Bodhrán Technique Overview

 

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Bodhrán Technique Lessons

Level

Beat To Accompany A Reel

Bodhran Technique Lesson 1

  • Accompaniment
  • D Major
  • Level 3
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In this lesson Jim will teach a funky beat to accompany a, medium paced reel.

Reel

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Beat To Accompany A Hornpipe

Bodhran Technique Lesson 2

  • Accompaniment
  • Level 3
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Hornpipe Rhythm

Hornpipe

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Focus On The Jig Rhythm

Bodhran Technique Lesson 3

  • Accompaniment
  • Level 3
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Jig Rhythm

Jig

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Continue To Examine The Jig Rhythm

Bodhran Technique Lesson 4

  • Accompaniment
  • Level 3
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Jig Rhythm and Patterns

Jig

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Beat To Accompany Slip Jigs

Bodhran Technique Lesson 5

  • Accompaniment
  • Level 3
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Slip Jig Rhythms

Slip Jig

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Expand Upon The Reel Beat

Bodhran Technique Lesson 6

  • Accompaniment
  • Level 3
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Accompanying Reels / Creating Variation in Tone Production and Contrast and Variation of the Beats

Reel

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How To Accompany Slides And Polkas

Bodhran Technique Lesson 7

  • Accompaniment
  • Level 3
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Accompanying Slides and Polkas

Polka

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Focusing On Hand Technique

Bodhran Technique Lesson 8

  • Accompaniment
  • Level 3
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Using the Hand as a Stick

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Advanced Development Of The Funky Reel Rhythm

Bodhran Technique Lesson 9

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  • Level 3
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Advanced Development of the Funky Reel Rhythm

Reel

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How To Strengthen The ‘Up Beat’

Bodhran Technique Lesson 10

  • Accompaniment
  • Level 3
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Strengthening the Up Beat

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Rim Technique For Both Reels And Jigs

Bodhran Technique Lesson 11

  • Accompaniment
  • Level 3
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Rim Technique for Reels and Jigs

Jig

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Bo Diddley Beats

Bodhran Technique Lesson 12

  • Accompaniment
  • Level 3
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‘Bo Diddley Beats’.

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Various Sticks And Drums

Bodhran Technique Lesson 13

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  • Level 3
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Exploring Different Types of Bodhrˆns and Percussion Instruments

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