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Dorothy Barth Sheet Music Arrangements and Compositions:
Celtic Duo Arrangements         Original Compositions

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A note from Dorothy: 

Dear Musician, you may notice that some of my anthologies are now out of print. The great  news is that most of these anthologies are now available as digital downloads through Sheet Music Plus. Some are available in parts, some as entire anthologies, and some are available both ways. Although I'm fond of the hard copies with their beautiful covers, I hope that by offering my titles as digital downloads, musicians worldwide will have a chance to enjoy playing them.  Below each title, you'll see that some anthologies still have print copies available from this website, and you are welcome to order them here while copies remain in stock. For titles now out of print, digital copies are available through SheetMusicPlus. 

Traditional Irish, Scottish, and  English tunes  arranged for two instruments (6 volumes)

  • The source tunes for these volumes include Playford's Dancing Master, O'Neill's Music of Ireland, and The Gow Collection of Scottish Dance Music. 

  • Original compositions (three volumes)

Check below to see which books are still available as hard copies. Those anthologies that are no longer available as hard copies can be purchased through Sheet Music Plus as digital downloads.

Click on the cover icons below to go directly to the web page for each book. There you will find sound samples, background information, and Paypal order information for those volumes available as hard copies.  

Original Compositions (3 volumes)

Finding the Faerie's Voice (recorder solos and duos)
The Faerie Fiddler
(violin solos and duos)
Songs from Euterpe
(solos for flute or recorder; also playable on violin)

Thank you for helping to make  my series of Celtic and  English music anthologies a popular choice for weddings, special events, and recitals! 

Beautiful hard copies are still available for the following titles. Only a few left! To order, scroll to the title you wish to purchase and complete your purchase through Paypal.

Playford Promenade  (2 copies in stock)

Flautilla (2 copies in stock)  

Green: Songs that Celebrate Our Natural World (6 copies in stock)

Songs from Euterpe (2 copies in stock) 

*These titles, as well as those no longer in print,  are also available now as digital downloads through Sheet Music Plus SMP Press

THE FOLLOWING TITLES ARE AVAILABLE ONLY AS DIGITAL DOWNLOADS THROUGH SHEET MUSIC PLUS:

Maidens of Melody Volume 1  

Maidens of Melody Volume 2

Of Castles, Kings, and Courts  

Finding the Faerie's Voice  

The Faerie Fiddler  

 

DUO ARRANGEMENTS (6 Volumes)
Kammeraderie: Playford Promenade: Music for Weddings and Grand Occasions

NEWSFLASH! We've  recorded Playford Promenade: Music for Weddings and Grand Occasions.  It is available as a  digital download from CDBaby as well as Amazon and iTunes. You can purchase either the complete album or individual tracks. Released 4/9/2015.

Click on the cover learn more about Playford Promenade. 

Only two of these beautiful hard copies left; after these are sold, Playford Promenade will be available as a digital download only.

Cost: $24 plus shipping

Dorothy Barth's article about creating Playford Promenade was featured in the Spring 2010 issue of Fiddler Magazine!

 Playford Promenade is also available as a digital download through Sheet Music Plus.

 
Kammeraderie: Maidens of Melody

NEWSFLASH! We've  recorded Maidens of Melody. It is available as a  digital download from CDBaby as well as Amazon and iTunes. You can purchase either the complete album or individual tracks. Released 6/25/2015.

OíNeillís Music of Ireland provided the melodies and inspiration for Dorothy Barth's  second collection of duo arrangements. The theme that emerged is that of the Celtic maiden who inspired the melody.

Maidens of Melody Volume One presents five such suites of tunes....35 songs, both lyrical and lively. This anthology is wonderful for Celtic weddings and receptions. 

Click on the cover learn more about Maidens of Melody Volume One..

Available as a digital download through SheetMusicPlus.  You can  purchase the entire anthology or a single section, whichever you prefer! 

 
NEWSFLASH! We've  recorded Maidens of Melody under the title More Maidens. It is available as a  digital download from CDBaby as well as Amazon and iTunes. You can purchase either the complete album or individual tracks. Released 9/8/2015.

Maidens of Melody Volume Two (recently recorded under the title More Maidens) includes odes to Bridget, Catherine, Kathleen, Kitty, Nancy, and Peggy. This anthology includes both upbeat and lyrical songs arranged as duos and is wonderful for weddings, receptions, St. Patrick Day events, and Celtic Faires. 

Click on the cover learn more about Maidens of Melody Volume Two. 

Available as a digital download through SheetMusicPlus.  You can  purchase the entire anthology or a single section, whichever you prefer! 

   
Kammeraderie: Of Castles, Kings, And Courts
NEWSFLASH! We've  recorded Of Castles, Kings, and Courts.  It is available as a  digital download from CDBaby as well as Amazon and iTunes. You can purchase either the complete album or individual tracks. Released 7/31/2015.

Of Castles, Kings, and Courts includes 26 traditional Old English, Irish, and Scottish melodies arranged for two instruments (violin/recorder, violin/flute, or two violins). This collection is great for period weddings, receptions and re-enactments.

Click on the cover learn more about Of Castles, Kings, and Courts. 

Available as a digital download with SheetMusicPlus. You can  purchase the entire anthology or a single section, whichever you prefer! 

 

Kammeraderie: Flautilla: Sea Songs Salty and Serene

NEWSFLASH! We've  recorded Flautilla: Sea Songs Salty and Serene. It is our first digital CD and the first of Dorothy's six anthologies of Celtic arrangements to be recorded. As of February 25, 2015, the recorded album is available as a digital download from CDBaby as well as Amazon and iTunes. You can purchase either the complete album or individual tracks. 

Flautilla includes 24 traditional English, Irish, and Scottish hornpipes, sea songs, and songs dedicated to sea captains. The tunes are arranged for two C instruments: recorder/violin, flute/violin, or two violins. Great for all those who love to sea and for re-enactment at Pirate Festivals cropping up across the land!

Click on the cover learn more about Flautilla.

Number of copies remaining: 3

Cost: $20 plus shipping

The sheet music is now available as a digital download through SheetMusicPlus.  

 
Kammeraderie: Green: Songs That Celebrate Our Natural World
NEWSFLASH! We've  recorded Green: Songs That Celebrate Our Natural World.  It is available as a  digital download from CDBaby as well as Amazon and iTunes. You can purchase either the complete album or individual tracks. Released 5/21/2015
Green: Songs that Celebrate Our Natural World is Dorothy Barth's sixth volume of Celtic duo arrangements and includes 35 tunes bearing titles that reflect the Celtic reverence for and delight in the beauty of their lands. 

A great choice for St. Patrick's Day and Earth Day celebrations, Green also makes good wedding music since it contains both contemplative and lively pieces. 

Click on the cover learn more about Green.

Number of copies remaining: 8

Cost: $24 plus shipping

The recorder is the perfect faerie's voice.  Finding the Faerie's Voice includes:

20 elf song recorder solos (in seasonal suites)  
recorder duos for a Woodland Wedding

All are original compositions by Dorothy Barth.

Click on the cover learn more about Finding the Faerie's Voice, listen to sound samples, and place an order.

Available as a digital download by section from Sheet Music Plus.  

 

The Faerie Fiddler contains 15 elfin pieces for solo violin and 5 elfin duos. The pieces promote off-the-string (spiccato) playing, trills, and ornaments (the faerie's vocabulary!). Whimsical verses accompany each piece and are used throughout the book to reinforce musical concepts. 

Click on the cover learn more about The Faerie Fiddler and listen to sound samples.

Available as a digital download from Sheet Music Plus. You can purchase the entire anthology or if you wish, the five duos only. 

 

 

 

Songs from Euterpe. Sixteen Solos for Meditation, Ritual, or Sacred Dance.  Dorothy's ninth volume of music (and third volume of original compositions) fittingly honors the nine muses in meditative and dance pieces written for solo flute or recorder

Four of the Muse songs can also be adapted for use in belly dance, either on flute, recorder, violin (or any C instrument).  

The second part of this volume, Island Gaia, contains songs inspired by a trip to the Big Island of Hawaii.

Click on the cover learn more about Songs from Euterpe, listen to sound samples, and place an order.

Number of print copies remaining: 1

Cost: $18 plus shipping

Available as a digital download from Sheet Music Plus. You can purchase the entire anthology or a section. 

Where have Dorothy Barth's arrangements and compositions been played thus far?

In the U.S.:  Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri,  Nebraska, New York, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming    

In South America:  Brazil

In Canada:  Ontario, British Columbia, Manitoba

In Europe: England, Scotland, Germany, Spain

In Australia: Victoria, New South Wales

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