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Detailed tuition for playing traditional music on the piano accordion. Learn 58 easy, popular and well-known traditional tunes: core repertoire for pub sessions, country dances, ceilidhs, barn dances and hoe-downs. Soundtrack CD also available.
£9.95
Detailed tuition for playing traditional music on the Anglo concertina. Learn 72 easy, popular and well-known traditional tunes: core repertoire for pub sessions, country dances, ceilidhs, barn dances and hoe-downs
£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.
£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.
£14.95

A maintenance manual for English, Anglo and Duet concertinas. A wealth of information with a blend of pictues, words, techniques, tricks and tips.

£10.95
Bal Folk contains 214 tunes, mostly from Central France and will be of interest to anyone who enjoys playing French music, or playing for French dancing. The tunes are suitable for melodeon, fiddle and accordion, and many will fit within the range of bagpipes and hurdy gurdy.
£9.95

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.

£7.75

A new approach with lively material and illustrations. This book takes you from first steps to such favourites as 'Mrs.Macleod' and 'The Rowan Tree'.

£7.75

Follow-on from volume 1 or use as a general tune book. Includes lots of tunes to play at ceilidhs such as Margaret's Waltz, Athol Highlanders etc in accordion settings

£9.50
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44 well-known double jigs, hornpipes, songs and reels for Irish piano accordion, including lyrics. Titles include East at Glendart; Gillians Apples; The Pride of Leinster; The Rights of Man; The Showman's Fancy; The Valley of Knockanure; and more. All arrangements are written on the grand staff and include complete lyrics. A fabulous Irish repertoire sourcebook!

£11.95
Karen's mastery of the piano accordion defies belief. She has prepared a beautiful selection of Irish session tunes, suitable for all instruments, with chords, tips and anecdotes. It includes her own versions of several of her favourites along with a healthy selection of session standards.There are two C.D' s available to accompany this book, 'Drops of Springwater' and 'The Silver Spire'.
£11.00

The piano part of the Allans Irish fiddler series.Contains jigs, reels, hornpipes and set dances arranged for piano and piano accordion.

£13.99

This is a collection of 42 well-known Balkan songs arranged for easy to intermediate accordion. Chords are provided to facilitate improvising. Includes a familiar and interesting Hungarian czardas.

£16.99

The goal of this book is to bridge the gap between classical/traditional Accordion solos and professional jazz-styled solos. The accompanying recording follows the music as written but with added rhythm, rubato and slight improvisation. Audio download available online.

£9.99

Using just six bass notes and six major chords, this book is written specifically for the beginners traditional "12-bass accordion," but the pieces can also be played on more elaborate instruments. After just one page of technical notes, this book offers 27 easy solos.

£13.99

his book has been specially designed for beginners who are picking up an Accordion for the very first time. No previous knowledge or experience is required.
First Lessons Accordion motivates the student whilst guiding them through the basics of music theory and providing a clear and easy-to-follow introduction to the instrument. With plenty of popular tunes to play along the way, such as Jingle Bells and Scarborough Fair, students are sure to stay inspired.

£12.99

Step-by-step pictures take you from first day exercises to playing along with a backing track!. Absolute Beginners has been designed to tell you everything you need to know from the very first time you play your Accordion.

£8.99

This method, which can be used for any size of instrument, from 12 to 120 bass takes the student rapidly through the fundamentals in a manner to establish self-confidence from the first lesson. This book presents a new and scientifically correct program for mastering finger technique, enabling the accordionist to acquire the brilliant technique of the professional player far more rapidly than by indiscriminate and haphazard practice. Included also is a neasily understood course in Keyboard Harmony and its adaptation in harmonizing melodies and playing effectively from piano and violon music. Finally, this method contains a series of carefully graded and edited solos embracing all forms of music from Swing-Boogie to the Classics.

£12.95

Dave Mallinson never had the luxury of a satisfactory D/G melodeon tuition book. He is completely self taught. Knowledge has been hard won by trial and error, through endless hours of practice, playing innumerable gigs and taking part in countless traditional music sessions. Dave has condensed the tricks, techniques and ideas, slowly amassed throughout five decades of melodeon experience, into this book and CD, ensuring you reach your musical destination in the optimum time.

£18.99

The Chord Melody Method For Accordion is a revolutionary course that will enable you to learn all of the chords used in today's music and apply their harmonic applications professionally to any lead sheet.
With this breakthrough guide you will gain the ability to develop and compose a professional-sounding arrangement on the spot while improvising confidently where neccessary. The average dedicated student will become proficient in 6 to 12 months and will experience a dramatic improvement in all areas of musicianship.
This book includes access to online audio.

£10.95

This book contains a diverse assortment  of popular tunes, core repertoire heard at a typical traditional music session. The tunes range from relatively easy to fairly difficult. There are polkas, reels, rants, hornpipes, jigs, and waltzes from England, Ireland, Scotland and America, something to please everyone. A selection of these tunes will form the basis of many traditional music sessions, both at folk festivals and regular sessions throughout the year.

£19.99

An album with new compositions written in the style of Irish, Scottish and English folk music featuring an array of jigs, reels, hornpipes and strathspeys. As a bonus the book contains an inserted part; a second line for recorder, flute, violin, accordion or other melody instrument. The CD has been recorded live by experienced musicians and is very appealing. The demo tracks evoke the right mood, while each example is followed by play-along tracks featuring the fine accompaniment and the second part: it’s a real joy to play along.

£11.95
Nick Barber has been part of traditional English music sessions up and down the country for many years. His copious notes have resulted in this tune book suitable for any melody instrument (fiddle, accordion, tinwhistle, recorder, etc.). The tunes are accurately transcribed, referring to original sources wherever possible.

Squeezebox books including tutor & chord, music & songs books for piano and button accordion.