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Complete Celtic Fingerstyle Guitar

By Stefan Grossman, Duck Baker and El McMeen

Guitar (Fingerpicking) - Multiple Levels
Composed by Stefan Grossman, Duck Baker and El McMeen. Perfect binding, Solos. Complete. Celtic/Irish. Book/CD Set. 244 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.95217BCD).

Item Number: MB.95217BCD

ISBN 9780786634330. 9.5 x 11.75 inches.

The ancient Celtic repertoire offers the fingerstyle guitarist a tantalizingly wide range of moods and emotions from sad laments to lyrical ballads to vibrant dance rhythms. This collection presents a vast array of fingerpicking guitar solos settings on timeless airs, hornpipes, reels, planxties, set dances, jigs, slip jigs, marches, songs and compositions by the renowned 17th century blind Irish bard, Turlough O'Carolan. The solos are in varied guitar tunings and are presented in notation and tablature. Performance notes and suggested listening guides are also included. ***27 songs from this book are on the CD.

  • Blind Mary 
  • Brian Boru's March 
  • Carolan No. 179  
  • Carolan's Concerto (Version One)  
  • Carolan's Concerto (Version Two)  
  • Carolan's Cottage 
  • Carolan's Farewell To Music 
  • Carolan's Quarrel with the Landlady (Version One)  
  • Carolan's Quarrel with the Landlady (Version Two)  
  • Carolan's Reciept  
  • Charles O'connor 
  • Come Under My Dimity  
  • Danny Boy 
  • Duke of fife's Welcome to Deeside  
  • Elsie Marley 
  • Fanny Power 
  • Gusty's Frolics 
  • Hugh O'Donnel  
  • Irish Washerwoman 
  • James Plunkett  
  • Jock O'Hazeldean 
  • Mist Covered The Mountains of Home  
  • Morgan Magan (Version One)  
  • Morgan Magan (Version Two)  
  • My Mary Of The Curling Hair 
  • One Morning In May/Boys Of The Ould Brigade  
  • Planxty Hewlett (Version One)  
  • Planxty Hewlett (Version Two)  
  • Planxty Kelly 
  • Pretty Girl Milking a Cow 
  • Sheebeg And Sheemor (Version One)  
  • Sheebeg And Sheemor (Version Two)  
  • Sir Festus Burke 
  • Sir Sidney Smith's March  
  • Swedish Jig 
  • The Ace And Deuce Of Pipering 
  • The Blackbird 
  • The Blarney Pilgrim (Version One)  
  • The Blarney Pilgrim (Version Three)  
  • The Blarney Pilgrim (Version Two)  
  • The Bonny Bunch Of Roses 
  • The Castle Of Dromore 
  • The Faerie Queen 
  • The Gypsy Rover 
  • The Humors Of Whiskey 
  • The Humours Of Ballyloughlin 
  • The Kid On The Mountain (Version One)  
  • The Kid On The Mountain (Version Two)  
  • The Killmoulis Jig  
  • The March Of The King Of Laoise  
  • Will Ye Go, Lassie, Go? 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 3

    Claudiu Cont
    Sibiu - Romania
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  • 2007-12-13 00:00:00.0 quite good

    ..I'm rather dissapointed, I expected to find more dances and not so many ballads...

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