Pub Session Tunes

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

Dave Mallinson

AM301

32 pages

£8.95

Book Only

ISBN: 978 1 899512 63 8

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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

Dave Mallinson

AM301S

32 pages

£20.94

Book and CD

ISBN: 978 1 899512 63 8

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

English Country Dance Tunes CD

Dave Mallinson

AM302C

99 tracks

£11.99

CD Only

Label Number: DMPCD0603

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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

Dave Mallinson

AM303

32 pages

£8.95

Book Only

ISBN: 978 1 899512 65 2

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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 and CD

Dave Mallinson

AM303S

32 pages

£20.94

Book and CD

ISBN: 978 1 899512 65 2

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

Popular English Session Tunes CD

Dave Mallinson

AM304C

99 tracks

£11.99

CD Only

Label Number: DMPCD0605

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On taking up a musical instrument, it is only natural for the beginner to want to reap some rewards as quickly as possible. After all, music is for the enjoyment of the player, as well as the listener. Dave Mallinson has compiled this book to give beginners and novices an accessible source of easy Irish tunes, so they can start to join in the ever popular Irish music sessions. These relatively easy, but interesting, tunes will give enormous pleasure to both player and listener. Only 14 notes are required to play all 101 tunes.

101 Easy Irish Session Tunes Book

Dave Mallinson

AM305

32 pages

£8.95

Book Only

ISBN: 978 1 899512 78 2

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On taking up a musical instrument, it is only natural for the beginner to want to reap some rewards as quickly as possible. After all, music is for the enjoyment of the player, as well as the listener. Dave Mallinson has compiled this book to give beginners and novices an accessible source of easy Irish tunes, so they can start to join in the ever popular Irish music sessions. These relatively easy, but interesting, tunes will give enormous pleasure to both player and listener. Only 14 notes are required to play all 101 tunes.

101 Easy Irish Session Tunes Book and CD

Dave Mallinson

AM305S

32 pages

£20.94

Book and CD

ISBN: 978 1 899512 78 2

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101 excellent traditional dance tunes that, over the years, have been popular in the North-West of England. However, The tunes, were chosen and the settings were derived mainly from manuscripts to be found on The Village Music Project website, along with numerous traditional music books. All are listed inside. The tunes are relatively easy for the average player, are suitable for every instrument associated with traditional music and fall within the range of the D tin whistle, concert flute and D/G melodeon.

101 North-West Dance Tunes

Dave Mallinson

AM307

48 pages

£11.95

Book Only

ISBN: 978 1 899512 84 3

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This companion CD contains all the tunes in the book 100 Essential Irish Session Tunes

100 Essential Irish Session Tunes CD

Dave Mallinson

AM401C

99 tracks

£11.99

CD Only

Label Number: DMPCD0701

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

Easy Peasy Tunes CD

Dave Mallinson

AM301C

99 tracks

£11.99

CD Only

Label Number: DMPCD0201

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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

Dave Mallinson

AM302

32 pages

£8.95

Book Only

ISBN: 978 1 899512 64 5

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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

Dave Mallinson

AM302S

32 pages

£20.94

Book and CD

ISBN: 978 1 899512 64 5

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

English Pub Session Tunes CD

Dave Mallinson

AM303C

99 tracks

£11.99

CD Only

Label Number: DMPCD0604

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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

Dave Mallinson

AM304

32 pages

£8.95

Book Only

ISBN: 978 1 899512 66 9

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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

Dave Mallinson

AM304S

32 pages

£20.94

Book and CD

ISBN: 978 1 899512 66 9

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This companion CD contains all the tunes in the book Easy Irish Session Tunes

101 Easy Irish Session Tunes CD

Dave Mallinson

AM305C

99 tracks

£11.99

CD Only

Label Number: DMPCD1102

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This book contains a diverse assortment of popular tunes, core repertoire heard at a typical traditional music session. The tunes range from relatively easy to fairly difficult. There are polkas, reels, rants, hornpipes, jigs, and waltzes from England, Ireland, Scotland and America, something to please everyone. A selection of these tunes will form the basis of many traditional music sessions, both at folk festivals and regular sessions throughout the year.

Mally's Session Selection

Dave Mallinson

AM306

40 pages

10.95

Book Only

ISBN: 978 1 899512 83 6

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Contains what are arguably the hundred most often played and widely known Irish jigs and reels.This book provides the basic core repertoire for all musicians wanting to participate in Irish music sessions. Chords are included and the layout is exceptionally user friendly, 4 bars to a line.

100 Essential Irish Session Tunes Book

Dave Mallinson

AM401

32 pages

£10.95

Book Only

ISBN: 978 1 899512 18 8

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Contains what are arguably the hundred most often played and widely known Irish jigs and reels.This book provides the basic core repertoire for all musicians wanting to participate in Irish music sessions. Chords are included and the layout is exceptionally user friendly, 4 bars to a line.

100 Essential Irish Session Tunes Book and CD

Dave Mallinson

AM401S

32 pages

£22.94

Book and CD

ISBN: 978 1 899512 18 8

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