Easy Irish and Celtic Melodies for 5-String Banjo: Best-Loved Airs and Session Tunes

by Tom Hanway
$17.99
sku: 02-21598M
Book/Online audio set. 32 Irish, Celtic and British Isles folk melodies for the 5-string banjo. Demonstrates contemporary Celtic fingerstyle banjo in G tuning using modern techniques. Play-along and up-to-speed tracks are included on the audio. The tunes are suited for beginner and intermediate players, and include practice tempo suggestions. Advanced players will also benefit by learning subtle arrangements of traditional pieces. Note/tab, with chords. 52 pp.   More Details...
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Contents:

  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Best-Loved Airs and Session Tunes
  • 1. As I Roved Out
  • 2. Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms (Thomas Moore)
  • 3. Boolavogue (Patrick Joseph McCall)
  • 4. Boys of Wexford, The (Darley and McCall)
  • 5. Carrickfergus
  • 6. Cliffs of Dooneen, The (Jack McAuliffe)
  • 7. Danny Boy (Frederic Weatherly)
  • 8. Dawning of the Day, The (Thomas Connellan)
  • 9. Down by the Salley Gardens (William Butler Yeats)
  • 10. Hills of Connemara, The
  • 11. I’ll Tell Me Ma
  • 12. Loch Lomond (The Bonnie Banks o’ Loch Lomond)
  • 13. Mountains of Mourne, The
  • 14. On Raglan Road (High setting)
  • 15. On Raglan Road (Low setting)
  • 16. Peggy Lettermore (Máirtin Ó Clochartaigh and Pádraic Ó Maille)
  • 17. Raglan Road..
  • 18. Rising of the Moon, The (John Keegan Casey)
  • 19. Roddy McCorley (Ethna Carbery)
  • 20. Scotland the Brave
  • 21. Skye Boat Song, The
  • 22. South Wind, The
  • 23. Spancil Hill (Michael Considine)
  • 24. Spanish Lady, The (song)
  • 25. Spanish Lady, The (tune)
  • 26. Stack of Barley, The.
  • 27. Star of the County Down, The
  • 28. Water is Wide, The (O Waly, Waly)
  • 29. Wearing of the Green, The (Dion Boucicault)
  • 30. Wearing of the Green, The (Dion Boucicault)
  • 31. When You and I Were Young, Maggie (G.W. Johnson and J.A. Butterfield)
  • 32. Whiskey in the Jar
  • Tune Index
  • The Author