Irish Traditional Session Music – Tutor Book 2


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This is Ceol Tracks second publication of an Irish traditional session music tutor and tune book. It is a great resource for beginners, intermediate or anyone interested to learn traditional Irish music. It contains finger placement charts for popular session instruments, including Fiddle, Accordion, Concertina, Tin Whistle, Flute, Banjo and Uilleann Pipes. It combines easy to read Alpha ABC note name along with classic score and chord progressions. Each tune has a dedicated page, making it easier to concentrate on learning a new tune. This book is spiral bound making it easy for you to place on a music stand or flat surface, concentrating on one tune.

The book also includes a companion reference CD. The included CD plays at a learning pace. The reference CD will improve your listening of tunes as you play along and enhance your timing, rhythm and will build confidence playing with other session instruments.

Some key features:

  • 64 Popular easy to read session tunes.
  • Finger placement charts for Fiddle, Accordion, Concertina, Tin Whistle, Flute, Banjo and Uilleann Pipes.
  • Easy to read tune layout.
  • Basic music theory.
  • Free reference tutor CD.
  • Wire bound for easy placement on music stands and flat surfaces.

Additional information

Weight 348 g
Dimensions 290 x 210 x 10 mm

Tune List

  • The Donegal Reel
  • The Boyne Hunt
  • The Congress Reel
  • Craig’s Pipes
  • The Earl’s Chair
  • The Heather Breeze
  • Miss McLeod’s Reel
  • The Sky Lark
  • Tarbolton
  • The Longford Collector
  • The Tulla Reel
  • The Kilmaley
  • The Knotted Cord
  • The Wise Maid
  • The Green Fields of America
  • The Maids of Mountsisco
  • The Foxhunter’s Reel
  • The Bucks of Oranmore
  • An Rógaire Dubh
  • Brian O’Lynn
  • Father O’Flynn
  • The Blarney Pilgrim
  • Behind the Haystack
  • Fraher’s Jig
  • Haste to the Wedding
  • Paddy O’Rafferty
  • Jerry’s Beaver Hat
  • The Humours of Drinagh
  • The Brides Favourite
  • The Cook in the Kitchen
  • The Humours of Lisheen
  • The Mug of Brown Ale
  • Tripping up the Stairs
  • Old Tipperary
  • Fishers Hornpipe
  • John Egan’s Hornpipe
  • Off to California
  • The Glenbeigh Hornpipe
  • The Golden Eagle
  • The Stack of Barley
  • The Snowman’s Fancy
  • The Fly by Night
  • The Friendly Visit
  • The Belfast Hornpipe
  • Pretty Maggie Morrissey
  • Eamonn McGivney’s Hornpipe
  • An Comhra Donn
  • Kitty Come Down to Limerick
  • The Drops of Brandy
  • Dever the Dancer
  • The Foxhunters Jig
  • The Boys of Ballysadare Jig
  • O’Farrell’s Welcome to Limerick
  • The Magic Slipper
  • I Have a Bonnet Trimmed with Blue
  • Tureengarbh Glen
  • Din Tarrant’s No.5
  • Johnny O’Leary’s
  • Munster Bank
  • Taur Mór No.3
  • The Weavers
  • Cuz Teehan’s Favourite
  • Merrily Kiss the Quaker
  • Going to the Well for Water


ISBN: 978-0-9932213-1-6
Format: Paperback
Binding: Wire bound