The Celtic Collection: Mountain Dulcimer composed by Lorinda Jones. For Dulcimer (Mountain). Saddle-stitched, Solos. Celtic/Irish. Intermediate. Book/CD Set. 48 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.20104BCD).
ISBN 9780786664832. Celtic/Irish. 8.5 x 11 inches.
A collection of songs, jigs, hornpipes, airs, polkas, and arches from the Celtic lands of Scotland, Ireland, and England. The songs are arranged for mountain dulcimer primarily in 1-5-8 (Mixolydian) tuning, along with a few tunes in 1-5-5 (Ionian) tuning. The arrangements make use of the capo, as well as playing tunes in Em and Bm, and include a Part II for a suggested harmony on selected songs. The book is accompanied by a CD recording of each tune. Song titles include: George Brabazon, Off She Goes, Irish Lamentation, Keel Row, Water Is Wide, Loch Lomond, Foggy Dew, and many more. Intermediate playing level suggested.