Mountain Dulcimer Books

The Celtic Collection - Book/CD

Book/CD $20.00

A Mel Bay publication, a collection of songs, jigs, hornpipes, airs, polkas, and marches from the Celtic lands of Scotland, Ireland, and England.  The songs are arranged for mountain dulcimer primarily in 1-5-8 (Mixolydian, DAD) tuning along with a few tunes in 1-5-5 (Ionian, DAA) tuning.  The arrangements make use of the capo as well as playing tunes in Em and Bm.  Two of the songs include a Part 1 and Part 2 as suggested harmony.  The book also features a CD recording of solo and mountain dulcimer playing each tune in the book through twice at a medium tempo.  The stereo recording allows the listener to learn the tune by ear, or follow along by tab, or traditional notation.

Table of Contents
George Brabazon
Irish Lamentation
Loch Lomond
Foggy Dew
The Minstrel Boy, (DAD/AEA)
Flowers of Edinburgh
Scotland The Brave
Hewlett
Off She Goes
The Dawning of the Day
Love Is Teasin'
The Irish Washerwoman
Farewell to Whiskey
The Wicklow Hornpipe
Sean Ryan's Polka
The Hills of Lorne
Shepherd's Hey
The Water Is Wide
Planxty Irwin
Star of the County Down
Country Gardens
The Girl I Left Behind
The Keel Row
The Last Rose of Summer

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