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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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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 Bleazery KEYED FLUTES

Phil Bleazery KEYED FLUTES

THE KEYED FLUTES
WITH TUNING SLIDE AND ONE TO SIX KEYS

ONE KEY:- £970.00
TWO KEYS:- £1130.00
THREE KEYS:- £1,280.00
FOUR KEYS:- £1,440.00
FIVE KEYS:- £1,590.00
SIX KEYS:- £1,750.00

The basis of these flutes is the Rudall Rose model which has proved extremely popular with players over the years and so was the obvious choice. They are supplied with, from one to six keys in any combination. The keys are block mounted as were the originals.
The keys are each individually hand made from brass for superior strength and silver plated with pure silver which gives better tarnish resistance than sterling silver. The touch plates are kept, where possible, on the centre line of the key to avoid the twisting moment of the traditional offset ones, alignment of the key with the players fingers being made by cutting the blocks in the right place to start with. Each block is lined with a solid brass channel to promote freer movement, wear resistance and, most importantly, to make the block much stronger than the old unlined ones which are liable to distort and cause jamming or excessive movement of the keys. Should the unthinkable occur and a key be damaged by, for instance, dropping the instrument, the fabricated brass key can be easily straightened with no risk of breakage and the block with its brass liner can be rebuilt to its original condition.
The springs are screwed in place making replacement straightforward. Both springs and screws are stainless steel. Each spring bears on a Teflon pad sunken into the body of the instrument to reduce wear and friction.
Pads are made from "pnumatic lamb", which is not an inflatable farm animal but is the skin used on organ pallets. This material is readily available to instrument makers, who will all be familiar with the technique of bedding them into the cups with shellac.

The Rudall rose model KEYLESS FLUTES IN D WITH TUNING SLIDE

The Rudall rose model KEYLESS FLUTES IN D WITH TUNING SLIDE


Price: 510.00

With soft case
With hard case £680:00
An Instrument developed from a Rudall & Rose 8 keyed flute dated 1837
This simple system keyless flute breaks down into three pieces with cork lapped joints. It has a silver plated tuning slide and mounts and is surprisingly powerful for a flute with small tone holes, which are easily reached especially as the left and right hand joints can be rotated in relation to each other. Advantage has been taken of the ease with which this instrument can be played by people with small hands and limited reach, by making it light and really well balanced. The embouchure of this flute facilitates good tone development with minimal air consumptiom.

The Pratten Model

The Pratten Model


Price: 580.00

With soft case
An Instrument developed from Pratten model 8 keyed flute by Boosey of London
This is a larger more powerful instrument suited to the player with a well developed embouchure. It has a silver plated tuning slide The finger holes are larger but still well spaced. The seperate left and right hand joints can be rotated in relation to each other and have a fourth joint added with its redundant tone holes as this seems to be demanded more and more

Bleazey flute in G

Bleazey flute in G


Price: 240.00

A two piece instrument, with a silver plated tuning slide, a range of two octaves, and a rich powerful tone.


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