A Guide to American Fiddling

Books and CDs | Violin

Format: Books | Instrumental Tutor
Classical violinists can help keep alive the historic traditions of American fiddle music, but doing so requires a clear understanding of performance practice. A Guide to American Fiddling exposes serious students of the violin to the technical nuances of traditional Old Time fiddling. In this book, violinist/fiddler Andrew Carlson provides a detailed technical analysis of Missouri-style fiddling, focusing primarily on the use of the bow. Carlson further offers a comparison of classical and non-classical techniques, a brief history of American fiddling, plus 23 traditional tunes with authentic bowing indications. A CD recording of the tunes is included.
ISBN: 9780786607334
Skill Level: Easy Explain this
Published on: 21 August 2001
No of pages: 64
Language: English
Catalogue No: MLB99128BCD
 
     

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