Mally Productions (Established 1985)

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English Song Books

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Melodeon techniques for all. Although sub-titled Absolute Beginners this book, by Dave Mallinson, will take students to a very high standard. Beginning at absolute rock-bottom with how to play scales, it quickly moves on to basic fingering techniques. The student then learns how to play the bass in time, with in depth analysis of how the treble and bass interact. Next comes row crossing techniques to smooth the bellows and to create better harmonies, followed by a more tasteful approach to the bass.

The D/G Melodeon Absolute Beginners Book

£9.95

Dave Mallinson

AM101

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 01 0

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Melodeon techniques for all. Although sub-titled Absolute Beginners this book, by Dave Mallinson, will take students to a very high standard. Beginning at absolute rock-bottom with how to play scales, it quickly moves on to basic fingering techniques. The student then learns how to play the bass in time, with in depth analysis of how the treble and bass interact. Next comes row crossing techniques to smooth the bellows and to create better harmonies, followed by a more tasteful approach to the bass.

The D/G Melodeon Absolute Beginners Book and CD

£21.94

Dave Mallinson

AM101S

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 01 0

Book and CD

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This companion CD contains all the tunes in the book The Piano Accordion Absolute Beginners

The Piano Accordion Absolute Beginners CD

£11.99

Karen Tweed

AM102C

90 tracks

Label Number: DMPCD1106

CD Only

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Detailed tuition for playing traditional music on the English concertina. Learn 87 easy, popular and well-known traditional tunes: core repertoire for pub sessions, country dances, ceilidhs, barn dances and hoe-downs. A book for adults who don’t have the luxury of a teacher. Crammed to bursting with, English concertina tuition, tunes and information about traditional music. It’s a combination of a tutor and a tune book, with realistic expectations.

The English Concertina Absolute Beginners Book

£9.95

Alex Wade and Dave Mallinson

AM103

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 80 5

Book Only

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Detailed tuition for playing traditional music on the English concertina. Learn 87 easy, popular and well-known traditional tunes: core repertoire for pub sessions, country dances, ceilidhs, barn dances and hoe-downs. A book for adults who don’t have the luxury of a teacher. Crammed to bursting with, English concertina tuition, tunes and information about traditional music. It’s a combination of a tutor and a tune book, with realistic expectations.

The English Concertina Absolute Beginners Book and CD

£21.94

Alex Wade and Dave Mallinson

AM103S

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 80 5

Book and CD

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This companion CD contains all the tunes in the book The Anglo Concertina Absolute Beginners

The Anglo Concertina Absolute Beginners CD

£11.99

Chris Sherburn

AM104C

91 tracks

Label Number: DMPCD1302

CD Only

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Dave Mallinson never had the luxury of a satisfactory D/G melodeon tuition book. He is completely self taught. Knowledge has been hard won by trial and error, through endless hours of practice, playing innumerable gigs and taking part in countless traditional music sessions. Dave has condensed the tricks, techniques and ideas, slowly amassed throughout five decades of melodeon experience, into this book and CD, ensuring you reach your musical destination in the optimum time.

Instant Melodeon CD Edition

£12.95

Dave Mallinson

AM105S

24 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 91 5

Book and CD

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This companion CD contains all the tunes in the book Beginners Melodeon Tunes and Techniques

Beginners' Melodeon Tunes and Techniques CD

£11.99

Dave Mallinson

AM106C

96 tracks

Label Number: DMPCD1802

CD Only

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One of a series of 4 books designed to help you play the tin whistle immediately using special whistle tablature. Pick any tin whistle, D is ideal, and choose the book containing tunes that you are most familiar with, Folk, Popular, Irish or Scottish. Guitar chords included.

Instant Tin Whistle Irish Book

£5.95

Dave Mallinson

AM121

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 89 8

Book Only

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One of a series of 4 books designed to help you play the tin whistle immediately using special whistle tablature. Pick any tin whistle, D is ideal, and choose the book containing tunes that you are most familiar with, Folk, Popular, Irish or Scottish. Guitar chords included.

Instant Tin Whistle Irish CD Edition

£11.95

Dave Mallinson

AM121S

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 85 0

Book and CD

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This companion CD contains all the tunes in the book Instant Tin Whistle Scottish. The book can be used on its own. However, to make learning the tin whistle even easier, this recording of all the tunes plus the grace notes has been produced. Each tune s is played slowly twice through and features guitar accompaniment using the chords shown in the book.

Instant Tin Whistle Scottish CD

£7.99

AM122C

Label Number: DMPCD9608

CD Only

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Extensive use of illustrations is included in these 4 books in order to make learning less daunting and to focus attention on the information they surround. New information is introduced only slowly so you can concentrate on building repertoire. Soundtrack available.

Instant Tin Whistle Folk Book

£5.95

Dave Mallinson

AM123

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 92 8

Book Only

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One of a series of 4 books designed to help you play the tin whistle immediately using special whistle tablature. Pick any tin whistle, D is ideal, and choose the book containing tunes that you are most familiar with, Folk, Popular, Irish or Scottish. Guitar chords included.

Instant Tin Whistle Folk CD Edition

£11.95

Dave Mallinson

AM123S

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 87 4

Book and CD

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This companion CD contains all the tunes in the book Instant Tin Whistle Popular. The book can be used on its own. However, to make learning the tin whistle even easier, this recording of all the tunes plus the grace notes has been produced. Each tune s is played slowly twice through and features guitar accompaniment using the chords shown in the book.

Instant Tin Whistle Popular CD

£7.99

AM124C

Label Number: DMPCD9609

CD Only

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Edited by Dave Mallinson, this book contains core repertoire of 52 Cotswold morris tunes, with chords, presented in keys favoured by today's players. The complex sequence of parts which contribute to the unique character to Cotswold morris are clearly indicated.

Mally's Cotswold Morris Book Volume 1

£8.95

Dave Mallinson

AM201

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 02 7

Book Only

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Edited by Dave Mallinson, this book contains core repertoire of 52 Cotswold morris tunes, with chords, presented in keys favoured by today's players. The complex sequence of parts which contribute to the unique character to Cotswold morris are clearly indicated.

Mally's Cotswold Morris Book and CD Volume 1

£20.94

Dave Mallinson

AM201S

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 02 7

Book and CD

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This companion CD contains all the tunes in the book Mally's Cotswold Morris Volume 2

Mally's Cotswold Morris CD Volume 2

£11.99

Dave Mallinson

AM202C

68 tracks

Label Number: DMPCD8802

CD Only

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Edited by Carolyn Wade, this book, containing 57 traditional tunes, presents a core repertoire, with chords, for North West morris musicians. It is also particularly suitable for novice musicians and also as a source of easy country dance tunes.

Mally's North West Morris Book

£8.95

Carolyn Wade

AM203

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 04 1

Book Only

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Edited by Carolyn Wade, this book, containing 57 traditional tunes, presents a core repertoire, with chords, for North West morris musicians. It is also particularly suitable for novice musicians and also as a source of easy country dance tunes.

Mally's North West Morris Book and CD

£20.94

Carolyn Wade

AM203S

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 04 1

Book and CD

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This companion CD contains all the tunes in the book Easy Peasy Tunes

Easy Peasy Tunes CD

£11.99

Dave Mallinson

AM301C

99 tracks

Label Number: DMPCD0201

CD Only

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After selecting all the common tunes that have their own dance, the emphasis was on choosing a varied selection of genres, time signatures and tune lengths required for a good night’s dancing. You’ll find Scottish, English, Irish, Welsh and American tunes; there’s reels, polkas, hornpipes, single jigs, double jigs, slip jigs and waltzes; also 48 bar tunes and Playford dances for good measure.

English Country Dance Tunes Book

£8.95

Dave Mallinson

AM302

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 64 5

Book Only

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After selecting all the common tunes that have their own dance, the emphasis was on choosing a varied selection of genres, time signatures and tune lengths required for a good night’s dancing. You’ll find Scottish, English, Irish, Welsh and American tunes; there’s reels, polkas, hornpipes, single jigs, double jigs, slip jigs and waltzes; also 48 bar tunes and Playford dances for good measure.

English Country Dance Tunes Book and CD

£20.94

Dave Mallinson

AM302S

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 64 5

Book and CD

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This companion CD contains all the tunes in the book English Pub Session Tunes

English Pub Session Tunes CD

£11.99

Dave Mallinson

AM303C

99 tracks

Label Number: DMPCD0604

CD Only

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Obviously, popular tunes frequently heard in English sessions have been selected for this book. However, there is a slight bias towards the more exotic and slightly more obscure, alongside some of Mally’s personal favourites. Also, you’ll find several extremely challenging airs towards the end.

Popular English Session Tunes Book

£8.95

Dave Mallinson

AM304

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 66 9

Book Only

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Obviously, popular tunes frequently heard in English sessions have been selected for this book. However, there is a slight bias towards the more exotic and slightly more obscure, alongside some of Mally’s personal favourites. Also, you’ll find several extremely challenging airs towards the end.

Popular English Session Tunes Book and CD

£20.94

Dave Mallinson

AM304S

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 66 9

Book and CD

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This companion CD contains all the tunes in the book The D/G Melodeon Absolute Beginners

The D/G Melodeon Absolute Beginners CD

£11.99

Dave Mallinson

AM101C

66 tracks

Label Number: DMPCD0202

CD Only

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Detailed tuition for playing traditional music on the piano accordion. Learn 58 easy, popular and well-known traditional tunes: core repertoire for pub sessions, country dances, ceilidhs, barn dances and hoe-downs. A book for adults who don’t have the luxury of a teacher. Crammed to bursting with, piano accordion tuition, tunes and information about traditional music. It’s a combination of a tutor and a tune book, with realistic expectations.

The Piano Accordion Absolute Beginners Book

£9.95

Karen Tweed and Dave Mallinson

AM102

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 79 9

Book Only

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Detailed tuition for playing traditional music on the piano accordion. Learn 58 easy, popular and well-known traditional tunes: core repertoire for pub sessions, country dances, ceilidhs, barn dances and hoe-downs. A book for adults who don’t have the luxury of a teacher. Crammed to bursting with, piano accordion tuition, tunes and information about traditional music. It’s a combination of a tutor and a tune book, with realistic expectations.

The Piano Accordion Absolute Beginners Book and CD

£21.94

Karen Tweed and Dave Mallinson

AM102S

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 79 9

Book and CD

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This companion CD contains all the tunes in the book The English Concertina Absolute Beginners

The English Concertina Absolute Beginners CD

£11.99

Alex Wade

AM103C

98 tracks

Label Number: DMPCD1301

CD Only

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Detailed tuition for playing traditional music on the Anglo concertina. Learn 72 easy, popular and well-known traditional tunes: core repertoire for pub sessions, country dances, ceilidhs, barn dances and hoe-downs. A book for adults who don’t have the luxury of a teacher. Crammed to bursting with, Anglo concertina tuition, tunes and information about traditional music. It’s a combination of a tutor and a tune book, with realistic expectations.

The Anglo Concertina Absolute Beginners Book

£9.95

Chris Sherburn and Dave Mallinson

AM104

32 ages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 81 2

Book Only

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Detailed tuition for playing traditional music on the Anglo concertina. Learn 72 easy, popular and well-known traditional tunes: core repertoire for pub sessions, country dances, ceilidhs, barn dances and hoe-downs. A book for adults who don’t have the luxury of a teacher. Crammed to bursting with, Anglo concertina tuition, tunes and information about traditional music. It’s a combination of a tutor and a tune book, with realistic expectations.

The Anglo Concertina Absolute Beginners Book and CD

£21.94

Chris Sherburn and Dave Mallinson

AM104S

32 ages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 81 2

Book and CD

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This fine collection of traditional music introduces dance tunes from various regions of Britain, Ireland and North America They are all excellent tunes, well-known and popular, but not over-played, hackneyed or obscure. Most of the tunes can be heard on recordings by notable bands and personalities, they are all currently in use by traditional musicians and are regularly played at concerts, dances and pub sessions. All of the tunes introduce some aspect of melodeon playing.

Beginners' Melodeon Tunes and Techniques Book

£11.95

Dave Mallinson

AM106

48 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 94 2

Book Only

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This fine collection of traditional music introduces dance tunes from various regions of Britain, Ireland and North America They are all excellent tunes, well-known and popular, but not over-played, hackneyed or obscure. Most of the tunes can be heard on recordings by notable bands and personalities, they are all currently in use by traditional musicians and are regularly played at concerts, dances and pub sessions. All of the tunes introduce some aspect of melodeon playing.

Beginners' Melodeon Tunes and Techniques Book and CD

£23.94

Dave Mallinson

AM106S

48 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 94 2

Book and CD

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This companion CD contains all the tunes in the book Instant Tin Whistle Irish. The book can be used on its own. However, to make learning the tin whistle even easier, this recording of all the tunes plus the grace notes has been produced. Each tune s is played slowly twice through and features guitar accompaniment using the chords shown in the book.

Instant Tin Whistle Irish CD

£7.99

AM121C

Label Number: DMPCD9607

CD Only

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The lessons in these 4 books are realistically and steadily graded so as not to over-stretch the student. Difficult traditional dances tunes, music particularly suited to the tin whistle, is introduced only on the last few pages to give a taster of things to come.

Instant Tin Whistle Scottish Book

£5.95

Dave Mallinson

AM122

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 90 4

Book Only

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One of a series of 4 books designed to help you play the tin whistle immediately using special whistle tablature. Pick any tin whistle, D is ideal, and choose the book containing tunes that you are most familiar with, Folk, Popular, Irish or Scottish. Guitar chords included.

Instant Tin Whistle Scottish CD Edition

£11.95

Dave Mallinson

AM122S

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 86 7

Book and CD

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This companion CD contains all the tunes in the book Instant Tin Whistle Folk. The book can be used on its own. However, to make learning the tin whistle even easier, this recording of all the tunes plus the grace notes has been produced. Each tune s is played slowly twice through and features guitar accompaniment using the chords shown in the book.

Instant Tin Whistle Folk CD

£7.99

AM123C

Label Number: DMPCD9610

CD Only

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Extensive use of illustrations is included in these 4 books in order to make learning less daunting and to focus attention on the information they surround. New information is introduced only slowly so you can concentrate on building repertoire. Soundtrack available.

Instant Tin Whistle Popular Book

£5.95

Dave Mallinson

AM124

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 91 1

Book Only

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One of a series of 4 books designed to help you play the tin whistle immediately using special whistle tablature. Pick any tin whistle, D is ideal, and choose the book containing tunes that you are most familiar with, Folk, Popular, Irish or Scottish. Guitar chords included.

Instant Tin Whistle Popular CD Edition

£11.95

Dave Mallinson

AM124S

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 88 1

Book and CD

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This companion CD contains all the tunes in the book Mally's Cotswold Morris Volume 1

Mally's Cotswold Morris CD Volume 1

£11.99

Dave Mallinson

AM201C

52 tracks

Label Number: DMPCD8801

CD Only

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Edited by Dave Mallinson, this book contains a further 67 tunes, with chords, from the popula Cotswold morris traditions. The complex sequence of parts which contribute to the unique character to Cotswold morris are again clearly indicated.

Mally's Cotswold Morris Book Volume 2

£8.95

Dave Mallinson

AM202

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 03 4

Book Only

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Edited by Dave Mallinson, this book contains a further 67 tunes, with chords, from the popula Cotswold morris traditions. The complex sequence of parts which contribute to the unique character to Cotswold morris are again clearly indicated.

Mally's Cotswold Morris Book and CD Volume 2

£20.94

Dave Mallinson

AM202S

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 03 4

Book and CD

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This companion CD contains all the tunes in the book Mally's North West Morris Book

Mally's North West Morris CD

£11.99

Dave Mallinson

AM203C

57 tracks

Label Number: DMPCD8803

CD Only

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The first dozen or so tunes are great for the out and out absolute beginner. These are followed by tunes you will hear played by pub sessions players, ceilidh bands and morris musicians. Mally has identified the easier traditional tunes.

Easy Peasy Tunes Book

£8.95

Dave Mallinson

AM301

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 63 8

Book Only

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The first dozen or so tunes are great for the out and out absolute beginner. These are followed by tunes you will hear played by pub sessions players, ceilidh bands and morris musicians. Mally has identified the easier traditional tunes.

Easy Peasy Tunes Book and CD

£20.94

Dave Mallinson

AM301S

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 63 8

Book and CD

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This companion CD contains all the tunes in the book English Country Dance Tunes

English Country Dance Tunes CD

£11.99

Dave Mallinson

AM302C

99 tracks

Label Number: DMPCD0603

CD Only

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In this book you’ll find the holy grail of pub session tunes, the very backbone and life blood of the English traditional music scene. You’ll observe that many of the tunes aren’t exactly English but within these pages you’ll find the repertoire that crops time and time again. A sizable proportion of the tunes have been made popular by The Old Swan Band.

English Pub Session Tunes Book

£8.95

Dave Mallinson

AM303

32 pages

ISBN: 978 1 899512 65 2

Book Only

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