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How to Play 45 Irish Session Tunes

Must-have Irish Tunes with ABC & Manuscript Notes & Two Speed Audio

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45 Irish Session Tunes enhanced eBook: This fantastic interactive book & eBook is a must for anyone who wants to learn the more Irish session tunes, and fast!  Learn over 45 jigs, reels hornpipes and polkas with sheet music, ABC notes and audio in two different speeds. The audio is recorded by our professional musicians and is played on an accordion. There is a slow tempo so it will help you pick out the notes more easily and therefore faster to learn. The second audio is played at normal speed so you can get an idea of how it would be played in a session. Using our compact all in one place learning system you’ll be on your way to adding to your Irish music repertoire before you know it. 

• Learn over 45 session tunes
• Over 50 PDF’s available to download
• Music audio in 2 different speeds.
• Quick and easy to understand
• ABC & Sheet music as Standard with each tune
• Part 1 of a multiple series
• Suitable for all ages

There is a very simple section in this book on how to understand and read our ABC notation method.  We have kept it very simple when it comes to the ABC notes as the idea for any notation, whether ABC, numbers or sheet music, in Irish music, is just for reference to initially learn the tune. Listening to the audio and playing in Irish sessions with other Irish musicians is a must to enhance your playing ability. For those who want know how to read manuscript or sheet music, then we have a section on this method at the end of this eBook.

Full list of tunes:


Absentminded Woman. All Around The World** (Wise maid). Blackberry Blossom. Boyne Hunt. Coalminer. Come West Along The Road. Connemara Stocking. Dwyer's. Fermoy Lasses. Fox On The Town. Galway Rambler. Maid Behind The Bar. Miss McCleods. Sailor On The Rock. Sally Gardens. Scholar. Skylark. Sligo Maid. St Annes.


Battering Ram. Bill Collins’. Connaughtman’s Rambles. Eavesdropper, Father O’Flynn. Frost Is All Over. Geese In The Bog. Gillian’s Apples. Haste To The Wedding. Irish Washerwoman. Jenny’s Beaver Hat. The Kesh. My Darling’s Asleep. Out On The Ocean. Paddy In London. Rolling Wave. Saddle The Pony. Tripping Up The Stairs. Trip To The Cottage. When Sick Is It Tea You Want.


An Gallope. Bakerswell. Britches Full Of Stitches. Captain Byng’s. Peg Ryans. Sweeney’s.

Boys Of Blue Hill. Stack Of Barley.

What's New in Version 1.1

Minor grammar changes


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How to Play 45 Irish Session Tunes
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  • £8.99
  • Available on iPad, iPhone, and Mac.
  • Category: Music
  • Published: 19 May 2016
  • Publisher: Anthony Doherty
  • Print Length: 80 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Version: 1.1
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, or an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

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