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Questions tagged [celtic]

A genre of traditional folk music from Ireland, Scotland, Bretagne (France) or Galicia (Spain).

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How are sets of tunes, jigs, and reels named

How are sets of tunes, jigs, and reels named? In my experience I have observed that sets on CD albums tend to share the same name as the starting tune. Since session playing can create a set that is ...
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Does the old Druid song, Les Series, have an ancient melody as Villemarque charted it?

This may be too long and specialized for many, but I'll put it up and see what kind of interest or reaction there is: Some of you may have heard of the old Druid number tutorial, Les Series or Ar ...
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How to determine what celtic songs to chain together?

A friend of mine and I are playing celtic music together. He's a guitarist and I'm a clarinetist. With a bit of work we can play any song we like, but what we want to achieve now is to learn how to ...
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What chord progressions are used in traditional Celtic music?

What chord progressions are most often used in traditional Celtic music, such as aires, jigs, and reels? For example, harmonies in classical music are dictated by the common practice rules and focus ...