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The Fiddling Cellist

By Renata Bratt

Cello - Intermediate-Advanced
Composed by Renata Bratt. Saddle-stitched, Methods. Fiddle Tunes. Book/CD Set. 80 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.20591BCD).

Item Number: MB.20591BCD

ISBN 9780786658640. 9 x 11.75 inches.

A comprehensive resource to prepare intermediate and advanced cello students to play fiddle music. Eighteen fiddle tunes with chords in styles found in typical fiddle jam sessions - Celtic, Old Time and Bluegrass. Each tune arranged for two or three cellos and accompanied by short studies teaching idiomatic bass lines and back-up harmony as well as improvisational soloing over the chord changes. Companion CD includes all examples with guitar accompaniment.

  • Big Scioty Duet  
  • Bill Cheatham 
  • Cherokee Shuffle An Octave Higher  
  • Cherokee Shuffle as Played by Darol Anger  
  • Cherokee Shuffle Duet  
  • Cripple Creek Variation Two Accompaniment  
  • Cripple Creek Variations  
  • Down in the Willow Garden Duet  
  • Down in the Willow Garden Variaiton  
  • Elzic's Farewell Duet  
  • Fire On The Mountain 
  • Fisher's Hornpipe Duet  
  • Fisher's Hornpipe Variations  
  • Great BIg Taters  
  • Great Big Taters with Open Strings  
  • Liberty Duet  
  • Rubber Dolly 
  • Saint Anne's Reel 
  • Saint Anne's Reel - Twin Cello  
  • Shebeg, Shemor Cello Two  
  • Shebeg, Shemor Duet  
  • Star of the County Down Duet  
  • Star of the County Down with Grace Notes  
  • Tam Lin Duet  
  • The Eighth Of January 
  • The Girl That Broke My Heart 
  • The Road to Lisdoonvarna Duet  
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    from France
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  • 2011-09-05 00:00:00.0 easy and pleasant

    As my second try, melodies are agreable and help very well to fiddle the cello

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