Hanway, T Complete Book of Irish and Celtic 5-String Banjo Book/Online Audio

Code: MLB95759M
£28.99
An important anthology of Irish and Celtic solos for the 5-string banjo featuring a comprehensive, scholarly treatise on the history, techniques, and etiquette of playing the banjo in the Celtic tradition. Book and Online Audio

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Description

Includes segments on tuning, pick preferences, and tablature reading followed by 101 jigs, slides, polkas, slip jigs, reels, hornpipes, strathspeys, O'Carolan tunes, plus a special section of North American Celtic tunes. A generous collection of photos of Irish folk musicians, street scenes, and archaeological sites further enhances this fabulous book. All of the solos included here are written in 5-string banjo tablature only with a few tunes set in unusual banjo tunings. The appendices provide a sizable glossary and a wealth of information regarding soloists and groups playing Celtic music, Irish festivals, music publications, on-line computer resources, cultural organizations, and more. If you are serious about playing Celtic music on the 5-string banjo, or if you don't play the banjo but simply want to expand your knowledge of the Celtic music tradition-you owe yourself this book. Online Audio included.

Specification

Book / DVD/ CD Type
Tutor Book
Instrument Suitability
Banjo
Number of Strings
5 String

Customer reviews

5 / 5
1 review for Hanway, T Complete Book of Irish and Celtic 5-String Banjo Book/Online Audio
eKomi customer reviews
David Ellin
14/10/2014
A unique book, again would recommend to any aspiring musician
Rated 5 out of 5