• Old-Time Fiddle for the Complete Ignoramus (Book & CD set)

    Wayne Erbsen's 35 years of teaching experience shows on every page. He takes the reader through every step of adjusting, tuning, holding, and playing the fiddle. 37 tunes are written out in Wayne's own unique and easy-to-use tab system and standard notation. Fiddle instruction has never been any simpler, clearer, or more humorous. This book will teach absolutely anyone to play the fiddle. Instructional CD included. You WILL learn to play: Amazing Grace, Blackest Crow, Buffalo Gals, Charley He s a Good Old Man, Cluck Old Hen, Cotton-Eyed Joe, Cripple Creek, Cumberland Mountain Deer Chase, Darling Corey, Don t Let Your Deal Go Down, East Virginia, Groundhog, House of the Rising Sun, Ida Red, In the Pines, It Ain t Gonna Grain no Mo , Joy to the World, Little Birdie, Liza Poor Gal, Lynchburg Town, Muley s Daughter, Old Joe Clark, Old Molly Hare, Polly Put the Kettle On, Rain and Snow, Red River Valley, Run Johnny Run, Rye Whiskey, Sail Away Ladies, Say Darling Say, Shortening Bread, Sugar Hill, Wagoner s Lad, Wildwood Flower, Willie Moore.

    • Brand: Brand: Native Ground Books Music
    • ASIN: 1883206480
    • UPC: 796279099356

  • DVD-Southern Old-Time Fiddle Tour

    Take an instructional tour of traditional fiddling, region by region! Bruce Molsky, one of today's most popular performers of Southern old time music, teaches six fiddle tumes from this powerful musical tradition, each from a different geographical area and in a different tuning. For inspiration, Bruce draws on historic recordings by pioneering artists such as Tommy Jarrell, Fiddlin' John Carson, Eck Robertson, Uncle Bunch Stevens, and Carter Brothers and Son. As you play along with Bruce, you'll be learning a variety of bowing patterns- from the basic shuffle and sawstroke to more advanced combinations- as well as droning, rhythmic emphasis, phrasing and other subtleties that put drive and beauty in these great old tunes. With his deep understanding of these styles, Bruce effortlessly brings you beyond the basics and into more advanced playing techniques. The alternate tunings give each tune a rich and unique old-time sound.

    • Brand: MOLSKY,BRUCE
    • ASIN: B0002KWSK8
    • UPC: 073999590661

  • Old-Time Fiddle Round Peak Style: History, Tips, & Techniques

    Traditional Southern old-time fiddling from the world-renowned Round Peak area of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina, focusing on the style and repertoire of master fiddler Tommy Jarrell (1901-1985). Author Brad Leftwich, himself an acclaimed fiddler who learned the music in person from Jarrell, presents detailed, accurate transcriptions of 83 tunes (the bulk of Jarrell’s repertoire) both in standard music notation and fiddle tablature, along with interesting anecdotal information relating to each tune. All of the tunes are included on the audio recording as transcribed, played solo at a moderate tempo to facilitate learning. Helpful stylistic tips and important background information on the area and the music, along with biographical information on Jarrell and many of the musicians from whom he learned, illustrated with many fascinating old photographs. Includes access to online audio.

    • ASIN: 0786690186

  • 50 Tunes for Fiddle Volume 1: Traditional Old Time Bluegrass & Celtic Solos

    50 Tunes Volume 1 for Fiddle is one book in a 5-book series. The 50 Tunes series is a collection of Bluegrass, Old Time and Celtic tunes for ensembles, families and individuals. This book contains the same 50 tunes as those found in the other 4 books of the series, but carefully designed for the fiddle.The parts in this book range from beginner to advanced. All tunes contain a simple melody and most of the tunes contain an intermediate or advanced part. Many tunes contain a harmony part to match the melody. Since fiddle contests are a tradition in American and Celtic fiddling, 50 Tunes Volume 1 for Fiddle contains hoedowns, waltzes, reels, rags, hornpipes, jigs, polkas and airs. Some of the tunes are authentic to true championship fiddling and were arranged and recorded by a former national champion fiddler. Includes access to online audio - tunes recorded by full band, not all instruments featured in every song.