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Anthology of Contest Fiddle Tunes

By Joe Carr

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Fiddle & Violin - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Joe Carr. Fiddle Tunes. E-book and online audio. 72 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications - Digital Sheet Music (M0.98213BCDEB).

Item Number: M0.98213BCDEB

ISBN 1610656571.

Here is a collection of 59 fiddle tunes from the rich contest fiddle tradition. Carr has collected unique variations of breakdowns, tunes-of-choice and waltzes from a who's-who of great first generation fiddlers including Benny Thommason, Major Franklin, Norman Soloman, Terry Morris, James "Texas Shorty" Chancellor and others. Many tunes appear here for the first time. Included is a special discussion of authentic bowing. Accompanying CD played by champion fiddler Aarun Carter.

- 59 Contest fiddle tunes
- Breakdowns, tunes-of-choice and waltzes
- Collected from a who's who of first generation fiddlers
- Includes CD recorded by champion fiddler Aarun Carter
- Many tunes available here for the first time

Companion audio available by clicking on the 'Listen' link above, or at

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