Cooper, Peter - The Complete Irish Fiddle Player - Book and CD - Mel Bay Publication | 0330 242
  • Cooper, Peter - The Complete Irish Fiddle Player - Book and CD - Mel Bay Publication | 0330 242
  • Cooper, Peter - The Complete Irish Fiddle Player - Book and CD - Mel Bay Publication | 0330 242
  • Cooper, Peter - The Complete Irish Fiddle Player - Book and CD - Mel Bay Publication | 0330 242
  • Cooper, Peter - The Complete Irish Fiddle Player - Book and CD - Mel Bay Publication | 0330 242

Cooper, Peter - The Complete Irish Fiddle Player - Book and CD - Mel Bay Publication

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A practical guide to the art of Irish fiddle playing. 80 traditional tunes including reels, jigs, hornpipes, polkas and more, all complete with bowings and chords. Includes Bonnie Kate, Brian Boru's, Sonny Brogan's Mazurka, The Butterfly, The Chicago Jig, The Cup of Tea, Jenny's Chickens, Paddy Clancy's, Ballydesmond Polkas No. 2 and more!

CD Contents

Disc 1 (43:06)
1. Tune up and Basic Jig Bowing (0:58)
2. The Irish Washerwoman (1:28)
3. Basic Jig Bowing with Slurs (0:16)
4. The Walls of Liscarroll (1:18)
5. Old Joe's Jig (1:10)
6. My Darling Asleep/Gillian's Apples (2:06)
7. Harvest Home (1:40)
8. Jackie Tar (1:28)
9. The Merry Blacksmith (1:27)
10. First Finger Roll (0:12)
11. The Banshee (1:29)
12. The Maid Behind the Bar (2:00)
13. The Britches Full of Stitches (0:56)
14. Bill Sullivan's Polka (0:47)
15. Ballydesmond Polkas 1 (1:29)
16. Julia Clifford's Polka/Din Tarrant's (1:20)
17. Tobin's Jig (0:54)
18. Morrison's Jig (0:58)
19. Old Joe's (with rolls)(0:57)
20. Off to California/Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine (2:40)
21. The Galway Hornpipe/The Rights of Man (2:01)
22. Third Finger Roll (0:23)
23. Second Finger Roll (0:20)
24. The Teetotaller's Reel/The Silver Spear (2:02)
25. Short Rolls (0:14)
26. The Mazurka Rhythm/Sonny Brogan's Mazurka (1:03)
27. Charlie Lennon's (1:33)
28. Two Donegal Mazurkas (1:28)
29. The Lark in the Morning (1:42)
30. Bryan O'Lynn/Paddy Clancy's (2:41)
31. Untitled Highland/Polly, Put the Kettle On (1:05)
32. Con McGinley's/Jimmy Lyon's (1:04)
33. Corn Rigs (0:36)

Disc 2
1. The Cup of Tea (1:21)
2. The Bank of Ireland/The Morning Star (0:57)
3. The Musical Priest/The Morning Dew (2:27)
4. O'Carolan's Draught (1:11)
5. The Wounded Hussar (1:16)
6. The Heart is True (1:03)
7. Toormore/The Cullen Side (1:08)
8. The Open String Roll (0:13)
9. The Star Above the Garter/Lisdoonvarna (1:22)
10. The Tailor's Twist/McGlinchey's (2:37)
11. Beeswing (and Variation)(2:21)
12. The Kid on the Mountain (1:16)
13. The Rocky Road to Dublin (0:48)
14. The Butterfly (0:45)
15. The Chicago Jig/Tom Billy's (2:14)
16. Garrett Barry's Version 1 (0:46)
17. Garrett Barry's Version 2/The Pipe on the Hob (1:26)
18. Brian Boru's (1:03)
19. Martin Kirwan's (0:52)
20. Star of the County Down (0:46)
21. Star of the County Down (Waltz)(0:43)
22. The Palm Trees of Kerry (0:37)
23. Ace & Deuce of Pipering (1:40)
24. The Reel of Mullinavat/Doctor Gilbert (1:49)
25. Consecutive Rolls (0:29)
26. Lad O'Beirne's/Paddy Ryan's Dream (1:46)
27. Walsh's Fancy (0:56)
28. The Lads of Laois (0:56)
29. The Jug of Punch/Eddie Kelly's (2:01)
30. Bonnie Kate/Jenny's Chickens (1:41)
31. Paddy Fahy's (0:59)
32. Another One of Paddy's (0:43)

Features/Specs

Grading: advanced (more musically challenging, shifting and more complex rhythms, more difficult key signatures, more advanced bowings and techniques, suitable for someone with fairly extensive playing ability)
A practical guide to the art of Irish fiddle playing. 80 traditional tunes including reels, jigs, hornpipes, polkas and more, all complete with bowings and chords. Includes Bonnie Kate, Brian Boru's, Sonny Brogan's Mazurka, The Butterfly, The Chicago Jig, The Cup of Tea, Jenny's Chickens, Paddy Clancy's, Ballydesmond Polkas No. 2 and more!

CD Contents

Disc 1 (43:06)
1. Tune up and Basic Jig Bowing (0:58)
2. The Irish Washerwoman (1:28)
3. Basic Jig Bowing with Slurs (0:16)
4. The Walls of Liscarroll (1:18)
5. Old Joe's Jig (1:10)
6. My Darling Asleep/Gillian's Apples (2:06)
7. Harvest Home (1:40)
8. Jackie Tar (1:28)
9. The Merry Blacksmith (1:27)
10. First Finger Roll (0:12)
11. The Banshee (1:29)
12. The Maid Behind the Bar (2:00)
13. The Britches Full of Stitches (0:56)
14. Bill Sullivan's Polka (0:47)
15. Ballydesmond Polkas 1 (1:29)
16. Julia Clifford's Polka/Din Tarrant's (1:20)
17. Tobin's Jig (0:54)
18. Morrison's Jig (0:58)
19. Old Joe's (with rolls)(0:57)
20. Off to California/Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine (2:40)
21. The Galway Hornpipe/The Rights of Man (2:01)
22. Third Finger Roll (0:23)
23. Second Finger Roll (0:20)
24. The Teetotaller's Reel/The Silver Spear (2:02)
25. Short Rolls (0:14)
26. The Mazurka Rhythm/Sonny Brogan's Mazurka (1:03)
27. Charlie Lennon's (1:33)
28. Two Donegal Mazurkas (1:28)
29. The Lark in the Morning (1:42)
30. Bryan O'Lynn/Paddy Clancy's (2:41)
31. Untitled Highland/Polly, Put the Kettle On (1:05)
32. Con McGinley's/Jimmy Lyon's (1:04)
33. Corn Rigs (0:36)

Disc 2
1. The Cup of Tea (1:21)
2. The Bank of Ireland/The Morning Star (0:57)
3. The Musical Priest/The Morning Dew (2:27)
4. O'Carolan's Draught (1:11)
5. The Wounded Hussar (1:16)
6. The Heart is True (1:03)
7. Toormore/The Cullen Side (1:08)
8. The Open String Roll (0:13)
9. The Star Above the Garter/Lisdoonvarna (1:22)
10. The Tailor's Twist/McGlinchey's (2:37)
11. Beeswing (and Variation)(2:21)
12. The Kid on the Mountain (1:16)
13. The Rocky Road to Dublin (0:48)
14. The Butterfly (0:45)
15. The Chicago Jig/Tom Billy's (2:14)
16. Garrett Barry's Version 1 (0:46)
17. Garrett Barry's Version 2/The Pipe on the Hob (1:26)
18. Brian Boru's (1:03)
19. Martin Kirwan's (0:52)
20. Star of the County Down (0:46)
21. Star of the County Down (Waltz)(0:43)
22. The Palm Trees of Kerry (0:37)
23. Ace & Deuce of Pipering (1:40)
24. The Reel of Mullinavat/Doctor Gilbert (1:49)
25. Consecutive Rolls (0:29)
26. Lad O'Beirne's/Paddy Ryan's Dream (1:46)
27. Walsh's Fancy (0:56)
28. The Lads of Laois (0:56)
29. The Jug of Punch/Eddie Kelly's (2:01)
30. Bonnie Kate/Jenny's Chickens (1:41)
31. Paddy Fahy's (0:59)
32. Another One of Paddy's (0:43)
Grading: advanced (more musically challenging, shifting and more complex rhythms, more difficult key signatures, more advanced bowings and techniques, suitable for someone with fairly extensive playing ability)

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