Celtic Back-Up For All Instrumentalists

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This book teaches the most crucial function of a chord instrument in the Celtic seisún (session)- that of playing tasteful, interesting, imaginative, and supportive improvised accompaniment. Celtic Back-Up presents accurate and directly applicable information on the theory, conception, stylistic considerations, procedures, and resources for accompaniment. Every facet of seisún accompaniment is thoroughly explored. With this book you will come to understand why many of our Celtic authors are reluctant to suggest chord accompaniment with their melodies in the first place; the idea is to be open to fresh ideas and improvise the accompaniment as you go.


  • Banshee, The
  • Blarney Pilgrim
  • Boys Of Blue Hill
  • Britches Full Of Stitches, The
  • Butterfly, The
  • Cliffs Of Moher, The
  • Connaughtman's Rambles
  • Dennis Ryan's
  • Fahey's
  • Garrett Barry's
  • Glen Cottage, The
  • Julia Delaney
  • Kesh (Kincora)
  • Mug Of Brown Ale
  • My Darling Asleep
  • O'Sullivan's
  • Off To California
  • Old Donegal Mazurka No 1
  • Old Donegal Mazurka No 2
  • Rolling Waves
  • Salamanca, The
  • Ships Are Sailing
  • Skylark, The
  • Star Of Munster
  • Tar Road To Sligo
  • Wind That Shakes The Barley


Product IDCOBS012604036
Composer/Artist/Author Chris Smith
Instrumentation All Instruments
Publisher Bay (Mel) Publications Inc
Publisher Ref No 97205BCD
Language Eng
Media Book & CD
No of Pages104

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