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Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry

Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry

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Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry (Beginning-Intermediate)

by Drew Beisswenger with Connie OConnell

The two southern-most counties in Ireland, Cork and Kerry, have legendary music and dance traditions. On the border of these two counties, a rural area called Sliabh Luachra is especially well-known for its fiddle tunes and itinerant fiddle teachers. When speaking of this areas fiddle music, some describe a special lilt or backbeat, or they talk about the special role of set dances, but the most often-expressed quality relates to the frequent use of slides and polkas. This book features transcriptions of 107 tunes as played by three of the regions most distinguished fiddlers: Padraig OKeeffe, Denis Murphy, and Connie OConnell. Each fiddler is profiled, followed by a collection of meticulously transcribed tunes and annotations. Includes access to online audio of 30 of these tunes played solo by Connie OConnell.

Product Number:    22051M

Format:    Book + Online Audio

Skill Level:    Beginning-Intermediate

Pages:    136

Binding:    Squareback Saddle Stiched

Size:    8.75 x 11.75

Date Published:    05_25_2016

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