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This comprehensive book contains over 100 Celtic tunes arranged for solo fingerstyle guitar. This edition is derived from a collection of nearly 300 arrangements Glenn Weiser has created over the last twenty years. The book is divided into 4 sections: 1) airs, marches and waltzes 2) hornpipes, jigs and reels 3) tunes from the Bunting collection 4) harp tunes of Turlough O'Carolan. All are in either standard or dropped-D tuning, and can be played on either nylon or steel string guitars. All of th
These favorite Irish tunes have been arranged in sections of varying difficulty to provide material for beginning to advanced students. The first section of each arrangement is the easiest to play, with one or two more advanced sections following.
This book/online audio set presents six complete songs and 19 licks and patterns (in both standard and open G tuning) in the styles of banjoists Earl Scruggs and Allen Shelton, and guitarists Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed. (Also included is the 3-finger roll tour de force ‘Strike It Rich’ by 2001Winfield Fingerstyle Guitar Champion Richard Smith.)
The guitarist's complete guide to traditional Irish music, containing 50 tunes, advice on alternative tunings, chord substitution, techniques for solo playing and much more.An excellent and informative tutor. Soundtrack available.
A resource guide for any Dobro owner, collector, or fan. Using the techniques taught here, almost any song can be played dobro style.
The ultimate source book for the traditional guitar player. Contains over two hundred and fifty jigs, reels, rags, hornpipes and breakdowns from all the major traditional instrumental styles; written in guitar tablature. Special introductory materials on regional styles, interpretation and ornamentation. Includes an extensive discography.
This book and its companion recording give an insight into some of the many guitar styles that have been developed to accompany Irish music. The author assumes a basic understanding of guitar chords and strumming ability but no specific knowledge of Irish music. He delves into DADGAD, dropped D and double dropped D tunings and several different ways of playing in each tuning.