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My first book of Irish songs and Celtic dances : 21 favorite pieces in easy piano arrangements
Publication Information:
Mineola, NY : Dover Publications, [1998]

Physical Description:
1 score (46 pages) ; illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
For beginning pianists.
Who threw the overalls in Mistress Murphey's Chowder? -- The Irish washerwoman -- Molly Malone -- The wearing of the green -- Celtic drums and pipes -- Maid Colleen --Danny boy -- The Kerry dance -- Sweet Rosie O'Grady -- Native swords -- Too-ra-loo-ra-loo Ral -- The rose of Tralee -- When Irish eyes are smiling -- The Mulligan Band -- The minstrel-boy -- My wild Irish rose -- When Johnny comes marching home -- Drill, ye Tarriers, drill!! -- Come back to Erin -- The pipers of Feagh MacHugh -- Rulla Rulla.
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Format :
Musical Score


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M1378 .M95 1998 Musical Score Grosvenor Room-Oversize

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Beginning pianists will love playing the wonderful music of Ireland with this new volume of songs and dances in musically attractive, pedagogically sound, easy piano arrangements of twenty-one perennial Celtic favorites. Bergerac wrote exclusively for young pianists, including original music and many easy arrangements of folk materials. His expert settings explore a full and satisfying piano sound within the natural capabilities of the beginning performer. Included are music and lyrics for perennial favorites such as The Irish Washerwoman, When Irish Eyes Are Smiling, The Mulligan Band, and more.
Along with the twenty-one piano arrangements, this collection includes a free MP3 download for every piece, which will help beginning pianists develop an ear for the melodies. The MP3s may be downloaded individually or collectively.

Table of Contents

Who Threw the Overalls in Mistress Murphey's Chowder?
The Irish Washerwoman
"Molly Malone ("Cockles 'n' Mussels")"
The Wearing of the Green
Celtic Drums and Pipes
Maid Colleen
Danny Boy
The Kerry Dance
Sweet Rosie O'Grady
Native Swords (Irish Patriot's Song)
Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral (That's an Irish Lullaby)
The Rose of Tralee
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
The Mulligan Band
The Minstrel-Boy
My Wild Irish Rose
When Johnny Comes Marching Home
"Drill, Ye Tarriers, Drill!"
Come Back to Erin
"The Pipers of Feagh MacHugh ("Follow Me Up to Carlow")"
Rulla Rulla (Ancient Celtic Reel)