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TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC

TUNES FROM THE REPERTORY OF WILLIAM SULLIVAN

book designed and edited by Thomas M. Bohrer • music transcribed by Eric Rounds and Jim Kimball • A companion book to Sampler recording 8808

32 pages • 8 1/2 x 11 inches • plastic-bound, opens flat

book alone $7 • book & cd $19

TUNES FROM THE REPERTORY OF WILLIAM SULLIVAN This companion volume to the Traditional Irish Music compact disc provides the melody and chords for the 35 dance tunes found on the recording. The book is the perfect tool for the musician who is interested in learning to perform Irish dance music. With plastic binding, source information, chord symbols, and clear notation of variations and ornamentation, this book was designed for ease of use.

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CONTENTS

  1. Pigeon on the Gate (reel)
  2. Star of Munster (reel)
  3. Cameronian Reel (reel)
  4. Galway Reel [The Dublin Lasses; Boys of Ballysadare] (reel)
  5. Conlon's Jig (jig)
  6. Tarbolton (reel)
  7. Connaughtman's Rambles (jig)
  8. Liverpool Hornpipe (hornpipe)
  9. Eel in the Sink (reel)
  10. Banks of Newfoundland (jig)
  11. The Girl I Left Behind Me [The Rambling Laborer; I Love My Love in the Morning; As Slow Our Ship] (reel)
  12. Blackthorn Stick [Scatter the Mud] (jig)
  13. Old Man Dillon (jig)
  14. The Rose in the Heather (jig)
  15. Drowsy Maggie (reel)
  16. Swallow's Tail Reel (reel)
  17. Bessie Sweeney [George White's Favorite] (reel)
  1. Lark in the Morning (jig)
  2. Paddy on the Turnpike (reel)
  3. Boys of Blue Hill [Beaux of Oak Hill] (reel)
  4. Jackson's Reel (reel)
  5. Flax in Bloom (reel)
  6. Bag of Potatoes (reel)
  7. Hag with Money (jig)
  8. Kitty's Rambles (jig)
  9. Kerry Reel (reel)
  10. Baxter's Jig [The Rambling Pitchfork; The Fisherman's Widow] (jig)
  11. Bells of Tipperary (reel)
  12. Flogging Reel (reel)
  13. Contentment Is Wealth (jig)
  14. Paddy in London (jig)
  15. Kesh Jig [The Mountaineer's March; Castle Jig] (jig)
  16. Plains of Boyle (reel)
  17. Salamanca Reel (reel)
  18. The Blackberry Blossom (reel)