Beginner's Melodeon, Mallinson
Foreword by Saul Rose


The D/G Melodeon

The Treble and Bass Layout

Supporting and Playing the Melodeon

Musical Notes

Musical Time

The Musical Ladder

The Circle of Firths

The Circle of Fourths

Full Diamond

Hal Diamond

Quick Cross

Snappy Bellows

Changing Hand Position Along the Row

Changing Hand Position Using Row Crossing

The Bass Buttons


Creating the Harmony Line

The Chord Symbols

Playing the Accompaniment

Overcoming the Limitations and the Missing Minors

Traditional Music


Country Gardens

Little Brown Jug

Polly Wolly Doodle

The Market Rasen Quickstep

Not for Joe

The Leeds Polka

Percy Brown's Polka

Albert Farmer's Bonfire Tune

The Morisco

Moston Rushcart

My Love My Love

One More Ribber

The Rogue's March

Captain Lanoe's Quick March

Whose Jig?

The Squirrel in the Tree

Burning Bridges

The Lollipop Man

The Rose Tree

Lord of the Dance

Mount Hills

Dark Girl

Up and Away

Fred Pidgeon's Polka

I'll Go Enlist for a Sailor

Jack Robinson

Owen's Jig

The Hills of Glenorchy

Paddy Carey

Tripping to the Well

The West Kerry Polka

Many a Wild Night

The Scartaglen Slide

Moyglass Fair

Joe Cooley's Jig

The Blackthorn Stick

Up Leitrim

The Streets of Laredo

The Cumberland Waltz

Séamus McManus's Waltz

Red Haired Mary

Fairlop Park

Sir Philip McHugh

The Dusty Miller

The Rusty Gulley

The Old Lancashire Hornpipe


The Spirit of the Dance

The Farmers' Jamboree

Woodland Flowers

Postman's Knock

The Little Burnt Potato

The Bodmin Riding March


Colored Aristocracy

The Yarmouth Hornpipe


The Auvergne Mazurka

The Old Donegal Mazurka

Much Wenlock Stick Dance

Jenny's Bawbee

Marching Through Georgia

MacNamara's Band

If There Weren't Any Women

The Stack of Oats

The Shannon Waves

Glise de Sherbrooke

Durham Rangers

The Hesleyside Reel

Mona's Delight

The Old Polka

The Portheinon Whim

Sheehan's Reel

Da Mirrie Boys o' Greenland

Three Jolly Sheepskins