Old-Time Fiddling Across America

Books and CDs | Violin

Catalogue No: MLB94205BCD
Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album
A unique collection of 66 fiddle tunes illustrating the major regional styles found across America and Canada. This book contains rare vintage photographs, player's biographical profiles, historical and performance notes, bowing indications, and information on cross-tunings and the American institution of fiddle contests. The authors have collaborated brilliantly on this labor of love to produce a definitive volume of tunes transcribed from recordings by many of the best fiddlers in North America. Exemplary tunes are included from the Northeast, Southeast and Western regions, plus various widespread ethnic styles including Cajun, Irish, Scandinavian, Klezmer, and Eastern European styles.
ISBN: 9780786653812
Skill Level: Intermediate Explain this
Published on: 22 December 2000
No of pages: 184
Language: English
 
     

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