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£11.00

Four volumes of Scotch and Irish reels and jigs, Highland schottisches, country dances, hornpipes, clog dances, waltzes polkas etc.

£11.50

A collection of popular Irish Dance Music.Comprising 120 favorite tunes, some of which are here published for the first time,to form a complete repertoire of Irish Dances for violin or other solo instruments.

£19.99
Learn To Play 'Irish Tenor Banjo' one of the best and simplest Irish tenor banjo tutor books ever written...by all Ireland champion Owen Hackett.
£9.95
Detailed tuition for playing traditional music on the English concertina. Learn 87 easy, popular and well-known traditional tunes: core repertoire for pub sessions, country dances, ceilidhs, barn dances and hoe-downs.
£8.99

This second collection of memorable Scottish tunes, has been compiled and arranged by Christine Martin and Ann Hughes after many requests from musicians for a further volume. Again the material is ideal for beginners but some of it is slightly more advanced than volume 1. The dance sets for a celidh have been added where appropriate. Simple chords are included.

£8.99

This collection of memorable Scottish tunes should provide the key for traditional musicians to join in at ceilidhs, sessions, social gatherings etc..

£16.50

KATE RUSBY SONGBOOK 3 CHRISTMAS is a book of written music (single line melodies and chord letter symbols) and lyrics containing songs from Kate’s 3 Christmas albums; The Frost is all Over, While Mortals Sleep and Sweet Bells. Thirty four songs from Kate’s repertoire.

Kate’s Christmas concerts have become as much a part of the festivities as Christmas pudding itself! Now you can have your very own songbook so you can sing along.

£25.00
Musick’s Delight on the Modern Cittern is intended for the beginner seeking a collection of simple yet attractive tunes that are enjoyable to play; the more intermediate player desirous of widening their repertoire; and any player in want of a collection of tunes upon which they can build further. All tunes are presented in both notation and tablature, together with chords for an accompaniment, in GDGDG for cittern and GDAE for mandolin and octave mandola, plus two hundred and fifty chords each for GDGDG and GDAE. Bouzouki and tenor mandola players can also play these tunes via the tablature. From the age of knights, castles and courtly love; from the palaces and gardens of Renaissance Europe; and from the assemblies, playhouses and noisy streets of seventeenth and eighteenth-century London: Musick’s Delight on the Modern Cittern presents a repertoire spanning 600 years – as delightfully playable and addictive now as it was then.
£16.50

Finally - Songbook TWO is here!
Songs from Underneath the Stars onwards. Forty six songs from Kate’s repertoire, some traditional, some original.
Includes the Christmas material from Sweet Bells. Includes melodies, chords, song notes and photos.

£15.99

If you're new to the 5-string Banjo, you're probably eager to learn some songs. This book provides easy-to-read Banjo tab, chord symbols and lyrics for the most popular songs beginning Banjo players like to play.

Players with years of experience will also discover tunes never before arranged for Banjo. Explore clawhammer and three-finger-style Banjo in a variety of tunings and capoings with this one-of-a-kind collection of master-crafted arrangements.

£25.99

Traditional Appalachian banjo tunes in tablature. With tunings and all basic right and left hand techniques: drop-thumbing, the galax lick, pull-offs, slide and plucking. Includes Online-Audio.

£16.50

The latest instalment in Kate's songbook collection, this brand new book of written music (single line melodies and chord letter symbols) and lyrics containing songs from Kate’s 4 recent albums;

Make the Light,

Ghost,

Life in a Paper Boat &

Philosophers, Poets & Kings. 

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A total of 44 songs from Kate’s repertoire.

£20.99

Exact transcriptions of 21 tunes and breaks by one of the masters of bluegrass banjo.

£8.95
101 Tunes: Core repertoire for English pub sessions, country dances, ceilidhs, barn dances and hoe downs. Only 14 notes required to play all 101 tunes. With guitar chords.
£14.95
Mick Bramich presents a systematic approach to playing the C/G Anglo concertina, Irish style. Many people buy or acquire an Anglo concertina and find that it is less intuitive to play than it first appears. What is needed is a systematic approach and, at last, here it is.
£20.00

A collection of irish jogs in melodic style for the 5 string banjo by Ron Hughes

£22.99

This comprehensive collection features over 100 note-for-note skillfully-crafted clawhammer banjo arrangements of old-time Southern fiddle tunes, in clear tablature - with suggested guitar chords at a wide variety of skill levels. It contains most of the tunes played in concert or recorded by author Ken Perlman and renowned Appalachian-style fiddler Alan Jabbour, plus over 50 more classic tunes from Ed Haley, Edden Hammons, John Salyer and many other iconic roots fiddlers. Also included: Instruction on basic and advanced techniques / Tips on improving your musicianship / How to play syncopated rhythms and melodies in clawhammer style / Frameworks for dealing with crooked tunes and modal tunes. Historical notes and picturesque backstories / Ken Perlman demonstrates all tunes and most musical illustrations on 124 online audio tracks *Online Audio Includes: 24 tracks featuring excerpts from recordings of the author performing with the virtuosic fiddler Alan Jabbour, to whom the book is dedicated.

£11.99

The banjo shares many of the same sonic qualities as a harpsichord, so although it's so closely associated with more homespun genres, the instrument actually lends itself very well to classical music! The pieces in Bach for Banjo are in tablature only with chord symbols, arranged at the beginning to intermediate level for five-string banjo players. As in classical guitar arrangements, the melody and harmony are combined. Most pieces are on facing pages with no page turns required, and beginners can pick through the selections at a slow pace. The book features just the best-known parts of 20 beloved Bach pieces: Air on the G String · Arioso · Minuet in G · Sheep May Safely Graze · Sleepers, Awake · and more.

£11.99

A fun collection of 25 Disney favorites arranged for 5-string banjo, including: The Ballad of Davy Crockett · The Bare Necessities · Be Our Guest · Bella Notte (This Is the Night) · Cruella De Vil · It's a Small World · Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious · Under the Sea · You've Got a Friend in Me · Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah · and more.

£5.95

This 4-volume teaching series continues to be enormously successful and popular. It aims to stimulate young players in particular, with all the new technical and musical ideas introduced one by one in a lucid and logical fashion.The light heartedillustrations by Peter Nuttall and Gerald Garcia are another attractive feature of the series.

£13.99

The Hal Leonard Irish Bouzouki Method is designed for anyone just learning to play the Irish bouzouki. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's guide focuses on teaching the basics of the instrument as well as accompaniment techniques for a variety of Irish song forms. The accompanying audio includes demonstrations of all the examples in the book and can be accessed online via streaming or download. Includes: purchasing an instrument; playing position; tuning; picking and strumming patterns; learning the fretboard; accompaniment styles; double jigs, slip jigs, and reels; drones; counterpoint; arpeggios; playing with a capo; traditional Irish songs; basic music reading; standard notation and tablature. Online audio is accessed at halleonard.com/mylibrary.

£16.99

This brilliant songbook, Folk Songs For Mandolin, features more than 40 traditional favorites arranged specifically for mandolin, including John Henry, Kumbaya and Man of Constant Sorrow.
Full lyrics included.

£22.50

22 favorites from the fab four arranged for 5-string Banjo in notes and tab, including: All My Loving • Can't Buy Me Love • Come Together • Day Tripper • Eleanor Rigby • Here, There and Everywhere • I Want to Hold Your Hand • Let It Be • Michelle • Paperback Writer • Penny Lane • Something • While My Guitar Gently Weeps • Yellow Submarine • Yesterday and more.

£10.99

Collected in this songbook are 21 Easy Hits For Ukulele, specially arranged in easy keys with easy chord shapes so that everyone can play this fantastic range of contemporary hits and classic pop tunes.

The great thing about the Ukulele is its sheer versatility, allowing you to put a fresh spin on an old favourite, or play a contemporary pop song with a twist. From classic songs like Brown Eyed Girl by Van Morrison and ABBA's Fernando to Cat Stevens' Wild World and Shirley Bassey's Big Spender, these evergreen pop tunes are sure to sound new and exciting when played on a Ukulele.

Every song in 21 Easy Hits For Ukulele features full lyrics, Ukulele chord boxes and rhythm patterns for easy strumming. The arrangements are in easy keys that allow you to pick up these tunes as quickly as possible while still sounding great. A brief guide to tuning your Ukulele and how to read chord boxes can be found at the beginning of the book, too.

A fantastic selection of contemporary pop hits are also included, such as Happy by Pharrell Williams, Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran as well as the incredible Stay With Me by Sam Smith. Once you've mastered all 21 songs, you'll have a wide variety of great songs, old and new, under your belt. Whether you want to strum in the park or just play for your own pleasure, 21 Easy Hits For Ukulele is full of great tunes that are well-suited to the unique sound of the Uke.