Bill Woods has used his decades of experience as a successful bodhrán performer and teacher to create this integrated instruction book and CD for the beginning bodhrán player. Using photographs, text, and audio examples, it takes you in easy steps from holding the bodhrán and stick through playing along with traditional Irish dance tunes. It shows you the basic accompaniment patterns for reels and jigs and demonstrates ways to make these patterns more interesting using rests, accents, and rolls. In addition to the audio examples, the CD has traditional Irish dance tunes recorded at different tempos so you can start playing along almost immediately and increase your speed as your skill improves. Also covered are the correct pronunciation of bodhrán, the history of the bodhrán in traditional Irish music, suggestions on playing with other musicians, suggestions on what to look for when choosing a bodhrán and stick, instructions on a simple and inexpensive way to make your own stick, and the basic structure of Irish dance tunes. An integrated bodhrán instruction book and CD for the beginning player Teaches the basic accompaniment patterns for reels and jigs Discusses what to look for when choosing a bodhrán and stick CD has traditional Irish tunes recorded at different tempos.
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Bill Woods is a performer, teacher, studio musician, and author. He started performing on the bodhran in the 1980s and still plays regularly with several bands. He taught at the Northwest Folklife Festival and theSeattle World Rhythm Festival for many years and still gives regular workshops in Seattle. He has played bodhran on recordings as varied as heavy metal, opera, new age, pop, and improvisational music as well as traditional Irish and Scottish music. He has written two books, Bodhran: The Basics and Bodhran: Beyond the Basics (forthcoming). Bill and his wife, Carole, live on a sailboat, and when Bill is not teaching or performing, they spend their time cruising in the waters between Washington State and northern British Columbia.
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Descrizione libro Mel Bay Publications, Inc., 2009. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria M0786680040
Descrizione libro Mel Bay Publications, Inc., 2009. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Spi Pap/Co. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0786680040
Descrizione libro Mel Bay Publications, Inc., 2009. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110786680040