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20 Celtic Cello Duets presents 20 Airs that all have stories to tell – stories of love, separation, nature and the cycle of life. It features much-loved favourites including The Lark in the Clear Air ~ She Moved Through the Fair ~ The Song of the Books ~ The Star of the County Down ~ The Parting Glass. Every cellist will love playing these beautiful tunes arranged in cello-friendly keys.


Guitar chords are provided as well as a second part, which can be played by the teacher or by another student. Following her highly successful online Celtic Cello courses, Clíodhna Ní Aodáin is delighted to present this collection in response to requests from cellists all over the world.


Also included: a BONUS download link to a recording by Clíodhna of each tune!



  1. Fáinne Geal an Lae – Daybreak
  2. She Moved Through the Fair
  3. Skye Boat Song
  4. Eibhlín A Rúin – Eileen My Love
  5. Down by the Salley Gardens
  6. Jimmy Mo Mhíle Stór – Jimmy My Darling
  7. The Star of the County Down
  8. Wild Mountain Thyme
  9. The Last Rose of Summer
  10. Éamonn an Chnoic – Edmund (Ned) of the hill
  11. Buachaill ón Éirne Mé – I’m A Boy from Lough Erne
  12. The Lark in the Clear Air
  13. Siúil A Rúin – Walk My Love
  14. Milking Croon
  15. Anach Cuain – Annaghdown
  16. Sídh Beag Sídh Mór – Little Fairy Mound Big Fairy Mound
  17. An Chúilfhoinn – The Fair-Haired One
  18. Carrickfergus
  19. Amhrán na Leabhar – The Song of the Books
  20. The Parting Glass

Published by Terra Preta Music



Q: Can these tunes also be played solo or are they strictly for duet playing?
A: Yes! The tune is always in the first cello part to make this possible.

Q: Is there a recording of these tunes?
A: Yes! There is a BONUS audio download with each book.

Q: Is there a digital version of this book?
A: YES! Brand new in the store!

Q: If I buy two copies will I have to pay double the shipping?
A: No. You only pay for the cost of shipping one copy.
Q: Are the duets only for cello?
A: All Bass Clef Lovers welcome! I have also included guitar chords so that you can share this music with friends and family who play guitar, accordion, piano etc.


Q: What level of player is the book for?

A: Beginner - Intermediate. The tunes are in cello friendly keys and many of them are in the first position to maximize the resonance of the cello.

20 Celtic Cello Duets - Sheet Music Book - Hard Copy + Audio Download