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


Catalogue No: 21597BCD
Shop Product Code: 256367R

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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.


Contents and Reviews

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
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