From the Publisher
Master the ability to play "in sync" with other musicians. A collection of 125 traditional Irish tunes to help you play the tinwhistle with confidence. With accompanying CDs (4) matching the tunes in the book.
From the Author
Perhaps the most challenging thing to master when learning to play traditional Irish music is the ability to play “in sync” with other musicians. The Complete Irish Tinwhistle Tunebook gives you the chance to do exactly that. It is a collection of 125 tunes you’re liable to hear at most traditional Irish music sessions. Once you have these tunes under your belt and in your finders, you’ll be able to sit down with a group of Irish musicians anywhere in the world and play with comfort and confidence.
About the Author
L.E. McCullough, Ph.D. has been performing and teaching traditional Irish music on tinwhistle and flute since 1972. Since then, he has recorded and toured with a variety of groups including Trim the Velvet, Devilish Merry, Bourrée Texane, Money in Both Pockets and the Irish Airs and has appeared on thirty-four recordings with Irish, French, Cajun, Latin, blues, jazz, country, bluegrass and rock ensembles for Angel/EMI, Sony Classical, RCA, Warner Brothers, Log Cabin, Kicking Mule, Rounder, Bluezette and other labels. His playing was featured in the soundtracks of the Ken Burns PBS television series The West, Lewis and Clark, and Not for Ourselves Alone and the Neil Jordan film Michael Collins. Dr. McCullough is also an inspired composer-arranger with a rare talent for shaping brand new genres based on traditional musical structures. His three solo albums, His Own Kind, Late Bloomer and Feadanísta, have spotlighted dozens of his own compositions while stretching accepted stylistic boundaries to create the fresh new musical hybrid of Celtic World Beat, an idiom critics have dubbed “the ultimate folk-fusion…multifaceted, innovative, unorthodox and slightly nefarious.” Through his classic instruction book, The Complete Irish Tinwhistle Tutor (Oak Publications), L.E. McCullough has taught the joys of tinwhistling to more than one million people worldwide.
|Format||Book & CD|
|Publisher / Record Label||Oak Publications|
|Recording Performers||L.E. McCullough|