Folk Instrument Music, Methods and DVD/Video

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  • You Can Teach Yourself Banjo
    Item # QIU191673
    | Mfg # 94429BCD
    | UPC # 796279058827
    Written in tablature, this straightforward, easy-to-understand method teaches rolls, chords, bluegrass banjo techniques, playing up the neck, licks, endings, and other basic information needed to play bluegrass and melodic style banjo. A great beginner's text. The companion stereo play-along CD features Janet Davis' teaching and lively banjo performance. By: Janet Davis Difficulty: Beginner Length: 116 pages
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  • Complete Book of Irish & Celtic 5-String Banjo - Book & CD
    Item # QIC225404
    | Mfg # 95759BCD
    | UPC # 796279086073
    Series:Complete  Publisher: Mel Bay Publications, Inc.  Format: Book/CD Set  Skill Level: Intermediate  Notation Type: Tab  "An important anthology of Irish and Celtic solos for the 5-string banjo featuring a comprehensive, scholarly treatise on the history, techniques, and etiquette of playing the banjo in the Celtic tradition. Includes segments on tuning, pick preferences, and tablature reading followed by 101 jigs, sli...
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  • First Lessons Dulcimer
    Item # QIU205938
    | Mfg # 98388BCD
    | UPC # 796279065221
    This instruction book for beginning lap dulcimer in DAD tuning is unique in two ways. First, it instructs the beginning student in the increasingly popular DAD tuning. Secondly, the author, a classroom music teacher, has carefully and systematically layered the lessons to guide the student through familiar songs while teaching skills and musical concepts. This not only enables the student to enjoy the lap dulcimer but also enhances total music un...
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  • You Can Teach Yourself Autoharp by Meg Peterson - Book w/ CD
    Item # QIU191669
    | Mfg # 95024BCD
    | UPC # 796279061025
    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 t...
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  • Banjo Chords
    Item # QIU205861
    | Mfg # 93267
    | UPC # 796279000826
    This handy book shows all of the basic banjo chords in photo and diagram form. The front of the book contains a section of bluegrass G-tuning chords, and the remainder contains C-tuning. Difficulty: Multiple Levels Length: 32 pages
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  • Christmas Songs for Harmonica Book/CD Set - Harmonica Collections Book
    Item # QIC235923
    | Mfg # 95156BCD
    | UPC # 796279040761
    Christmas Songs for Harmonica Book/CD SetChristmas Songs for Harmonica Book/CD Set by Phil Duncan. For Harmonica (All). Solos. Christmas. Multiple Levels. Book/CD Set. 48 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.95156BCD). A collection of Christmas and Hanukkah songs arranged for chromatic, diatonic, and cross harp. A unique, must have book for the harmonica enthusiast. The CD is a stereo recording of Chromatic and diatonic harmonica ...
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  • Complete Tenor Banjo Method
    Item # QIU197624
    | Mfg # 93236
    | UPC # 796279000536
    The finest tenor banjo method available, this text represents Mel Bay's own approach to fundamental musicianship for those desiring to play tenor banjo. This book is the standard by which others are judged. Easy-to-understand and thorough in its approach, this method addresses both melody playing and chord strumming. Through numerous studies, folk songs and several duets, students are systematically introduced to the various notes and positions o...
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  • First Lessons Banjo
    Item # QIU205934
    | Mfg # 99799BCD
    | UPC # 796279032896
    First Lessons on Banjo is an ultra-easy instruction manual for beginning five-string banjo played in the three finger style in G tuning. It can be used by those with no previous experience with the banjo or music of any sort. It is so basic it can be used even by small children. The book features very detailed descriptions of even the most basic aspects such as wearing the picks properly, the correct picking motion, and noting the strings properl...
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  • You Can Teach Yourself Dulcimer by Madeline MacNeil
    Item # QIU170440
    | Mfg # 94304
    | UPC # 796279007603
    Madeline MacNeil's performances are characterized by her effortless vocals and impeccable mountain and hammered dulcimer playing. In this book she reveals some of the secrets of her success with the mountain dulcimer. Early on, she reminds the reader that the dulcimer is not a toy or a stringed kazoo but a serious, expressive musical instrument capable of stretching as far as the imagination. She endorses both playing by ear and learning to read ...
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  • 20 Celtic Fingerstyle Uke Tunes - Ukelele Song Book
    Item # QIC321519
    | Mfg # 22129BCD
    | UPC # 796279112437
    20 favorite Scottish and Irish tunes, brilliantly arranged for fingerstyle ukulele by Rob MacKillop. Titles include such well-known session tunes as Drowsy Maggie, The Kesh Jig, The Connaught Man's Rambles and The Wind That Shakes The Barley. Rob is a master of the campanella style of ukulele fingering, which exploits the unique tuning of the ukulele, and which helps these airs, jigs and reels flow across the fingerboard effortlessly, at times so...
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  • 20 Easy Fingerstyle Studies for Ukulele is acollection of pieces and exercises for fingerstyle ukulele, aimed atthose who have strummed chords on the ukulele andwish to learn fingerstyle technique. Author Rob MacKillop introducestechniques for the left and right hand and explanations for each piecethat help you along theway. The accompanying CD contains both slow and up tempo versions ofvery tune in the book.Product Number: 30025BCDFormat: Book/C...
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  • Anyone Can Play Bluegrass Banjo DVD
    Item # DD206BB
    | Mfg # 94350DVD
    | UPC # 796279084260
    This DVD is designed to teach the basics of bluegrass banjo playing to the beginning student who has no previous music experience. It includes a broad discussion of Scruggs-style banjo playing with a brief introduction to melodic-style playing. Bluegrass standards such as Cripple Creek, Lonesome Road Blues, Little Maggie, Bury Me Beneath the Willow, and many others are taught in the lessons. Free instructional booklet included. Taught By: Paul Ha...
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