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Traditional Irish, Scottish and English Tunes for CGDA Tenor Banjo - Sheet Music Vol. 1

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PDF sheet music for 40 traditional Irish, Scottish and English folk tunes popular in sessions, transposed for tenor banjo tuned CGDA.

You will receive two different pdf files with this download. One is for CGDA banjo played with open strings, and the other is for the same instrument with a capo on the second fret.

Within these two pdf books, there are two versions of each tune:

A "solo" version, which is for solo performance when not trying to join in with others, for which the notes are in the same places on the instrument as they would be on a GDAE banjo, so not in the original key;

One or more "session" versions, for which the tunes are in the key that they are usually played in. The banjo version swaps octaves where necessary to avoid climbing up the neck.

The tunes included are:

South Wind
The Road to Lisdoonvarna
The Blackthorn Stick
The Rights of Man
The Banshee
The Silver Spear
The Butterfly
St Anne's Reel
Morrison's Jig
The Kesh
Maid Behind the Bar
Swallowtail Jig
The Blarney Pilgrim
Banish Misfortune
Out on the Ocean
Merry Blacksmith
Si Beag Si Mhor
Planxty Hewlett
Fanny Power
Planxty Irwin
Drummond Castle
Tam Lin
Drowsy Maggie
Atholl Highlanders
Cooley’s Reel
Full Rigged Ship
New Rigged Ship
Fairy Dance
Tenpenny Bit
Hole in the Wall
Bear Dance
Argeers
Three Around Three
Bransle de Chevaux / Horses' Brawl
Boys of Bluehill
Cuckoo’s Nest
Princess Royal
Because He Was a Bonny Lad
Rusty Gully
Morpeth Rant

Visit folkarrangements.co.uk for more pdf sheet music.
You will get the following files:
  • PDF (2MB)
  • PDF (2MB)
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