Celtic Bluegrass for Banjo

leon-00160077recommended by Barb M., Keyboard and Folk Music Specialist

Getting ready for Saint Patrick’s Day?  Stanton’s has a new book for banjo, Celtic Bluegrass. Many of the Scottish-Irish folksongs and tunes were retained in the Appalachian mountains, and this collection of tunes for 5-string banjo includes “Devil’s Dream,” “Soldier’s Joy,” and “Fisher’s Hornpipe,” among others. This book includes Audio Access – when you use the code that comes with the book, you will find recordings for each tune, and listen or play along!

A fun collection for lever harp players is 50 Irish Melodies For All Harps, arranged by Sylvia Woods. Each tune has an easy arrangement and an intermediate arrangement – with 52 tunes to play, you have lots and lots of choices! Contents include “Danny Boy,” “The Gartan Mother’s Lullaby,” “Killarney,” “My Wild Irish Rose,” “The Rakes of Mallow,” and more.

For more information, call us at 800-42-MUSIC, email us at keyboard@stantons.com, or visit our website at stantons.com  Shop Stanton’s for all your sheet music needs!

About the Author:
Barb M. has worked in the Keyboard Department at Stanton’s since 1981. An active folk musician in the Columbus area, Barb also works with ensembles at her church and plays in the Columbus State Concert Band. In her spare time, Barb loves working with animals and computer games.

 

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