Celtic Music for Flute

Celtic Music For Flute by Jessica Walsh contains 44 tunes for flute which can be played solo or with a chord instrument. This great collection includes tunes from Scotland, Ireland, England, Wales, and the Isle of Man. The melodies were chosen from more than four hundred years of Celtic music. Most of the pieces have been extended with variations, which make the tunes a more suitable length for performances and are a lot of fun for the flutist to play. In addition, they will introduce the beginner to the joys of improvising in Celtic music, in which ornamenting and augmenting melodies is a tradition.Every tune in the book is included on the digitally mastered CD. Though the tunes are very effective as solo material, Jessica chose to record most of them with guitarist Allan Alexander. Allan has rendered the chords artfully, and the result is a really lovely CD which is a pleasure to listen to. For the player who is new to Celtic music, the recording will give insights into the melodies, and it will allow the flutist who has no access to a chord instrument to hear the harmonic progressions. For those who know and love these wonderful tunes, it will be a joy to hear them played by two musicians who obviously love to play this music together.

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Song List

Follow My Highland Soldier

Blythe Was the Time

Carpenter’s Morris

The Gentle maiden

O as I Was Kissed Yestreen

Arrane ny Skeddan (Song of the Herring)

Song of the Falcon Chief

Hush! The Waves Are Rolling In

Hunting the Hare

Fisherman’s Lilt

The Foggy Dew

The Cuckoo’s Nest

I Left Him on the Mountainside

Cold and Raw

Road to Listonvarna – The Morris Dance

Silent, O Moyle

Suo Gan

Kemp’s Jig

Young Catherine

My Thousand Times Beloved

Pat’s Missing Finger

Lassie, Lie Near Me

Shule Agra

The Butterfly

The Swan

MacCrimmon’s Lament

Come, Give Me Your Hand

Cremonea

Send ’em Running

Carolan’s Farewell

The Chase (from Into the Hills)

Niel Gow’s Lament for the Death of His Second Wife

The Queen’s Dream

Pastheen Fionn

The Exile Song

Fear a’ Bhata (the Boatmen)

Parting Forever

Ye Banks and Braes of Bonnie Doon

Mary’s Lament

Hush My Babe, Lie Still and Slumber

An Emigrant’s Daughter

Johnny Cope

Manx Lullaby

Blind Mary