From the Publisher
This book contains 250 selected pieces of traditional folk music. It encompasses every variety found in Irish music and is divided into categories such as reels, marches, jigs, flings, hornpipes, airs and polkas. You'll also find a series of pieces by the famous Irish harp player Turlough O'Carolan (1670-1738) as well as the melodies of many well-known folk songs. The selection is a representative cross section of traditional dances, harp compositions (Irish classical music) and songs from the distinctive Irish ballad tradition.
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).