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Irish Session Tunes - The Green Book

100 Irish Dance Tunes and Airs

By Geraldine Cotter

Fiddle, Pennywhistle, Tinwhistle - Grade 2
100 Irish Dance Tunes and Airs. By Geraldine Cotter. Edited by Geraldine Cotter. Music Sales America. Irish. Book [Softcover]. 64 pages. Ossian Publications #OMB141. Published by Ossian Publications (HL.14016244).

Item Number: HL.14016244

ISBN 9781900428569. 8.25x12 inches. English.

This series contains over 100 Irish dance tunes and airs in each volume. The collections contain a varied selection of widely played and lesser-known tunes, divided into different dance rhythms, and then sorted into sets of similar tunes to be played at Irish sessions. The range of the tunes are particularly suitable for the fiddle, but can be used on other instruments.

The “green book” includes jigs, reels, hornpipes, set dances, slow airs and more, in simple form for musicians of all levels. Ideal for the pennywhistle, tinwhistle, flute or pipes. Songs include: Dan the Cobbler • Open the Door • Miss Monaghan • Dunphy's • The Orange Rogue • Anach Cuain • and many more.

  • Ah, Surely 
  • Amhran A Leabhair 
  • An Buachaill Caol Dubh 
  • An Goirtin Eorna 
  • An Mhaighdean Mhara 
  • An Phis Fliuch 
  • An Suiscin Ban 
  • Anach Cuain 
  • Austin Barrett's 
  • Ballyvourney 
  • Banish Misfortune 
  • Bell Harbour 
  • Blackberry Blossom 
  • Bonaparte's Retreat 
  • Bruach Na Carraige Baine 
  • Cailin Na Gruaige Doinne 
  • Cath Cheim An Fhia 
  • Chief O'Neill's 
  • Coinleach Glas An Fhomhair 
  • Dan The Cobbler 
  • Dever The Dancer 
  • Do You Want Anymore? 
  • Donnybrook Fair 
  • Down The Back Lane 
  • Down the Broom  
  • Drops Of Spring Water 
  • Dunphy's  
  • Fath Mo Bhuartha 
  • Gan Ainm 
  • Gillan's Apples 
  • Harry's Loch 
  • Hunting the Hare 
  • I Have A Wife Of My Own 
  • In the Tap Room  
  • Johnny Micky's' 
  • King Of The Clans 
  • Langstrom's Pony 
  • London Lasses 
  • Lucky In Love 
  • Lucy Campbell 
  • Miss Monaghan 
  • Molloy's Favourite 
  • O'Carolan's Draught 
  • Off To California 
  • Open The Door 
  • Over The Moor To Maggie 
  • Petticoat Loose 
  • Ryan's Favourite 
  • She Hasn't The Knock 
  • The Ace And Deuce Of Pipering 
  • The Bank Of Ireland 
  • The Blackbird 
  • The Boys Of The Town 
  • The Burnt Old Man 
  • The Burren 
  • The Clareman's 
  • The Controversial Reel 
  • The Cumann Na Mban Are Dead And Gone 
  • The Dairymaid 
  • The Drunken Gauger 
  • The Drunken Landlady 
  • The Dublin Lads 
  • The Fairies' Hornpipe 
  • The Flowers Of Limerick 
  • The Galway Rambler 
  • The Garden of Daisies 
  • The Golden Keyboard 
  • The Hairpin Bend 
  • The Holy Land  
  • The Humours Of Kilkenny 
  • The Idle Road 
  • The Job Of Journeywork 
  • The Jolly Banger 
  • The Kerry Reel 
  • The Kingstown 
  • The Lodge Road 
  • The Monagahan Jig 
  • The Mug Of Brown Ale 
  • The Old Bush  
  • The Old Grey Goose 
  • The Orange Rogue 
  • The Peeler's Jacket 
  • The Pipe In The Hob 
  • The Plains Of Boyle 
  • The Rambling Rake 
  • The Returned Yank 
  • The Rover Through The Bog 
  • The Shepherd's Daughter 
  • The Shores Of Lough Gowna 
  • The Stack of Wheat 
  • The Sunny Banks 
  • The Wicklow Hornpipe 
  • The Wren's 
  • Tobin's 
  • Tom Friels 
  • Tommy McMahon's 
  • Urchnoc Cheim Mhic Cainte 
  • Will You Come Down to Limerick? 
  • Willy Walsh's Hornpipe 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 3

    Rochester NY
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  • March 15, 2018 Why no Chords?

    The tunes are transcribed well, but the addition of chords so they could be played by piano or guitar, accordion etc. would be very helpful.

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  • April 30, 2012 One Tiny Flaw

    I love the tunes in this book and the way that they are laid out. My only thought would be that it would be fabulous if they could add guitar chords to each of the songs - It would certainly make things much easier for those of us starting out in...

    new Celtic Music Ensembles and bands.

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