Tradition Vol 2 – PDF


Return to the world of The Tradition and join thousands of fingerstyle guitarists across the world learning Stuart’s arrangements and pieces.

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What You’ll Learn

10 stunning melodic solo fingerstyle guitar arrangements from the traditional music of Ireland, England, Scotland and America.

Explore a range of tunings including Standard (2 arrangements), DADGAD (6 arrangements) and Drop D (2 arrangements).

Study the fingerstyle techniques required to play these pieces with detailed performance notes, overviews of each piece and studio quality MP3 reference recordings of each arrangement.

Ideal as a companion to The Tradition Volume 1 but also perfect for standalone study.

Tab and notation for each piece.

Who Is This For?

This book is designed for fingerstyle players of all levels though we suggest 18+ months playing experience. These melodic arrangements sit at a variety of levels to keep you challenged and inspired.

This book is ideal for teachers, students and those who play for enjoyment. Continue developing the techniques and approaches that you learned in The Tradition Volume One with a new set of arrangements.

Ideal for any guitarist looking to expand their repertoire, develop and perfect fingerstyle techniques and explore the world of alternate tunings.

The download is delivered as a zip file containing a PDF copy of The Tradition Volume 2 and 10 MP3 files covering each piece in the book – total file size is 30.1 mb. The PDF version of the book is identical to the print copy.

The zip file can be opened with winzip and you will need Adobe Acrobat reader to view the PDF version of the book. MP3 Audio files can be played in iTunes or Windows Media Player or any supported audio software.

Example Book Chapter


Audio samples:

Danny Boy

The Birds Nest

Dawning Of The Day


The Blarney Pilgrim


Track Listing:

  1. Danny Boy
  2. Lamentation Captain Kane
  3. Prelude Ronde du Loudeac
  4. Star of the County Down
  5. To Be A Pilgrim
  6. The Birds Nest
  7. O’Carolans Concerto
  8. Dawning Of The Day
  9. The Blarney Pilgrim
  10. Farewell To Lochaber

You can download the audio tracks here The Tradition Vol 2 Audio.

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