This historical collection contains 78 tunes, including some Civil War selections as well as many other traditional favourites. Each arrangement features harmony, style marks and Guitar chords.
The music is supplemented with histories of the tunes and drumbeats. Complete Music For Fife And Drum was compiled by a professional fifer and intended for the military Fife in B-flat.
Parlez-vous Français? This collection of popular compositions for flute illustrates French musical styles at the end of the nineteenth century and beginning of the twentieth century. Written information about the composers and French musical styles is included as well as keyboard accompaniments. The pieces include popular and enjoyable pieces by Debussy, Satie, Fauré, Boisdeffre, Saint-Saëns. On the CD, a native French speaker introduces all of the works in the book, helping you learn correct pronunciation of the composers’ names and performance markings. Play along with the piano accompaniment tracks for all pieces in the book. Accompaniment tracks reflect nuances in tempo, phrasing and articulation used by professional performers. All works are set at a performance tempo and can be used in the practice, studio or recital setting. . Includes access to online audio.
A unique collection of 68 jigs, reels, hornpipes, polkas, slides, slip jigs, barn dances, marches and airs, all composed for flute by the renowned Galway flute player, Vincent Broderick. Broderick is one of the greats of Irish traditional music, famous for the quality of his playing, as well as for the variety and invention of his own compositions, which are now central to the repertoire of many traditional musicians.
Here's a book you'll be pulling off the shelf for many Christmases to come. A Tinwhistle Christmas is a treasury of 24 Irish, Scottish, Welsh and English holiday carols all suitably adorned with Celtic calligraphy. Simple duets for two whistles, a round for three, and arrangements for solo whistle with guitar chords are all printed on a large, easy to read staff. From the hauntingly beautiful melodies of the Hebrides, to the ancient airs of Ireland, to the familiar Yuletide tunes of Wales, England and Scotland, these songs are sure to warm your heart and rouse the spirit of this giving season in a way no other music can.
This unique volume is the second collection of the renowned Galway flute player's compositions and includes his wonderful Ward's Eviction Suite. Vincent Broderick's tunes have all the qualities that have made them, naturally and gracefully, such an important part of the Irish music tradition. The arrangements are suitable for all melody instruments. Cd included.