An easy to follow approach to playing traditional Irish music on the Piano. Suitable for lower intermediate level who have had few years experience playing the piano and with the difficulty gradually increasing throughout the book. There are suggestions for interpretation and ornamentation for all of the carefully selected tunes which cover the breadth of Irish music including jigs, reels, slides, hornpipes, set dances and polkas. Geraldine Cotter is well respected for her books on Irish Tin Whistles and this book only serves to extend her reputation as the consumate educational author. Includes: Extensive List of Chord Progressions An informative Introduction into the history and role of the Piano in Irish Folk music Rare Photos of popular performers and Folk exponents and most importantly, a clear and intuitive teaching method.