Composer TAAFFE, BRENDAN
Voicing/Instrument FIDDLE COLL
Publisher MEL BAY PUBLICATIONS, INC
A collection of interviews with the top fiddlers in the Irish tradition, Handy with the Stick
brings together previously published magazine pieces with new work to present a broad view of Irish fiddling. Includes interviews with Tommy Peoples, Siobhan Peoples, Paddy Glackin, Matt Cranitch, John Carty, Brendan McGlinchey, Caoimhin O Raghallaigh and Sarah Blair along with historical pieces on Junior Crehan, Patrick Kelly and Sean Ryan. By looking at players from multiple eras and regional styles, Handy with the Stick
deepens our understanding of the people involved in Irish traditional music. Each chapter is accompanied by transcriptions of representative fiddle tunes, some of which are previously unpublished originals.
* A collection of interviews of the top fiddlers in the Irish tradition * Includes contemporary and historical figures. * Includes fiddlers from the different regional styles of Irish fiddling. * Includes transcriptions of representative fiddle tunes.