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Concertina Basics Lessons

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The Scale of D Major

Concertina Basics Lesson 1

  • Level 1
  • Melody
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Hand and Finger Positioning, The Scale of D Major and a Simple Nursery Rhyme.


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Maggie In The Woods

Concertina Basics Lesson 2

  • G Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody
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In this lesson Edel will teach the tune ‘Maggie in the Woods’ in the key of G major. Before doi…

Polka

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Terry Teehan’s

Concertina Basics Lesson 3

  • G Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody
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The Air Button!

Polka

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Johnny Will You Marry Me

Concertina Basics Lesson 4

  • G Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody
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Exercise on the Scale of G Major

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Green Grow the Rushes

Concertina Basics Lesson 5

  • G Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody
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Exercises on the Scale of G Major and introduction to the Triplet

Fling

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John McHugh’s

Concertina Basics Lesson 6

  • G Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody
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This lesson will feature the tune ‘John McHugh’s Jig’. In it, Edel will continue her stud…

Jig

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A Hundred Pipers

Concertina Basics Lesson 7

  • G Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody
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Alternative Fingering and the Chord of G

Jig

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Bantry Bay

Concertina Basics Lesson 8

  • G Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody
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Alternative Fingering and Triplets

Hornpipe

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The Boys of Tandragee

Concertina Basics Lesson 9

  • E Minor
  • Level 1
  • Melody
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The Roll, Triplets and Chords

Jig

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The Maid of Feakle

Concertina Basics Lesson 10

  • A Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody
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Exercises on the Scale of A Major / Alternative Fingering

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The Feakle Jig

Concertina Basics Lesson 11

  • D Minor
  • Level 1
  • Melody
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Cuts and Chords

Jig

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Sporting Paddy

Concertina Basics Lesson 12

  • A Minor
  • Level 1
  • Melody
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In this lesson the tune ‘Sporting Paddy’ will be taught. This is a well known traditional reel …

Reel

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The Carrigkerry Slide

Concertina Basics Lesson 13

  • G Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody
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Cuts, Chords and Octaving!

Slide

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Con Cassidy’s

Concertina Basics Lesson 14

  • G Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody
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Chords and Playing Two Tunes Together!

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An Spealadoir

Concertina Basics Lesson 15

  • D Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody
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Ornamentation

Hornpipe

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Joe Banes Barndance

Concertina Basics Lesson 16

  • G Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody
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Chords!

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Dan the Cobbler

Concertina Basics Lesson 17

  • D Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody
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Ornamentation

Jig

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Tomeen O’Dea’s

Concertina Basics Lesson 18

  • G Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody
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Ornamentation

Reel

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