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A Fig for a Kiss, Part 1

This lesson is part of the course Irish Mandolin with Marla Fibish.
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Learn traditional Irish mandolin, with an emphasis on playing the dance music of Ireland with an authentic Irish feel and rhythm.
 
 
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In this lesson, you’ll learn the reel “Anything for John Joe.” It’s what is often called a “half reel” or “single reel,” meaning there are only 16 measures in the whole tune. Marla starts by playing “Anything for John Joe” through a couple times and then takes it apart slowly, phrase by phrase.

 
 
 
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A Fig for a Kiss  
 
A Fig for a Kiss  
 
A Fig for a Kiss, Part 1
A Fig for a Kiss, Part 1
 
The E minor slip jig “A Fig for a Kiss” is a beautiful tune that was requested by a Peghead Nation student. Marla uses it to demonstrate how to keep your pick in constant motion and how to alter a tune that has some awkward phrases. You’ll learn the A part of “A Fig for a Kiss” in this lesson.

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