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Irish Session Tunes - The Blue Book

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Edited by Brid Cranitch. Music Sales America. Irish, Traditional, Folk, Celtic. 48 pages. Music Sales #OMB152. Published by Music Sales (HL.14016236).

Item Number: HL.14016236

ISBN 1900428121. Irish, Traditional, Folk, Celtic. 8.25x12 inches.

The “blue book” in this series contains over 100 Irish dance tunes and airs, selected and arranged into sets by Brid Cranitch. This collection contains a varied selection of widely played and lesser-known tunes, divided into different dance rhythms: double jigs, slides, slip jigs, polkas, reels, hornpipes, set dances and airs. In turn, these have been 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. Includes: Silver Spear • Shetland Reel • Rose in the Heather • Fasten the Leg in Her • Cooley's • Wise Maid • Lucky Penny • Old Pigeon in the Gate • Wind That Shakes the Barley • Kiss Me Kate • No Name • Free and Easy • and many more favorites and rarities.

  • Charlie Harris' Reel 
  • Dark Girl In Blue 
  • Fasten The Leg In Her 
  • Fermoy Lassies 
  • Flax in Bloom  
  • Free And Easy 
  • Frost Is All Over 
  • Gallagher's Frolics 
  • Hand Me Down the Tackle 
  • Haste to the Wedding 
  • Have A Drink With Me 
  • Hayden's Fancy 
  • Humours Of Glendart 
  • Jacket Of Batteries 
  • Kiss Me Kate 
  • Lark On The Strand 
  • Limerick Lasses 
  • Munster buttermilk 
  • Rose In The Heather 
  • Saddle The Pony 
  • Silver Spear 
  • Tatter Jack Walsh 
  • The Drunken Landlady 
  • The Hunter's Purse 
  • The Old Pigeon On The Gate 
  • The Ships Are Sailing 
  • The Teetotaller Reel 
  • The Wise Maid 
  • Wandering Minstrel 
  • Wheels Of The World 

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