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Celtic Tune Encyclopedia for 5-String Banjo

By Iain MacLachlan

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Banjo (5-string) - Beginning-Intermediate
Composed by Iain MacLachlan. Perfect binding, Songbook. Encyclopedia. Celtic / Irish. Book. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.21275).

Item Number: MB.21275

ISBN 9780786676941. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

A collection of over 100 Celtic tunes from Scotland and Ireland arranged for the 5-string banjo. This book contains reels, jigs, marches, stathspeys, hornpipes and waltzes, which are played for traditional dances throughout Scotland. All the tunes are played out of standard G tuning without the use of a capo. They will expand your repertoire and challenge your playing using a mixture of single string, melodic and Scruggs style that will give both of your hands a good workout.

This collection takes the banjo back to the music where Bluegrass and Old Time music has its roots. Although many tunes in this collection are going to be challenging to the beginner, all levels of player will gain from studying these tunes and adding them to their collection, will enhance their ability and knowledge of the 5-string banjo. In tablature.

* A collection of over 100 Celtic tunes

* All tunes tabbed in standard G tuning but in various keys without the use of a capo.

* Includes reels, jigs, marches, strathspeys, hornpipes and waltzes.

* Expand your repertoire and knowledge of the banjo fingerboard.

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