Irish Traditional Session Music Book 1


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This is Ceol Tracks first publication of an Irish traditional music tutor and tune book. It is a great resource for anyone interested to learn traditional Irish music. It contains finger placement charts for popular session instruments, including Fiddle, Accordion, Concertina, Tin Whistle, Flute and Uilleann Pipes. It combines easy to read ABC note name along with classic score and chord progressions. Each tune has a dedicated page, making it easier to concentrate on learning a new tune. This book is spiral bound making it easy for you to place on a music stand or flat surface, concentrating on one tune.

The book also includes a companion reference CD and a link to download free session paced accompaniment, see book for details. The included CD plays at a learning pace and the online tracks are played at a steady session pace. The reference CD will improve your listening of tunes as you play along and enhance your timing, rhythm and will build confidence playing with other session instruments. The book tune list can be read on the Details tab.

Additional information

Weight 383 g
Dimensions 296 x 215 x 10 mm

Tune List

Eibhlin a Rúin
Séan South from Garryowen
The Limerick Waltz
The Garryowen Polka
Maggie in the Woods
Bog Down in the Valley
Drowsy Maggie
The Silver Spear
The Mountain Road
Cooley’s Reel
The Fermoy Lasses
The Maid Behind the Bar
The Sally Gardens
The Cameronian
The Star of Munster
The Merry Blacksmith
The Cup of Tea
Out in the Ocean
The Kesh Jig
The Lilting Banshee
Donnybrook Fair

The Connaught Man’s Rambles
Morrison’s Jig
Sixpenny Money
The Geese in the Bog
The Rambling Pitchfork
Jim Ward’s Jig
The Battering Ram
The Boys of Bluehill
Cronin’s Hornpipe
The Fairies Hornpipe
The Rights of Man
The Greencastle Hornpipe
The Liverpool Hornpipe
The Galway Hornpipe
The Blackbird Hornpipe
Chief O’Neill’s Favourite
Alexander’s Hornpipe
The Butterfly
Barney Brallaghan
Give Us a Drink of Water
Hardiman the Fiddler
Hunting the Hare

Ride a Mile
The Kid on the Mountain
The Britches Full of Stitches
John Ryan’s Polka
Peg Ryan’s Polka (low key)
Peg Ryan’s Polka (High key)
Denis Murphy’s Polka
The Ballydesmond No. 1
The Ballydesmond No. 2
The Clare Dragoons
Kelly from Kilane
The Boys from Wexford
The Centenary March
Bonaparte’s March
Teddy O’Neill
Planxty Fanny Power
Sí Bheag Sí Mhor
Inisheer Air
The South Wind
Spancil Hill