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Great Fiddling Tunes - Beautiful Airs & Ballads of the British Isles
By Craig Duncan

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Fiddle - Intermediate
Composed by Craig Duncan. Saddle-stitched, Solos. Great Fiddling Tunes. Scottish. Book and online audio. 48 pages. Mel Bay Publications, Inc #30814M. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.30814M).

Item Number: MB.30814M

ISBN 9781513465210. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

Beautiful Airs & Ballads of the British Isles is a collection of 29 traditional Irish, Scottish and English melodies that are particularly suited to being played on the fiddle. Traditional fiddle airs, love songs, songs of home and longing as well as compositions of Turlough O Carolan and J. Scott Skinner make up the collection. The arrangements include stylistic “fiddle” phrasing and variations. Each of the tunes includes the fiddle melody with guitar accompaniment. Includes access to online audio.

  • Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Charms 
  • Bonny at Morn 
  • Call The Ewes (Caa The Yowes Tae The Knowes) 
  • Carolanas Concerto 
  • Chuaigh Ma(C) Na Rosann (I Went To Visit The Roses) 
  • The Clergyas Lamentation 
  • The Coulin (An Chaoilfhionn/An Coolin) 
  • Danny Boy (Londonderry Air) 
  • Down By The Sally Gardens (The Maids Of Mourne Shore) 
  • Fair Flower Of Northumberland 
  • Fanny Power 
  • Gentle Maiden 
  • Give Me Your Hand (Tabhair Dom Do Lamh) 
  • Hector The Hero  
  • Jock Oahazeldean 
  • John Anderson, My Jo 
  • Loch Lomond (The Bonnie Banks Of Loch Lomond) 
  • Paddyas Green Shamrock Shore 
  • Pretty Girl Milking Her Cow 
  • Red Is The Rose 
  • Scarborough Fair 
  • She Moved Through The Fair 
  • Sheebeg Sheemore (Sa Beag, Sa Mha3R, The Bonnie Cuckoo) 
  • Skye Boat Song (Over The Sea To Skye) 
  • The South Wind (An Ghaoth Aneas) 
  • Star of the County Down 
  • The Water Is Wide (Wally Wally) 
  • Wild Mountain Thyme (Will Ye Go, Lassie, Go) 
  • Will Ye No Come Back Again (Bonnie Charlie) 
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