Irish Session Tunes - The Red Book (100 Irish Dance Tunes and Airs). Edited by Matt Cranitch. For Fiddle. Lead Sheets: Melody line, lyrics and chord symbols. Softcover with CD. 48 pages. Music Sales #OMB352. Published by Music Sales (HL.14007903).
ISBN 1849382484. 8.25x11.5 inches.
This series contains over 100 Irish dance tunes and airs in each volume. The collections contain a varied selection of widely played and lesser-known tunes, divided into different dance rhythms, and then sorted into sets of similar tunes to be played at Irish sessions. The range of the tunes are particularly suitable for the fiddle, but can be used on other instruments.
The “red book” includes 100 tunes, separated into double jigs, slides, slip jigs, polkas, reels, hornpipes, set dances and airs. Songs include: Father O'Flynn • The Lucky Penny • Dan O'Keeffe's Slide • The Blue Ribbon • The Pigeon on the Gate • Master Crowley • Fallon's Hornpipe • The Blackbird • and more.