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As someone who plays melody on mandolin and also backs on guitar in Irish sessions, I think it’s actually harder to learn how to back this music with chords, than it is to learn the melodies. Thread Tools Show Printable Version. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Some people think the settings are a bit generic but I think this is a great place to build a repertoire of “standards” and get used to moving from tune to tune in sets.

Anyway, here’s a good introduction: I never dealt with the books, I only learned the tunes off the recordings and they were perfect for that. The more I play, the more I learn by year now.


Its fun to sight read through them, I have discovered many many gems, and found many tunes played at various sessions. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. These are really good books and have a great selection of Irish tunes.

Your wife may find this book helpful: Make no mistake — they’re boring, very straight and full of people making mistakes if you listen closely and certainly not the kind of thing you’d sit down roinn listen to for enjoyment — but they’re great because the selection consists entirely of fairly seisikn settings of basic session tunes.

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In Irish traditional music the backing, in a way, is the improvisational part and there are no set chords for a given tune. With a generic but workable starting point, it’s a lot easier to find the points where somebody goes to Em instead of G, etc etc. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Explore the Home Gift Guide. They used to be hard to find in the US, but hopefully not so much any more. Any other reasons to add these books to my growing collection of tunebooks?


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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. I like that they are arranged in sets, but you don’t have to follow the recommend sets, except if you are playing along with the CDs.

I have the CD’s and I can’t hear chords behind the melody. All times are GMT Page 1 of 2 1 foijn Last Jump to page: Write a customer review. Results 1 to 25 of AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

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Just like us melody players benefit from having a “generic” version of the melody to learn, presumably on our way to being able to express and ornament the tune, it would be a huge help to her, to start with a “generic” set seisuun chords – a workable, foin starting point, vs a “blank slate. I still recommend buying the real thing of course. I understand the tunes are arranged into “sets” which is appealing. My YouTube Channel https: The time now is 9: