The Irish Cello Book : Traditional Tunes & Techniques

The Irish Cello Book : Traditional Tunes & Techniques

Book Title: The Irish Cello Book : Traditional Tunes & Techniques

Author: Neil Johnstone

Format: Mixed media product | 162 pages

Publication Date: 11 Jul 2013

ISBN-13: 9780876391372

(Berklee Guide). Learn to play traditional Irish melodies on the cello. This book covers traditional articulations, concepts, and practices of Irish music, many traditionally for fiddle, but here adapted to the cello. It includes technical lessons and a tune book of over 100 traditional Irish melodies. Includes online access to demonstration and play-along tracks featuring a traditional Irish ensemble. You will learn to play Irish melodies using traditional articulations and performance nuances, such as cuts, pats, rolls, and slurs. You'll also learn to recognize distinguishing features of song forms, adapt melodies to the cello, play in a traditional Irish ensemble, and much more.