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Deluxe Fiddling Method

By Craig Duncan

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Fiddle - Multiple Levels
Composed by Craig Duncan. Squareback saddle-stitched, Methods. Bluegrass. Book/CD Set. 104 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.93742BCD).

Item Number: MB.93742BCD

ISBN 9780786665242. Bluegrass. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

This book presents a general survey of American fiddling. The author's intent is to teach the basics of fiddling by beginning with essential bowings and fingerings, and progressing from simple to more complex renditions of tunes. As fiddling is an aural tradition and fiddlers from different parts of the country play a given tune in many ways, tunes included in this book are offered only as themselves. The author has attempted to present usable fingerings, bowings and explanations of each of the 49 tunes in this book. The end result is the most widely-used fiddle method available! The CD is in split-track format, allowing the fiddler to play with the fiddle solo, guitar and/or fiddle accompaniment, or both! Contains every tune in the book.

  • Chicken Reel 
  • Fire On The Mountain 
  • St. Anne's Reel 
  • Arkansas Traveler 
  • Rachel 
  • Forked Deer 
  • Red Haired Boy 
  • Sally Johnson 
  • Bill Cheatham 
  • Devil's Dream 
  • Turkey In The Straw 
  • Cripple Creek 
  • Liza Jane 
  • Red Wing 
  • Jenny Lind 
  • Billy In The Low Ground 
  • Eighth Of January 
  • Mississippi Sawyer 
  • Old Joe Clark 
  • Westphalia Waltz 
  • Bully Of The Town 
  • Down Yonder 
  • Liberty 
  • Back Up And Push 
  • Golden Slippers 
  • Ida Red 
  • Irish Washerwoman 
  • Rose Of Sharon 
  • Bile Them Cabbage Down 
  • East Tennessee Blues 
  • I Don't Love Nobody 
  • Maiden's Prayer 
  • Stone's Rag 
  • Champagne Polka 
  • Ragtime Annie Or Raggady Ann 
  • Blackberry Blossom 
  • Frazier's Waltz 
  • Goodbye Liza Jane 
  • Soldier's Joy 
  • Cotton Eyed Joe 
  • Fisher's Hornpipe 
  • Flowers of Edinburgh 
  • Golden Anniversary Waltz 
  • Katy Hill 
  • Sweet Bunch Of Daisies 
  • Cacklin' Hen 
  • Over The Waves 
  • Tennessee Wagoneer