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to Play The Irish Bodhran Drum
by Michael Vignoles (Sorry
This DVD Tutor by Michael Vignoles is designed for both the beginner
and the intermediate player. You will learn basic starting methods,
playing rhythms, how to hold your bodhran and tipper properly, tuning
and maintenance. You will continue on to learn intermediate playing
styles, such as old-Galway-style triplets, in Jigs and Reels. 25 minutes.
Interesting and informative!
Beginner's Bodhran Tutor & CD
by Conor Long
Easy maintenance advice and loads of playing instructions. Play along
with the CD and in no time, you will sound like you know what you
are doing! 30 pages.
by Michael O'Suilleabhain
This tutor teaches an easy-to-learn method for the first-time bodhran
player, including all the basic styles and techniques you need to
know. This book is easiest to use if you already have some basic musical
skills. 25 pages.
Beginner's Guide to Playing the Bodhran DVD
by Conor Long
If you're picking up the bodhran for the first time, this DVD is for
you! Professional bodhran player, Conor Long, will take you right
from the beginning, starting with how to hold your bodhran and tipper.
You will go on to learn all the techniques you need to play a variety
of rhythms and tunes, reels, jigs, and more. Following
his step-by-step instructions and examples, you'll be able to play
along at the Ceilidh in no time! 40