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Carol Walker - Tailless Tunes

Item Number 1310162

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Tailless Tunes, or Manx Music For The Mountain Dulcimer, contains over 30 traditional songs from the Isle Of Man, all arranged specifically for mountain dulcimer by the one and only Carol Walker.

Music has always been a part of the Isle Of Man's culture. Because of its proximity to Ireland, Scotland and England, Manx music reflects the influences of all these places. You'll hear Celtic influences throughout the tunes, and will find elements drawn from Irish laments, Scottish lullabies and popular English ballads and dance music.

To quote Carol Walker in the "Tailless Tunes" introduction, "I guarantee you've not heard most of these melodies before, and I further predict that you will become as smitten by all of them as I have."

74 pages.

Songs included:

Arrane Ben-vlieaun (Milking Song) - DAD Tuning
Ta'n Bock, Aboo! Ersooyl (Alas! The Horse Is Gone) - DAD Tuning
Lhigey, Lhigey (Gallop, Gallop) - DAD Tuning - Lyrics included
Tra Va Ruggit Creest (When Christ Was Born) - DAD Tuning - Lyrics included
Illiam Y Thallear (William The Tailor) - DAC Tuning
Gyn Ennym! (Unnamed Jig) - DAD Tuning
Arrane Ny Fee (Weaving Song) - DAA Tuning - Lyrics included
Arrane Y Chlean (Manx Lullaby) - DAD Tuning - Lyrics included
S'liack Lhiam Bine Dy Yough (I Love A Little Sup) - DAD Tuning - Lyrics included
Shelg Yn Dreean (Hunt The Wren) - DAD Tuning - Lyrics included
The Mona's Isle Quickstep - DAD Tuning
Ushag Veg Ruy (Little Red Bird) (Vocal Version) - DAD Tuning - Lyrics included
Ushag Veg Ruy (Little Red Bird) (Fingerstyle Version) - DAD Tuning - Lyrics included
Winding Song - DAD Tuning - Lyrics included
Tra Va Mee My Ghuilley (When I Was A Little Boy) - DAD Tuning
Hop-tu-Naa - DAD Tuning - Lyrics included
George Riley - DAD Tuning
Arrane Ny Niee (Washing Song) - DGD Tuning
Fer Dy Clien Click (One Named Click) - DAD Tuning
Arrane Ghelbee (Song Of The Water Kelpie) - DAD Tuning
The Fathaby Jig - DAD Tuning
Arrane Ny Jinnyn (Song Of The Traveling Beggars) - DAD Tuning - Lyrics included
Jerrey Yn Theihll (The End Of The World) - DAD Tuning
Arrane Sooree (Courting Song) - DAD Tuning
The Maid Of Port Y Shee (The Speckled Heifer) - DAD Tuning - Lyrics included
Car Y Phoosee (Song Of The Wedding) - DAD Tuning
Peter O'Tavey - DAD Tuning - Lyrics included
Arrane Oie Vie (The Goodnight Song) - DAD Tuning - Lyrics included

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Tailless Tunes

I am enjoying this book, It is a great collection of songs and great tab. I would definitely recommend this one!

Jane Hawkins
Tailless Tunes by Carol Walker

Wonderful Manx Island tunes, great tab, and entertaining and enlightening commentary. Already recommended to a friend!