“My Ireland – Volume 1″

101 Irish tunes, with sheet music and chords. And an MP3 for each one, with Tony O’Rourke playing the tune on banjo, with guitar accompaniment.

A brilliant resource for anyone wanting to get a solid stock of tunes under their belt.

You can download a free sample of the book (PDF, 840k), which contains the full table of contents and a few pages of the sheet music, and listen to each of three tunes: Coalminer’s Reel(A)Cat That Ate The Candle (a Jig), and O’Carolan’s Concerto.

Or go ahead and get unlimited access for only $16 (US).

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Tony O’Rourke and Suzette Herft

Tony O'Rourke and Suzette Herft

Tony O’Rourke with Suzette Herft at the Burke and Wills Winery in Mia Mia (near Melbourne).

Suzette is a Melbourne-based singer and had been giving a performance of her “Joan Baez Tribute Show”. After dinner she and Tony sat down for a some informal singing and it went on for about 3 hours. A great night!

Photo by Janet Frawley.

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