Celtic Instrumental – The Skye Boat Song
Learn how to play Celtic Instrumental – The Skye Boat Song note-for-note on guitar.
Difficulty level: Advanced
Barre chords: Yes
Thumb over chords: No
Playing Style: Fingerpicked
Tuning: Drop D
This lesson teaches an arrangement of The Skye Boat Song for solo fingerstyle guitar. It’s arranged in three sections. The first establishes the melody with simple harmonies. The second embellishes the melody but keeps the harmony straightforward. The third extends the harmony into more jazzy territory while still keeping the melody intact and recognisable.
The complete file contains 3 lesson videos, a performance play thru video and full tabs. You’ll receive a link to download the lesson which will download as a zip file of 519 Mb containing all the lesson content.
You’ll receive at least two videos per song, one lesson and one performance-standard play-through. You’ll receive the chords/lyrics and guitar tabs as PDF files.
The videos are mp4 format and should play on PC’s, Macs and most mobile devices.
They will download as Zip files. If you don’t have a Zip program on your PC you’ll need to install one to open the file. I use Zipeg which you can get free, here.
If you want to download to an iPad or iPhone you’ll need an app to do so, please read here to know more about it.