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Fiddle Tunes in DADGAD - Playing and Arranging Reels, Jigs and Airs for Fingerstyle Guitar

Fiddle Tunes in DADGAD - Playing and Arranging Reels, Jigs and Airs for Fingerstyle Guitar

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Fiddle Tunes in DADGAD - Playing and Arranging Reels, Jigs and Airs for Fingerstyle Guitar

by Doug Young

Book with online audio. Shows how fingerstyle guitarists can use DADGAD tuning to play traditional tunes, including twenty-four complete arrangements of common American, Irish and Scottish ballads, airs, jigs and reels. Explores techniques and patterns for playing melodies across the strings, producing a harp-like effect that adds a distinctive and beautiful character to traditional melodies. In addition to building repertoire, the material demonstrates ways to arrange your own melodies or even write your own tunes. This is a perfect follow-up for guitarists looking for tunes to learn, or who want to go deeper into harp-style playing. Beginner/intermediate. Note/tab. 72 pp.

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Contents:

INTRODUCTION
TUNING UP
TUNES AND TECHNIQUES IN THE KEY OF D

PICKING HAND FINGERINGS
NOTATION CONVENTIONS
PLAYING MELODIES
SCALES AND PATTERNS

Road To California
Galway Hornpipe
Silver Spire
Richard Brennan’s
Miss Thompson’s
The Fox Hunter’s Jig

PHRASING AND ARTICULATIONS
MELODIC VARIATIONS

Soldier’s Joy
Arkansas Traveler

ORNAMENTATION

Gillian’s Apples

TUNES AND TECHNIQUES IN THE KEY OF G

Temperance Reel
The Banshee
Farewell to Whiskey
Father Kelley’s
Flowers of Edinburgh

D MIXOLYDIAN MODE

Banish Misfortune

ARRANGING TRADITIONAL TUNES

When Sick, Is It Tea That You Want?
The Tar Road to Sligo

TUNES AND TECHNIQUES IN MINOR KEYS

Julia Delaney/Katie’s Rambles
The Parting Glass
Star of the County Down
Star of Munster

WRITING YOUR OWN TUNES

Mountain Aire
Larkspur Jig

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Skill level intermediate1