Learn all about playing and backing traditional Irish music using DADGAD open tuning. This book contains selections on how to use the tuning, the chords, hints on the playing of Irish music and of course plenty of traditional tunes in easy to read tablature as well as notation.
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
Flatpicking Guitar Magazine declares Norman Blake a legend, and includes him in the "first name club" on the Internet flatpicking news list. The Norman Blake Anthology offers complete lyrics and melody lines to 40 original songs, written and notated just as Norman sings them. Often, the vocal version is followed by a second flatpicking solo edition in notation and tablature including introductions and solos within a given tune- all authorized by Norman himself! 200 pages, illustrated with photos
Author Steve Marsh has spent many years playing guitar in the folk clubs of the United Kingdom where Irish music is in abundance. This collection draws from his extensive collection of original arrangements of traditional tunes.
The long awaited songbook of one of the most popular players of all time. These ten tunes are among the most popular songs sung by Hank Williams. The Tab and Online Audio features the intro, backup behind the singer, the turn around and the ending of each song. You will be surprised that Don never used the E13th tuning as we know it. He had the 7th and 8th strings tuned to C# and A, and he never once used a slant bar position! The solo book can be played on the 6 or 8 string guitar as Don never used the 7th and 8th strings in this book. Online Audio includes every tune and backup for each.
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.
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.
Learn the exciting new accompaniment styles used by today's great players from Steve Cooney to Arty McGlynn. Written in dropped-D tuning, this book contains tablature, alternative chord shapes, bass melodies, bass runs, scratching, flamenco rolls, and more. If you want to back traditional Irish music with drive, energy and flamboyance then this is the book for you. Numerous examples will take a variety of new chord shapes and strum patterns, demonstrating how they can be used to make tunes come
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.
Featuring 28 well-known Christmas songs arranged for squareneck resonator guitar with chord symbols for an accompaniment instrument. Book contains chord diagrams for accompaniment guitar as well as common strum patterns to use for rhythm backup. All songs are arranged in standard notation and tablature for Dobro®.
The name Little Roy is misleading! He was considered an Icon during those early years and was the most imitated player at that time era. That era is long past but the popularity of "Little Roy" continues today.
Like so many other players Roy used the E13th tuning but had his own sound that complimented Eddy Arnold's singing style. Many players still use this tuning and is your chance to see and hear the sounds that made Roy popular. And more importantly, "You will be able to duplicate his musical arrangements" by use of the tablature in this book. The tablature will allow even the novice to play these arrangements as it is presented in a very simple manner.
Any serious minded fan of "Little" Roy Wiggins will want his book! Member: The Steel Guitar Hall Of Fame, Inc. Inducted: 1985
In these three audio lessons, Duck Baker, Stefan Grossman, and John Renbourn teach six Celtic fingerstyle guitar solos. The three compact discs offer three full hours of note-by-note, phrase-by-phrase instruction, and all of the arrangements appear in the book in notation and tablature. Lesson One, by Duck Baker, teaches Planxty Irwin in Drop D tuning and Hewlett in standard tuning. Lesson Two, by Stefan Grossman, introduces Open G minor tuning for Logan Water and Captain Magan. Lesson Three, by
Stacy Phillips is an internationally acclaimed soloist and author on Resonator Guitar. This comprehensive book took years to produce and is the culmination of Stacy's many years of playing the instrument, studying new Resonator techniques and interviewing other Resonator greats
This edition contains 10 of J.S. Bach's finest compositions scored in notation and tablature. Works include: Two Part Invention in C Major; Gavotte, from the 3rd Lute Suite; Prelude in D Minor; Bouree in E Minor, from the 1st Lute Suite; and others.
A collection of traditional and Southern mountain songs progressively arranged in flatpicking guitar style. Many tunes are shown as both lyric versions with guitar chords and as flatpicking guitar solos. Selections include: This Train; John Henry; Old Smokey; The Midnight Run; Deer Lick Creek; Kentucky Hoe-down; Bill Cheatham; and many more. Written in standard notation and tab. The author also offers lead guitar solo concepts for traditional tunes like: The Galway Piper, Liberty, Billy in the L
The ancient Celtic repertoire offers the fingerstyle guitarist a tantalizingly wide range of moods and emotions from sad laments to lyrical ballads to vibrant dance rhythms. This collection presents a vast array of fingerpicking guitar solos settings on timeless airs, hornpipes, reels, planxties, set dances, jigs, slip jigs, marches, songs and compositions by the renowned 17th century blind Irish bard, Turlough O'Carolan.
Keith Hinchliffe is a highly-regarded solo guitarist, a former member of The Albion Band, an experienced guitar teacher and a workshop leader. His repertoire ranges from blues and ragtime to classical and early music, but he has gained most attention for his distinctive arrangements of Celtic melodies. The album Carolan's Dream has been widely praised in the British, European and American music press and has been featured in several BBC and Irish radio programmes. This book contains accurate and