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Jane Griffiths: Traditional Fiddle: Violin

Instrumental Album | Sheet Music & Songbooks
Subtitle A practical introduction to styles from England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales
Instrumentation Violin
Composer Jane Griffiths
Editor Jane Griffiths
Publisher Oxford University Press

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.

Difficulty Intermediate
Store Sheet Music & Songbooks
Product Format Instrumental Album
Genre Folk British Isles
Release Date 2016
Pages 56
ISBN 9780193392793
Edition Number 9780193392793
Catalog No. OUP9780193392793
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  1. Rusty Gulley [Kerr, Nancy]
  2. Lang Stayed Away [Kerr, Nancy]
  3. Bob and Joan [Kerr, Nancy]
  4. Aa the Ships ir Sailin' [Reid, Jenna]
  5. Shelder Geö [Reid, Jenna]
  6. Mak a Kishie Needle, Dye [Reid, Jenna]
  7. Argiers [Dipper, John]
  8. Old Tom of Oxford [Dipper, John]
  9. Mount Hills [Dipper, John]
  10. Leslie's Reel [Doherty, Liz]
  11. Dinkie Dorrian's [Doherty, Liz]
  12. The Boys of Malin [Doherty, Liz]
  13. Johnny Boyle's Jig [Doherty, Liz]
  14. Con Cassidy's Jig [Doherty, Liz]
  15. The Black Rogue [Doherty, Liz]
  16. Mrs MacLeod's Strathspey [O'Rourke, Aidan]
  17. Niel Gow's Wife [O'Rourke, Aidan]
  18. Lochiel's Awa' Tae France [O'Rourke, Aidan]
  19. Gower Reel [Phillips, Siân]
  20. Swansea Hornpipe [Phillips, Siân]
  21. Pibddawns y Car Gwyllt [Phillips, Siân]
  22. The Marchioness of Huntlyâs Favourite [Reid, Patsy]
  23. Bovaglie's Plaid [Reid, Patsy]
  24. The Weeping Birches of Kilmorack [Reid, Patsy]
  25. Boys of the Lough [Burke, Kevin]
  26. Pigeon on the Gate [Burke, Kevin]
  27. Sligo Maid [Burke, Kevin]

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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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Published on: 13 February 2017
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