Hanway, Tom: Easy Irish & Celtic Session Tunes for 5-String Banjo (Bk & CD)

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Catalogue No: 21597BCD
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Easy Irish & Celtic Session Tunes for 5-String Banjo (Bk & CD)

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Department: Folk & World Instruments - Banjo

Publisher: Mel Bay

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This rich collection of 68 jigs and reels features some of the most cherished tunes played by session players from 21st-century Ireland, Scotland, Wales and the Celtic Diaspora. Tom Hanway demonstrates contemporary "Celtic fingerstyle banjo" through modern techniques and traditional Irish and Celtic melodies using standard G tuning. Additionally, this book explains the Four Celtic Modes that are found throughout the tunes in this collection. Through these lessons, you can learn the essentials needed to play stock Irish and Celtic tunes, which can later be combined in medleys to play at sessions.

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Angus Campbell Battering Ram, The Big John McNeil Black Rogue, The Blarney Pilgrim, The Boys of Malin, The Boys of the Town Bucks of Oranmore, The Carraroe, The Castle Kelly Cliffs of Moher, The Crooked Road to Dublin, The Cup of Tea, The Da Full Rigged Ship Doed a Ddel Donald Blue (Shetland) Donegal Reel, The Drowsy Maggie (Celtic Modal Tuning) Earl’s Chair, The East at Glendart Eighth of January, The Father Kelly’s Father O’Flynn Galway Rambler, The Gander in the Pratie Hole Geese in the Bog, The Gentleman Thief, The Gerry’s Beaver Hat (Returned Yank) Gillian’s Apples Glandyfi Gravel Walk, The Greig’s Pipes Happy to Meet and Sorry to Part Hare’s Paw, The High Reel, The (A Mixolydian - Capo 2) High Reel, The (A Mixolydian) Humours of Glendart Humours of Tulla, The Jack Broke da Prison Door Jackie Coleman’s Reel Killavil Jig, The (Sligo Jig) Lark in the Morning, The Lilting Fisherman, The (Joe Derrane’s) Man of the House, The Miracle on the Hudson (Celtic Modal Tuning) Miss Thompson’s Monaghan Jig, The My Darling Asleep New Copperplate, The Old Copperplate, The Paddy’s Return Rambling Pitchfork, The Reconciliation, The Rolling in the Ryegrass (Shannon Breeze) Rose in the Heather, The Saddle the Pony Silver Spire, The Sliabh Russell Sligo Jig, The (Ryan’s Favourite) Swallow’s Tail, The Swallowtail Jig, The Tenpenny Bit, The Toss the Feathers (D Mixolydian - D Major) Toss the Feathers (E Dorian) Tros y Garreg (Over the Stone) Wandering Minstrel, The Wise Maid, The Woman of the House, The