Detailed tuition for playing traditional music on the Anglo concertina. Learn 72 easy, popular and well-known traditional tunes: core repertoire for pub sessions, country dances, ceilidhs, barn dances and hoe-downs. A book for adults who don’t have the luxury of a teacher. Crammed to bursting with, Anglo concertina tuition, tunes and information about traditional music. It’s a combination of a tutor and a tune book, with realistic expectations.
Foreword by John Spiers Music Basics for Squeezers The Anglo Concertina Anglo Concertina Keyboard Tunes on the Left Hand Keys Tunes on the Right Hand Keys Tunes on Both the Sides The Key of C Major Introducing 4/4 Time Play Some Sea Songs The Key of D Minor The Key of G Major – G Row Introducing 6/8 Time Cotswold Morris Tunes Traditional Music Key of G Major – C Row Key of G Major – G & C Rows Play Some Single Reels The Key of D Major Slip Jigs and Slides Introducing 2/4 Time Irish Polkas American Reels The Key of A Minor The Key of E Minor Introducing 3/4 Time Play a Welsh Tune The Key of A Major The Hornpipe Rhythm Play Some Double Jigs Play Some Easy Melodies Play Some Irish Tunes
Jingle Bells Twinkle Twinkle Little Star When the Saints Skip to My Lou Lightly Row Bobby Shaftoe Little Brown Jug The Muffin Man Loch Lomond Yankee Doodle Winster Processional Polly Put the Kettle On Baa Baa Black Sheep South Australia Donkey Riding New York Girls Drunken Sailor The Bear Dance Whip Jamboree Winster Gallop I Have a Bonnet Buttered Peas Cock of the North The Haymakers’ Jig Shepherds’ Hey Shave the Donkey Hey Away Swaggering Boney Johnny Come Down to Hilo Rattlin’ Bog A Hundred Pipers Rodney Speed the Plough The Duke of Perth Oyster Girl Constant Billy The Tip Top Polka
Portsmouth Rakes of Mallow Young Collins Muckin’ o’ Geordie’s Byre Lass o’ Dallowgill Drops of Brandy Dennis Enright’s Slide Scotland Egans Polka Eliza Jane Buffalo Girls Maggie in the Wood Uncle Reuben Camptown Races John Egan’s Polka Tralee Gaol The Ballydesmond Polka O’Keeffe’s Slide God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen The Rigged Ship The Man in the Moon Michael Turner’s Waltz The South Wind Sweet Jenny Jones Miss McLeod’s Reel Katie Bairdie Roxburgh Castle The Bush on the Hill Larry O’Gaff Fiery Clock Face Goodbye Girls The Ash Grove The Enniskillen Dragoon Rolling in the Ryegrass The Home Ruler