All songs and airs are in both standard notation and easy to read dulcimer tablature with detailed playing instruction for each composition.
Also included is the history of each piece as well as recorded sources and web links for each tune.
The compact disc contains a one verse rendition of both the vocal part and the piece played as an instrumental.
104 pages •34 arrangements•spiral bound•Compact Disc included
A phonetic approach to singing in the Irish language, suitable for non-Irish speakers.
Arranged by Mary Mc Laughlin.
Includes the sheet music, guitar chords, phonetics, Irish lyrics, and a translation and background to each song. A must for anyone who has longed to sing in Gaelic but not had the opportunity to learn the Irish language.
Singing in Irish Gaelic $17.99
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Complete List of Arrangements
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Banks of Claudy
Arranged by William Coulter. Nineteen favorite Celtic-influenced melodies in stunning fingerstyle arrangements, written in both standard notation and tablature.
Selections include: Éiníní; The Ground Plan/La Rotta, Rose in the Heather/Tom Billy's Jig, Marble Halls, Sí bheag Sí mhor, and more. $19.95
A companion to William Coulter's recording Celtic Crossing.
Searching for Lambs
The arrangements are intermediate to advanced level, in keys of one to three sharps, with just a few accidentals/lever changes. Suitable for 34-string lever harp (to low C) or pedal harp, these are
full-length transcriptions from the recording, complete with
introductions and interludes.
Typeset and edited by Verlene Schermer 52 pages, $15.95.
A companion to Kim Robertsons' recording Searching for Lambs
Selections include: Cradle Song, Bally Loo Lammy, Garten Mother's Lullaby, Quiet Land of Erin, All Through the Night and more.
A companion to Kim Robertson's recording Tender Shepherd.
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|Simple Gifts Book
Available in PDF download only. Arrangements of Shaker melodies from the albums Simple Gifts and Tree of Life by Barry Phillips and William Coulter. Contains all the tunes from both CDs as well as guitar chords and an article on shaker music by Dr. Daniel Patterson.
The book will be sent to you via Dropbox. $7.98
Arranged by Barry & Shelley Phillips. This book presents 22 three and four-part instrumental arrangements (3 treble and 1 bass clef instrument) plus leadsheet summaries from the shape note singing tradition.
Historical notes and complete lyrics are included. Illustrated with period woodcuts and photos of modern-day shape note singing societies. 80 pages. $12.95.
A companion to Barry & Shelley Phillips' recording Wondrous Love.
|The World Turned Upside Down
Music of colonial America arranged by Barry Phillips.
Selections include: The Rights of Man, Love In a Village, All the Pretty Horses, When Jesus Wept, and more. $8.95
A companion to Barry Phillips' recording The World Turned Upside Down. $8.95
|The Hal Leonard Dulcimer Method
by Neal Hellman, perfect for beginners. With Cd.
Tunes include: Little Moses, Amazing Grace, Scotland the Brave, Goddesses, Hatikva, Breton Lullabye and many more. All in easy to read tablature as well as standard notation.
Revised with eight new arrangements in 2010.
The Music of the Shakers for Mountain Dulcimer
Arranged by Neal Hellman. Over thirty arrangements of Shaker dances and hymns in musical notation and dulcimer tablature. Based on the three Shaker albums Simple Gifts, Tree of Life,and Music on the Mountain. Instructions include "back-up" chords and how to play along with the recordings.
Many historical notes on the compositions and Shaker history are also included. $14.95
Hits of the Beatles for Mountain Dulcimer
22 arrangements by the Fab Four, all written in easy-to-read dulcimer tablature as well as standard notation.
Selections include: Eleanor Rigby, Hey Jude, I Will, And I Love Her, Here Comes the Sun, It's Only Love, NorwegianWood, and more.
Special guests arrangements by: Lorraine Lee, Steve Isom, Leo Kretzner, Phyllis Dunne, and Shelley Stevens. $12.99
|It's A Dulcimer Life
by Neal Hellman. Over 50 arrangements from Neal's recordings: Oktober County, Dream of the Manatee and Autumn In the Valley. As well as early arrangements from his Kicking Mule recording and many compositions from his dulcimer workshops.
Complete List of Arrangements
|Dulcimer Chord Book
The indispensable guide that fits in your case to go with you everywhere.
Over 500 chords for all the popular tuning of the Mountain Dulcimer. Also includes chords for two tunings of four equidistant strings.
Articles by Force & d'Osschè, Janita baker, Holly Tannen, and Ron Ewing on using a capo for the dulcimer. Plus a special section on the history of the modes. Don't leave home without it! $9.99