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Celtic Cittern

By Doc Rossi

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Cittern
Fretted. Celtic, Instruction, Irish. Softcover with CD. 76 pages. Published by Centerstream Publications (HL.1460).

Item Number: HL.1460

ISBN 9781574242614. 9x12 inches.

Although the cittern has a history spanning 500 years and several countries, like its cousin the Irish bouzouki, it is a relative newcomer to contemporary traditional music. Doc Rossi, a well-known citternist in both traditional and early music, has created this book for intermediate to advanced players who want to improve their technique, develop ideas and learn new repertoire. Guitarists can play all of the tunes in this book on the guitar by tuning C F C G C F, low to high, and putting a capo at the second fret. The lowest line in the tablature then corresponds to the fifth string. The CD features all the tunes played at a medium tempo.

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