Synopses & Reviews
Another marvelous book, featuring 100 more dance tunes, reels, jigs, slip jigs, polkas, hornpipes, highlands, barn dances, slides, mazurkas, marches, waltzes, and airs.
A fabulous collection of songs, airs and dance music of Ireland. This volume draws from sources such as country waltzes and mazurkas, whilst remaining true to the essence of Irish music. Each piece is set with melody line and where appropriate, complete lyrics for easy/intermediate musicians. 111 tunes in all, with performance and background notes as well as detailed sections about the use of traditional instruments like the tin whistle, fiddle, mandolin, tenor banjo, concertina, accordion and Uilleann pipes. Eamonn Jordan's refreshing, sometimes wry, approach compliments the style of the music he introduces and adds to the enjoyment of the pieces.