A unique collection of 428 reels & jigs from the pen of the master uilleann piper, including an illustrated introduction by Helena Rowsome and a facsimile of Leo Rowsome ’s Tutor for the Uillean Pipes (1936).Also suitable for fiddle,flute and tin whistle.
The arrangements in this book may be played by any pair of melody instruments; in some pieces an optional third part is given. The music should sound well either unaccompanied, with a chordal accompaniment or with drones. The tunes are in the keys of A major, A minor and E minor aiming to encouage Northumbrian pipers to their drones to A and E or E and B.
Fifty new tunes of Irish dance music composed by Tomás O Canainn, suitable for all traditional players. Many of the tunes in this book have already entered the repertoire of musicians in Ireland and further afield.
Here we have 89 tunes, with chords from the Northumbrian tradition presented by Pauline Cato, virtuoso exponent of the Northumbrian small pipes. This collection is an excellent introduction to anyone interested in this type of music and can be seen as a survival guide to Northumbrian sessions.Recordings of all the tunes are available on 2 C.D' s ' Minstrel's Fancy' and ' Bonny at Morn'.
This historical collection contains 78 tunes, including some Civil War selections as well as many other traditional favourites. Each arrangement features harmony, style marks and Guitar chords.
The music is supplemented with histories of the tunes and drumbeats. Complete Music For Fife And Drum was compiled by a professional fifer and intended for the military Fife in B-flat.