Mallinson, D Absolute Beginners D/G Melodeon Book

Code: AM101

The classic tutor book for D/G melodeon written by Dave Mallinson. This book will take you from absolute beginners stage through to playing simple tunes with bass accompaniment. Easy to understand lessons, very informative throughout. A must for all beginners.There is a C.D available to accompany this book.

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D/G Melodeon Book Absolute Beginners : Dave Mallinson


Foreword by Andy Cutting
The Squeezebox Family
Music Basics for Squeezers
Introducing the D/G Melodeon
Holding the Melodeon
The Air Button
The High Octave
The Treble Buttons
Counting Time
Major Keys
Minor Keys
Shifting Hand Position
Introducing the Bass Buttons
Playing the Bass in Time
Various Rhythms
Crossing the Rows
The Basses
Playing the Other Bass Buttons
Um Cha Through Some Easy Tunes
Smoothing the Bellows Action
The Other Chord in the key of D
Fundamentals and Chords
Playing the Bass in Harmony
Percussive Bass : No Bass
Drones and Snappy Off-Beats
A minor and B minor
Slides and Slip Jigs
The Key of A
The Variable Buttons


Hot Cross Buns!
Baa Baa Black Sheep
Jingle Bells
Little Brown Jug
Mulberry Bush
Oranges and Lemons
Bobby Shaftoe
Three Blind Mice
Whip Jamboree
Drunken Sailor
Silent Night
The Best of Society
Frère Jacques
Egan’s Polka
What Can the Matter Be?
Cock of the North
Katie Bairdie
The Keel Row
Polly Put the Kettle On
Skip to My Lou
Shepherds’ Hey
Tralee Gaol
I Have a Bonnet
Donkey Riding
Buffalo Girls
Uncle Bernard’s Polka
Rakes of Mallow
Davy Davy Knick Knack
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Bonny Green Garters
Liza Jane
Constant Billy
The Twenty-Ninth of May
Sweet Jenny Jones
My Darling Asleep
The Steamboat
Sonny’s Mazurka
Speed the Plough
Soldiers’ Joy
Staten Island
A Trip to the Cottage
The Tenpenny Bit
Tripping Upstairs
The Scattery Island Slide
Drops of Brandy
Bill Sullivan's Polka
Sweeney’s Polka


Book / DVD/ CD Type
Tutor Book
Instrument Suitability
Melodeon, Button Accordion,
Number of Strings

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