Irish Folk Tunes for Accordion

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  • Arranger: Gemma Telfer
  • Format: Book & CD
  • Instrumentation: Accordion
  • ISMN: 9790220135637
  • Size: 9.1 x 11.9 inches
  • Pages: 40


Irish Folk Tunes Accordion is a collection of 30 arrangements of traditional tunes including a range of styles such as Reels, Hornpipes, Jigs and more.

Accordionist Gemma Telfer provides notes on all of the tunes, as well as general notes on interpretation. The volume is also accompanied by a CD with a recording of all tunes performed by Gemma. German and French translations of all texts are available as pdf downloads from the Schott Music website. Suitable for players of grades 3-8.

Content text:

  1. A Fig for A Kiss
  2. Fred Finn's
  3. Bothy Jig
  4. Denis Murphy's
  5. The Scholar
  6. The Morning Star
  7. The Humours of Westmeath
  8. The Downfall of Paris
  9. The Maid On The Green
  10. Cuckoo
  11. Sweeney's Polka
  12. Shandon Bells
  13. Mrs Crotty's
  14. Paddy The Dandy
  15. Kitty's Wedding
  16. Off She Goes
  17. Glass of Beer
  18. Off to California
  19. Going to the Well for Water
  20. Saint Patrick's Day
  21. The Ballydesmond (No. 2)
  22. Hardiman the Fiddler
  23. Chief O'Neill's Favourite
  24. Martin Wynne's
  25. My Darling Asleep
  26. Give Us a Drink of Water
  27. Maggie in the Woods
  28. Toss the Feathers
  29. The Liverpool Hornpipe
  30. The Road to Lisdoonvarna