- 13 lessons teaching how to play 9 very popular Irish tunes.
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- PDF sheet music & mp3’s to download & keep for each tune.
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By the end of the course you will have 9 new tunes and the confidence to begin accompanying Irish music with your playing. The course has 13 lessons, broken into 3 to 4 tutorials each, where tunes are taught phrase by phrase.
The piano foundations covered in this course include: Right hand melody – Ornamentation, Fingering, Variation and Rhythm and Left hand accompaniment – Chord progression, Rhythm and Voicing. In each melody lesson, after teaching the melody phrase by phrase, the tutor demonstrates how to incorporate ornamentation and various other techniques into the tune. In the accompaniment lessons, the tutor goes through chord selection as well as rhythm, progression and voicing. There is a wealth of knowledge contained in this course to get you well on your way to accompanying Irish music in style.
Tunes taught on this course are:
Jim Ward’s Jig
Drag Her Around The Bend
The Battering Ram
The Kerry Fling
Bruach Na Carraige Baine
The Spotted Dog
Sheet Music and Mp3s available to Download for each Tune
Sample Sheet Music
Sample mp3 of The Hole in the Hedge
Frequently Asked Questions with Stephen Markham
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