Books and CDs are retail sales only; we do not wholesale these items.
Whistles in Duet
Some questions over the years about performing “non-Irish” tunes upon a whistle has yielded 21 tunes intended for two whistles (equally applicable for two fifes, two fiddles, two mandolines, &c.) selected from various traditions and some original, by whistle/fife/flute maker and musician Joseph Morneault with harmony parts and comments in both English and French. Meant to provide something of a challenge for the intermediate player. The author will sign upon request. Ce livre est également en français. 20$ plus 12$ shipping priority USPS. Also the option of a digital copy for only 15$… When we receive payment and an email address from you, we will send you the digital copy of this book.
Better, Stronger, Faster
Exercises for the fife by Bill Hart – a well-known performer and instructor on the fife in the New England fife&drum community. 15$ plus 12$ shipping by priority USPS.
Smoke in Your Eyes
Irish Session Tune Book
Collected at Seattle WA sessions over a period of 16 years, this compilation by Kevin Gow (flute & whistle player) contains over 700 mostly Irish tunes, with chords in this latest edition. Very nicely done with a complete index, and several indices by categories – Reels, Jigs, Hornpipes, Slip Jigs, Polkas, Slides and Set Dances. Over 270 pages! (shipping included)
53$… Shipping included in the price.
The Fifer’s Delight by Ralph Sweet:
Fingering, graded instruction for fife, flute, whistle, or flageolette, plus over 330 tunes, complete with guitar/piano chord symbols for accompaniment. Excellent for any concert pitch instrument; used by many fiddlers, dance bands, and drum corps, 8.5 x 11, 81 pages.
The Fifer’s Delightful Companion by Carol Greenfield:
A collection of harmony parts written to complement The Fifer’s Delight, plus a few additional tunes and Christmas carols in two or three parts. Great for adding harmony to a corps, or playing duets with friends; can be adapted to many different instrumental combinations!
From the Kitchen Musician
- A New Collection of Songs, Airs and Dances of the 18th Century. By Sara L. Johnson. “The Kitchen Musician Vol. 14th”
- A Further Collection of Dances, Marches, Minuetts and Duets of the Later 18th Century.By Sara L. Johnson. “The Kitchen Musician Vol. 16th”
We have a very limited supply of these. Unless coupled with an instrument order, we ship these Media Mail.
A Fifer’s Workshop Vol 1.
Donald Heminitz & Kim Braunsroth
A terrific book for the beginner and experienced alike. Discusses different types of wood for your fife choices, fingering and breathing exercises, playing style, selected tunes to polish your technique with…