Books by Kevin Carroll
Ukulele Ceilidh $45
Ukulele Ceilidh is a collection of 18 traditional Celtic tunes carefully arranged for C6 ukulele tuning. Featuring standard notation, tablature and chords, Ukulele Ceilidh is accessible to beginners through to advanced players. This book is perfect for ukulele ensembles as it includes multiple parts differentiated by tune and chords as well as by level. You will find polkas, reels, jigs and even a hornpipe. There are additional resources of strumming exercises, picking practice and suggested listening included. High and Low-G friendly, these tunes are transcribed in their native Celtic key signatures to preserve authenticity and to allow other instruments to play along with the Ukulele Ceilidh. 66 pages.
Kerry Polka, Britches Full of Stitches, Tamlin, Drowsy Maggie, Old Grey Cat, The Wind that Shakes the Barley, St Anne's Reel, Crowley's Reel No. 1, Cooley's Reel, The Silver Spear, Rakish Paddy, Dr Gilbert's, The Rights of Man, Swallowtail Jig, Banish Misfortune, Larry O'Gaff, Mist Covered Mountain, The Boys of Bluehill.
Books for ukulele group leaders
These innovative, much anticipated books include 7 songs with parts for multiple ukulele and bass. Thoughtfully curated to accommodate Beginners-Advanced players, these arrangements have been tested and tuned over several years with the Austin Ukestra, as well as other groups. Each song is transcribed in Standard Musical Notation and Tablature. These classic pieces represent multiple cultures and time periods. Teaching and performance notes are included to maximise learning for students and to develop the overall musicality of the group. Conductor's scores with all the parts of every song help the teacher/leader direct the group to its highest potential. Parts are written for both High-G and Low-G ukulele tunings as well as bass. These lush musical arrangements will showcase your group and delight audiences!
The pieces in the book become progressively more difficult.
Each book in the series is progressively more difficult and detailed.
Repertoire in Book 1 - $50
Dona Nobis Pacem
The Wabash Cannonball
How Gently, Sweet Afton
Largo from the New World Symphony
Repertoire in Book 2 - $50
Auld Lang Syne
Go Down Moses
Gavotte HWV491, Handel
Angels We Have Heard on High
I Dream of Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair
95 pages. Each pieces includes teaching notes, performance notes, conductors full score, High G and Low G versions where necessary, Parts for Uke 1, 2, 3, 4 and bass in both notation and TAB, and chord charts where appropriate for the piece.
105 pages. Each pieces includes teaching notes, performance notes, conductors full score, High G and Low G versions where necessary, Parts for Uke 1, 2, 3, 4 and bass in both notation and TAB, and chord charts where appropriate for the piece.
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