Sean-nos from Connemara
Sean-nos from Connemara
Songs and Uileann piping from two LPs recorded in the 1980s.
Geraldine Cotter, herslf an outstanding performer and teacher of the Irish Tin Whistle has produced a truly complete tutor, incorporating important all important aspects of the instrument. A section of 100 traditional tunes makes this book also makes this an important book for any musician.There is a ' Demo' and a ' Tunes' C.D Available to accompany this book.
The Instant Tin Whistle series is designed to nurture the initial surge of enthusiasm you may experience when first playing the instrument, and has been carefully designed to substantially increase your chances of success. Pick the book - Folk, Popular, Irish or Scottish - in which you know the most tunes. Each book features 26 well-known melodies with every single note shown by a special, easy-to-learn whistle tablature as well as conventional notation. The lessons are realistically and steadil
A Collection of beautiful Celtic harp pieces, written by the legendary Irish harper, Turlough O'Carolan. Occasional accompaniment on violin, cello, guitar, flute and bodhran.
Mary MacNamara from Tulla is one of the great concertina players. Her elegant & subtle playing of the music of her local area is in marked contrast to the rushed playing of many modern musicians. Joined on some tracks by fiddlers P.J. & Martin Hayes.
From the most talented professional musician to the beginner with his first guitar, there are times when tuning can be a frustrating experience. This book is written to help you tune your instrument as well as it can be done. The first two chapters are very basic, later chapters are more complex. Even if you are a skilled teacher these first chapters may have a point or two you can use.
This book teaches the most crucial function of a chord instrument in the Celtic seisun (session)- that of playing tasteful, interesting, imaginative, and supportive improvised accompaniment. Celtic Back-Up includes accurate and directly applicable information on the theory, conception, stylistic considerations, procedures, and resources for accompaniment. These concepts are particularly useful in an improvisational setting.
Everything you need to know about the Irish tin whistle, from playing your first notes and tunes to advanced solos and ornamentation. Fully-diagramed tunes for instant playing. A wide selection of over 99 great tunes specially chosen to demonstrate techniques and playing styles. Companion double CD included.
A 48-page tutor which provides easily understood instructions for playing the Irish bouzouki. The bouzouki, it origins, the history of the instrument, and the styles of its finest practitioners are analyzed in this book. Since the bouzouki's introduction to Ireland it has developed a personality and an Irish identity all of its own. The instrument and its unique sound are now part and parcel of Irish music. With the help of this book, you can add a new dimension to traditional Irish music.
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