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Waltons have been at the forefront of Irish music since the company was founded by Martin Walton in 1922. With two retail stores, a music school, a distribution division and a publishing and manufacturing company, Waltons now directly employ over 100 people in Ireland. We also work closely with our many international agents and seek constantly to bring Irish Music to musicians and students worldwide. Our music publications, bodhráns and tin whistles are of quality design and will give many years of pleasure and satisfaction. We offer the same high level of service and quality, for which we are renowned in Ireland, to all our customers. Ireland has a tradition of beautiful music, and the name Waltons is an integral part of that tradition. If you have any enquiries don’t hesitate to contact your local agent or call us directly for a personal family service.

Niall P. Walton, Managing Director

contents Publications Songs & Ballads Vocal, Guitar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Piano, Vocal, Guitar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Irish Artists & Groups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Collections Classic Collections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110 Best Irish Tunes Collections . . . . . . Accordion, Banjo, Fiddle . . . . . . . . . . . . Flute, Harp, Recorder, Tin Whistle . . . . . Tutors Bagpipe, Banjo, Bodhrán . . . . . . . . . . . Bouzouki, Fiddle, Flute, Guitar . . . . . . . Harmonica, Harp, Mandolin, Tin Whistle Tin Whistle, Uilleann Pipes, Manuscript . International Whistle Tutors . . . . . . . . . . Educational Publications Guide to Irish Music, Soundscapes . . . . Recordings CDs 110 Best Irish Tunes CD Collection . . . . Glenside Irish Classics CD . . . . . . . . . . . CD Collections & Tutors . . . . . . . . . . . . DVD Tutors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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songs and ballads vocal, guitar

The Very Best Irish Songs & Ballads Volumes 1, 2, 3 & 4 Vocal, Guitar For over 20 years, Waltons classic ballad books have consistently outsold all others. When they first appeared in 1981, Dan Cohen of Dublin's Evening Herald newspaper wrote, 'There are so many fine points to these books that they almost bear indexing.' This beautifully produced four-volume series is a must for every ballad singer.

Vol 1 | 11AWAL-1319 | 64pp | A5 | Perfect Bound

Vol 2 | 11AWAL-1320 | 64pp | A5 | Perfect Bound

Vol 3 | 11AWAL-1321 | 64pp | A5 | Perfect Bound

Vol 4 | 11AWAL-1322 | 64pp | A5 | Perfect Bound

Each volume is packed with 50 old favourites and modern classics, including songs made famous throughout the world by Mary Black, Christy Moore, The Dubliners, The Clancy Brothers, Paddy Reilly and a host of others. Each book includes charming, hand-tinted period photographs, depicting scenes of Ireland's bygone days.

The Very Best Scottish Songs & Ballads

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Volumes 1, 2, 3 & 4 Vocal, Guitar With this beautifully produced and comprehensive 4-volume collection of Scottish songs and ballads, Waltons have taken the collections a step further. Each book contains 50 enduring favourites and modern classics from the great Scottish song tradition. From the tragic and celebratory historic ballads to the great poetic love songs and bawdy comic turns, the turbulent political, personal and social history of Scotland can be traced in the great songs and ballads of this wonderful collection. Each book includes charming illustrations and photographs, depicting scenes and figures from Scotland’s past, as well as a helpful glossary.

Vol 1 | 11AWAL-1348 | 64pp | A5 | Perfect Bound

Vol 3 | 11AWAL-1350 | 64pp | A5 | Perfect Bound

Vol 2 | 11AWAL-1349 | 64pp | A5 | Perfect Bound

Vol 4 | 11AWAL-1351 | 64pp | A5 | Perfect Bound

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vocal, guitar

songs and ballads Ireland the Songs

100 Irish Ballads

Volumes 1, 2, 3 & 4 Vocal, Guitar

Volume 1 / Volume 1 CD Edition Vocal, Guitar

This beautiful series, each including 30 popular songs and ballads, is illustrated with photographs from the famous Father Brown Collection. A great addition to any ballad lover’s repertoire.

This best-seller is also available with a CD that includes the first verse and chorus of 90 songs from the book.

Vol 1 | 11AWAL-1301 | 64pp | A5

Vol 2 | 11AWAL-1302 | 64pp | A5

Vol 1 | 11AWAL-1013A | 112pp | A5

Vol 1 | 11AWAL-1013CD | 112pp | A5

100 Irish Ballads Volume 2 / Volume 2 CD Edition Vocal, Guitar Another 100 great Irish songs and ballads to expand the repertoire with an accompanying cd.

Vol 3 | 11AWAL-1303 | 64pp | A5

Vol 4 | 11AWAL-1304 | 64pp | A5

Vol 2 | 11AWAL-1014A | 112pp | A5

Vol 2 | 11AWAL-1014CD | 112pp | A5

11AWAL-1015A | 112pp | A5

11AWAL-1015CD | 112pp | A5

100 Great Scottish Songs Book / CD Edition Vocal, Guitar Also available with a CD that includes the first verse and chorus of 90 songs from the book. A superb collection of Scottish songs and ballads. “This is by far the best collection of Scottish songs in one book ... with a delightful CD so you can listen to a verse of each song...” Sarah McQuaid, Evening Herald

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The Waltons Irish Songbook

Great Irish Songs & Ballads

Volumes 1, 2, 3 & 4 Piano, Vocal, Guitar

Volume 1 Piano, Vocal, Guitar

A four-volume collection bringing together 88 of the finest songs in the Irish tradition - songs of love lost and won, songs of famine and emigration, patriotic songs and battle songs, street ballads and ancient airs, and classic love songs for the land and its people. A unique treasury that will provide years of enjoyment for anyone who loves Irish music.

Twenty Irish songs and ballads with piano arrangement including Avondale, The Rose of Tralee, The Minstrel Boy, Danny Boy, Easy and Slow, The Cliffs of Dooneen, Sam Hall, Sliabh Gallion Brae and many more.

Vol 1 | 11AWAL-1328 | 64pp | A4

Vol 2 | 11AWAL-1329 | 64pp | A4

piano, vocal, guitar

songs and ballads

Vol 1 | 11AWAL-1140A | 48pp | A4

Great Irish Songs & Ballads Volume 2 Piano, Vocal, Guitar Twenty more Irish songs and ballads with piano arrangement, including Carrickfergus, Peggy Gordon, Nora, The Bard of Armagh, The Rose of Mooncoin, My Mary of the Curling Hair, Nora, The West’s Awake and many more.

Vol 3 | 11AWAL-1330 | 64pp | A4

Vol 4 | 11AWAL-1331 | 64pp | A4

Ireland’s Best Loved Songs & Ballads Piano, Vocal, Guitar Twenty famous Irish songs and ballads specially arranged for easy piano. Vol 2 | 11AWAL-1140B | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1141 | 48pp | A4

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songs and ballads Ireland in Songs & Ballads Vocal, Guitar Bringing together some of the finest songs and ballads in the Irish tradition, this unique treasury also explores their origins and inspiration. Including tales of the Famine, emigration and the Irish in America, street ballads, patriotic and love songs, it will enrich your understanding of the Irish and their songs and provide years of enjoyment. Included are the stories and music of such classics as: The Black Velvet Band Carrickfergus The Dawning of the Day The Fields of Athenry Kelly of Killane The Last Rose of Summer The Mountains of Mourne The Rose of Tralee The Shores of Amerikay Skibbereen The Wild Colonial Boy

piano, vocal, guitar

11AWAL-1368 | 112pp | A4 | Cloth Bound

The Irish Wedding Songbook

The Wolfe Tones Songbook

The Wolfe Tones Songbook

Piano, Vocal, Guitar

Volume 1 Piano, Vocal, Guitar

Volume 2 Piano, Vocal, Guitar

Music for weddings. Contains The Irish Wedding Song, Ave Maria (Bach & Gounod) and Panis Angelicus.

Sixteen great hits including The Streets of New York, Irish Eyes and Slievenamon.

Eighteen more hits including The Flight of Earls, On the One Road and My Heart Is in Ireland.

11AWAL-1142A | 64pp | A4

11AWAL-1142B | 64pp | A4

11AWAL-1137 | 19pp | A4

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The Voyage

No Frontiers

A Johnny Duhan Songbook

The Jimmy MacCarthy Songbook

Piano, Vocal, Guitar

Piano, Vocal, Guitar

Johnny Duhan’s songs have been recorded by a diverse range of singers, including Christy Moore, Mary Black, The Dubliners and The Irish Tenors. The Voyage, one of his most popular songs, is performed regularly at weddings and anniversaries all over the world. The Voyage - A Johnny Duhan Songbook gathers together fifteen of his finest songs.

Sixteen all-time greats made famous by Mary Black, Christy Moore, The Corrs and a host of others. Includes Katie, No Frontiers, The Contender, Ride On, Bright Blue Rose, Adam at the Window, and many more of his timeless classics.

‘Peerless’ - The Sunday Times ‘Duhan’s lyrics are quite superb’ - The Irish Times

With piano arrangements and guitar chords.

11AWAL-1372 | 64pp | A4

irish artists

songs and ballads

11AWAL-1344 | 64pp | A4

The Christy Moore Songbook

The Mary Black Songbook

The Paddy Reilly Songbook

Vocal, Guitar

Piano, Vocal, Guitar

Piano, Vocal, Guitar

The first Christy Moore songbook with over 100 of his best-loved songs, including Ride On, Lisdoonvarna, Sonny’s Dream and Nancy Spain, to mention just a few.

Eighteen of Mary Black’s greatest hits including No Frontiers, Babes in the Wood, Song for Ireland and Only a Woman’s Heart.

Paddy Reilly’s twenty greatest hits including The Fields of Athenry, Flight of Earls, My Lovely Rose of Clare and many more.

11AWAL-1042 | 144pp | A5 | Perfect Bound

11AWAL-1418 | 96pp | A4 | Perfect Bound

11AWAL-1140 | 64pp | A4

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classic collections

collections

O’Neills 1001 The Dance Music of Ireland A facsimile edition of Francis O’Neill’s classic 1907 collection of jigs, reels, hornpipes and other dance tunes. The Dance Music of Ireland has proved so valuable to musicians and circulated so widely that it has become known simply as ‘the book’, a virtual bible for many traditional players. Suitable for all melody instruments.

11AWAL-1038 | 172pp | A4 | Perfect Bound

The Leo Rowsome Collection A unique collection of 428 reels and jigs, including an illustrated introduction by Helena Rowsome and a facsimile of Leo Rowsome’s Tutor for the Uillean Pipes (1936). Also suitable for fiddle, flute and tin whistle. ‘This unique publication is timely and historic. It is evocative of the mammoth role played by Leo Rowsome - Rí na bPíobarí - in the Irish traditional music saga and the ultimate resurgence of our native music.’ Senator Labhrás Ó Murchú Ardstiúrthóir, Comhaltas Ceoltóiri Éireann

11AWAL-1346 | 219pp | A4 | Sewn

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classic collections

collections

The Levey Collections The Dance Music of Ireland Now entirely reset and published together in one volume, R. M. Levey’s two collections, comprising over 200 tunes with simple piano accompaniments, are landmarks in the history of Irish music. These jigs, reels, hornpipes and other dances, transcribed just as they were performed, provide an invaluable reference for anyone interested in Irish music and a fascinating window into a bygone age.

11AWAL-1369 | 128pp | A4 | Sewn

The Ancient Music of Ireland The Bunting Collections Edward Bunting published almost 300 airs in his three collections of 1796, 1809 and 1840. Many of these airs, published in piano arrangements, have been used by later songwriters, including Thomas Moore, and are still heard in both vocal and instrumental form today. This facsimile edition of all three collections includes Bunting’s extensive dissertation on the history and practice of music in Ireland, with details of harps and harp technique, harpers and their compositions. It has proved a source of inspiration to countless composers and performers.

11AWAL-1347 | 350pp | A4 | Cloth Bound

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collections

110 best

Irish tunes

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The cream of Irish traditional music, specially chosen for individual instruments or selected by type (slow airs, polkas & slides, Carolan tunes). The series also includes three core collections of essential session tunes. All books except Ireland’s Best Slow Airs include guitar chords. Accurate versions - Easy-to-read format. Six new editions have been added. All titles are available in book only, cd edition or as a separate cd collection.

110 Best Irish Session Tunes 1 Volume 1 / Volume 1 CD Edition 110 of the most popular and enduring session tunes in Ireland and around the world. Join in wherever you go with this session-friendly collection of jigs, reels, hornpipes, polkas, slides, airs and more. Suitable for all melody instruments. Double CD also available separately (see page 22).

11AWAL-1314 | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1314CD | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1366 | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1366CD | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1383 | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1383CD | 48pp | A4

110 Best Irish Session Tunes 2 Volume 2 / Volume 2 CD Edition 110 more of Ireland’s most popular and enduring session tunes. A must for every traditional musician’s repertoire. Suitable for all melody instruments. Double CD also available separately (see page 22).

110 Best Irish Session Tunes 3 Volume 3 / Volume 3 CD Edition

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With this third volume of the most popular and enduring session tunes from the evergrowing Irish music scene, we continue to expand and enhance the repertoire of the traditional musician. Session friendly and suitable for all melody instruments, here is another superb collection of jigs, reels, hornpipes, polkas, slides, airs and more. Double CD also available separately (see page 22).

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110 tunes collection

collections 110 Best Irish Fiddle Tunes 1 Volume 1 / Volume 1 CD Edition 110 of the best tunes in any fiddle player’s repertoire, specially chosen and arranged by one of Ireland’s top players and teachers. Includes a special feature on rolls, cuts, triplets and other ornamentation. Double CD also available separately (see page 22).

11AWAL-1312 | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1312CD | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1382 | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1382CD | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1313 | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1313CD | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1367 | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1367CD | 48pp | A4

110 Best Irish Fiddle Tunes 2 Volume 2 / Volume 2 CD Edition

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The second volume in the ‘110’ Irish music series for fiddle, selected by the dynamic fiddle performer and teacher Sinéad Madden, continues and expands the instrument’s repertoire in the Irish tradition.

Double CD also available separately (see page 22).

110 Best Irish Tin Whistle Tunes 1 Volume 1 / Volume 1 CD Edition 110 of the best tunes in any tin whistle player’s repertoire, specially chosen and arranged by one of Ireland’s top players and teachers and graded by difficulty for everyone from the beginner to advanced player. Double CD also available separately (see page 22).

110 Best Irish Tin Whistle Tunes 2 Volume 2 / Volume 2 CD Edition 110 more of the best tunes in any tin whistle player’s repertoire. Also includes examples of more unusual traditional forms such as mazurka, waltz, barndance and strathspey, as well as music from Brittany, Galicia and Scotland. Double CD also available separately (see page 22).

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110 tunes collection

collections 110 Best Irish Button Accordion Tunes Volume 1 / Volume 1 CD Edition Selected by button accordion wizard David Munnelly, this first dynamic collection in the ‘110’ Irish music series is a must for any player of the button accordion who wishes to expand and enhance their repertoire. Double CD also available separately (see page 23).

new 11AWAL-1380 | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1380CD | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1379 | 52pp | A4

11AWAL-1379CD | 52pp | A4

11AWAL-1381 | 72pp | A4

11AWAL-1381CD | 72pp | A4

11AWAL-1386 | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1386CD | 48pp | A4

110 Best Irish Mandolin Tunes Volume 1 / Volume 1 CD Edition One of Ireland’s leading mandolin players, Paul Kelly shares his rich repertoire of tunes in the first mandolin book and CD in the ‘110’ Irish music series. Combining mandolin settings of classic traditional favourites with a selection of exciting modern compositions by such luminaries as Michael McGoldrick, Emer Mayock and James Kelly, this volume is a must for any player of the instrument. Double CD also available separately (see page 23).

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110 Best Irish Concertina Tunes Volume 1 / Volume 1 CD Edition Chosen by concertina player Aogán Lynch, TG4 Young Musician of the Year 1999 and a force to be reckoned with in the Irish traditional music circuit, this first concertina tune collection in the ‘110’ Irish music series is a treasure trove of the best of Irish tunes especially selected for the instrument. Double CD also available separately (see page 23).

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110 Best Scottish Tunes Volume 1 / Volume 1 CD Edition This dynamic first Scottish tune collection in our ‘110’ series presents some of the most enduring and popular tunes from the Scottish tradition. Including jigs, reels, strathspeys and more, this volume is a must for any lover and player of traditional music and the arrangements are suitable for all melody instruments. Double CD also available separately (see page 23).

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collections 110 Best Irish Carolan Tunes Book / CD Edition 110 classic tunes attributed to the legendary Irish harper and composer, Turlough O’Carolan. A must for every traditional musician’s repertoire. Suitable for all melody instruments. Double CD also available separately (see page 23).

11AWAL-1345 | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1345CD | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1311 | 64pp | A4

11AWAL-1311CD | 64pp | A4

11AWAL-1315 | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1315CD | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1378 | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1378CD | 48pp | A4

110 Best Irish Slow Airs Book / CD Edition 110 of Ireland’s most beautiful and haunting melodies, including laments, airs from old Gaelic songs and Carolan tunes. Suitable for all melody instruments. Double CD also available separately (see page 23).

110 Best Irish Polkas & Slides Book / CD Edition 110 all-time favourites. These polkas & slides will enhance your repertoire, liven up any session and are surprisingly easy to play. Suitable for all melody instruments. Double CD also available separately (see page 23).

110 Best Tin Whistle Tunes for Children Book / CD Edition 110 Irish tunes, traditional songs and Christmas tunes for children, graded by difficulty. Ideal for primary school music classes and Irish traditional music teaching. Double CD also available separately (see page 23).

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accordion, banjo, fiddle

collections The Irish Piano Accordion By Tommy Walsh 44 well-known double jigs, hornpipes, songs and reels for Irish piano accordion.

11AWAL-1149 | 32pp | A4

50 Solos for Irish Tenor Banjo Book / CD Edition Selected and arranged by Gerry O’Connor & David McNevin Gerry O’Connor and David McNevin are two of the finest banjo players in Irish traditional music, and this book is the most comprehensive collection of banjo tunes currently available. CD also available separately (see pp. 24).

11AWAL-1371 | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1371CD | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1370 | 32pp | A4

11AWAL-1370CD | 32pp | A4

11AWAL-1308 | 88pp | A4

11AWAL-1308CDB | 88pp | A4

50 Irish Fiddle Tunes Book / CD Edition Selected and arranged by Tommy Peoples Fifty choice tunes, as arranged and played by one of the all-time greats of Irish traditional fiddling. CD also available separately (see pp. 24).

Musical Memories By Charlie Lennon Book / CD Edition Melody, Piano

A collection of Charlie Lennon’s favourite compositions and the stories behind the tunes. CD also available separately (see pp. 24).

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collections

By Vincent Broderick A unique collection of 78 jigs, reels, hornpipes, slip jigs, barn dances, marches, polkas, slides and airs – all composed by the renowned Galway musician. A must for every traditional flute player.

Traditional Irish Flute Solos Volume II The Turoe Stone Collection By Vincent Broderick Book / CD edition

flute, harp, recorder, tin whistle

Traditional Irish Flute Solos Volume I The Turoe Stone Collection

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This unique volume is the second collection of the renowned Galway flute player’s compositions and includes his wonderful ‘Ward’s Eviction Suite’. Vincent Broderick’s tunes have all the qualities that have made them, naturally and gracefully, such an important part of the Irish music tradition. The arrangements are suitable for all melody instruments.

11AWAL-1190 | 40pp | A4 11AWAL-1414 | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1414CD | 48pp | A4

The Calthorpe Collection Music for the Irish Harp Volumes 1, 2, 3 & 4 A four-volume treasury of Ireland’s most beautiful songs and airs, selected and arranged by Nancy Calthorpe. Includes Danny Boy, Carolan’s Concerto, Down by the Sally Gardens, The Snowy Breasted Pearl, John O’Connor, The Connemara Cradle Song and many more. Also suitable for piano.

11AWAL-1333 | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1334 | 48pp | A4

30 Irish Tunes for Easy Recorder

11AWAL-1335 | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1336 | 48pp | A4

Irish Tin Whistle Legends

By Ellen Cranitch

100 double jigs, slip jigs, reels, polkas, and other tunes from Ireland’s greatest whistle players including Mary Bergin, Vincent Broderick, Paddy Moloney, Sean Potts and many more.

A delightful collection of 30 Irish airs and melodies arranged for easy descant recorder. Ideal for schools and beginners.

11AWAL-1084 | 20pp | A4

11AWAL-1071 | 48pp | A4

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bagpipe, banjo, bodhrán

tutors The Bagpipe Tutor By Bill Cleary Classic bagpipe tutor from Pipe Major Bill Cleary. Includes in-depth instruction, theory and history, as well as a selection of 47 popular Irish and Scottish tunes.

11AWAL-1012 | 64pp

The Complete Guide to Learning the Irish Tenor Banjo By Gerry O’Connor Book / CD Edition An A to Z guide to mastering the Irish tenor banjo from Ireland’s foremost exponent of the instrument. Suitable for both the beginner and the more advanced player, as this book also includes 30 well-known Irish tunes with tablature. CD also available separately (see pp. 24). 11AWAL-1307 | 64pp | A4

11AWAL-1307CD | 64pp | A4

Absolute Beginners Bodhrán Tutor By Conor Long Book / CD Edition An easy-to-use basic tutor with a new, simpler approach to playing the bodhrán. Uses a unique system of tablature to demonstrate exercises and techniques. CD also available separately (see pp. 24).

11AWAL-1405 | 32pp | A5

The Bodhrán By Micheál Ó Súilleabháin A superb tutor which brings the beginner to a high level of technical competence on this ancient instrument.

11AWAL-1001 | 24pp

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11AWAL-1405CD | 32pp | A5


bouzouki, fiddle, flute, guitar

tutors The Irish Bouzouki By Niall O Callanáin and Tommy Walsh Book / CD Edition The only tutor for an instrument which has become an integral part of Irish music in recent years. Easy instructions and plenty of tunes. CD also available separately (see pp. 24).

11AWAL-1093 | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1093CD | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1309 | 112pp | A4 | Perfect Bound

11AWAL-1309CD | 112pp | A4 | Perfect Bound

A Complete Guide to Learning the Irish Fiddle By Paul McNevin Book / CD Edition Everything you need to know about the Irish fiddle, from playing your first notes and tunes to advanced solos and ornamentation. Includes special chapters for beginners, ‘Key Points’ highlighting essential aspects of fiddle technique, a comprehensive guide to traditional ornamentation and over 80 carefully chosen tunes. CD also available separately (see pp. 24).

Timber: The Flute Tutor

Guitar for All By Pat Conway

By Fintan Vallely A bestseller since 1972, this famous tutor has been expanded and reset, and includes 37 well-known songs as well as comprehensive guides to fingerpicking, strumming and chords.

A comprehensive tutor for students of the wooden simple system flutes.

1068 | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1002 | 32pp

Irish Traditional Guitar Accompaniment By Gavin Ralston Book / CD Edition This essential guide to traditional Irish music accompaniment on guitar takes the player through many typical features such as alternative chords, rolls, keychanging and bass runs. Gavin has performed with many of Ireland’s top traditional players and now shares his skills and experience in this indispensable book. CD also available separately (see pp. 24).

11AWAL-1310 | 96pp | A4 | Perfect Bound

11AWAL-1310CD | 96pp | A4 | Perfect Bound

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harmonica, harp, mandolin, tin whistle

tutors Learn to Play Blues Harmonica

Begin the Harp By Nancy Calthorpe

By Don Baker Book / CD Edition

A comprehensive tutor for the Irish folk harp, taking the beginner from simple basics to accomplished playing of well-known Irish airs.

Don Baker is one of the world’s leading blues harmonica players. In this great book he shows you how to play blues styles from Chicago to the Mississippi. 11AWAL-1360/1361 | 48pp | A5

11AWAL-1075 | 44pp | A4

A Complete Guide to Learning the Irish Mandolin By Padraig Carroll Book / CD Edition Everything you need to know about the Irish mandolin, now an integral part of the Irish music scene. This best-selling tutor will take you from easy beginner’s exercises to advanced techniques. CD also available separately (see pp. 24). 11AWAL-1185 | 64pp | A4

11AWAL-1185CD | 64pp | A4

Soodlum’s Irish Tin Whistle Tutor By Pat Conway | Volume 1 A simple and comprehensive guide for the complete beginner. With each note in every tune clearly diagrammed, the student can start to play the Irish whistle immediately and with confidence.

Soodlum’s Irish Tin Whistle Tutor By Pat Conway | Volume 2 More tunes in this fine book series to add to the student’s repertoire.

11AWAL-1008 | 48pp | A4

Soodlums’s Tin Whistle Instruction Book Ideal for beginners of the D whistle with a great selection of 27 Irish and international tunes. Also available in six-language edition (English, French, Spanish, Italian, German & Japanese).

11AWAL-1408 | 40pp

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11AWAL-1009 | 48pp | A4


tin whistle, uilleann pipes, manuscript

tutors A Complete Guide to Learning the Irish Tin Whistle By Clare McKenna Book / CD Edition Everything you need to know about the Irish tin whistle, from playing your first notes to advanced solos and ornamentation. Includes: • fully diagrammed tunes for instant playing • Graded scales and exercises • A wide selection of tunes specially chosen to demonstrate techniques and playing styles • A comprehensive guide to traditional ornamentation • Key points throughout, highlighting essential aspects of tin whistle technique • A brief history of the Irish tin whistle and biographies of tin whistle legends • A collection of 99 great tin whistle tunes • A tin whistle discography CD also available separately (see pp. 24).

11AWAL-1332 | 11AWAL-1332CD | 96pp | A4 | Perfect Bound

The Davy Spillane Uilleann Pipe Tutor By Davy Spillane and Tommy Walsh Designed for the complete beginner, here is a comprehensive tutor from one of Ireland’s best known and most innovative pipe players. With a book full of history, photos and music, Spillane makes this challenging instrument a joy to learn. Davy Spillane’s instinctive feel, love and understanding of the uilleann pipes and traditional music forms places him apart as a musician. In this book he dispells the myth that they are one of the most difficult instruments to learn. He explains simple piping for the beginner and progresses step by step through the problems the beginner may experience.

11AWAL-2183 | 48pp | A4

Music Manuscript Quality music manuscript paper for use with pencil, ink, ball-point or felt-tipped pens. Available in 6-stave 24 pages or 12-stave 32 pages.

11AWAL-1318 | 24pp

11AWAL-1317 | 32pp

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international tin whistle tutors

tutors Scottish Whistle Book

English Whistle Book

With fully diagrammed instructions on how to play the whistle, as well as a selection of Scottish and international favourites, including Loch Lomond, Auld Lang Syne and Scotland the Brave.

With fully diagrammed instructions on how to play the whistle, as well as a selection of English and international favourites, including London Bridge, Scarborough Fair, Daisy Daisy and Oranges and Lemons. 11AWAL-1352 | 48pp

11AWAL-1353 | 48pp

American Whistle Book

German Whistle Book

With fully diagrammed instructions on how to play the whistle, as well as a selection of American and international favourites, including Skip to My Lou, The Camptown Races, Dixie and The Yellow Rose of Texas.

With fully diagrammed instructions on how to play the whistle, as well as a selection of German and international favourites, including Am Brunnen vor dem Tore, Der Mond ist aufgegangen and O du Frรถhliche. 11AWAL-1354 | 48pp

11AWAL-1355 | 48pp

French Whistle Book

Spanish Whistle Book

With fully diagrammed instructions on how to play the whistle, as well as a selection of French and international favourites, including Alouette, Au Claire de la Lune and Le Petit Navire.

With fully diagrammed instructions on how to play the whistle, as well as a selection of Spanish and international favourites, including La Paloma, La Cucaracha and Canta Y No Liores.

11AWAL-1356 | 48pp

Italian Whistle Book

Japanese Whistle Book

With fully diagrammed instructions on how to play the whistle, as well as a selection of Italian and international favourites, including Santa Lucia and La Biondina in Gondolita.

With fully diagrammed instructions on how to play the whistle, as well as a selection of Japanese and international favourites.

11AWAL-1358 | 48pp

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11AWAL-1357 | 48pp

11AWAL-1359 | 48pp


guides, educational publications

publications The Waltons Guide to Irish Music “For those of us who love Irish music and the people who play, sing and foster it in all its forms, this book is a treasure trove and an essential resource. I highly recommend it.” – LIAM CLANCY

The Waltons Guide to Irish Music is a veritable Who’s Who and What’s What of Irish music – the most comprehensive and up-todate resource for Irish music lovers currently available. Organised in A-Z format for ease of use, the Guide is also extensively crossreferenced, highlighting the many crosscurrents, influences and interconnections in Irish and Celtic music. Illustrated throughout with photographs, drawings and examples of different music forms and types of orientation.

11AWAL-1376 | 427pp | A5 | Perfect Bound

Soundscapes Irish Music and Aural Awareness This volume of the renowned Soundscapes series of textbooks (originally developed for the Irish Leaving Certificate Music course) provides an excellent introduction to aspects of the Irish music tradition, including: • the main instruments of traditional music • detailed descriptions of the types and forms of dance music, airs, marches and exhibition pieces • the development of Irish song and singing styles • the history and evolution of Irish traditional music over the last century. COMPANION CD for SOUNDSCAPES – IRISH MUSIC & AURAL AWARENESS Includes 19 examples of all the major traditional music forms (reel, jig, hornpipe, etc.), instruments, samples of ornamentation and ensemble arrangements. 11AWAL-1412CD

11AWAL-1412 | 164pp | A5 | Perfect Bound

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recordings

110 best

Irish tunes

cd collection

110 Best Irish Session Tunes 1

110 Best Irish Fiddle Tunes 1

Double CD Volume 1

Double CD Volume 1

110 of the most popular and enduring session tunes in Ireland and around the world.

110 of the best tunes in any fiddle player’s repertoire, specially chosen and arranged by one of Ireland’s top players and teachers. 11AWAL-1324

11AWAL-1323

new 110 Best Irish Session Tunes 2

110 Best Irish Fiddle Tunes 2

Double CD Volume 2

Double CD Volume 2

110 more of Ireland’s most popular and enduring session tunes.

The second cd in the ‘110’ Irish music series for fiddle, selected and performed by the dynamic fiddle player Sinéad Madden, continues to expand the instrument’s repertoire in the Irish tradition.

11AWAL-1373

new 110 Best Irish Session Tunes 3

110 Best Irish Tin Whistle Tunes

Double CD Volume 3

Double CD Volume 1

With this third cd of the most popular and enduring session tunes from the ever-growing Irish music scene, we continue to expand and enhance the repertoire of the traditional musician. Here is another superb collection of jigs, reels, hornpipes, polkas, slides, airs and more.

110 of the best tunes in any tin whistle player’s repertoire, specially chosen and arranged by one of Ireland’s top players and teachers. 11AWAL-1394

11AWAL-1393

11AWAL-1325

110 Best Irish Tin Whistle Tunes Double CD Volume 2

See 110 Best Irish Tunes Collections books on pages 10 to 13.

110 more of the best tunes in any tin whistle player’s repertoire. Also includes examples of more unusual traditional forms. 11AWAL-1374

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110 Best Irish Polkas & Slides

110 Best Irish Carolan Tunes

Double CD

Double CD

110 all-time favourites. These polkas & slides will enhance your repertoire, liven up any session and are surprisingly easy to play.

110 classic tunes attributed to the legendary Irish harper and composer, Turlough O’Carolan. A must for every traditional musician’s repertoire. 11AWAL-1326

110 Best Irish Slow Airs

110 tunes cd collection

recordings

11AWAL-1363

110 Best Tin Whistle Tunes for Children

Double CD 110 of Ireland’s most beautiful and haunting melodies, including laments, airs from old Gaelic songs and Carolan tunes.

Double CD

11AWAL-1327

110 Irish tunes, traditional songs and Christmas tunes for children, graded by difficulty. Ideal for primary school music classes and Irish traditional music teaching.

new

new

110 Best Irish Concertina Tunes

110 Best Irish Button Accordion Tunes

Double CD Chosen and performed by concertina player Aogán Lynch, TG4 Young Musician of the Year 1999 and a force to be reckoned with in the Irish traditional music circuit, this first concertina tune collection in the ‘110’ Irish music series is a treasure trove of the best of Irish tunes especially selected for the instrument.

11AWAL-1389

Double CD

11AWAL-1392

Selected and performed by button accordion wizard David Munnelly, this first dynamic collection in the ‘110’ Irish music series is a must for any player of the button accordion who wishes to expand and enhance their repertoire.

new

11AWAL-1391

new

110 Best Irish Mandolin Tunes

110 Best Scottish Tunes

Double CD

Double CD

One of Ireland’s leading mandolin players, Paul Kelly shares his rich repertoire of tunes in this dynamic collection of Irish tunes for mandolin. Combining mandolin settings of classic traditional favourites with a selection of exciting modern compositions by such luminaries as Michael McGoldrick, Emer Mayock and James Kelly, this cd is a must for any player or lover of the instrument.

This dynamic first Scottish tune collection in our ‘110’ series presents some of the most enduring and popular tunes from the Scottish tradition. Including jigs, reels, strathspeys and more, this cd is a must for any lover and player of traditional music.

11AWAL-1390

11AWAL-1397

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recordings

glenside

Irish classics

cd collection If you feel like singing, do sing an Irish song

Glenside Irish Classics CD Take a trip down memory lane with ‘Glenside Irish Classics’, the new release from Glenside. Featuring 20 classic songs from Waltons Saturday afternoon radio programme of the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. These songs, unavailable for the last 25 years are certain to lift the spirits of the listener with their infectious melodies and wonderful lyrics which hark back to a more carefree Ireland of by-gone days. Relive your memories in the company of Noel Purcell with ‘The Dublin Saunter’, Leo Maguire’s ‘The Whistling Gypsy’ and Charlie McGee with ‘Courtin’ in the Kitchen’ – and many other classic songs and voices of the period.

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Fiddlers Fancy 50 Irish Fiddle Tunes

Rattling Banjos By Gerry O’Connor & David McNevin

By Tommy Peoples

50 jigs, reels and hornpipes performed by two Irish banjo greats. Also accompanies the book 50 Solos for Irish Tenor Banjo (see p. 14). 11AWAL-1338

50 fiddle tunes collected and performed by the Irish Fiddle legend Tommy Peoples. Also accompanies the book 50 Irish Fiddle Tunes (see p. 14).

By Charlie Lennon A unique collection of his favourite compositions. Also accompanies the book (see p. 14).

By Gerry O’Connor

11AWAL-1308CD

Hear all the exercises and tunes from Gerry’s book as they are meant to be played. See also book (p. 16).

By Walsh & O Callanáin

By Paul McNevin

11AWAL-1339

Hear all the exercises and tunes from Paul’s book as they are meant to be played. See also book (p. 17).

Irish Traditional Guitar Accompaniment

The Irish Mandolin

By Gavin Ralston

Featuring exercises from the book as well as 30 well-known tunes. See also book (p. 18).

11AWAL-1340

By Padraig Carroll

11AWAL-1343

11AWAL-1342

A Complete Guide to Learning the Irish Tin Whistle

Traditional Irish Flute Solos

By Clare McKenna

Volume 2 by Vincent Broderick

Hear all the exercises and tunes from the book as they are meant to be played on this double CD set. See also book (p. 19).

11AWAL-1337

A Complete Guide to Learning the Irish Fiddle

The Irish Bouzouki

Hear Gavin Ralston demonstrate his amazing skills, and all the exercises and tunes from the book as they are meant to be played. See also book (p. 17).

11AWAL-1341

The Complete Guide to Learning the Irish Tenor Banjo

Musical Memories

Solos and songs performed by Ireland's leading players including Maire Breatnach, Frankie Gavin, Andy Irvine and Gerry O'Connor and accompanied on bouzouki by Andy Irvine, Manus Lunny and Niall O Callanáin, among others. See also book (p. 16).

cd collections and tutors

recordings

new

The Turoe Stone Collection

11AWAL-1362

Hear all the tunes from the second volume of Vincent Broderick’s collection plus an archive recording of Vincent playing ‘Ward’s Eviction Suite’. See also book (p. 15).

11AWAL-1395

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recordings

waltons

dvd tutor

collection

Irish Tenor Banjo Complete Techniques

Absolute Beginners Irish Tenor Banjo

By Gerry O’Connor

By Gerry O’Connor

Over 60 minutes of expert tuition by one of Ireland’s leading tenor banjo players. Includes live stage performances featuring Steve Cooney (guitar), Charlie Lennon (fiddle), Tommy Hayes (bodhrán) and Cormac Breathnach (whistle).

From your first notes to your first solo, Gerry O’Connor shows you everything stepby-step and note-for-note on this comprehensive 90minute dvd. Includes live stage performances featuring Gavin Ralston (guitar) and Paul McNevin (fiddle). 11AWAL-1403DVD

Bodhrán, Bones & Spoons

Absolute Beginners Guide to Playing the Bodhrán

By Tommy Hayes In this 90-minute dvd, Tommy Hayes demonstrates all the major styles and techniques, as well as some amazing and unusual techniques demonstrated for the first time. Includes live stage performances featuring Steve Cooney (guitar), Charlie Lennon (fiddle), Gerry O’Connor (banjo) and Cormac Breathnach (whistle).

By Conor Long

11AWAL-1401DVD

A perfect teaching dvd for bodhrán beginners. Learn to play your first basic strokes and accompany tunes. It’s easier than you think! Includes live stage performances featuring Gavin Ralston (guitar) and Paul McNevin (fiddle).

Learn to Play the B & C Button Accordion

Irish Button Accordion Techniques

By P.J. Hernon

By Peter Browne

P.J. Hernon, master teacher and one of Ireland’s top box players, shows you everything step-bystep and note-for-note on this comprehensive 90-minute dvd. Includes live stage performances featuring Vinnie Kilduff (tin whistle), Steve Cooney (guitar), Gerry O’Connor (banjo & fiddle) and Anthony Ward (mandolin).

Peter Browne takes you through more techniques and styles for the B and C accordion on this 50-minute dvd.

11AWAL-1440DVD

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11AWAL-1446DVD

11AWAL-1443DVD

11AWAL-1441DVD


Irish Fiddle Complete Techniques

Absolute Beginners The Irish Fiddle

By Charlie Lennon

A great dvd for fiddle beginners. Paul McNevin takes you step-by-step and note-for-note from holding the bow to playing your first tunes. Includes live stage performances featuring Gavin Ralston (guitar) and Gerry O’Connor (banjo).

dvd tutors

recordings

By Paul McNevin

Learn the most important styles and techniques, including bow and finger ornamentation, cuts, rolls, runs, regional styles and much more. Includes live stage performances featuring Steve Cooney (guitar), Tommy Hayes (bodhrán), Gerry O’Connor (banjo) and Cormac Breathnach (whistle).

11AWAL-1402DVD

11AWAL-1445DVD

Irish Traditional Guitar Accompaniment

Learn to Play the Irish Mandolin

By Gavin Ralston

Learn quickly how to play jigs, reels and hornpipes in this excellent 60-minute dvd. Includes live stage performances featuring Vinnie Kilduff (tin whistle), Steve Cooney (guitar), Gerry O’Connor (fiddle) and Peter Browne (button accordion).

By Anthony Ward

How to accompany Irish traditional music on guitar. Gavin Ralston takes you through alternative chords, flamenco rolls, bass runs, etc. – in short everything you need to know to become a great session player. Includes live stage performances featuring Gerry O’Connor (banjo) and Paul McNevin (fiddle).

11AWAL-1442DVD

11AWAL-1444DVD

new interactive dvd tutor with music notation

Learn to Play the Irish Tin Whistle

Absolute Beginners Irish Tin Whistle

By Vinnie Kilduff

By Harry Long

One of Ireland’s greatest tin whistle players, Vinnie Kilduff shows you everything from basic techniques to advanced ornamentation. Includes live stage performances featuring Steve Cooney (guitar) and Gerry O’Connor (banjo).

Learning the tin whistle has never been easier with this unique interactive, step-by-step tutor for the complete beginner. Developed by Harry Long, a renowned teacher and player in traditional Irish music circles, this teaching method provides a solid foundation in the art of traditional music.

11AWAL-1439DVD

Featuring 12 easy-to-follow lessons that include: • A step-by-step guide to the notes and fingering on the whistle • A selection of popular Irish tunes for the beginner’s repertoire • Animated notation and fingering positions

11AWAL-1447DVD

Includes French, Spanish, German, Italian & Japanese subtitles.

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tin whistles

new

interactive

tin whistle

dvd tutor Absolute Beginners Irish Tin Whistle DVD Pack By Harry Long Learning the tin whistle has never been easier with this unique interactive, step-by-step tutor for the complete beginner. Developed by Harry Long, a renowned teacher and player in traditional Irish music circles, this teaching method provides a solid foundation in the art of traditional music.

Featuring 12 easy-to-follow lessons that include:

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• A step-by-step guide to the notes and fingering on the whistle • A selection of popular Irish tunes for the beginner’s repertoire • Animated notation and fingering positions Includes French, Spanish, German, Italian & Japanese subtitles.

11AWAL-1447-DVD

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waltons

tin whistles

tin whistles

brass D

Irish Tin Whistle

08AWAL-1520

Quality Irish D whistle with superb tone. Display box contains 70 ‘Brass D’ (1520) or 60 ‘Mellow D’ (1521) whistles.

waltons mellow D Wide Barrel Irish Tin Whistle

The specially designed wide barrel gives a mellow tone to this whistle and avoids the possibility of over-blowing, making it an ideal instrument for children and beginners.

08AWAL-1521

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tin whistles

tin whistles Waltons tin whistles are the best-selling whistles in Ireland. Available in the keys of D and C, they are made from high-quality materials and finished to produce the perfect whistle sound that has made our whistles so popular worldwide. They come in boxes of 10 and are also available with display stands and in a variety of gift packages.

Waltons Irish Tin Whistle Contains Waltons brass D whistle and six-language instruction leaflet (English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese) that includes 20 popular Irish and international tunes.

Irish Penny Whistle D

Irish Penny Whistle C

Brass D whistle with instruction leaflet.

Brass C whistle with instruction leaflet.

08AWAL-1501

08AWAL-1506

Irish Tin Whistle Twin Pack

Irish Tin Whistle CD Pack

Contains Waltons brass D whistle and an easy-to-use book with instruction in six languages (English, French, Spanish, German, Italian and Japanese) that includes 27 Irish and international tunes.

Contains Waltons brass D whistle, an easy-to-use book with instruction in six languages (English, French, Spanish, German, Italian and Japanese) that includes 27 Irish and international tunes, and a demonstration CD with each tune played as it should be played.

Deluxe D Little Black Whistle Little Black D whistle with instruction leaflet.

08AWAL-1529

new

08AWAL-1509

interactive dvd tutor with animated music notation

Absolute Beginners Irish Tin Whistle DVD Pack By Harry Long Learning the tin whistle has never been easier with this unique interactive, step-by-step tutor for the complete beginner. Developed by Harry Long, a renowned teacher and player in traditional Irish music circles, this teaching method provides a solid foundation in the art of traditional music. Featuring 12 easy-tofollow lessons that include: • A step-by-step guide to the notes and fingering on the whistle • A selection of popular Irish tunes for the beginner’s repertoire • Animated notation and fingering positions

08AWAL-1504

Includes French, Spanish, German, Italian & Japanese subtitles.

08AWAL-1572

08AWAL-1514

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tin whistles display stands

tin whistles Revolving Stands These attractive wooden revolving stands on lockable casters are available in light oak or black finish and come with slot board hooks. Each stand carries a wide range of best-selling whistle packages, books and smaller bodhrรกns. Minimum order required to fill stand and cover supplementary stock requirements. Stand dimensions: 64 inches (163 cm) x 22 inches (56 cm) x 18 inches (46 cm) All stands are supplied for display of Waltons products only.

Ordering Stands All stand orders are subject to minimum orders and availability. To avoid disappointment please order well in advance and allow 6 to 8 weeks for delivery. Please contact Waltons or your local distributor with any enquiries regarding point of sale display.

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Waltons Nickel C Whistle

Waltons Brass C Whistle

Waltons Mellow D Whistle

Waltons Brass D Whistle

Nickel C whistle. 08AWAL-1524

Brass C Whistle. 08AWAL-1523

Wide barrel brass D whistle for easy playing. 08AWAL-1521

Standard narrow barrel brass D whistle with superb tone. 08AWAL-1520

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Waltons Whistle Display

Waltons Irish Tin Whistle Display

Free with every 70 brass D or 60 Mellow D whistles.

Free with every 24 Waltons Irish tin whistles.

tin whistles

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tin whistles

Waltons Nickel D Waltons Little Whistle Black Whistle Equal in tone to brass Key D D, but with highquality nickel finish. 08AWAL-1522

This very popular black whistle made from light aluminium produces an effortless sweet tone. 08AWAL-1525

Rainbow Whistles A range of exciting fun colours coupled with the quality of a Waltons brass D whistle, beautifully packaged with fully diagrammed instruction leaflet. Yellow 08AWAL-1550 | Green 08AWAL-1551 | Light Green 08AWAL-1552 | Light Blue 08AWAL-1553 | Navy 08AWAL-1553A | Red 08AWAL-1554

Penny Whistle Display Box Free with every 30 penny whistles.

Rainbow Whistle Display Box Free with every 30 Rainbow whistles.

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tin whistles

tin whistles

GUINNESS

tin whistle

collection

Guinness Whistle

Guinness Twin Pack

Guinness CD Pack

Contains Guinness black aluminium D whistle and six-language instruction leaflet (English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese) that includes 20 popular Irish and international tunes.

Contains Guinness black aluminium D whistle and an easyto-use book with instruction in six languages (English, French, Spanish, German, Italian and Japanese) that includes 27 Irish and international tunes.

Contains Guinness black aluminium D whistle, an easy-to-use book with instruction in six languages that includes 27 Irish and international tunes, and a demonstration CD with each tune played as it should be played.

08AWAL-1500

08AWAL-1502

08AWAL-1513

Dublin Whistle

Dublin Twin Pack

Dublin CD Pack

Contains Dublin brass D whistle and six-language instruction leaflet (English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese) that includes 20 popular songs of Dublin and international tunes.

Contains Dublin brass D whistle and an easy-to-use book with instruction in six languages (English, French, Spanish, German, Italian and Japanese) that includes 27 songs of Dublin and international tunes.

Contains Dublin brass D whistle, an easy-to-use book with instruction in six languages that includes 27 songs of Dublin and international tunes, and a demonstration CD with each tune played as it should be played.

08AWAL-1569

08AWAL-1571

08AWAL-1570

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tin whistles

international

tin whistle

packs

English Twin Pack

English CD Pack

Contains key D whistle, fully diagrammed instructions on how to play the whistle, as well as a selection of English and international favourites, including London Bridge, Scarborough Fair, Daisy Daisy and Oranges and Lemons.

Contains demonstration CD and key D whistle with fully diagrammed instructions on how to play the whistle, as well as a selection of English and international favourites, including London Bridge, Scarborough Fair, Daisy Daisy and Oranges and Lemons.

08AWAL-1538

08AWAL-1531

Scottish Twin Pack

Scottish CD Pack

Contains key D Whistle, fully diagrammed instructions on how to play the whistle, as well as a selection of Scottish and international favourites, including Loch Lomond, Auld Lang Syne and Scotland the Brave.

Contains demonstration CD and key D whistle with fully diagrammed instructions on how to play the whistle, as well as a selection of Scottish and international favourites, including Loch Lomond, Auld Lang Syne and Scotland the Brave.

08AWAL-1530

08AWAL-1537

American Twin Pack

American CD Pack

Contains key D Whistle, fully diagrammed instructions on how to play the whistle, as well as a selection of American and international favourites, including Skip to My Lou, The Camptown Races, Dixie and The Yellow Rose of Texas.

Contains demonstration CD and key D whistle with fully diagrammed instructions on how to play the whistle, as well as a selection of American and international favourites, including Skip to My Lou, The Camptown Races, Dixie and The Yellow Rose of Texas.

08AWAL-1535

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08AWAL-1536


German CD Pack

French CD Pack

Contains demonstration CD and key D whistle with fully diagrammed instructions on how to play the whistle, as well as a selection of German and international favourites, including AM Brunnen vor dem Tore, Der Mond ist aufgegangen and O du Frรถhliche.

Contains demonstration CD and key D whistle with fully diagrammed instructions on how to play the whistle, as well as a selection of French and international favourites, including Alouette, Au Claire de la Lune and Le Petit Navire.

08AWAL-1540

08AWAL-1542

Spanish CD Pack

Italian CD Pack

Contains demonstration CD and key D whistle with fully diagrammed fully diagrammed instructions on how to play the whistle, as well as a selection of Spanish and international favourites, including La Paloma, La Cucaracha and Canta Y No Liores.

Contains demonstration CD and key D whistle, fully diagrammed instructions on how to play the whistle, as well as a selection of Italian and international favourites, including Santa Lucia and La Biondina in Gondolita.

08AWAL-1546

08AWAL-1544

Japanese CD Pack

Irish CD Pack

Contains demonstration CD and key D whistle with fully diagrammed instructions on how to play the whistle, as well as a selection of Japanese and international favourites.

Contains demonstration CD and key D whistle with fully diagrammed instructions on how to play the whistle, as well as a selection of Irish and international tunes.

08AWAL-1548

tin whistles

tin whistles

08AWAL-1514

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tin whistles

international

tin whistle

Learn your favourite national and international tunes on the simplest melody instrument in the world. These packs come with fully diagrammed instructions and a fine selection of tunes from each country, as well as a selection of international favourites.

English

Italian

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08AWAL-1558

American

Scottish

Spanish

08AWAL-1555

08AWAL-1560

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French

08AWAL-1559

packs German

08AWAL-1557

Japanese

08AWAL-1561


Harmonica Fun Pack A colourful, child-friendly introduction to harmonica. Includes a simple, fully diagrammed instruction book with a fine collection of tunes and a quality Delta C harmonica.

The Complete Beginners Harmonica Pack An ideal pack for those wishing to learn to play basic harmonica. Includes a simple, fully diagrammed instruction book with a fine collection of tunes, an accompanying CD with all the tunes played as they should be for easy learning and a quality Delta C harmonica.

Blues Harmonica Pack This best-selling pack contains everything you need to become a proficient blues harmonica player. Includes a 48-page book by Don Baker - one of the world’s greatest harmonica players - a companion CD, including all the exercises and tunes in the book, and a quality Delta C harmonica.

08AWAL-1549

08AWAL-1532

08AWAL-1533

harmonicas

harmonicas

GUINNESS

harmonica

new

collection

Guinness Harmonica Twin Pack

Guinness Harmonica CD Pack

The Guinness Harmonica packs have been designed to enable the complete beginner to play immediately. It comes with a key of ‘C’ harmonica and instruction book. The book includes instructions on how to play the harmonica, and each tune is fully diagrammed to allow the complete beginner to play immediately.

The Guinness Twin Harmonica Pack comes with a key of ‘C’ harmonica, an instruction book and CD. The CD contains all the tunes in the book. Listen to how the tunes sound on the CD and use the diagrams to play immediately.

08AWAL-1591

08AWAL-1592

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bodhráns

the

last word in...

tuneable

bodhráns

Drawing on many years’ experience designing and manufacturing bodhrans, the new range of Waltons Tuneable Bodhráns are the last word in tone, build and versatility.

EBONY Tuneable

WALNUT Tuneable

15” 16” 17” 18”

15” 16” 17” 18”

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DARK MAHOGANY Tuneable 15” 16” 17” 18”

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10AWAL-2402 10AWAL-2412 10AWAL-2422 10AWAL-2432

DARK MAHOGANY CRAQUELURE Tuneable 15” 16” 17” 18”

10AWAL-2404 10AWAL-2414 10AWAL-2424 10AWAL-2434


tuneable bodhráns

bodhráns Handcrafted by Waltons, these instruments offer superb build quality with heavy-duty laminated shells, delivering unrivalled stability and durability. Handpicked premium quality double goatskin heads and the Waltons ultra-reliable tuning mechanism provide the perfect combination of controllable volume, tonal flexibility and dynamic response to bring your playing to new musical heights.

RED MAHOGANY Tuneable

AGED OAK Tuneable

15” 16” 17” 18”

15” 16” 17” 18”

10AWAL-2405 10AWAL-2415 10AWAL-2425 10AWAL-2435

TURQUOISE Tuneable 15” 16” 17” 18”

10AWAL-2408 10AWAL-2418 10AWAL-2428 10AWAL-2438

10AWAL-2407 10AWAL-2417 10AWAL-2427 10AWAL-2437

GREEN CRAQUELURE Tuneable 15” 16” 17” 18”

10AWAL-2409 10AWAL-2419 10AWAL-2429 10AWAL-2439

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bodhrรกns

tuneable

bodhrรกns

The perfect balance ...

...of innovation and tradition in bodhrรกn design 42


bodhrรกns

bodhrรกns

pro

bodhrรกns

Good looks and great sound...

...powerful playing 43


bodhráns

the

sound choice...

pro

bodhráns

The choice of professionals, the Waltons Pro Bodhran range with added ply provides extra durability and life to the instrument for the prolific player.

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EBONY Pro05 Deluxe

WALNUT Pro05 Deluxe

16”

10AWAL-2480

16”

10AWAL-2482

18”

10AWAL-2490

18”

10AWAL-2492

DARK MAHOGANY Pro05 Deluxe

DARK MAHOGANY CRAQUELURE Pro05 Deluxe

16”

10AWAL-2483

16”

10AWAL-2484

18”

10AWAL-2493

18”

10AWAL-2494


pro bodhráns

bodhráns Handcrafted by Waltons, these bodhrans offer superb build quality with heavy-duty laminated shells, delivering unrivalled stability and durability. Handpicked premium quality double goatskin heads and an attractive range of 5-ply fine woods provide the perfect combination of rich tone and playing power.

RED MAHOGANY Pro05 Deluxe

AGED OAK Pro05 Deluxe 16”

10AWAL-2487

16”

10AWAL-2485

18”

10AWAL-2497

18”

10AWAL-2496

TURQUOISE Pro05 Deluxe 16”

10AWAL-2488

GREEN CRAQUELURE Pro05 Deluxe

18”

10AWAL-2498

16”

10AWAL-2489

18”

10AWAL-2499

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the

plain bodhráns

bodhráns

classic

waltons

bodhráns

BLACK 4S Plain

BROWN 4S Plain

16”

10AWAL-1900-416-BK

16”

10AWAL-1900-416-BR

18”

10AWAL-1900-418-BK

18”

10AWAL-1900-418-BR

The Waltons classic range of standard bodhráns are handcrafted from the finest woods, with heads made from real goatskin. All bodhráns come with a carrying box and hardwood beater. Suitable for everyone from beginners to advanced players.

DARK BROWN 4S Plain 16”

10AWAL-1900-416-DB

18”

10AWAL-1900-418-DB

12”

8”

10AWAL-1940

10AWAL-1950

Plain mini bodhrán complete with beater and box or gift package.

Celtic design souvenir bodhrán with beater in gift package.

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bodhrán designs

bodhráns

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CELTIC CROSS

CLONMACNOISE

TRINITY

18” 12” 8”

18” 12” 8”

18” 16” 12” 8”

10AWAL-1930 10AWAL-1932 10AWAL-1953

10AWAL-1905 10AWAL-1936 10AWAL-1955

10AWAL-1906 10AWAL-2368 10AWAL-1938 10AWAL-1956

KNOTWORK CROSS

CHILDREN OF LIR

CLADDAGH

18” 12” 8”

18” 12” 8”

18” 12” 8”

10AWAL-2302 10AWAL-2309 10AWAL-2316

10AWAL-2304 10AWAL-2311 10AWAL-2318

10AWAL-1928 10AWAL-1931 10AWAL-1952

SHAMROCK

CELTIC SHIELD

CELTIC ANIMALS

18” 12” 8”

18”

18” 12” 8”

10AWAL-1927 10AWAL-1933 10AWAL-1954

10AWAL-1926

10AWAL-1925 10AWAL-1939 10AWAL-1957


SKELLIG

CIRCLE OF MINSTRELS

THE CHASE

18” 12” 8”

18”

18” 12” 8”

10AWAL-1901 10AWAL-1937 10AWAL-1958

10AWAL-1924

10AWAL-1902 10AWAL-1935 10AWAL-1951

CELTIC IRELAND

TRI-COLOUR

DUBLIN

18”

18” 12” 8”

18” 12” 8”

10AWAL-1929

10AWAL-2307 10AWAL-2314 10AWAL-2321

10AWAL-2019 10AWAL-2366 10AWAL-1965

GUINNESS SIGNATURE

GUINNESS OVAL

GUINNESS SMILING PINT

18” 12” 8”

18” 12” 8”

18”

10AWAL-1911 10AWAL-1941 10AWAL-1961

10AWAL-1912 10AWAL-1942 10AWAL-1962

bodhrán designs

bodhráns

10AWAL-1913

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bodhráns designs

bodhráns

new

new

new

GALLEN CROSS

BROSNA CROSS

CAREW CROSS

18” 12” 8”

18” 12” 8”

18” 12” 8”

10AWAL-2500 10AWAL-2501 10AWAL-2502

10AWAL-2503 10AWAL-2504 10AWAL-2505

new

10AWAL-2506 10AWAL-2507 10AWAL-2508

new

new

KILKENNY CROSS

CLOGHAN CROSS

FANORE CROSS

18” 12” 8”

18” 12” 8”

18” 12” 8”

10AWAL-2509 10AWAL-2510 10AWAL-2511

10AWAL-2512 10AWAL-2513 10AWAL-2514

10AWAL-2515 10AWAL-2516 10AWAL-2517

scottish

bodhráns

new

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new

SCOTTISH FLAG

SCOTTISH THISTLE

18” 12” 8”

18” 12” 8”

10AWAL-2367 10AWAL-2368 10AWAL-2369

10AWAL-2370 10AWAL-2371 10AWAL-2372


bodhráns designs

bodhráns County Crest 18’’ Bodhráns Full GAA approved county logo for each of the thirty-two counties of Ireland. All counties available subject to minimum print runs. Allow 10 to 12 weeks for delivery. GAA logo: 10AWAL-2009

ANTRIM 10AWAL-2010

ARMAGH 10AWAL-2011

CARLOW 10AWAL-2012

CAVAN 10AWAL-2013

CLARE 10AWAL-2014

CORK 10AWAL-2015

DERRY 10AWAL-2016

DONEGAL 10AWAL-2017

DOWN 10AWAL-2018

DUBLIN 10AWAL-2019

FERMANAGH 10AWAL-2020

GALWAY 10AWAL-2021

KERRY 10AWAL-2022

KILDARE 10AWAL-2023

KILKENNY 10AWAL-2024

LAOIS 10AWAL-2025

LEITRIM 10AWAL-2026

LIMERICK 10AWAL-2027

LONGFORD 10AWAL-2028

LOUTH 10AWAL-2029

MAYO 10AWAL-2030

MEATH 10AWAL-2031

MONAGHAN 10AWAL-2032

OFFALY 10AWAL-2033

ROSCOMMON 10AWAL-2034

SLIGO 10AWAL-2035

TIPPERARY 10AWAL-2036

TYRONE 10AWAL-2037

WATERFORD 10AWAL-2038

WESTMEATH 10AWAL-2039

WEXFORD 10AWAL-2040

WICKLOW 10AWAL-2041

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bodhrán accessories

bodhráns BRB 200 BK

BRB 400 BK

Lightweight nylon bodhrán cover with handle for 18” bodhrán.

Medium weight nylon bodhrán cover with handle and shoulder strap. Also features a foamlined interior for added protection. BRB 400 BK

BRB 200 BK

BRB 900 BK

Carrying Box

Heavyweight leather bodhrán cover with handle and extra heavy shoulder strap. Fully padded for added protection.

All 18”, 16” and 12” Pro and Super Pro bodhráns come in a carrying box with handle.

BRB 900 BK

BRB 600 BK/ RD/ BU

BRC 220 D Stylish hard case with green velvet interior and brass clasps for extra strength. Lockable.

BRB 400 BK

Medium weight nylon bodhrán cover with handle and extra heavy shoulder strap. Also features a foam-lined interior for added protection. Available in black, red or blue. BRB 600 BK / RD / BU

Souvenir Gift Packs All 8” souvenir bodhráns are presented in a gift pack with header.

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bodhrán accessories

bodhráns Beaters, Bones & Spoons Professional Beaters Probeater BT-B

Probeater BT-1

Probeater BT-L

Probeater BT-4

Probeater BT-G

Probeater BT-K

Probeater BT-7

Probeater BT-J

Probeater BT-H

Hardwood beaters in a variety of shapes, sizes and weights to suit each player’s individual style.

Probeater 1251

Bones Another fun item for aspiring bodhrán players. 10BSES-EBB2

BT-H

BT-J

BT-7

BT-K

BT-G

BT-4

BT-L

BT-1

BT-B

Small Rosewood Spoons 10BSES-RWS1

Bones 10BSES-EBB2

Rosewood Spoons

Rosewood Spoons 10BSES-RWS2

An essential addition to any bodhrán player’s carrying case. SMALL: 10BSES-RWS1

LARGE: 10BSES-RWS2

Bodhrán DVD Packs

special offers

The complete gift with our ultimate Bodhán Gift Pack includes everything the beginner needs to get started: • Bodhrán, beater and carrying case • DVD Tutor - Absolute Beginners Guide to Playing the Bodhrán by Conor Long The perfect learning tool for aspiring players. Learn to play the first basic strokes and accompany tunes. • Bodhrán Care Cream – keep your bodhrán in peak condition

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bodhrán display stands

bodhráns

18’’ Bodhrán Display Stand Each stand holds twelve 18’’ bodhráns and is available free of charge with a minimum order value. Dimensions: 60’’ (152cm) x 21’’ (54cm) x 4’’ (10cm) Available in black or mahogony finish.

Ordering Stands All stand orders are subject to minimum orders and availability. To avoid disappointment please order well in advance and allow 6 to 8 weeks for delivery. Please contact Waltons or your local distributor with any enquiries regarding point of sale display.

12’’ Bodhrán Display Stand Each stand holds twelve 12’’ bodhráns and is available free of charge with a minimum order value. Dimensions: 60’’ (152cm) x 17’’ (43cm) x 4’’ (10cm) Available in black or mahogony finish.

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the

Scottish

collection

110 Best Scottish Tunes Volume 1 / Volume 1 CD Edition

110 Best Scottish Tunes

The Bagpipe Tutor By Bill Cleary

Double CD

11AWAL-1386 | 48pp | A4

11AWAL-1012 | 64pp

11AWAL-1397

11AWAL-1386CD | 48pp | A4

The Very Best Scottish Songs & Ballads Volumes 1, 2, 3 & 4 | Vocal, Guitar

Vol 1 | 11AWAL-1348 | 64pp | A5 | Perfect Bound

Scottish Flag Bodhán

Vol 2 | 11AWAL-1349 | 64pp | A5 | Perfect Bound

18” 12” 8”

10AWAL-2367 10AWAL-2368 10AWAL-2369

Scottish Scottish Single Tin Whistle Pack Twin Pack Vol 3 | 11AWAL-1350 | 64pp | A5 | Perfect Bound

Scottish Thistle Bodhán

18” 12” 8”

10AWAL-2370 10AWAL-2371 10AWAL-2372

Scottish Tin Whistle CD Pack

Vol 4 | 11AWAL-1351 | 64pp | A5 | Perfect Bound

100 Great Scottish Songs Book / CD Edition | Vocal, Guitar

11AWAL-1015A | 112pp | A5

11AWAL-1015CD | 112pp | A5

08AWAL-1555

08AWAL-1537

See inside catalogue for further details on these products

08AWAL-1530

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Head Office: Waltons Music Ltd Unit 6A Rosemount Park Drive Rosemount Business Park Ballycoolin Road, Dublin 11, Ireland Tel: +353 1 8207425 email: info@waltonsmusic.ie www.waltons.ie or log on to www.waltonsmusic.com for your local distributor

US Distributors: James Trading Group 33 Murray Hill Drive, Nanuet New York, NY 10954, USA Tel: US Locall 914 345 1550 US Toll-free 800 541 5004 email: sales@thejamestradinggroup.com www.thejamestradinggroup.com

Australian Distributors: Australasia Music Supplies PO Box 1301 Clayton South 3169 Melbourne Australia Tel: 0061-3-9549-1500 email: amsaust@mira.net

Waltons Music Book & Instruments Catalog - 2011  

Waltons Music Book & Instruments Catalog - 2011

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