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Click this link for an introduction to the "Irish" flute :

 Info flute (English) 

 Info flute (Dutch)


My "Links" page has interesting flute links too...


Click the links below for some MP3s or videos   I have made for my flute students.

Sometimes I have used percussion-tracks too as a rhythmic support.

Most of these percussion-tracks are taken from my Cd The Irish Beat Conductor: see Shop.

With Windows Mediaplayer you can choose the speed you like to play these Mp3s and Videos.

This page will be updated regularly too.


My latest creations !
    

More info & samples :     http://www.whistle-flute.com/?Home:News         



          



Flute Tutorial Mp3




The Jewels of the Ocean 1x : flute / whistle / percussion

This waltz is composed by Allan MacDonald of Glenuig

Sheet music: see "Monthly Tune"

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Chicago reel/Bank of Ireland/Congres reel 1x : flute / percussion

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The Lark on the Strand 2x : flute / whistle / percussion




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I am asleep don't wake me 1x : flute (19th century)

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Jenny picking Cockles 1x / Farewell to Connaught 1x : flute / whistle / percussion/ drone


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Clare Island Air: flute

In the summer of 1994 after the musicfestival at Louisburgh Co Mayo, a few drunken fisherman brought me to Clare Island in the middle of the night on a rough sea...

I stayed in a poets house for a week and experienced the magic of that place and with this flute-improvisation I tried to capture and express this.

http://www.clareisland.ie/

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The Conspiracy reel 2x slow : flute / guitar

I learned this version from a video with :
Steph Geremia, Allan Kelly, Tola Custy and Donogh Hennessy


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Simons Cottage 2x / Derry Hassan 2x: flute & percussion

At Zedelgem (Belgium) Raf Goethals organises a annual flutemeet and this year (2014) Brendan Mulholland and Jean Michel Veillon will be teaching.

I hope Brendan will like this version on my Pratten delrin flute.




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The Rose in the Gap 1x : flute / percussion / fast

The Rose in the Gap 2x : flute / whistle / percussion / slow

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The Croneen Hornpipe 1x flute / 1x flute/bodhran

This tune is composed by Joan Cummins Murray from Roscrea-Co.Tipperary
I learned the arrangement from my good friend and fluteplayer Michael Dyer who recorded this hornpipe for the CD "Óg is Aosta Ros Cré" a project from Comhaltas Ceoltóri Ros Cré by three generations of musicians.

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The Youngest Daughter 3x whistle/flute/bodhran

 The Youngest daughter sheet music


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March of the King of Laois 2x : flute / whistle / percussion / D drone

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Jack Coughlan's reel : 3x / flute / percussion


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Farewell to Connaught 2x : flute / whistle / percussion

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The Gold Ring:  rosewood F-flute made by Ralph Sweet


Seamus Ennis story about The Gold Ring


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Miss Johnson's Reel : 2x / flute-percussion

Miss Johnson's Reel : 2x / F-flute-percussion


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Kiss the Maid behind the Barrel : 3x / flute-percussion


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Inion Ni Scannlain (Miss Scanlan) 2x: slow version


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Junior Crehans Favourite 2x : flute / whistle

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Leaving Uist 2x: flute(s) & bodhran



Leaving Uist 1x: flute & bodhran = slow study arrangement according to sheetmusic

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Frank Roche's Favourite 2x: flute & bodhran


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Frank Roche's Favourite 3x: flute(s) & bodhran = slower version


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Hardiman the Fiddler 3x: flute /bongo = fast tempo

Hardiman the Fiddler 2x: flute / tabla = moderate tempo



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East of Glendart 2x / The Rolling Wave 2x: flute / percussion / D-drone


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Billy Brocken's Reel 2x : flute / whistle / percussion

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Billy Brockens 1x/Bonnie Kate 1x/Old Bush 1x/Jenny's Wedding 1x : flute & percussion


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Trip to Athlone 2x: flute & djembe





The Sporting Pitchfork 1x: flute & djembe

A-part slow according to the notation (study-version) below: flute/midipiano/60 bpm

B-part slow according to the notation (study-version) below: flute/midipiano/60 bpm




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The Rolling Wave 2x: flute/whistle/djembe/D-drone

The D-drone is from my "Ultimate Drone Album": see picture/with link above


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The Old Bush 1x: flute/whistle/percussion = moderate tempo

On the Monthly Tune page you can find sheet music with a tutorial arrangement


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Joe Cooley's Delight 1x / The Morning Lark 1x / Joe Cooley's Delight 1x : flute & djembe


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The Siege of Ennis : polka 2x G 2x D flute/whistle/bodhran


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Mulqueeny's 2x flute & percussion


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The Limestone Rock 1x/The Traveller 1x/Larry's Favourite 1x: flute & bodhran


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O'Heire's Favourite 1x / Sean McGuire's 1x / The Skylark 1x: flute/bodhran


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Miss Mc Guiness 2x / The Union Reel 2x: flute & bodhran

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Shule Aroon air 2x : F-flute / Tanpura / Cello

A girls lament when her lover chooses for the army and become a s0-called hero...


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Mp3 The Nine Points of Roguery 1x : 2 flutes/whistle/bodhran

In this mix I used a bodhran-loop to play along and I hope it helps you to keep the rhythm if you want to play along....


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The Foxhunters reel 1x : flute & bodhran


The Foxhunters reel 2x : flute & whistle


There are 3 sharps: C#-F#-G# and I play the G# with half holing.
On the "Monthly Tune" page is a faster version + sheet music.


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The Wonder Hornpipe 1x slow / 1x moderate : flute
Played on a keyless delrin flute: the G# is done by half holing technique

Carrickfergus Air 1x / The Wonder Hornpipe 1x : flute

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The Dublin Road 2x - The Dublin Reel 1x    2 flutes and bodhran

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The Green Mountain/The Mountain Road/Brian Finnegans Reel 1x fast: 2 flutes+bodhran

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The Green Mountain 1x + Brian Finnegans Reel 1x on flute/bodhran

The flute is made by Gerry Sommers
The bodhran is made by Brendan White



The Green Mountain 1x on D-flute/bodhran

A-part slow

B-part slow

 The Green Mountain sheet music


Here is an example to play it with a bit of swing:

The Green Mountain 1x flute

A-part slow

B-part slow

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The Mountain Road 1x AABB:  flute: moderate tempo

The Mountain Road 1x flute/percussion
= study arrangement
The Mountain Road 1x AABB:  flute + bodhran : slow

A-part flute & percussion: moderate tempo

A-part 1x slow : basic : flute + bodhran

A-part 1x slow : with ornaments : flute + bodhran


B-part flute & percussion: moderate tempo

B-part 1x slow : basic : flute + bodhran

B-part 1x slow : with ornaments : flute + bodhran


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The Green Mountain 1x /The Mountain Road 1x : flute/percussion

Played slowly to allow you to study this set of reels.

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Two reels on a rosewood F-flute made by Ralph Sweet:

Finnegans reel 1x

Larry's Favourite 1x

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The Ashokan Farewell 2x: flute/midipiano

The Ashokan Farewell sheetmusic

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Devanneys Goat 1x / The Boy in the Gap 1x: flute-whistle-percussion
I play a delrin flute made by Garry Sommers.
The percussion is a track from my Irish Beat Conductor Cd.

Devanney's Goat 1x / The Boy in the Gap 1x: flute-bodhran slower version
I play a 19th century flute made by William Bark (1830/London)

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Mulqueeny's 1x with two flutes

Mulqueeny's 1x: flute & percussion

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Father Kelly's 2x : 1 and 2 flutes & bodhran = moderate tempo

Father Kelly's 1x / Greg's Pipes 1x: flute & percussion = faster


A-part slow

B-part slow

Greg's Pipes 1x flute/whistle/bodhran

 Greg's Pipes sheet music


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The Home Ruler 1x/Kitty's Wedding1x/Séan McGuire' s 1x/The Skylark 1x: flute/whis/percus

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Larry's Favourite: 1x D-flute/percussion fast tempo

Larry's Favourite: 1x D-flute moderate tempo

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A place in the Heart: 1x flute/mandoline/guitar
Thank you Carl (mandoline) and Brigitta (guitar) !
A place in the Heart: 1x on a delrin flute (Pratten model) made by Garry Somers

A place in the Heart sheet music

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The Gold Ring 1x on D-concert flute made by William Bark (London 1830)

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The Choice Wife 1x

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Molly Saint George 2x on a delrin D-flute made by Garry Sommers

Molly Saint George 1x / The Green Mountain 1x on F-flute

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Gain Ainm Reel 1x flute percussion

Gain Ainm Reel 2x slow

 Gain Ainm Reel sheet music

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The Pigeon on the Gate 1x / The Earls Chair 1x on F-flute(s)

The Pigeon on the Gate 1x / The Earls Chair 1x on D-flute + percussion

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Achill Fog Air

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Miss McGuiness 2x The Union Reel 2x

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Dunphy's Hornpipe 1x flute/bodhran

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Séan Reids Reel 2x flute/bodhran

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Christy Barry's set of two jigs 1x flute/bodhran

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The Holly Bush 2x flute/percussion

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Paddy Tailors Jig Nr1 + Nr 2 : Flute

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The Humours of Ballyloughlin 1x flute/whistle

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The Cat's Meow 1x

The Cat's Meow 1x / The Coolea jig 1x

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Séan McGuires Reel 2x flute/bodhran

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Donnybrook Jig & Old Hag you have killed me 2x

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McDermott's Barndance 1x

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Two Irish mazurkas flute/bodhran

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The Dark Woman of the Glen 1x flute/keyboard

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The Banshee 1x/The old Blackthorn 2x

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The Bird in the Bush 2x flute/percussion

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The Wise Maid 1x

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The Women of Ireland 1x

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The Bucks of Oranmore 2x : two flutes & bodhran


The Kesh Jig 1x : flute/whistle/percussion

A-part slow : flute/percussion

B-part slow  : flute/percussion


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The Heather Breeze 2x: flute/percussion fast




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Séan McGuires Reel 1x / Limerick Junction 1x / The Skylark 1x : flute & bodhran

I play these reels in a moderate (study) tempo and used a bodhran-loop.

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Garret Barry's Jig 1x AABB moderate tempo: flute & bodhran

A-part 1x slow: flute & bodhran

B-part 1x slow: flute & bodhran


This notation is taken from my Whistle Basics method and shows some ornaments that can be played according to your taste and level of playing.

In the flute examples above I play some of them but if you want to hear them all:
click this link and scroll down on that page:
Whistle/Tunes/Advanced








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The Humours of Ballyloughlin 1x AABBCCDD: flute & bodhran moderate tempo

A-part 1x slow: flute & bodhran


B-part 1x slow: flute & bodhran


C-part 1x slow: flute & bodhran


D-part 1x slow: flute & bodhran


This notation is taken from my Whistle Basics method.

In the flute examples above I play not exactly according to this notation.

If you want to hear all these ornaments go my to "Monthly Tune" page:

scroll down and play the four slow parts.






Flute Tutorial Video



 Jules Jig 1x

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 The Happy Days of Youth 2x

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 Paddy O'Rafferty 1x

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 Rakish Paddy 1x

 A-part slow

 B-part slow

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 The Humours of Ballyloughlin 1x

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 The Golden Keyboard 1x

 A-part slow

 B-part slow

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 Banshee reel1x /The old Blackthorn 1x

 Banshee Reel 1x

 A-part slow

 B-part slow

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 The old Blackthorn 1x

 A-part slow

 B-part slow

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 The Rambling Pitchfork 1x

 A-part slow

 B-part Slow

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 Banish Misfortune 1x

 A-part slow

 B-part slow

 C-part slow

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  The Bird in the Bush 1x

 A-part slow

 B-part slow

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 An Roisin Dubh 1x




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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