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|Smoke in Your Eyes
Irish Session Tune Book
Collected at Seattle WA sessions over a period of 16 years, this compilation by Kevin Gow (flute & whistle player) contains over 700 mostly Irish tunes, with chords in this latest edition. Very nicely done with a complete index, and several indices by categories - Reels, Jigs, Hornpipes, Slip Jigs, Polkas, Slides and Set Dances. Over 270 pages!
May be sent by Media Mail
Celtic Wooden Flute, First Lesson, with Ryan Thomson
Ryan Thomson demonstrates breathing and fingering techniques for those new to celtic flute, including both beginners and those with experience in other styles of flute playing (classical, metal flute, etc.) A wooden flute(keyless or keyed) in the standard key of D is required. Simple scales and ornaments in two octaves are taught along with 5 celtic (Irish) tunes in all of the major dance styles: jig, reel, hornpipe, slide, and polka. The DVD is 40 minutes long, ISBN 0-931877-55-5
Pennywhistle: First Lesson with Ryan Thomson
This first lesson is designed for beginners with little or no experience with pennywhistle or any other woodwind instrument - playing. No music reading ability is required. "Pennywhistle" or "tin whistle" are different names for the same instrument and one in the key of "D" is required for this course. Ryan patiently teaches a basic scale and several celtic tunes, including a waltz, hornpipe, reel, a march, and polka. The basics of fingering and breathing are carefully explained and demonstrated.
The Low Whistle Book by Hannigan & Ledsam
Includes CD. All you need to know about how to play the low whistle: ornamentation, history and fantastic tunes. 113 pages.$27.95
Easy Peasy Tunes/ by Dave Mallinson
Includes CD. 101 simple but interesting tunes for absolute beginners and novices. The soundtrack is played by "Mally" on button accordion (melodeon), with guitar accompaniment. $29.00
Mel Bay's Complete Irish Tin Whistle Book by Mizzy McCaskill & Dona Gilliam,
Includes CD. Ornamentation taught in easy-to-follow form, pictured under the musical score. Excellent. 144 pages.
Antiquities of Scottish Music by McCaskill & Gilliam,
Includes CD. Some ornamentation. Includes guitar chords and separate music for piano accompaniment.
Grey Larsen's New Book:
Essential Guide to Irish Flute and Tin Whistle by Grey Larson.
Grey Larson, one of the Top Irish style flutists and teachers in the USA, has just completed his comprehensive 480 page book, with two CD's included. For beginners through highly advanced players of Irish Flute, Tin Whistle or Boehm (modern) flutes. Ornamentation, exercises, tunes, breathing, stylings of Matt Molloy, Joanie Madden, Cathal McConnell, Willie Clancy and many others.
Heavy Book: will be sent Media Mail unless otherwise instructed
|The Fifer's Delight by Ralph Sweet: |
Fingering, graded instruction for fife, flute, whistle, or flageolette, plus over 330 tunes, complete with guitar/piano chord symbols for accompaniment. Excellent for any concert pitch instrument; used by many fiddlers, dance bands, and drum corps, 8.5 x 11, 81 pages.
|The Fifer's Delightful Companion by Carol
A collection of harmony parts written to complement The Fifer's Delight, plus a few additional tunes and Christmas carols in two or three parts. Great for adding harmony to a corps, or playing duets with friends; can be adapted to many different instrumental combinations!
|The Pipe and Tabor Tutor by Dick Bagwell:
An excellent self-teaching method, including CD and tune book
of 61 pages.
|Tabor Pipe Companion by George Kelischek. Method and tunes for playing 3-hole Tabor Pipes
|Tune Book II by George Kelischek: 104 tunes
one-octave tunes for the Tabor Pipes, Ocarinas, Recorders, etc.
|Irish Tin Whistle Instruction & song
book by Patrick Conway.
|A Practical and Tuneful Method for the Baroque Flute by Peter H. Bloom: a beautifully written, complete method for
Baroque flute playing which should give any flutist a thorough
background in this delightful style.
|The Bread & Butter of Jamming by Walter
D. Sweet: 70 traditional tunes for fifes in harmony, and
drum parts, with historical notes.
Sound Sample from Complete Music for Fife & Drum CD
by Walter D. Sweet.
|A School for the Flute by Charles Nicholson
(facsimile of 1836 edition, pub. by Peter H. Bloom.) Nicholson
was the most famous flutist of his day and invented the large-hole
flute which became the most sought-after 'Irish' style
flute of today, as made by master makers such as Prowse, Rudall
& Rose, and later, Boosey (Pratten Model)