The English Concertina Absolute Beginners

Alex Wade and Dave Mallinson 

Book and CD together

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 Book and CD -  Absolute Beginners: Alex Wade and Dave Mallinson


Foreword by David Ledsam
Music Basics for Squeezers
Fingering Chart
The English Concertina
The Scale of C Major
The Musical Ladder
The Key of G Major
4/4 Time
Play Some Sea Songs
Traditional Music
Play Some English Tunes
The Key of D Major
Play Country Dance Tunes
6/8 Time
Play Cotswold Morris Tunes
3/4 Time
Play Some Welsh Tunes
2/4 Time
Play Some American Reels
Slip Jigs and Slides
Play Sliabh Luachra Tunes
The Key of E Minor
Play Some Playford Tunes
The Key of A Minor
Play Some Irish Tunes
The Hornpipe Rhythm
Play Northumbrian Tunes
The Key of A Major
Play Some Scottish Tunes
Rants and Double Reels
Play Some Easy Melodies
Double Jigs
Little Brown Jug
Go Tell Aunt Rhody
Skip to My Lou
Lightly Row
Shepherds’ Hey
Bobby Shaftoe
This Old Man
The Muffin Man
Donkey Riding
New York Girls
South Australia
Johnny Come Down to Hilo
Winster Gallop
Jimmy Allen
Rattlin’ Bog
British Grenadiers
Uncle Bernard’s
Winster Processional
Buttered Peas
The Tip Top Polka
Banbury Bill
Harper’s Frolic
Nelly Bly
My Love She’s but a Lassie Yet
I Have a Bonnet Trimmed with Blue
The Huntsman’s Chorus
The Rose Tree
Cock o’ the North
MacNamara’s Band
Hey Away
Shave the Donkey
Laudanum Bunches
Swaggering Boney
Michael Turner’s Waltz
The South Wind
Shoe the Donkey
Sweet Jenny Jones
All Through the Night
Men of Harlech
Camptown Races
Egan’s Polka
Chinese Breakdown
Buffalo Girls
The Road to Boston
Uncle Reuben
Angelina Baker
Drops of Brandy
The Star Above the Garter
Dennis Enright’s Slide
The Brosna Slide
Maggie in the Wood
Scattery Island
Tom Sullivan’s Polka
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
The Rigged Ship
Jack’s Maggot
Hunt the Squirrel
Tralee Gaol
Spancil Hill
The Enniskillen Dragoon
Sonny’s Mazurka
Rakes of Mallow
The Derry Boat
The Keel Row
Katie Bairdie
Green Grow the Rushes
Some Say the Devil’s Dead
Salmon Tails up the Water
Hexham Races
The Redesdale Hornpipe
A Hundred Pipers
Roxburgh Castle
Peat Fire Flame
The Duke of Perth
Kate Dalrymple
Durham Rangers
Drowsy Maggie
Jack Broke da Prison Door
Timmy O’Connor’s
The Ash Grove
Goodbye Girls I’m Going to Boston
The Rambler
The Bush on the Hill
The Blackthorn Stick

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