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We are proud to present the music of the Eagles, one of the most prolific rock bands ever. "Take It Easy," one of their biggest hits, gets the special Ralph Ford treatment in an opener worthy of any show. After a short intro based on "Desperado," the chart really takes off! (2:52)
Instruments: Oud, Folk
The Caledonian Companion by Alastair J. Hardie. For Fiddle. Solos. Hardie Music Press. Scottish. Multiple Levels. Book. 144 pages. Published by Hardie Press (MB.HP02). ISBN 9780946868087. Scottish. 9" x 12" inches. An internationally acclaimed collection of Scottish fiddle music and a guide to its performance by renowned Scottish fiddler Alastair J. Hardie. Contains an in-depth literary and pictorial survey of Scottish fiddling and 112 melodies with historical notes and substantial accompanying tutorial explanations such as bowing, fingering, phrasing, ornamentation, etc. Many of the authentic Scottish tunes is this book are not available in any other collection. The tunes at the beginning of the book assume a command of basic skills in playing and reading. Bowing, fingering and ornamentation peculiar to this music are then progressively introduced, equipping the player eventually with the technical know-how for tackling anything from Tullochgoram to the President. All the common major and minor keys are dealt with in turn and a system of fingering charts has been included to introduce them. Suggested bowings are included with the admonition that players with enough experience should decide on their own interpretation. The Caledonian Companion will appeal to the solo fiddler, the folk enthusiast, the devotee of traditional Scottish music and the classical violinist wanting to broaden his or her horizonsIntroduction and 112 melodies with historical notes and substantial accompanying tutorial explanations - bowing, fingering, phrasing, ornamentation etc., essential to the idiomatic performance of the style. Includes 'The President' by J Scott Skinner, ABRSM Violin Grade 8 List C alternative piece 2005-2008.
Instruments: Violin, Fiddle, Strings, Folk
Genres: Scottish, World
David Hanrahan is a well-known and respected exponent of accordion music and he uses his experience to bring you an sagacious and informative guide to playing the accordion. Using a Q&A format, and by concentrating on the most frequently asked questions, he gives confidence to a developing beginner. All the fundamental skills are covered in this book, from playing first notes and adding bass notes to the function of the air valve and bellows action. With illustrations, music theory and general tips, The Box is a perfect start for those wanting to learn the accordion and provides a source of early and easy extracts and melodies.
Instruments: Bass Guitar, Accordion, Guitar, Folk
This comprehensive book is a facsimile edition of the original collection published in 1883. It has survived over the years because it is one of the richest and most interesting of the 19th century instrumental collections as well as a resource for students of American vernacular music. Examining the cultural exchange between minstrel show, ethnic music and even classical music influenced some of the genres of what we now call American music.
Instruments: Fiddle, Folk
Alfred is pleased to release the album-matching folio for Evanescence's third record, The Open Door. Released in 2006, The Open Door reached the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Top 200 Chart (2006). This book provides the lyrics along with piano and chord arrangements for all the songs on the record. Titles: Sweet Sacrifice * Call Me When You're Sober * Weight Of The World * Lithium * Cloud Nine * Snow White Queen * Lacrymosa * Like You * Lose Control * The Only One * Your Star * All That I'm Living For * Good Enough.
Instruments: Piano, Oud, Piano and Keyboard, Folk
The Phillips Collection of Traditional American Fiddle Tunes Vol 1 by Stacy Phillips. For Fiddle. Solos. All Styles. Multiple Levels. Book. 268 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.94711). ISBN 9781562225827. All Styles. 8.75x11.75 inches. Meticulously collected from recordings, square and contra dances, fiddle contests, jam sessions and individual fiddlers- this book is meant to provide a snapshot of what American fiddlers were playing and listening to in the latter part of the 20th Century. As the vinyl record format disappears from the marketplace, a great deal of recorded fiddle music will no longer be available. In this book, Stacy Phillips shares the fruits of some timely collecting for all fiddlers to enjoy. Bowings, fingerings, and guitar chords are provided for each melody line.
Instruments: Violin, Fiddle, Strings, Folk
Genres: Americana, Folk
Contents are: Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star Variations (Shinichi Suzuki) * Lavender's Blue (Folk Song) * Lightly Row (Folk Song) * The Honeybee (Folk Song) * Mary Had a Little Lamb (Folk Song) * Crickets' Song (M.K. Waddington) * Lightly Row (Folk Song) * London Bridge (Folk Song) * Go Tell Aunt Rhody (Folk Song) * Silent Night (F. Gruber) * Long, Long Ago (T.H. Bayly) * Little Playmates (F.X. Chwatal) * Chant Arabe (Anonymous) * Good-bye to Winter (Folk Song) * The Good Little King of Yvetot (Folk Song) * Andante (M.K. Waddington) * Christmas-Day Secrets (T. Dutton) * Allegro (Shinichi Suzuki) * Musette (Anonymous) * Gigue (M.K. Waddington).
Instruments: Harp, Folk, Strings
Alfred is pleased to release the authentic guitar TAB version of the album-matching folio for Evanescence's third record, The Open Door. Released in 2006, The Open Door reached the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Top 200 Chart (2006). This book provides authentic guitar TAB for all the songs on the record. Titles: Sweet Sacrifice * Call Me When You're Sober * Weight Of The World * Lithium * Cloud Nine * Snow White Queen * Lacrymosa * Like You * Lose Control * The Only One * Your Star * All That I'm Living For * Good Enough.
Instruments: Guitar, Oud, Folk
You Can Teach Yourself Autoharp Book/CD Set by Meg Peterson. For Autoharp/Chromaharp. Methods. You Can Teach Yourself. All Styles. Beginning. Book/CD Set. 94 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.95024BCD). ISBN 9780786646654. All Styles. 8.75x11.75 inches. A step-by-step, self-instruction method. Includes care of the autoharp, playing positions, chord changes, back-up strums, arpeggio strums, melody picking, rhythm picking, and much more! Each song teaches something new and each strum pattern is built on the previous one. When you have practiced each selection and perfected each strum, you will have the necessary foundation to go on to more advanced styles and more intricate picking. The songs in the book are arranged for the 15-chord instrument, since it is the most popular for beginning students. In the 60-minute instructional recording, the author uses autoharp and vocals to demonstrate the major styles presented in the book, from simple to advanced strums to melody picking. The player learns effective ways to practice each new style, and has a chance to play along with the singer on the songs that are repeated, unaccompanied.
Instruments: Autoharp, Folk
A quick-reference guide for the left-handed 5-string and G-tuning banjo chords, plus a fingerboard diagram showing the location of the notes on the banjo fingerboard.
Instruments: Banjo, Folk