Tune of the Month http://www.mattandshannonheaton.com/TOTM/ Irish traditional tunes to learn and share Podcast Generator 2.6 - http://podcastgen.sourceforge.net Tue, 28 May 2024 17:35:10 +0000 en c. Shannon Heaton 2016 http://www.mattandshannonheaton.com/TOTM/images/itunes_image.jpg Tune of the Month http://www.mattandshannonheaton.com/TOTM/ Irish traditional tunes to learn and share Tune of the Month Podcast with Shannon Heaton Shannon Heaton Shannon Heaton shannon@mattandshannonheaton.com no TOTM-Feb2023-GreenCottage Polka in A Min and E Min, played phrase by phrase for learning Polka in A Min and E Min, played phrase by phrase for learning http://www.mattandshannonheaton.com/TOTM/?name=2023-01-29_totm-feb2023-greencottage.mp3 http://www.mattandshannonheaton.com/TOTM/?name=2023-01-29_totm-feb2023-greencottage.mp3 7:18 shannon@mattandshannonheaton.com (Shannon Heaton) Shannon Heaton no Wed, 01 Feb 2023 08:00:00 +0000 TOTM-Aug2020-TrippingtotheWell lovely G Major polka, played as a duo *and* phrase by phrase for learning Here's an audio version of my August 2020 TOTM video. I play through the polka "Tripping to the Well” with fiddle player Armand Aromin. Then I break the tune down phrase by phrase for learning. Video versions of these lessons are up at https://www.youtube.com/shannonheatonmusic

 

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lovely G Major polka, played as a duo *and* phrase by phrase for learning http://www.mattandshannonheaton.com/TOTM/?name=2020-08-15_totm-aug2020-trippingtothewell.mp3 http://www.mattandshannonheaton.com/TOTM/?name=2020-08-15_totm-aug2020-trippingtothewell.mp3 5:38 shannon@mattandshannonheaton.com (Shannon Heaton) Shannon Heaton Irish flute, Irish traditional music, reel no Mon, 17 Aug 2020 09:00:00 +0000
Britches Full of Stitches classic polka, phrase by phrase *and* in an ensemble context Here's an audio version of my September 2019 TOTM video, an essential session tune called “Britches Full of Stiches,” played here in three different keys. Video versions of these lessons are up at https://www.youtube.com/c/shannonheatonmusic

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classic polka, phrase by phrase *and* in an ensemble context http://www.mattandshannonheaton.com/TOTM/?name=2019-08-15_totm2019-09-britchesfullofstitches.mp3 http://www.mattandshannonheaton.com/TOTM/?name=2019-08-15_totm2019-09-britchesfullofstitches.mp3 6:39 shannon@mattandshannonheaton.com (Shannon Heaton) Shannon Heaton no Mon, 16 Sep 2019 08:30:00 +0000
Ballydesmond Polka A modal polka Here's an audio version of my May 2019 TOTM video, an essential session tune called the "Ballydesmond Polka.” Video versions of these lessons are up at https://www.youtube.com/c/shannonheatonmusic

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A modal polka http://www.mattandshannonheaton.com/TOTM/?name=2019-05-15_totm2019-05-ballydesmondpolka.mp3 http://www.mattandshannonheaton.com/TOTM/?name=2019-05-15_totm2019-05-ballydesmondpolka.mp3 5:59 shannon@mattandshannonheaton.com (Shannon Heaton) Shannon Heaton no Mon, 20 May 2019 08:30:00 +0000
O’Connor’s Polka Simple Polka in G These days, my audio firepower is going into the Irish Music Stories Podcast. I hope you'll SUBSCRIBE to the IMS PODCAST!. Meanwhile, TOTM podcasts will just be audio versions of the TOTM videos, which is all you need!

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Simple Polka in G http://www.mattandshannonheaton.com/TOTM/?name=2018-08-30_totm2018-08-oconnorspolka.mp3 http://www.mattandshannonheaton.com/TOTM/?name=2018-08-30_totm2018-08-oconnorspolka.mp3 3:15 shannon@mattandshannonheaton.com (Shannon Heaton) Shannon Heaton no Wed, 01 Aug 2018 08:30:00 +0000
TOTM-Oct2016-TopOfMaol a polka with a great pulse Here's an audio version of my October 2016 TOTM video, a lovely polka called "Top of Maol." Video versions of these lessons are up at https://www.youtube.com/c/shannonheatonmusic

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a polka with a great pulse http://www.mattandshannonheaton.com/TOTM/?name=2016-10-13_totm2016-10-topofmaol.mp3 http://www.mattandshannonheaton.com/TOTM/?name=2016-10-13_totm2016-10-topofmaol.mp3 5:56 shannon@mattandshannonheaton.com (Shannon Heaton) Shannon Heaton Irish flute, polka no Sat, 01 Oct 2016 17:24:00 +0000
TOTM-Jan2016-SalmonTailsUptheRiver a beautiful G Major polka for the new year. Yes, polkas can be beauts! We begin another year of TOTM episodes with this great polka in G. This one is at the very end of my new book First 50, a collection of simpler tunes for flutes and fiddles with breathing and bowing advice. Download the book today (hard copy version also availabl). And check out the video version of this tune as you learn it.

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a beautiful G Major polka for the new year. Yes, polkas can be beauts! http://www.mattandshannonheaton.com/TOTM/?name=2016-01-06_totm2016-01-salmontailsuptheriver.mp3 http://www.mattandshannonheaton.com/TOTM/?name=2016-01-06_totm2016-01-salmontailsuptheriver.mp3 3:02 shannon@mattandshannonheaton.com (Shannon Heaton) Shannon Heaton no Fri, 01 Jan 2016 08:30:00 +0000
TOTM-Nov2015-AppleBlossom A sweet and crisp Slide for Autumn Here's an audio version of my November 2015 TOTM video, a lovely Slide called "Apple Blossom." Video versions of these lessons are up at https://www.youtube.com/c/shannonheatonmusic

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A sweet and crisp Slide for Autumn http://www.mattandshannonheaton.com/TOTM/?name=2015-11-11_totm-11-appleblossomaudio.mp3 http://www.mattandshannonheaton.com/TOTM/?name=2015-11-11_totm-11-appleblossomaudio.mp3 2:34 shannon@mattandshannonheaton.com (Shannon Heaton) Shannon Heaton Irish flute, Slide no Sun, 01 Nov 2015 08:30:00 +0000