This album for 5-string Banjo contains 32 traditional airs and melodies from the British Isles, including the folk favourites Danny Boy, The Water is Wide (O Waly, Waly), Whiskey in the Jar and The Skye Boat Song.
Easy Irish And Celtic Melodies For 5-String Banjo demonstrates contemporary Celtic fingerstyle Banjo in G tuning using modern techniques. The tunes are perfect for beginning-intermediate players and practice tempo suggestions are included.
The ever-popular pieces in this collection are presented in standard notation and tablature, with chord symbols included. The accompanying online audio features both play-along and up-to-speed tracks.
This is the companion work to Mel Bay's Easy Irish and Celtic Tunes for 5-String Banjo: Best-Loved Jigs and Reels (2012), with 68 tunes, combining for a total of 100 Celtic melodies. The pieces can be played individually or combined for session playing.