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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.

£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..

£7.95
This book of duets contains twenty one Scottish tunes of core repertoire which the editor, Matt Seattle, feels should have a place in the repertoire of all musicians who reside in these Islands.
£16.80

This third collection of memorable Scottish tunes, has been compiled and arranged by Christine Martin and Ann Hughes after numerous requests from musicians for even more tunes.

£8.99

This fourth book of memorable Scottish tunes is a lively collection for dancing, to supplement the other three collections and add variety to you dances.

£20.00

Fiddle and bagpipe tunes from the Scottish Highland repertoire. "The Fiddle Music of the Scottish Highlands". Famous bagpipe composers such as Donald MacLeod, George MacLennan, Peter R. MacLeod, Willie Lawrie and many more are represented in these volumes as well as contemporary tunes by present day pipers, fiddlers and accordionists (Bobby Macleod,Freeland Barbour, Addie Harper etc) who are all producing tunes in Highland bagpipe style. This is the music that has been popularised by such leading bands as Alasdair Fraser’s Skyedance, Capercaillie, Burach, Daimh etc and toured worldwide to represent Scottish music in all corners of the world. Most of these tunes are not available in fiddle settings in any other publication.

£7.95

This book contains twenty-one of the most popular traditional melodies, both dance tunes and song airs, from around Britain and Ireland. Each tune is arranges with a harmony part for a second melody instrument as well as a chord accompaniment. Soundtrack available.

£7.95
By popular demand a second book of duets. Chords included. 30 tunes.
£11.50

Skinner wrote over 600 tunes many of which are still very popular in the Scottish repertoire and contained in this book such as The Bonnie Lass of Bon Accord, The £10 fiddle, Cradle Song, The Flower of the Quern, etc. He lived long enough to have his music preserved on early recordings and from these we can hear what an amazing fiddler he was. He is buried in Aberdeen where the city erected a memorial in his honour. This book is full of his well known solos and has been a best seller for many years.

£13.99

Suitable for all melody instruments. A great selection of tunes by the world’s renowned Shetland fiddler. The CD contains all the tunes in the book played by Aly Bain with full accompaniment by Phil Cunningham on Piano Accordion. 46 Pages.

£7.95

Like its companion, AIRS FOR PAIRS, this book contains twenty-one tunes from Britain and Ireland.

£27.99

This book and companion audio is intended to be a tune repertoire book. It includes over 100 Old-Time festival favorites. Some are cliche, others unusual, some easy, some difficult. This mandolin book includes two lines of standard notation -- basic and advanced - as well as a mandolin tab line that can be interpreted for fiddle also.

£11.99

Here’s a book you’ll be pulling off the shelf for many Christmases to come. A Celtic Fiddle Christmas is a treasury of 24 Irish, Scottish, Welsh and English holiday carols all suitably adorned with Celtic calligraphy. Simple duets for two fiddles, a round for three, and arrangements for solo fiddle with guitar chords are all printed on a large, easy to read staff. From the hauntingly beautiful melodies of the Hebrides, to the ancient airs of Ireland, to the familiar Yuletide tunes of Wales, England and Scotland, these songs are sure to warm your heart and rouse the spirit of this giving season in a way no other music can.

£10.99
Traditional and Contempory Tunes. This collection compiled and arranged by Christine Martin and Anne Hughes was originally intended as a follow up book to Ho-ro-gheallaidh but changed into a selection of tunes from Scotland, Shetland, Canada Ireland and England, reflecting old and new tunes popular in sessions. Includes Music for a Found Harmonium.
£11.99

"Ashokan Farewell" is best known as the plaintive theme from Kenneth Burns' highly acclaimed Civil War television documentary.

£7.75

For those who have exhausted Traditional Tunes for Two Fiddlers Book 1 and by popular request we have produced more fiddle duets from a variety of well known traditional music arrangers. Most of the second parts are easy, some are very easy. Greatselection of marches, jigs and airs by various arrangers. Bowings and chords included.

£13.99

A collection of interviews of the top fiddlers in the Irish tradition, Handy with the Stick brings together previously published magazine pieces with new work to present a broad view of Irish fiddling. Interviewees include Tommy Peoples, Siobhan Peoples, Paddy Glackin, Matt Cranitch, John Carty, Brendan McGlinchey, Caoimhin O Raghallaigh and Sarah Blair. Historical pieces include Junior Crehan, Patrick Kelly and Sean Ryan. By looking at players from multiple eras and regional styles, Handy with the Stick deepens our understanding of the people involved in Irish traditional music. Each chapter is accompanied by transcriptions of representative fiddle tunes, some of which are previously unpublished originals.- A collection of interviews of the top fiddlers in the Irish tradition- Includes contemporary and historical figures.- Includes fiddlers from the different regional styles of Irish fiddling.- Includes transcriptions of representative fiddle tunes.

£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.

£24.99

This book shows how Mark adapted what he learned from Benny Thomasson to produce an original voice in fiddle tune variation, becoming the most celebrated fiddle in recent history. Contains meticulously accurate transcriptions of the album of the same name. Includes hoe-downs, schottisches, waltzes, jigs, rags and polkas. The text details the first phase of Mark's career, during which he established a new standard for old-time fiddling. Several of the arrangements are presented more than once, wi

£26.99
A unique collection of 66 fiddle tunes illustrating the major regional styles found across America and Canada. This book contains rare vintage photographs, player's biographical profiles, historical and performance notes, bowing indications, and information on cross-tunings and the American institution of fiddle contests. The authors have collaborated brilliantly on this labor of love to produce a definitive volume of tunes transcribed from recordings by many of the best fiddlers in North Americ
£13.00
This book of original pieces is intended to give the beginning fiddler an immediate grasp of the fundamentals of fiddling in an instructive yet enjoyable way. The authors assume that the student is capable of reading music in the first position in various keys. Rare in fiddle notation- a tablature system is included with suggested fingerings below each line of music. Melodies are shown with chord symbols for guitar, banjo, or piano accompaniment. A companion CD is included-all at a great price!
£28.50

The ultimate sourcebook for the traditional fiddler. Contains nearly 500 jigs, reels, rags, hornpipes and breakdowns from all the major fiddling traditions. Special introductory materials on regional styles, bowing and ornamentation. Includes an extensive discography.

£20.99

Beginning with a section of easy arrangements of popular Cajun tunes, this book progresses to more difficult solos based on the playing of various fiddlers including Dewey Balfa, Michael Doucet, Doug Kershaw, and Rufus Thibodeaux.

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