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What is Celtic Music? The term Celtic music is often applied to the music of Ireland and Scotland, because both places have produced distinctive styles which actually have genuine commonality and clear mutual influences. Most Irish and Scottish traditional musicians themselves avoid the term "Celtic music," except when forced market necessities.
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The Kilted Fiddler
The Kilted Fiddler
A collection of 167 Scottish fiddle tunes compiled and arranged by Alan Lerwick, including: Reels and Scotch Measures, Strathspeys, Jigs, Hornpipes, Waltzes, Descriptive Tunes, Marches, Slow Airs and Laments, and more. Includes historical notes, playing tips, and photos.
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The Celtic Collection - Mountain Dulcimer
The Celtic Collection - Mountain Dulcimer
A collection of songs, jigs, hornpipes, airs, polkas, and marches from the Celtic lands of Scotland, Ireland, and England. The songs are arranged for mountain dulcimer primarily in 1-5-8 (Mixolydian) tuning, along with a few tunes in 1-5-5 (Ionian) tuning.
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Maggie's Big Book Of Celtic Tunes For Hammered Dulcimer
Maggie's Big Book Of Celtic Tunes For Hammered Dulcimer
This music book is a collection of 124 tunes arranged for the Hammered Dulcimer and other "C" melody instruments (recorder, pennywhistle, fiddle, mandolin, guitar). Chords are included. The Music is transcribed from the playing of Maggie Sansone, America's premier hammered dulcimer player and teacher specializing in Celtic music, from six of her most popular recordings.
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Twenty Irish Fiddle Tunes
Twenty Irish Fiddle Tunes
Kevin Burke, one of the true masters of the Irish fiddle, teaches these 20 tunes taken from his vast repertoire of Irish traditional music. He plays each one slowly for novice players, then up to tempo with all the ornaments to give the learning instrumentalist the true feel of the tune.
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The Mandolin and Bouzouki of Tim O'Brien
The Mandolin and Bouzouki of Tim O'Brien
Tim O'Brien's course will be a boon to mandolin and bouzouki (octave mandolin) players who want to improve their technique, develop ideas and learn new repertoire. Tim brings his brilliant musicianship to bear as he teaches Celtic, bluegrass and original songs, including: Down in a Willow Garden - The High Road - Lay Down Your Weary Tune - One Girl Cried - More Love - The Kid on the Mountain - and Travellers. Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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Learn To Play The Irish Bouzouki
Learn To Play The Irish Bouzouki
Zan McLeod, one of the Celtic music world's most talented bouzouki players, accompanists and arrangers, has created a fantastic lesson for beginners and experienced players alike. Zan teaches tunings, basic scales and chords, as well as pick technique and rhythmic innovations (cross picking, strumming patterns, accents and syncopations). He then explores the bouzouki through the study of traditional reels, jigs and slip jigs. Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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The Mandolin of Norman Blake
The Mandolin of Norman Blake
Norman and Nancy Blake teach old-time and original instrumentals in Celtic and southern mountain tradition, plus advice on tuning, split strings, phrasing, ornaments, double-stops, tremolos, drones and more. Nine songs, including: John Brown's March Father's Hall Jack Danielson's Reel Mandolin Fanfare. 90-MINUTE DVD or VIDEO. Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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Fiddle Tunes & Irish Music for Mandolin
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 18 of the tunes.
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The Fiddle Music of Scotland
The Fiddle Music of Scotland
A comprehensive annotated collection of 365 tunes with a historical introduction. Much more than a definitive collection of tunes, James Hunter's introduction traces the history of the fiddle and music through the centuries.
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Complete Irish Fiddle Player
Complete Irish Fiddle Player
This is not a book for the absolute beginner. Written for the literary as much as the musical connoisseur. 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.
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Celtic Autoharp
Celtic Autoharp
This collection of 35 Celtic tunes represents ten different performance styles from Ireland, Scotland, Wales and Brittany. The majority of these pieces are dance tunes such as the jigs and reels popular at Irish sessions, the informal gatherings of musicians in pubs, community halls, and homes.
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Complete Book of Celtic Music for Dulcimer
Complete Book of Celtic Music for Dulcimer
Harp music, the piper's repertoire, and fiddle tunes from Ireland, Scotland and Breton are all well-represented here Plus samples of Reels, Jigs, Hornpipes, Strathspeys, Polkas, Mazurkas, Slides, Marches, Piobaireachds, Set Dances, Airs, Plaxties, Country Dances, Morris Dances, & more!
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Celtic & New England Fiddle Tunes for Clawhammer Banjo
Celtic & New England Fiddle Tunes for Clawhammer Banjo
A compilation of favorite solos on Irish, Scottish and New England fiddle tunes arranged for banjo by one of America's foremost clawhammer banjoists, Ken Perlman. In notation and tablature.
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Celtic Circles
Celtic Circles
Inspired by the Celtic circles of ancient Scotland, Bonnie paints a musical picture through time, joining the heavens and earth to the cycles of everyday life. Performed on Scottish fiddle with gold medal piper Eric Rigler on the Great Highland bagpipe, Scottish smallpipes and uilleann pipes.
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Complete Book of Irish & Celtic 5-String Banjo
Complete Book of Irish & Celtic 5-String Banjo
An important anthology of Irish and Celtic solos for the 5-string banjo featuring a history, techniques, and etiquette of playing the banjo in the Celtic tradition. Includes segments on tuning, pick preferences, and tablature reading followed by 101 jigs, slides, polkas, slip jigs, reels, hornpipes, strathspeys, etc.
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Scottish Airs and Ballads for Autoharp
Scottish Airs and Ballads for Autoharp
A collection of 25 traditional melodies written in standard music notation as well as autoharp tablature. Accompaniment chords are indicated. The melody-playing techniques used are explained here in detail. Also included is a professional performance CD.
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Scottish Fiddle Encyclopedia
Scottish Fiddle Encyclopedia
The purpose of this book is to offer fiddlers direct access to the gems of the genre. Composers represented in this volume span a three hundred year period including works by: Patrick MacDonald, Adam Craig, Capt. Charles Duff, Simon Fraser, Robert and Joseph Lowe, Robert MacIntosh, William Marshall, and J. Scott Skinner.
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Irish Fiddle Playing - Guide for Serious Players
Irish Fiddle Playing - Guide for Serious Players
The book is designed to make the personal aspects of traditional Irish fiddle playing, improvisation and interpretation, accessible to novice players. The aim of the book is to allow the player to look more closely at their technique while also improving accuracy and speed.
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Celtic Songs and Slow Airs for Mountain Dulcimer
Celtic Songs and Slow Airs for Mountain Dulcimer
In folk tradition, stories of love lost, betrayal, jealousy, conflict, emigration, and the supernatural are often immortalized in songs of many traditions, demonstrating that singing has been a universal vehicle for the human condition.
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Irish Mandolin Playing
Irish Mandolin Playing
This is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in Irish mandolin playing. As well as being a complete guide for the absolute beginner, this book also contains a mine of information, useful tips and ideas for the experienced player.All the tunes and key exercises in the book are included on the accompanying 63 track CD.
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Celtic Melodies for Fingerpicking Guitar
Celtic Melodies for Fingerpicking Guitar
In these three audio lessons, Duck Baker, Stefan Grossman, and John Renbourn teach six Celtic fingerstyle guitar solos. The three compact discs offer three full hours of note-by-note, phrase-by-phrase instruction, and all of the arrangements appear in the book in notation and tablature.
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Celtic Meditations: Into The Light
Celtic Meditations: Into The Light
This is music for hammered dulcimer that soothes the soul: a rich tapestry of Celtic moods for gentle, quiet contemplation. The melodious and gentle sounds of the leather-covered wooden mallets dancing across eighty strings creates a harp-like resonant sustain that brings a special beauty to the ancient melodies.
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Celtic Music For Fiddle
Celtic Music For Fiddle
Celtic Music For Fiddle by Miles Courtiere features 35 Celtic pieces from various parts of the Celtic world. All of the pieces are dance music, jigs, reels, slides, hornpipes etc. All of the pieces were originally played on the fiddle.
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Celtic Music For Mandolin
Celtic Music For Mandolin
In this collection by Allan Alexander and Jessica Walsh you will find traditional music, pieces by Carolan, and also pieces that were written for lute and mandora over 400 years ago.
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Favorite Celtic Melodies For Fiddle
Favorite Celtic Melodies For Fiddle
Favorite Celtic Melodies for Fiddle by Miles Courtiere is a follow up book to the popular Celtic Music for Fiddle. The aim of the book is to provide Fiddlers interested in learning Celtic pieces a wide range of simple and easy to remember melodies while providing a range of different moods, tempos and rhythms.
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English, Welsh, Scottish, Irish Fiddle T
English, Welsh, Scottish, Irish Fiddle T
Over 100 tunes, this is an outstanding collection of the traditional music of Britain, graded from easy to advanced.
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Playing Hammered Dulcimer In The Irish Tradition
Playing Hammered Dulcimer In The Irish Tradition
For intermediate-to-advanced level players who want to learn basic, simple techniques that create the feel of traditional Irish music. Covers tuning, tablature, ornaments and exercises and includes 45 tunes with matching tracks on the CD.
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Irish Session Tunes The Orange Book
Irish Session Tunes The Orange Book
Book/CD pack. More session tunes collected in sets so that you can work on transitions as well as tunes. Meant to follow The Blue Book, this time the emphasis is on reels, which are more difficult for the learning musician.
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Irish Session Tunes The Blue Book
Irish Session Tunes The Blue Book
In an Irish session, tunes are played in sets and unless you know how to get from one tune to the next you'll crash! Based on the many sessions he's played in or listened to, Brid Cranitch has selected 100 tunes in 40 sets of 2, 3 or 4 tunes so that you can learn the tunes and work on transitions.
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THe Magic of Irish Fiddling
THe Magic of Irish Fiddling
A diverse sampling of traditional Irish Fiddle tunes arranged in first position for violinists and fiddlers. The authentic Irish jigs, reels hornpipes polkas and airs in this book are timeless standards in the traditional Irish repertoire.
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Play Scottish Fiddle
Play Scottish Fiddle
The phrase by phrase tuition on this Scottish Fiddle DVD by Sarah Naylor, Glenfiddich Champion 2005, will teach you the basic styles and techniques of rhythm, bowing and style to help you become a great Scottish fiddle player.
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Learn To Play The Irish Mandolin
Learn To Play The Irish Mandolin
An ideal instructional DVD for anyone wanting to play Irish music. Includes jigs, reels, hornpipes, plus picking techniques. Anthony Warde shows you step by step how to play Irish traditional music on the mandolin. Each solo is then played live on the stage accompanied by some of Ireland's foremost musicians. Complete with live stage performances featuring... Vinnie Kilduff - whistle, Steve Cooney - guitar, Gerry O'Connor - fiddle, Peter Browne - button accordion.
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Intro To The Mandola
Intro To The Mandola
A complete overview of the mandola, offering set-up instructions and proper positioning for both hands. You'll learn all of the basic chord positions, covering most major keys, and all of the basic scale patterns within these keys. New lower price!
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Intro To The Octave Mandolin
Intro To The Octave Mandolin
The first DVD for octave mandolin ever offered! A complete overview, teaching: tuning, set-up instructions & proper positioning for right and left hand; basic chord positions, which cover most major keys, and basic scale patterns within these keys. New lower price!
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