Mandolin Picking Tunes - Celtic Gems
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Mandolin - Intermediate

SKU: MB.30920M

Saddle-stitched, Tunebooks. Celtic / Irish. Book and online audio. 52 pages. Mel Bay Publications, Inc #30920M. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.30920M).

ISBN 9781513467566. 8.75x11.75 inches.

This book contains 30 traditional to modern Celtic tunes arranged in either simple melodic lines with suggested accompaniment chords, or stand-alone melody/chord solos. From rollicking reels and jigs to tender ballads, these Celtic Gems will appeal to the intermediate to advanced mandolinist and their audiences. With a little imagination, the up-tempo melodic tunes could be effectively rendered with drums and electric bass a la Pentangle or Fairport Convention; conversely, three or four of the solo arrangements would provide a tasteful set within a mandolin recital. Take your pick!

Presented in standard notation and tablature in mandolin and guitar-friendly keys, these settings provide a masterclass in 4-course instrumental arranging. The author’s online recording of each piece is included with this stellar collection. Includes access to online audio.

  • An dro
  • Carolanas Dream
  • Carolanas Fancy
  • Chanteras Tune
  • Clancyas Wake
  • Cooleyas Reel
  • Courting is a Pleasure
  • Drowsie Maggie
  • Dundee Hornpipe
  • Greyfriars Bobby
  • Guilderoy
  • Hills Of Ireland
  • Kiss The Bride Reel
  • Londonderry Air
  • Macdonald, Lord Of The Isles
  • Macphersonas Farewell
  • Maggie Picking Cockels Reel
  • My Spirited Love
  • Ned Of The Hill
  • Pigeon On The Fence
  • Southwind Waltz
  • The Bonny Light Horseman
  • The Boys Of Ballisodare
  • The Brave Lad
  • The Connachtmanas Rambles
  • The Highlander
  • The Highwaymanas Reel
  • The Lilting Banshee
  • The Lost Child
  • The Mist-Covered Mountain(Jig)
  • The Mist-Covered Mountains Of Home (Ballad)
  • The Rambling Pitchfork
  • Treasure Of My Heart