The ancient Celtic repertoire offers the fingerstyle guitarist a tantalizingly wide range of moods and emotions from sad laments to lyrical ballads to vibrant dance rhythms. This collection presents a vast array of fingerpicking guitar solos settings on timeless airs, hornpipes, reels, planxties, set dances, jigs, slip jigs, marches, songs and compositions by the renowned 17th century blind Irish bard, Turlough O'Carolan. The solos are in varied guitar tunings and are presented in notation and tablature. Performance notes and suggested listening guides are also included. ***27 songs from this book are on the CD. Book & CD, 244 pages.