Traditional Slow Airs of Ireland (for Pennywhistle). Arranged by Tomas . For Pennywhistle. Music Sales America. Irish, Celtic. 104 pages. Ossian Publications #OMB99. Published by Ossian Publications (HL.14033983).
ISBN 0946005842. Irish, Celtic. 8.25x11.75 inches.
This book is a major collection of traditional Irish slow airs that captures the essence and beauty of Irish traditional music. Included in the 118 airs that make up this fabulous compilation, are some of the great sean-nos (old style) airs as well as tunes by Caloran and other favorite and well-known pieces. Author Tomas Ó'Canainn has a lifetime of experience both performing and teaching Irish music and his selection of beautiful, soaring and majestic slow airs is ideal for extending your repertoire for any melody instrument. These relatively easy pieces are also suitable for those approaching Irish slow airs for the first time.