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Bill Woods: Bodhran: The Basics Book With Online Audio

A Beginner's Guide to Playing the Bodhran

  • Author: Woods, Bill

Sheet Music/Downloads

$22.75

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Contents

  • Introduction
  • Pronunciation
  • What Is a Bodhrán?
  • A Very Short History
  • Playing with Others
  • Choosing a Bodhrán
  • The Head
  • The Frame
  • Tunable or Not Tunable
  • Crossbars
  • Choosing a Stick
  • Making Your Own Stick
  • Protecting Your Bodhrán and Stick
  • A Little Music Theory
  • Notes and Rests
  • Staff Lines
  • Measures
  • Beats
  • Tempo
  • My System of Notation
  • Holding the Bodhrán
  • Holding the Stick
  • Hitting the Bodhrán
  • How to Use the Audio
  • Starting to Play
  • Jigs
  • Playing Different Rhythms
  • Rests
  • Accents
  • Rolls
  • Combining Rests, Accents, and Rolls
  • Now What?
  • Shameless Promotion
  • About the Author