Celtic Tunes for Campanella Ukulele - New Edition

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Celtic Tunes for Campanella Ukulele - New Edition

Jonathan Lewis
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A collection of 57 tunes (21 jigs, 16 reels, 7 hornpipes, 2 polkas, 8 pieces by O'Carolan, plus a few other songs ) arranged for ukulele in the campanella fingerpicking style.

You will receive a zip file of three PDFs, each tune is in standard notation and tablature (essential for learning the campanella voicing).

Easy to Intermediate level.

Each tune has a video on YouTube - the links to them are in the table of contents.

List of tunes:


  • The Humours of Glendart
  • The Kesh
  • Saddle the Pony
  • The Hag with the Money
  • The Blarney Pilgrim
  • The Irish Washerwoman
  • The Rocky Road to Dublin
  • The Mug of Brown Ale
  • The Frieze Breeches
  • The Exile’s Jig
  • The Walls of Liscaroll
  • Dingle Regatta
  • Banish Misfortune
  • Tripping up the Stairs
  • When Sick is it Tea you Want?
  • Brian O'Lynn
  • Scatter the Mud
  • The Connaughtman’s Rambles
  • Roudledum
  • Morrison's Jig
  • The Monaghan Jig


  • Devil’s Dream
  • Jenny's Chickens
  • The Silver Spear
  • Jackie Coleman's
  • The Tarbolton
  • Drowsy Maggie
  • Martin Rochford’s
  • The Christmas Eve Reel
  • Tam Lin / Glasgow Reel
  • The Maid Behind the Bar
  • The Ships are Sailing
  • The Fermoy Lasses
  • Cooley's Reel
  • Sweeney's Buttermilk
  • The Wind that Shakes the Barley
  • Saint Anne's Reel


  • The Heather Glen
  • The Rights of Man
  • Roxburgh Castle
  • The Factory Smoke
  • Chief O'Neill's Favourite
  • The Silk Handkerchief
  • The Belfast Hornpipe


  • John Ryan’s
  • Dennis Murphy’s


  • The Wexford Carol
  • Bonnie Portmore
  • Sonny’s Mazurka
  • Captain O’Kane
  • Carolan’s Welcome
  • Carolan’s Concerto
  • Planxty Hewlett
  • Planxty Burke
  • Planxty Irwin
  • Lord Inchiquin
  • Loftus Jones

What some have said about my arrangements (on YouTube)

Fabulous work as always Jon, absolutely wonderful.

– Camsuke, on Monaghan Jig

Wow!!! Very impressive execution of campanella technique and a stellar arrangement of this tune.. Uke on, Jon!

– Kevin Caroll, the “edukecator” on Banish Misfortune

Dude this is SO GOOD!

– Tim Keough, “ukuleletim” on Banish Misfortune

Just bought the book. Really excited to learn this genre. Thanks for sharing!!

– Preimaester 

Awesome sauce. This is going down on my must-learn-fantasy-ukulele-bucket-list.

– James Pawson on the Mug of Brown Ale


– Al Wood, ukulelehunt.com on The Mug of Brown Ale

Really lovely arrangement and so well played.

– Ken Middleton on Morrison’s Jig

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You'll get the tabs for 57 tunes in three volumes, zipped


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