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Ven World Irish Folk Music

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Ven World Irish Folk Music

  1. 1.   Guitar  Banjo (4-string, GDAE)  Fiddle (Violin)  Keyboards (Piano, or more recently electronic keyboards)  Harmonicas  Accordion Instruments
  2. 2.   Aerophone  Bellows (Elbow Pipe)  Two octave range (Chanter, double)  Regulator (3, Double)  Drone (3, Single) Uilleann Pipes
  3. 3.   Prominent in Celtic music (not exclusively Irish)  Mostly diatonic, sometimes chromatic  Major, Minor, Mixolydian Celtic Harp
  4. 4.   Open Frame Drum  Bar, crossbar  Hand inside to alter tone and timber Bodhrán
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  6. 6.   Aerophone, Reeds  Concertina Higher Pitch  Less common  Buttons on either side to change pitch  Diatonic Concertina & Accordion
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  8. 8.   Developed from Greek Bouzouki  GDAD  Modern Folk Octave Mandolin/Irish Bouzouki
  9. 9.   Reel - generic term (simple)  Jig – Specific dance to music in compound time  Jig all over Europe  Jigs & Reels
  10. 10.   Political  Wartime, Heroism, Anti-government/oppression  Any style (Reel, Jig, Pub, Celtic trad, Irish Rebel Music
  11. 11.   Noel Hill  Seamus Ennis  The Clancy Brothers  John McCormack  Tommy Makem  The Pogues Notable Artists

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