Enhance your Irish session repertoire with this useful book of popular Irish tunes. It follows the usual session format of lots of reels, some jigs and a few hornpipes. Learn these ‘session friendly’ settings as written and you can be confident of having accurate versions. The music here is suitable for all melody instruments and includes chord symbols.
All the tunes in this book are again firm session favourites, particularly the reels. It follows on from Essential and Enduring by providing another 100 of the most popular Irish session tunes. The book echos the format of a typical Irish session; lots of reels, some jigs and a few hornpipes.
100 tunes ( 65 reels, 25 jigs, 10 hornpipes) with chords, classified and alphabetical (with alternative titles) indexes. Important note from Mally The tune settings in this book are all ‘session friendly’, i.e. you can learn them exactly as written and know that you will have a perfectly acceptable version. However, I consider it unwise to learn a tune from only one source and I would suggest strongly that, when learning a new tune, you pay heed to settings in other books, on recordings and what you hear down the pub. It is important to note that the settings in this book are greatly influenced by the instrument I play, the D/G melodeon. I’ve made a conscious effort to allow this to happen in order to give the book its own unique character. The list below would constitute an excellent nucleus towards forming a valuable Irish music library, many of them are available from mally.com. When choosing books, take care not to be put off by the title; some of the best sources of tunes are from tuition books. Just because the book cover says ‘Learn to Play the Banjo’, don’t think it’s of no use if you play the tin whistle.
Reels Ah, Surely … Anderson’s Ash Plant Big Reel of Callightown Blackberry Blossom Boy in the Gap Boys of the Lough Bunker Hill Cameronian Captain Kelly Cathal McConnell’s College Groves Connemara Stockings Crossing the Shannon Down the Broom Duke of Leinster Dwyer’s Fairy Reel Far from Home Five Mile Chase Flax in Bloom Flower of the Flock Fred Finn’s Glentown Grogan’s Favourite Hand Me Down the Tackle Holy Land Humours of Carrigaholt Humours of Lissadell In the Tap Room Jenny’s Wedding John Stenson’s Josie McDermott’s Kilfenora
Kilavel Fancy Kiss Me Kate Lads of Laois Last Night’s Fun Maguire’s Maids of Castlebar Maids of Mount Cisco Man of the House Master McDermott’s Matt Molloy’s Miss Johnston’s Miss Thornton’s My Love is in America O’Brien’s Oak Tree Paddy Lynn’s Delight Patsy Campbell Return to Camden Town Sailor on the Rock Saint Ruth’s Bush Sandmount Seán Sa Céo Sheila Coyle’s Sporting Paddy Sword in Hand Tim Moloney Tommy Peoples’ Traveller Travers’ Virginia Within a Mile of DublinJigs Apples in Winter Burnt Old Man
Cherish the Ladies Coleman’s Cross Fair Haired Boy Fraher’s Geese in the Bog Happy to Meet, Sorry Humours of Ballyloughlin Jimmy Ward’s Fancy Knocknagow Millpond Mist Covered Mountain Monaghan Old Grey Goose Old Hag, You Have Killed Paddy O’Rafferty Patsy Geary’s Portarlington Queen of the Fair Swallow’s Nest Tatter Jack Walsh Tell Her I Am Trip to Athlone Wandering Minstrel Hornpipes Alexander’s Chief O’Neill’s Favourite Fairies’ Fisher’s Friendly Visit Honeysuckle Japanese Liverpool Pretty Maggie Morrissey Smell of the Bog
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