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Scottish Slow Session Vol 1 The Scottish Slow Session Vol.1

THE SLOW SESSION SERIES of books has been designed to provide suggestions for tunes which might be played at Scottish sessions. They came about out of a series of slow sessions I ran in various locations, but the tunes are suitable at any tempo, slower or faster. They are presented in sets of two or three tunes (except for airs etc) with guitar chords, introductions and some background information on the tunes, and suggestions on how to start your own session.

The SCOTTISH SLOW SESSION Vol.1 features mostly tunes which I have heard in various sessions around Scotland. Any list of session tunes will have people agreeing with some, and disagreeing with others. At the end of the day, in my opinion, they're all good tunes and worth having. The book is also available as a digital download (for tablets, etc) and a digital mandolin tab version.

Published: March 2014
Pages: 20
Tunes: 40
Price: £5.50
Buy Scottish Slow Session Vol.1:
Print version
plus p&p £5.50
Digital version
(PDF) £4.00
Digital (tab)
(PDF) £4.00

Also available as part of a bundle.
(see Bundles page)
Tunes in the Scottish Slow Session Volume 1
  • 72nd's Farewell to Aberdeen
  • 79th's Farewell to Gibraltar
  • Banks of the Allan
  • Barnyards o' Delgaty
  • Barren Rocks of Aden
  • Battle of the Somme
  • Boy's Lament for his Dragon
  • Boys of Blue Hill
  • Braes of Dunvegan
  • Britches Full of Stitches
  • Clean Pea Strae
  • Cock o' the North
  • Dornoch Links
  • Dunse Dings A'
  • Egan's Polka
  • Fear a Figue
  • Glenside No.1
  • Glenside No.2
  • Greenwoodside
  • Harvest Home
  • Hector the Hero
  • Hopeful Lover, The
  • Island Dance
  • Jack Is Yet Alive
  • Kenmure's On and Awa'
  • Memories of Fr Angus
  • Mrs MacLeod
  • Muckin' o' Geordie's Byre
  • Oovie Avie
  • Oyster Wives' Rant
  • Peat Fire Flame, The
  • Ronas Voe
  • Rope Waltz, The
  • Scarce o' Tatties
  • Snug In a Blanket
  • Soldier's Joy
  • Spootiskerry
  • Starry Nights o' Shetland
  • Stronsay Waltz, The
  • Willafjord
Similar Books:
Scottish Slow Session Book 2 Scottish Slow Session Book 3 Scottish Slow Session Book 4 Irish Slow Session Book 1 Glasgow Slow Session Book 1 Glasgow Slow Session Book 2 Edinburgh Slow Session Book 1 Crieff Slow Session Book 2

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