…………………………………………………..54

The Musical Priest…………………………………………………55

Cooley’s Reel………………………………………………………56

The Ships Are Sailing……………………………………………..57

 

Hornpipes

 

Delahanty’s…………………………………………………………58

An Comhra Dun……………………………………………………59

The Rights of Man…………………………………………………60

 

Set Dances & Miscellaneous Tunes

 

The Rose Tree 1……………………………………………………61

The Rose Tree 2……………………………………………………62

Sonny Brogan’s Mazurka………………………………………….63

Jackie Donnan’s Mazurka…………………………………………64

The Downfall of Paris………………………………………………65

The Lodge Road……………………………………………………68

 

O’Carolan Harp Tunes

 

Hewlett………………………………………………………………69

Hugh O’Donnell…………………………………………………….70

Si Beg Si Mor……………………………………………………….72

The Clergy’s Lamentation…………………………………………74

The Snowy Breasted Pearl………………………………………..75

Lord Inchiquin………………………………………………………76

O’Carolan’s Concerto……………………………………………...78

The Princess Royal………………………………………………..80

Planxty George Brabazon…………………………………………82

 

Airs

Airde Chuain………………………………………………………..83

Si Bhean Locha Lein……………………………………………….84

Calim Son…………………………………………………………...85

Eamonn an Chnoic…………………………………………………86

Give Me Your Hand…………………………………………………88

 

 

SCOTTISH

 

Pipe Tunes & Marches

 

Campbell’s Farewell to Red Castle………………………………92

The Piobaireachd of Donald Ohu………………………………...94

Scotland the Brave…………………………………………………96

Kilcoy’s March………………………………………………………97

The Duke of Fife……………………………………………………98

The Cameron Highlanders………………………………………..99

 

Strathspeys and Country Dances

 

Miss Drummond of Perth………………………………………….100

The Duchess of Athole’s Slipper………………………………….101

Highland Whiskey………………………………………………….102

Mairi’s Wedding…………………………………………………….103

Harvest Home………………………………………………………104

Staten Island………………………………………………………..105

Morpath Rant……………………………………………………….106

Petronella……………………………………………………………107

The White Cockade………………………………………………..108

Miss McCleod’s Reel………………………………………………109

The Flowers of Edinburgh…………………………………………110

Soldier’s Joy…………………………………………………………111

 

Shetland Tunes

 

Jack Broke da Prison Door………………………………………..112

Far From Home…………………………………………………….113

Christmas Day Ida Moarnin’………………………………………114

The Aith Rant……………………………………………………….115

 

Harp Tunes & Airs

 

The Bonnie Lass of Bon Accord…………………………………..116

Oran Mor McCleod…………………………………………………117

Mairi Thin Meall-shuileach…………………………………………118

Farewell to Whiskey………………………………………………..119

The Skye Boat Song……………………………………………….120

Princess Augusta…………………………………………………...121

My Home…………………………………………………………….122

Crodh Chinn Taile…………………………………………………..124

Loch Lomond………………………………………………………..125

The Trip We Took Over the Mountain…………………………….126

The Aran Boat……………………………………………………….128

I Was Roaming in the Gloaming..…………………………………129

The Cruiskin…………………………………………………………130

 

BRITISH

 

Trunkles………………………………………………………………132

Dance to Your Daddy……………………………………………….133

Princess Royal, Ducklington………………………………………..134

The Old Frog Dance…………………………………………………136

Idbury Hill……………………………………………………………..137

Can Cala Me………………………………………………………….139

Child Grove……………………………………………………………140

The Ashgrove…………………………………………………………141

All Through The Night………………………………………………..142

Morfa Rhuddlan………………………………………………………143

Ffarweliwch, Rwy’n Madal A’m Gwlad……………………………..144

BRETON

 

Dans Mod Koh a Vaod……………………………………………….146

Peh Trouz ‘Zou ar en Doar…………………………………………..148

Wedding Tune…………………………………………………………149

March from Leuelan…………………………………………………..150

An Dro from Nalou……………………………………………………152

An Dro from Arzh……………………………………………………..153

Plin (Mael-Pestiven)………………………………………………….154

Jabadaw……………………………………………………………….155

Breton March………………………………………………………….156

An Dro from Baod…………………………………………………….157

Danse Des Baguettes………………………………………………..158

Laridenn Pluegard……………………………………………………159

An Dro (Plenweur)……………………………………………………160

Hanter-Dro (Pleurgard)………………………………………………161

Voici Venir le Joli Mois de Mai………………………………………162


About the Author.............................................163
Alphabetical List of Titles..................................165
 
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