"GOOD MUSICIANS EXECUTE THEIR MUSIC, BAD ONES MURDER IT."

THERE SHOULD BE MUSIC IN EVERY HOUSE, EXCEPT THE ONE NEXT DOOR

The books are available for purchase on line as PDF files.


The 100 page book also contains the 25 tunes in ​the selection book. $10


Original tunes selection - book only $5

audio files of all 25 tunes also available.


CONTENTS - 52 OLD FAVORITES + 25 ORIGINALS


JIGS:

Irish Washerwoman - Father O'Flynn - Haste to the Wedding - The Kesh - Threshing the Barley - Muckin' O Geordie's Byre - The Evesdropper - The Battering Ram - The Butterfly - Fig for a Kiss.

HORNPIPES:

Harvest Home - Boys of Bluehill - The Galway - The Liverpool 

The Belfast - Bonaparte's March - Fisher's - Miner's

WALTZES:

Gentle Maiden - Shoo the Donkey - South Wind - The Soft Wind

Roisin the Bow - Molly Malone - The Moonshiner - Black Velvet Band

My own lovely Lee - Banya na mo is an Ganna

REELS:

Miss McLeod's - Farewell to Erin - The Swallow's tail - Swallow tail reel

Sally Gardens - Maid behind the Bar - The Devil's Dream - Drowsy Maggie - Peter Street - Old Crow

POLKAS:

Dennis Murphy's - John Ryan's - Maggie in the Woods - The Rakes of Mallow - Egan's - Ginny's Polka

AIRES:

Cathleen ni Houlihan - The Breton Air - Dawning of the Day - Sweet Dungloe

MAZURKAS: Sonny's - Charlie Lennon's

SWING: The Oul Rigadoo - Ragtime Annie


​iNCLUDES: THE 25 TUNES FROM THE SELECTION OF ORIGINAL TUNES

A selection of original tunes

By Pat McCrossan

Written in simple form and suitable for most instruments.

JIGS

Annika's - Mike's gripe - Catherine's fancy - The Ballymack

HORNPIPES

Rancid Kipper - The Lowbanks 

Shannon's Fancy - Mind the Leak


Lumpy Brachan (reel) -  The Lowbanks reel

Ballymccrossan Polka - Out the Gap (Country dance)


BALLADS (AIRES)

Flower of the Mountain - Lament for the Banished

Aine in Love - Les Eaux Tranquilles (Tranquil waters)


WALTZES

Waltz for Wee Mary - Waltz for Annika

Catherine Alice - Waltz for Nora


EXTRAS

The Road to Dunree (Swing) - The Wee Dote (Animated)

Shaking the Cobwebs (Waltz) - Blackshear (Jig)

Dreamy Aine (Air)


Irish/Celtic music.

An introduction and instructions for playing Irish and Celtic music.

This book will explain the scales and chords used. Seisiun (session) etiquette & protocol for the open and closed seisiun.

Instrumentation, history, accompaniment etc.,

The tunes are written in simple form for your interpretation.

Hornpipes especially should not be played as written.  They should be swung, as in swing time.

Styles include:

Jigs - reels - hornpipes - waltzes - polkas - mazurkas - country dance

swing and more.