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The Bodhr

By Steafan Hannigan

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Bodhran Drum
Music Sales America. Irish, Traditional, Folk, Celtic. DVD. Ossian Publications #OSDV001. Published by Ossian Publications (HL.14033195).

Item Number: HL.14033195

ISBN 1846090865. Irish, Traditional, Folk, Celtic. 5.5x7.5 inches.

In this fantastic DVD method, accomplished and renowned percussionist Steáfán Hannigan details all the intricacies of traditional Bodhran playing. Nothing is taken for granted or forgotten, making this a suitable method for beginners with its gentle and careful progression through the techniques using numerous examples and exercises. Learn the many, varied bodhran techniques through expert and detailed instruction. Includes a selection of repertoire pieces which add depth to your playing, and sections on the history of the Bodhran and Irish music, including construction and maintenance. Everything is clearly presented with illustrations, photographs and diagrams. For more experienced players, Hannigan shows you how to progress from traditional Celtic dance accompaniments to more contemporary rock or world rhythms. 20 minutes of demonstration tracks featuring a full Irish band are also included, allowing you to hear examples of the music as it should sound. Authored for Zone 0.