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Sheffield Carols Book

Sheffield Carols Book

The fifty carols presented in this new edition are part of an active traditional repertoire that is performed in pubs, as well as chapels, churches, homes, and in the open air, in villages to the north-west of Sheffield. With its roots in eighteenth-century English vernacular musical life, it is a tradition of carolling that largely predates the predominant Victorian conception.
Hard back copy £23.00

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14.00

Seinn an Piano

Seinn an Piano

This book provides an easy to follow approach to playing Irish traditional music on the piano, both solo and accompaniment. The tunes are carefully selected and progress from simple to more advanced tunes. Complete with rare photos and a selection of tunes. Soundtrack available.

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9.95

Popular Irish Songs

Popular Irish Songs

The songs of Ireland enjoy popularity far beyond the shores of the Emerald Isle. Rich with melody, sentiment, and lively spirit, they warm the hearts and lift the spirits of all who sing them. Here is a collection of the best of those songs, including the most popular Irish-American songs from the turn of the century.Several of the songs are from Thomas Moore's Irish Melodies, including "'Tis the Last Rose of Summer," "The Minstrel Boy," and "Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms." Patriotic songs like "The Wearing of the Green" and comic songs such as "Who Threw the Overalls in Mistress Murphy's Chowder" are included, along with such popular favorites as "Danny Boy," "My Wild Irish Rose," "Sweet Rosie O'Grady" and "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling."This treasury of 36 songs will add a true touch of Irish spirit to St. Patrick's Day gatherings and every kind of songfest where singers gather to share songs of universal appeal. They are reprinted here in piano arrangements with complete lyrics, most of them with their original sheet-music covers. A new Introduction includes background notes on the history of each of these memorable songs.

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16.00

The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, Vol. 3

The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, Vol. 3

The centuries-old Scottish song tradition includes ballads and love songs of great lyrical beauty, colorful chants of stirring patriotic fervor, songs that commemorate events in history and legend, and others that touchingly note the commonplace charms of everyday life. Here are seventy of the best songs from this great tradition, among them such favorites as: Loch Lomond (By You Bonnie Banks): Annie Laurie (Maxwellton Braes Are Bonnie); The Blue Bells of Scotland (Oh, Where, Tell Me Where); Flow Gently, Sweet Afton; Auld Lang Syne (Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot); Comin' thro' the Rye (Gin a Body Meet a Body); My Love, She's But a Lassie Yet; Oh, My Love Is Like a Red, Red Rose; Thy Cheek Is o' the Rose's Hue; Robin Adair (What's This Dull Town to Me?); Fair Helen of Kirkconnel (U Wish I Were Where Helen Lies); MacCrimmon's Lament (O'er Coolin's Face the Night Is Creeping); The Islay Maiden (Och, Och, mar tha mi!); Scots, Wha Ha'e wi' Wallace Bled; Hush-a-by, Darling; John Anderson, My Jo, John' Nae Mair We'll Meet Again; Oh, Charlie Is My Darling; Lord Gregory (Oh, Mirk, Mirk Is the Midnight Hour); and 50 more.Vocal recitalists and sing-along enthusiasts alike will find popular favorites here as well as a number of beautiful and moving songs rarely heard today. The selection includes complete lyrics and rich piano accompaniments composed by Scottish pianist and composer Helen Hopekirk.
Reprint of the Oliver Ditson Company, Boston, 1905 edition.

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16.00

The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, Vol. 3

The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, Vol. 3

The centuries-old Scottish song tradition includes ballads and love songs of great lyrical beauty, colorful chants of stirring patriotic fervor, songs that commemorate events in history and legend, and others that touchingly note the commonplace charms of everyday life.

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16.00

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Phil Bleazey

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Phil Bleazey Low Whistles

Phil Bleazey Low Whistles

Key of B flat
Price £ 210:00

Key of G
Price £ 240.00

Key of D
Price £ 440.00

Following many stories of people whose low whistles are difficult to play for reasons of very high air consumption, over large finger holes too far apart, or an inability to play above the fourth note in the second register, I was determined to make my low whistles free of these problems and ensure that they had the same quality of tone and intonation as the other whistles that I make. Many of you will know that this has taken several years but at last I am satisfied with the results and offer an instrument worthy of the title.

These ow whistles use a good range of pressure increasing steadily through the range without a huge increase in air consumption which allows you to employ as much expression as you want. Flexibility throughout the range of 2 octaves and a tuning slide with ample adjustment allows you to keep up with the wildest of sessions. The dense timbers used to make these instruments mean that you have to warm them up well but once warm they stay that way. Each of my low whistles is played in by me during voicing to eliminate any problems from moisture distorting the block, the special shape of which allows it to 'work' in the windway with no undue effect on performance.

Online Catalogue | Instruments | Whistles | Low Whistles | Low Wooden Whistles |  Phil Bleazey

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