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Traditional Fiddle Book and CD

This is a great book to give you an overview of the main fiddle styles in the UK and includes fiddle styles from Scotland, England, Ireland and Wales with each countries' fiddle music written by an expert in styles of fiddle playing.

A practical introduction to all those fiddle styles you have heard at session and always wanted to try!

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Fiddle Styles from Scotland, England, Ireland and Wales with each countries fiddle music written by an expert in styles of fiddle playing.

A practical introduction to all those fiddle styles you have heard at session and always wanted to try!

Details

Instruments:
Fiddle
Book format:
A4
Date:
2015
Origin:
Scotland, England, Ireland and Wales
Articulations:
Bowing, Chords, Fingering, Staff notation
Tune Types:
Air, Dance tunes, Gaelic waltz, Hornpipe, Jig, March, Polka, Reel, Schottische, Shetland reel, Strathspey, Waltz
ISBN:
9780 1933 92793
Level:
Intermediate
Authors:
Jane Griffiths
Pages:
55
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Contents

  • Contents
  • How to use this book and CD
  • Playing traditional fiddle
  • The tunes
  • Learning by ear
  • Some final thoughts
  • Nancy Kerr Northumbrian 3/2 hornpipes
  • Rusty Gulley
  • Lang Stayed Away
  • Bob and Joan
  • Jenna Reid Shetland reels
  • Aa the Ships ir Sailin
  • Shelder Geo
  • Mak a Kishie Needle, Dye
  • John Dipper Southern English Playford and morris dance tunes
  • Argiers
  • Old Tom of Oxford
  • Mount Hills
  • Liz Doherty Donegal reels
  • Leslie’s Reel
  • Dinkie Dorrian’s
  • The Boys of Malin
  • Liz Doherty Donegal jigs
  • Johnny Boyle’s Jig
  • Con Cassidy’s Jig
  • The Black Rogue
  • Aidan O’Rourke West Highland strathspeys and a reel
  • Mrs MacLeod’s Strathspey
  • Niel Gow’s Wife
  • Lochiel’s Awa’ Tae France
  • Sian Phillips Welsh hornpipes
  • Gower Reel
  • Swansea Hornpipe
  • Pibddawns y Car Gwyllt
  • Patsy Reid North-East Scottish slow airs
  • The Marchioness of Huntly’s Favourite
  • Bovaglie’s Plaid
  • The Weeping Birches of Kilmorack
  • Kevin Burke Sligo reels
  • Boys of the Lough
  • Pigeon on the Gate
  • Sligo Maid
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Reviews

I would recommend this book as an excellent introduction to the rich and fascinating range of fiddle styles found in Great Britain.

Chris Haigh - Living Tradition

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