A Complete Guide to Learning the Irish Fiddle

This book includes special chapters for beginners, "key points" highlighting essential aspects of fiddle technique, a comprehensive guide to traditional ornamentation and over 80 carefully chosen tunes.

A Complete Guide to Learning the Irish Fiddle

(Waltons Irish Music Books). Everything you need to know about the Irish fiddle, from playing your first notes and tunes to advanced solos and ornamentation. This book includes special chapters for beginners, "key points" highlighting essential aspects of fiddle technique, a comprehensive guide to traditional ornamentation and over 80 carefully chosen tunes. One of Ireland's most exciting fiddle players, Paul McNevin has had an equally influential career as a teacher. During his long association with Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann, he won the All Ireland Slogadh and Plearacha competitions and received his Comhaltas teaching diplomas in 1991. Paul has toured throughout Europe with the Donal Lunny Band, Damien Quinn and Speranza, among others and has been a regular guest with Stockton's Wing and the Riverdance dancers.

Complete Irish Fiddle Player

In his preface, the author reminds the reader that this is not a book for the absolute beginner.

Complete Irish Fiddle Player

In his preface, the author reminds the reader that this is not a book for the absolute beginner. Even the experienced player may not get it on first reading a given tune, but You can expect to enjoy the process of learning... [and experience] the joy of recreating a traditional tune, of making it your own. This is the teacher/ student pact in effect throughout this marvelous book, written for the literary as much as the musical connoisseur. Although no classical violin experience is needed, you will need to know how to hold the fiddle and bow, and be able to play at least simple tunes in the first position. Having the ability to read music will enable you to follow the bowing patterns and left-hand techniques which the author feels are crucial in grasping the playing style.

Learn to Play Irish Fiddle

Useful appendices and a cross-referenced glossary are also included.The accompanying CDs contain all the tunes in the book (played at a slow tempo) plus many exercises.There is NO NEED FOR ANY PRIOR MUSICAL KNOWLEDGE in order to use this ...

Learn to Play Irish Fiddle

Learn to Play Irish Fiddle is a book and two CD set that introduces the absolute beginner to the great traditional fiddle music of Ireland, going right from the basics of how to hold and make the first sounds on the instrument - through specially composed, manageable tunes in the Irish style - right up to playing traditional reels, jigs and other dance tunes from the traditional repertoire (the specially composed tunes bridge the gap between the basics and the traditional music). Embellishments and techniques that make good Irish fiddle playing so infectious, such as rolls, cuts, triplets and slides are gradually introduced. the student will also become familiar with some of the more advanced ideas concerning playing Irish traditional music such as variations and dynamics - subjects which are covered in greater detail in "Irish Fiddle Playing: A Guide for the Serious Player" book/CD sets by the same author. Useful appendices and a cross-referenced glossary are also included.The accompanying CDs contain all the tunes in the book (played at a slow tempo) plus many exercises.There is NO NEED FOR ANY PRIOR MUSICAL KNOWLEDGE in order to use this book. Each aspect of playing and theory is covered in an accessible and manageable way.

The Irish Fiddle Book

"This book explains and shows in detail the various techniques used by fiddle players in creating a traditional style of playing.

The Irish Fiddle Book

(Music Sales America). This book explains and shows in detail the various techniques used by fiddle players in creating a traditional style of playing. All the information is presented in the context of the music itself, with numerous transcribed and recorded examples. It is aimed not only at the beginner, but also the fiddle-player (and indeed violinist) with some knowledge and experience who wishes to learn more. For those unable to read music, a chapter on notation is included. Particular emphasis is given to bowing and ornamentation, with individual chapters devoted to jigs, slides, polkas, hornpipes, airs and reels. The book also attempts to convey something of the excitement felt in playing music which has a large degree of improvisation, albeit within certain bounds. The demonstration CD, which features a large selection of the transcribed tunes and ornaments performed by Cranitch, is an invaluable aid to learning as it allows the listener to hear how the music and ornamentation should sound.

English Welsh Scottish Irish fiddle tunes

(Music Sales America). Over 100 tunes, from easy to advanced, edited and annotated by Robin Williamson. This book is perfect for fiddle as well as guitar, mandolin, tenor banjo, flute, accordion or concertina.

English  Welsh  Scottish   Irish fiddle tunes

(Music Sales America). Over 100 tunes, from easy to advanced, edited and annotated by Robin Williamson. This book is perfect for fiddle as well as guitar, mandolin, tenor banjo, flute, accordion or concertina. With guitar chords. 15 tunes are included with the online audio, played by Williamson, is included for demonstration. Songs include: All in a Garden Green * Newcastle * The Ploughboy * Greensleeves * Welsh Morris Dance * Lady Owen's Delight * The Bonny Grey * Waterloo Hornpipe * Sweet Molly * Welcome Whiskey Back Again * My Darling Asleep * Back of the Haggard * Carolan's Farewell * and more. The accompanying audio is accessed through Hal Leonard's popular MyLibrary system using the provided code. The audio can be streamed or downloaded and includes PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.

Irish Music for Fiddle Made Easy

All tunes are written clearly in standard notation with bow directions.The collection contains airs, well known songs, polkas, slip jigs, slides, double jigs, hornpipes and reels, all of which are specially arranged by the author with the ...

Irish Music for Fiddle Made Easy

An exciting collection of 29 traditional tunes from Ireland, arranged for easy fiddle. All tunes are written clearly in standard notation with bow directions. Anaccompanying audio contains all the tunes, played at a manageable speed, with guitar accompaniment.The collection contains airs, well known songs, polkas, slip jigs, slides, double jigs, hornpipes and reels, all of which are specially arranged by the author with the beginning/intermediate fiddle player in mind. On the audio, the tunes are played 2 or 3 times, so you can really get into the feel of the tune, when playing along. The speed of the tunes is quite slow, but not so slow as to take away from the essential feel of the music.Irish music isrightly popular all over the world. The haunting beauty of the slow airs and infectious foot-tapping rhythms of jigs and reels are here to be discovered in this selection of great traditional music

Fiddling for Viola

Designed to meet the rising popularity of the viola's role in folk music, the tunes in this book are grouped into C, G, D, F, B-flat, and E-flat major fingering. the music in this book is printed on parallel staffs. the top is traditional ...

Fiddling for Viola

Quite possibly the largest collection of fiddle music for viola ever published! Contains a wealth of material for fiddlers seeking a transition to the viola and/or violists in search of a collection of traditional fiddle music. Designed to meet the rising popularity of the viola's role in folk music, the tunes in this book are grouped into C, G, D, F, B-flat, and E-flat major fingering. the music in this book is printed on parallel staffs. the top is traditional viola notation in the alto clef while the bottom is the same music in transposing violin notation, allowing fiddlers who read the G or treble clef to play the viola by fingering it as if it were a fiddle.

Irish Fiddle Playing

The book is designed to make the personal aspects of traditional Irish fiddle playing, improvisation and interpretation, accessible to novice players.

Irish Fiddle Playing

The book is designed to make the personal aspects of traditional Irish fiddle playing, improvisation and interpretation, accessible to novice players. Drawing on his experience writing out reels, jigs and other tunes for new players at a North London session and teaching fiddle, the author conveys what to do with tunes to make them your own. The first part of the book discusses such subjects as the language of traditional music, posture, bowing, and effective practice, with a detailed analysis of left and right hand technique. The second section is a selection of tunes that demonstrate the ideas in the first part. The aim of the book is to allow the player to look more closely at their technique while also improving accuracy and speed. A recording adds an extra dimension to the learning experience. Audio download available online

Learn to Play Irish Fiddle

The accompanying CDs contain all the tunes in the book (played at a slow tempo) plus many exercises. There is NO NEED FOR ANY PRIOR MUSICAL KNOWLEDGE in order to use this book.

Learn to Play Irish Fiddle

Learn to Play Irish Fiddle is a book and two CD set that introduces the absolute beginner to the great traditional fiddle music of Ireland, going right from the basics of how to hold and make the first sounds on the instrument - through specially composed, manageable tunes in the Irish style - right up to playing traditional reels, jigs and other dance tunes from the traditional repertoire (the specially composed tunes bridge the gap between the basics and the traditional music). Embellishments and techniques that make good Irish fiddle playing so infectious, such as rolls, cuts, triplets and slides are gradually introduced. The student will also become familiar with some of the more advanced ideas concerning playing Irish traditional music such as variations and dynamics - subjects which are covered in greater detail in Irish Fiddle Playing: A Guide for the Serious Player book/CD sets by the same author. Useful appendices and a cross-referenced glossary are also included. The accompanying CDs contain all the tunes in the book (played at a slow tempo) plus many exercises. There is NO NEED FOR ANY PRIOR MUSICAL KNOWLEDGE in order to use this book. Each aspect of playing and theory is covered in an accessible and manageable way.

The Irish cello book

(Berklee Guide). Learn to play traditional Irish melodies on the cello. This book covers traditional articulations, concepts, and practices of Irish music, many traditionally for fiddle, but here adapted to the cello.

The Irish cello book

(Berklee Guide). Learn to play traditional Irish melodies on the cello. This book covers traditional articulations, concepts, and practices of Irish music, many traditionally for fiddle, but here adapted to the cello. It includes technical lessons and a tune book of over 100 traditional Irish melodies. The CD of demonstration and play-along tracks features a traditional Irish ensemble. You will learn to play Irish melodies using traditional articulations and performance nuances, such as cuts, pats, rolls, and slurs. You'll also learn to recognize distinguishing features of song forms, adapt melodies to the cell, play in a traditional Irish ensemble, and much more.

Fifty Irish Fiddle Tunes

Fifty Irish Fiddle Tunes


Fiddle Tunes Irish Music for Mandolin

Due to time constraints, the CD contains only 18 songs from the book.

Fiddle Tunes   Irish Music for Mandolin

A fun-to-play collection of 62 favorite fiddle and Irish tunes arranged in notation and tablature for mandolin solo. Ideal music for intermediate level technical study in sight reading. the CD is in split-track format, thus allowing the mandolin student to play along with the mandolin solo, lively guitar accompaniment, or both. Due to time constraints, the CD contains only 18 songs from the book.

Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry

This book features transcriptions of 107 tunes as played by three of the region's most distinguished fiddlers: Pádraig O'Keeffe, Denis Murphy, and Connie O'Connell.

Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry

The two southern most counties in Ireland, Cork and Kerry, have legendary music and dance traditions. on the border of these two counties, a rural area called Sliabh Luachra is especially well-known for its fiddle tunes and itinerant fiddle teachers. When speaking of this area's fiddle music, some describe a special lilt or backbeat, or they talk about the special role of set dances, but the most often expressed quality relates to the frequent use of slides and polkas. This book features transcriptions of 107 tunes as played by three of the region's most distinguished fiddlers: Pádraig O'Keeffe, Denis Murphy, and Connie O'Connell. Each fiddler is profiled, followed by a collection of meticulously transcribed tunes and annotations. an accompanying CD includes 30 of these tunes played solo by Connie O'Connell.

Fiddle For Dummies Book Online Video and Audio Instruction

You’ve come to the right place! With this plain-English guide, you’ll be playing “The Irish Washerman,” “Turkey in the Straw,” and tons of other fun tunes in no time.

Fiddle For Dummies  Book   Online Video and Audio Instruction

Learn to play the fiddle? Easy. Tackling a new instrument can be intimidating, but with this easy-to-use guide, you'll have no trouble at all! From selecting, tuning, and caring for your fiddle to mastering various music styles, Fiddle For Dummies walks you step-by-step through everything you need to start playing the fiddle like a pro. You'll discover how to hold a fiddle, master fundamental techniques, and take your skills to the next level. This title also features companion audio tracks and instructional video clips hosted online at Dummies.com to help further enhance your skills. The fiddle is a popular instrument across many continents, and is a favorite for many because it is small and portable. Playing the fiddle can expose you to a range of musical styles from all over the world, such as Irish, Scottish, Celtic/Cape Breton, country, folk, bluegrass, and more. Plus, if you're already a violin player, you'll impress yourself and fellow musicians as you unlock your instrument to open up a whole new world of sounds. Learn fiddle techniques and fundamentals Select, tune, and care for your fiddle Join the folk instrument movement and master the fiddle Play fiddle music from all over the world Whether you're a complete beginner or a violin player looking to branch out and try something new, Fiddle For Dummies will have you fit as a fiddle in no time.

English Welsh Scottish Irish Fiddle Tunes

Over 100 tunes, edited and annotated by Robin Williamson.

English  Welsh  Scottish   Irish Fiddle Tunes

Over 100 tunes, edited and annotated by Robin Williamson. From easy to advanced. For mandolin, banjo, flute, etc. With guitar chords. Includes these songs: All In A Garden Green Apples In The Winter Argeers As A Thoiseach Back Of The Haggard Belladrum's Strathspey Bishop Of Bangor's Jigg Boban John Bung Your Eye Byrnes Hornpipe Cadgers On The Cannongate Cam' Ye Ower Frae France Carolan's Farewell Carolan's Receipt Cherish The Ladies Chief O'neil's Favourite Christmas Day I' Da Mornin' Coilantogle Comb Your Hair And Curl It Constant Billy Corn Riggs Are Bonny Crowley's Reels Drops Of Whiskey Drumdelgie Dunse Dings A' East Neuk O' Fife Elslie Marly Farewell To Whiskey Flee Like A Bird Flowers Of Edinburgh Fortune My Foe Go To Berwick, Johnny Greensleeves Griffith Ap Cynan's Delight Hunting The Hare I'll Gang Na Mair Tae Ton Toon I'll Get Wedded In My Auld Claes I'll Mend Your Pots And Kettles Is The Big Man Within Jenny Nettles Jenny's Welcome To Charlie John Anderson's Eldest Daughter Lady Behind The Boat Lady Owen's Delight Lark In The Morning Laudanum Bunches Life Is All Chequered Linnen Hall Lulle Me Beyond Thee Madame Bonaparte Manage The Miser Mr. Cosgill's Delight My Darling Asleep Newcastle Niel Gow's Wife Off To California Old Mother Oxford Panmure House Paschal's Peerie Hoose Ahint The Burn Petticoats Loose Pleasures Of Hope Pleasures Of The Town Rakes Of Kildare Rakish Paddy Saith Nos Olau Sheffield Hornpipe Shooting Sleepy Maggie Small Coals For Nailers Staines Morris Sunday Was My Wedding

Mel Bay s Complete Irish Fiddle Player

In his preface, the author reminds the reader that this is not a book for the absolute beginner.

Mel Bay s Complete Irish Fiddle Player

In his preface, the author reminds the reader that this is not a book for the absolute beginner. Even the experienced player may not "get it" on first reading a given tune, but "You can expect to enjoy the process of learning... [and experience] the joy of recreating a traditional tune, of making it your own." This is the teacher/ student pact in effect throughout this marvelous book, written for the literary as much as the musical connoisseur. Although no classical violin experience is needed, you will need to know how to hold the fiddle and bow, and be able to play at least simple tunes in the first position. Having the ability to read music will enable you to follow the bowing patterns and left-hand techniques which the author feels are crucial in grasping the playing style.

Fiddle Tunes Irish Music for Guitar

Tunes from the book are derived from different cultures, there is little or no overlap of titles regarding the book and Complete Fiddle Tunes for Acoustic Guitar (95471).

Fiddle Tunes   Irish Music for Guitar

A sparkling, comprehensive collection of 75 lively flatpicking guitar fiddle tunes! Beginning with 18 pages of introductory, performance and tutorial notes. the all-Irish titles are presented in sections: reels, strathspeys, breakdowns, hornpipes, jigs, slip- jigs, set dances, airs and waltzes. All tunes are written as single-line melodies for flat-picked guitar chords over the staff. Additional notes and references, plus a discography are included at the end. Tunes from the book are derived from different cultures, there is little or no overlap of titles regarding the book and Complete Fiddle Tunes for Acoustic Guitar (95471). In notation and tablature. the split-track recording includes Dan Gelo's teaching on the various techniques.