Celtic music is a rich, diverse style filled with hundreds of years of culture and beauty. This style of guitar attempts to capture the rich cultural heritage of the music and transfer it into the world of guitar. From reels to jigs to horn pipes, Steve will get you well on your way.
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Steve Eulberg delves into the world of Celtic guitar. He will first talk about the basics of the genre and quickly guide you into some of the genre's most memorable pieces.Begin the Course
Steve Eulberg introduces Celtic guitar in this lesson. He will talk about the history of the music and cover some basics such as rhythm and timing.
Steve Eulberg talks more about the reel rhythm and teaches "The Rakes of Mallow" as a demonstration.
In this lesson, Steve Eulberg ventures into the exciting world of the double jig. As a demonstration, he teaches a song entitled "Irish Washerwoman."
In this lesson Steve Eulberg talks about the single jig style of playing and teaches the song "The Road to Lisdoonvarna" as an example.
In this lesson Steve Eulberg teaches a classic Celtic song entitled "Air Fa La La Lo." This song is heaps of fun to play and sing along with.
Steve Eulberg teaches a hauntingly beautiful Celtic song called "O Waly, Waly" in this lesson.
Steve Eulberg teaches a classic Celtic piece entitled "Rickett's Hornpipe."
Steve takes you into the world of slip jigs using the song "Another Jig Will Do" as an example.
Steve explains and demonstrates the double jig. He uses "The Lilting Banshee" as an example.
Steve talks about some great resources for learning Celtic songs and lyrics.
In this lesson, Steve teaches the Celtic tune "O'Keefe's Slide."
Steve Eulberg teaches a classic Celtic tuned titled "Rock Road to Dublin 1."
Steve teaches a great Celtic tune called "The Rose Garden Reel."
Steve Eulberg presents his second installment of "O'Keefe's Slide." Here he demonstrates melodic embellishments known as ornaments. Steve explains two new ornaments that can be incorporated into the melody. Practicing these ornaments will improve your slurring technique.
Steve completes "O'Keefe's Slide" by demonstrating the final ornaments. Studying this lesson will leave you with a better knowledge of how to add ornaments to a Celtic style song.
Steve Eulberg teaches a Celtic song entitled "Kesh Jig." Here Steve provides a demonstration of both the rhythm and melody parts. The song is presented in standard tuning as well as open G tuning.
Steve Eulberg breaks down open G tuning and demonstrates how it it can be used in Celtic music.
Steve revisits the Celtic tune "Kesh Jig" now that he has covered open G tuning. Working in conjunction with lessons 16 and 17, this lesson explains how the tune can be played by a multiple guitar ensemble. Steve's arrangement features multiple guitars playing the same chords and melody. The variety of chord voicings adds depth and character to an otherwise simple progression.
Steve teaches an old Celtic song entitled "Swallow Tail Jig." Here you will learn the chord progressions that harmonize the A and B sections of the melody.
Steve presents a lesson on an old Irish song called "After the Battle of Aughrim." In this lesson you will learn the chord progression and three different ways to play the melody.
How does a pocket full of nickels and dimes help teach you an old Scottish song? Find out how in this lesson on the strathspey "Brachanlom."
Steve presents another great Celtic guitar lesson. He covers "The Wind That Shakes the Barley." Enjoy!
Welcome to this unique Celtic song lesson entitled "Reluctant Bus Boy!" This song was written by Steve Eulberg himself and was inspired by his son.
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beautifull guitar :)
Great stuff. Clearly explained, well demonstrated, and fun.
Hi Steve! Thanks. Working on this on both six and 122 string.
I am now playing three Celtic songs that I have listened to for years but never thought I would be playing. Having a ball.
I liked the way he added the alternate chord lesson shape to help think beyond the open position...
One of my favorite Celtic tunes. Would love a backing track to practice on. Steve has done a great job on this series!
since I can't sing I enjoy playing songs with melody like this.
Very clear !