Gavotte

July 12, 2010

This tune is a Laride from Pays Vannetais in Britanny. You can hear this tune on the Kornog's album : Kornog IV.

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Terry ‘Cuz’ Tehan’s

June 30, 2010

A reel also known as Kerry Reel. Terry was an accordion player from Kerry. I've learned this reel from Lunasa.

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Trip to Sligo / Out On the Ocean

June 17, 2010

I've learned this set from Eddie Clarke's Unheard CD, i play each tune one time. The first jig is in E minor and the second one in G major.

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The Boys of Bluehill

June 15, 2010

A popular Hornpipe in D. The Hornpipe refers to several dances played in Britain in the 17th Century. This one is easy to learn for beginners on a D Paddy Richter for example. There is a nice version on the Colm O'Donnell's album : "Farewell to Evening Dances".

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The Costarmorican & Otter’s nest

June 10, 2010

Two reels played by Jean Sabot from his next CD. The first reel is a composition and the second one is a traditional tune. These tunes are a good example about ornamentation on harmonica. Jean Sabot is a harmonica player from Brittany, his first CD "Harmonica & Fiddle" was out in 1994. You can find more information about him on http://pagesperso-orange.fr/jsabot/ Enjoy !

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Drag her round the road

June 8, 2010

I've learned this reel from Brendan Power's cd : "New Irish Harmonica". I play it in E minor, so you can learn it on a G harmonica. You can find a nice version of this reel on the Matt Molloy, Paul Brady and Tommy Peoples cd or on The Kinnitty Sessions from Lunasa.

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The Connaughtman’s Rambles

June 4, 2010

The Connaughtman's Rambles is a very popular jig. This tune is played in almost every sessions ! You can listen to a nice version in Seamus Ennis' cd "The Bonny Bunch of Roses".

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Welcome

June 1, 2010

Welcome to my Podcast ! You will find here some irish tunes played on harmonica. I play each tune at "normal" speed then slower in order to let you learn it easily. You can leave comments if you have any questions or suggestions. Enjoy !

The Walls of Liscarroll

June 1, 2010

This is a nice jig that, i've learned it from the Chieftains album "One". You can easily play it on a C Paddy harmonica.

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