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Celtic Backup for All Instrumentalists

Celtic Backup for All Instrumentalists composed by Chris Smith. For Guitar (Flatpicking). Squareback saddle-stitched, Methods. Celtic/Irish. Beginning-Intermediate. Book/CD Set. 104 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.97205BCD).

ISBN 9780786640652. Celtic/Irish. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

This book teaches the most crucial function of a chord instrument in the Celtic seisun (session)- that of playing tasteful, interesting, imaginative, and supportive improvised accompaniment. Celtic Back-Up presents accurate and directly applicable information on the theory, conception, stylistic considerations, procedures, and resources for accompaniment. Every facet of seisun accompaniment is thoroughly explored. With this book you will come to understand why many of our Celtic authors are reluctant to suggest chord accompaniment with their melodies in the first place; the idea is to be open to fresh ideas and improvise the accompaniment as you go.

  • Blarney Pilgrim 
  • Garrett Barry's 
  • Kesh (Kincora) 
  • The Salamanca 
  • The Banshee 
  • The Skylark 
  • Rolling Waves 
  • The Cliffs of Moher 
  • My Darling Asleep 
  • Ships Are Sailing 
  • Wind That Shakes The Barley 
  • Star Of Munster 
  • The Butterfly 
  • Dennis Ryan's 
  • The Glen Cottage 
  • O'Sullivan's 
  • The Britches Full Of Stitches 
  • Julia Delaney 
  • Fahey's 
  • Mug Of Brown Ale 
  • Tar Road to Sligo  
  • Connaughtman's Rambles 
  • Boys Of Blue Hill 
  • Off To California 
  • Old Donegal Mazurka #1 
  • Old Donegal Mazurka #2 
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  • 5

    Location:
    Dayton, OH
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • October 03, 2008 Great Celtic Reference

    This is an excellent text to not only learn about playing celtic music, but also better understanding and listening to this music. The explanations and examples on the CD are superb. As a beginning irish bouzouki player I have only been able to get through the early portions of the...

    material, but have found it to be most informative. I think anyone interested in playing celtic music, from a beginner to an accomplished musician, would gain knowledge form this book.

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  • 4

    Location:
    Colchester, England
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • March 01, 2007 A great resource. Very insightful.

    An excellent tutor in the methods of accompanying Irish/Celtic music. It gives a very thorough explaination of modes and modal scales and how to build chords from this. Some very good examples on the CD.

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