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100 Vital Irish Session Tunes

Acoustic instruments - Beginning-Intermediate
Edited by Dave Mallinson. Saddle-stitched, SongBook. Mally's Presents. Celtic / Irish. Book. 44 pages. Published by Dave Mallinson Publications (MB.AM405).

Item Number: MB.AM405

ISBN 9781899512225. Celtic / Irish. 8.25 x 11.75 inches.

These tunes form the very corner stone of Irish music sessions. They crop up with such regularity that it's vital that you are able to play them. Every type of dance tune is represented: reels, jigs, hornpipes, polkas, slides, slip jigs, marches, set dances, waltzes, mazurkas, flings, a varsovienne, a barn dance, a single reel and a single jig. Session friendly settings: Learn them as written and you can be sure of having accurate versions. To help those whose music reading skills only extends as far as finding the notes.

  • Barnacle Redowa, The  
  • Barney Brannigan  
  • Belfast, The  
  • Black Rogue, The  
  • Blackthorn Stick, The 
  • Bonny Kate  
  • Boys of Ballinahinch  
  • Boys Of Bluehill 
  • Boys of Wexford, The  
  • Bunratty Boys  
  • Cat Rambles to the Child's Saucepan, The  
  • Centenary, The  
  • Come West Along the Road 
  • Curlew Hills, The  
  • Dennis Murphy's  
  • Donegal Mazurka 
  • Donegal, The 
  • Downfall of Paris, The  
  • Drops Of Brandy 
  • Drowsy Maggie 
  • Dunphy's  
  • Egan's 
  • Fairy dance, The 
  • Father Kelly's 
  • Flannel Jacket, The  
  • Foxhunters' Jig  
  • Frost Is All Over 
  • Gallagher's Frolics 
  • Galway Rambler, The  
  • German Beau, The  
  • Green Fields of American, The  
  • Green Grow The Rushes-O 
  • Harvest Home 
  • Haste to the Wedding 
  • Heather Breeze, The  
  • Humours of Donnybrook, The  
  • Humours Of Lisheen, The 
  • Idle Road, The  
  • Irish Washerwoman, The 
  • John Brennan's 
  • John Ryan's 
  • Kilmaley, The  
  • Larry O'Gaff 
  • Leslie's Hornpipe  
  • Love, Will You Marry Me?  
  • Madam Bonaparte 
  • Maggie Brown's Favourite  
  • Maggie in the Wood 
  • Maid in the Cherry Tree, The  
  • Maid on the Green, The 
  • Merrily Kiss the Quaker 
  • Merry Blacksmith, The 
  • Miss Mcleod's 
  • Mist on the Meadow, The  
  • Morning Star 
  • Munster buttermilk 
  • Munster Cloak, The  
  • Napoleon Crossing The Rhine 
  • Off To California 
  • Old Torn Petticoat, The  
  • Paddy Whack 
  • Pay the reckoning 
  • Pete Bradley's  
  • Pigtown Fling 
  • Piper through the Meadow  
  • Plains of Boyle, The  
  • Planxty Fanny Power 
  • Planxty Irwin 
  • Primrose Lass, The  
  • Rainy Day, A  
  • Rakes Of Kildare 
  • Rakes Of Mallow 
  • Rattlin' Bog 
  • Road To Lisdoonvarna, The 
  • Rock Road to Dublin, The  
  • Rolling In The Ryegrass 
  • Saddle The Pony 
  • Saint Patrick's Day 
  • Scattery Island  
  • Scholar, The 
  • Shandon Bells 
  • Sheehan's 
  • Shoo the Donkey  
  • Si Bheag, Si Mhor 
  • Siege of Ennis, The  
  • Smash The Windows 
  • South Wind, The  
  • Straying, The  
  • Sweets of May, The  
  • Teetotaller, The  
  • Tenpenny Bit, The 
  • Three Sea Captains 
  • To Limerick We Will Go  
  • Tongs By The Fire 
  • Top Of The Cork Road 
  • Tralee Gaol 
  • Triumphal, The  
  • Weaver's, The  
  • Wild Irishman, The  
  • Woman of the House, The  
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Willowick, Ohio
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  • July 04, 2007 Excellent Series

    This is an excellent series for use as a library of standard Irish tunes. Recommended to me by a ceilidh player, I have found them to be a wonderful resource. Level is Intermediate (as written) but provide a great structure for further ornamentation.

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