Contra Dance Encyclopedia

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Author: John Holenko
Series: Encyclopedia
Format: Sheet Music | Songbook
The Contra Dance Encyclopedia is a handbook for musicians who want to play for contra dances. Music from American fiddle tunes to the Irish tradition are presented in sets suitable for playing for dances (as well as sessions, concerts, and other gigs). There is also an extensive section of tunes grouped into Reels, Jigs, and Waltzes that can be used. Included is a short history of contra dance, as well as ideas on putting together a dance band. Instrumental and stylistic techniques for guitar, mandolin, whistle, and fiddle are discussed, as well as band dynamics and orchestration. •
ISBN: 9780786660148
Skill Level: Easy Explain this
Published on: 10 March 2009
No of pages: 80
Language: English
Catalogue No: MLB98221

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