“Excellent basic book; extremely helpful in learning bodhran music notation on a standard music staff. ”

— John V

Bodhrán Method by Amy Richter

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Key Features

  • Beginner-friendly bodhrán series
  • No need to read notation
  • Taught by Amy Richter
  • Includes video lessons
  • Learn techniques to play
  • Covers instrument parts and history
  • Focus on positioning and posture
  • Master sticking and articulation patterns
  • Improve speed
  • Play reels, jigs, and other tunes

“Excellent basic book; extremely helpful in learning bodhran music notation on a standard music staff. ”

— John V

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Product Description



Hal Leonard Bodhrán Method by Amy Richter


The Bodhrán Method is designed for anyone just learning to play the bodhrán, regardless of your ability to read notation.

Professional bodhrán player and educator Amy Richter (Áthas, Danú) equips you with the necessary knowledge and skills to play the instrument.

The book includes video lessons, showing you how to implement the techniques described within. The videos also feature guides on how to play with other musicians on classic tunes that you are guaranteed to play at your next session!

Lessons include:

  • Parts of the instrument
  • History of the bodhrán
  • Positioning and posture
  • Sticking and articulation patterns
  • Basic and advanced speed drills
  • Reels, jigs and other types of tunes 



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REST OF WORLD (10 - 14 days)

Product Delivery


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United Kingdom

Average Shipping Time Once Dispatched

Est. 5-7 days delivery


Average Shipping Time Once Dispatched

Est. 7 days delivery


Average Shipping Time Once Dispatched

Est. 7-10 days delivery

Rest of world

Average Shipping Time Once Dispatched

Est. 10-14 days delivery


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