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Title:
The Irish bouzouki
Author:
Ó Callanáin, Niall.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Dublin, Ireland : Walton's ; Westfield, MA : Walton Music, [1989]

©1989
Physical Description:
48 pages : illustrations, music, portraits ; 30 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
General Note:
Instruction for playing the instrument, with tunes for the bouzouki, including arrangements by Michael Minas, Niall Ó Callanáin, Tom McDonagh, Alec Finn, Dónal Lunny, Andy Irvine and Manus Lunny.
Language:
English
Contents:
Lucky in love -- The wise maid -- The gold ring -- The rights of man -- Walsh's hornpipe -- Return to Milltown -- The lads of Laois -- Carolan's draught -- Paddy went to London -- The mist-covered mountain -- The sunny banks -- Connachtman's rambles -- Charles O'Connor -- Fearghaill O'Gara -- Bridget -- Brackagh Hill -- Connachtman's rambles -- Trip to Lerwick -- Eamonn aĆhnoic -- The woman I never forgot -- Doctor Gilberts -- Niamh's capers.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9781857200706
Format :
Musical Score

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Central Library MT654.B69 O33 1989 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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Summary

Summary

(Waltons Irish Music Books). A 48-page book which provides plenty of tunes and easily understood instructions for playing the Irish bouzouki. The bouzouki, it origins, the history of the instrument, and the styles of its finest practitioners are analyzed. Since the bouzouki's introduction to Ireland it has developed a personality and an Irish identity all of its own. The instrument and its unique sound are now part and parcel of Irish music. With the help of this book, you can add a new dimension to traditional Irish music.


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