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Texas Style Fiddlin' Workshop

51 Texas-Style Tunes Arranged for the Intermediate Level Fiddler

By Jeanine R. Orme

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Fiddle - Intermediate
51 Texas-Style Tunes Arranged for the Intermediate Level Fiddler. Composed by Jeanine R. Orme. Saddle-stitched, Technic. Country. Book/CD Set. 80 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.20315BCD).

Item Number: MB.20315BCD
ISBN 9780786677450. Country. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

This book was written to be used as a learning tool and a reference for intermediate level fiddle players who have reading ability. It presents tunes with bowing and fingering specific to this style, and progresses in difficulty with each tune. This book provides information about bowing styles and playing in fiddle contests. Many of the tunes are transcribed from the playing of Herman Johnson, a five time National Fiddle Champion, as well as other great fiddlers.

Using the CD that is included with this book will be helpful for understanding the bowings and the style of the tunes. The tunes are played by Jeanine Orme at a moderate tempo.

* Learning tool and a reference for intermediate level fiddle players* Presents tunes with bowing and fingering specific to Texas-style fiddling* Book progresses in difficulty with each tune* Tunes appropriate for fiddle contests* Many tunes in the style of Herman Johnson and other great fiddlers.

  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Location:
    Franktown, Colorado
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate
  • February 03, 2013 Texas Style Fiddlin' Worshop

    Great book for decoding "Texas Style" fiddling. Tunes are categorized into Breakdowns, Waltzes, and Tunes of Choice, with each tune building upon the next. Position shifts and double stops have fingerings clearly marked. The CD is great for ear training, a must for understanding and internalizing the music. By diligently...

    working thru this book, I was finally able to break out of my mediocre fiddle rut!

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  • 5

    Location:
    Mich
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • August 23, 2012 A wonderful style

    Written for those who already have some competence in playing the contest style. I'm still searching for a book that will guide a beginner into the basics of this style of playing.

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