Traditional Fiddle

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Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album

Traditional Fiddle introduces eight regional Fiddle styles from England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales, with contributions from world-renowned fiddlers Kevin Burke, John Dipper, Liz Doherty, Nancy Kerr, Siân Phillips, Aidan O'Rourke, Jenna Reid and Patsy Reid. This is the perfect introduction to traditional fiddling for intermediate players.

  • Lively and attractive tunes suitable for players of Grades 3-7 standard.
  • A range of tune types, including 3/2 hornpipes, jigs, reels, strathspeys, and morris dance tunes.
  • General advice on playing traditional fiddle, including learning by ear, performance practice, and much more.
  • An overview of each style, plus detailed exploration of the first tune in each chapter in the form of a workshop.
  • Practical advice on bowing, ornamentation, and other key stylistic features.
  • CD with accompanied performances of all of the tunes and demonstrations of selected ornaments and bowing patterns.
  • Companion Website with backing tracks and suggestions for further reading and listening.

ISBN: 9780193392793
Skill Level: Intermediate Explain this
Published on: 27 August 2015
No of pages: 56
Language: English
Catalogue No: 9780193392793

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        Windsor GB Intermediate violin player
        A brilliant introduction to fiddle playing. 3 pieces for each style, and CD workshops to learn the techniques.
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        Confirmed purchase: 30 January 2017
        Published on: 13 February 2017

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