Complete Guide To Learning The Irish Flute (ed. Vallely)

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A unique visual and descriptive ‘method’ for all levels of learning and playing on the keyed and unkeyed ‘Irish’ wooden flutes. Tried and tested, this is a greatly expanded and improved update of the very first Irish flute tutor which was published in 1986. Its 136 pages are packed with background information and suitable for all from the most basic to the most advanced levels. The book covers breathing and ornamentation techniques, has a hundred and five notated tunes and 2 companion CDs with 180 tracks of tuition, ornamentation and music examples.


  • Reels:  
    • The Bellharbour Reel
    • The Boy in the Gap
    • The Boys of Ballysodare
    • Castle Kelly
    • The Chicago Reel
    • Christmas Eve
    • The Earl’s Chair
    • The Galtee Reel
    • George White’s Favourite
    • The Green Fields of Rossbeigh
    • The Humours of Lissadell
    • The Humours of Loughrea
    • The Ivy Leaf
    • The Killarney Boys of Pleasure
    • The Knotted Cord
    • The Lads of Laois
    • The Limestone Rock
    • The Longford Collector
    • The Maid of Mount Kisco
    • McKenna’s No. 1
    • The old Maids of Mayo
    • Paddy Taylor’s
    • The Reel of Ryo
    • The Repeal of the Union
    • Return to Camden Town
    • The Sailor’s Bonnet
    • Spindle Shanks
    • Sporting Paddy
    • The Stone in the Field
    • The Tarbolton
  • Hornpipes:
    • The Boys of Blue Hill
    • Chief O’Neill’s Favourite
    • The Fairy  Hornpipe
    • The Harvest Home
    • Kitty’s Wedding
    • McGivney’s Hornpipe
    • Pretty Maggie Morrissey
    • The Tuamgraney Hornpipe
    • The Wind That Shakes the Barley
  • Highlands:
    • The Fermanagh Highland
    • Neillidh Boyle’s Highland
    • Jimmy Lyons’ Highland
  • Double Jigs:
    • An Port Ard
    • Banish Misfortune
    • The Battering Ram
    • Bill Harte’s Jig
    • The Blackthorn Stick
    • Cailleach an Airgid
    • Coileach ag Fogairt an Lae
    • The Jug of Brown Ale
    • The Lark in the Morning
    • The Lark in the Strand
    • The Monaghan Buttermilk
    • Scatter the Mud
    • The Ship in Full Sail (in G)
    • The Ship in Full Sail (in D, Low)
    • The Ship in Full Sail (in A)
    • The Ship in Full Sail (in C)
    • The Sligo jig
    • Winnie Hayes’ Jig
  • Slides and Single Jigs:
    • Dan O’ Keefe’s Slide No. 1
    • Dan O’Keefe’s Slide No. 2
    • Denis Murphy’s Slide
    • Dingle Regatta (variant)
    • Behind the Bush in the Garden
    • Sergeant Cahill’s Favourite
    • Smash the Windows
  • Slip and Hop Jigs:
    • The Boys of Ballysodare
    • Michael Coleman’s
    • Skin the Peeler
    • The Whinny Hills of Leitrim
  • Slow Airs and Song Airs:
    • A Stor Mo Chroi
    • Ar Eirinn Ni nEosfainn Ce hi
    • The Banks of Sullane
    • Bheir Me O
    • Cuan Bheil Inse/Valentia Harbour
    • The Granemore Hare
    • The Limerick Rake
    • Mo Ghile Mear
  • Polkas:
    • Denis O’Keefe’s
    • The Goats Polka
    • Joe Bane’s
    • John McKenna’s No. 1
    • John McKenna’s No. 2
    • The Kerry Polka
    • Ned O’Connor’s
    • Paudie O’Connor’s
  • Barndances:
    • James Gannon’s Barndance
    • The Little Stack of Barley
    • Lucy Farr’s Barndance
  • Harp Tunes:
    • The Rose in the Gap
    • Lord Inchquin
    • Shebeg and Sheemore
  • Marches:
    • The Battle of Aughrim
    • The Shanghai March
  • Set Dances:
    • The Blackbird
    • The Three Sea Captains
    • The Orange Rogue
  • Strathspeys:
    • Miss Emilia Kerr’s Strathspey
    • Louden’s Bonny Woods and Braes
  • Waltzes, Mazurkas
    • Over the Hill
    • Thugamar Fein An Samhradh Linn
    • Sonny’s Mazurka


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