Saturday, 24 November 2007

Flatpicker's tunebook by Oliver Waitze

Flatpicker's tunebook, by Oliver Waitze of the New Acoustic Gallery, is a collection of thirty classics from the genres of traditional bluegrass, gypsy & swing, traditional Irish music, Italian music, and world music.

The bluegrass section includes 'Forked deer', 'Lost Indian', 'Golden slippers', 'Big Sciota', 'Sally Goodin', 'Salt Creek', 'Whiskey before breakfast', 'President Garfield's Hornpipe', and 'Golden Eagle Hornpipe'. Tunes are shown in tab and standard notation, and the book comes with a sixty-track audio CD. Flatpicker's tunebook is published by Schell Music at €22.95.