Great Fiddling Tunes - Beautiful Airs & Ballads of the British Isles

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Series: Great Fiddling Tunes

Format: Softcover & Online Audio

Level: Intermediate

ISBN: 978-15134-6521-0

Beautiful Airs & Ballads of the British Isles is a collection of 29 traditional Irish, Scottish and English melodies that are particularly suited to being played on the fiddle. Traditional fiddle airs, love songs, songs of home and longing as well as compositions of Turlough O Carolan and J. Scott Skinner make up the collection. The arrangements include stylistic “fiddle” phrasing and variations. Each of the tunes includes the fiddle melody with guitar accompaniment. Includes access to online audio. ©2020, 48 pages.


Believe Me if All Those Endearing Young Charms
Bonny at Morn
Call the Ewes (Ca’ the Yowes tae the Knowes)
Carolan’s Concerto
Chuaigh mé na Rosann (I Went to Visit the Roses)
The Clergy’s Lamentation
The Coulin (An Chúilfhionn/An Coolin)
Danny Boy (Londonderry Air)
Down by the Sally Gardens (The Maids of Mourne Shore)
Fair Flower of Northumberland
Fanny Power
Gentle Maiden
Give Me Your Hand (Tabhair dom do Lamh)
Hector the Hero
Jock O’Hazeldean
John Anderson, My Jo
Loch Lomond (The Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond)
Paddy’s Green Shamrock Shore
Pretty Girl Milking Her Cow
Red is the Rose
Scarborough Fair
She Moved Through the Fair
Sheebeg Sheemore (Sí Beag, Sí Mhór, The Bonnie Cuckoo)
Skye Boat Song (Over the Sea to Skye)
The South Wind (An Ghaoth Aneas)
Star of the County Down
The Water is Wide (Wally Wally)
Wild Mountain Thyme (Will Ye Go, Lassie, Go)
Will Ye No Come Back Again (Bonnie Charlie)