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Irish Folk Tunes for Viola

60 Traditional Pieces

By Benedict Taylor

60 Traditional Pieces. String. Irish, Folk. Softcover with CD. 40 pages. Schott Music #ED13649. Published by Schott Music (HL.49044675).

Item Number: HL.49044675

ISBN 1847613349. 9x12 inches.

Violist and composer Benedict Taylor presents a collection of 60 pieces for solo viola. Drawn from the rich tradition of Irish folk music, the collection covers a range of styles including jigs, reels, hornpipes and marches. The volume includes notes on playing styles, and is accompanied by a CD with a recording of all tunes. Songs include: The Wandering Minstrel • Donnybrook Fair • The Home Brew • The Skylark • The Kilfenora Lass • Boru's March • Coleman's Cross • McFiveny's Hornpipe • John Doherty's • The Old Green Hills • and more.

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  • 2016-01-20 04:58:04.0 Irish Folk Tunes for Viola

    An interesting collection mostly jigs which introduces some double stopping. I had bought "Fiddling for Viola" which I can recommend even more but this is fine. I had bought "Irish Favourites" which had mostly songs some of which I enjoyed but some were sert too low in my view "Danny...

    Boy"had a "B" below the viola's range.

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