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Bluegrass Fiddle Styles

By Stacy Phillips

Music Sales America. Bluegrass, Folk. Softcover. 112 pages. Music Sales #OK63487. Published by Music Sales (HL.14004655).

Item Number: HL.14004655

ISBN 9780825601859. 8.5x11 inches. Stacy Phillips and Kenny Kosek.

The most complete bluegrass fiddle book ever published! This book features authentic transcriptions of classic bluegrass breaks in the styles of major players like Eck Robertson, Fiddlin' Arthur Smith, Chubby Wise, Vassar Clements, Kenny Baker, Byron Berline, Jimmy Buchanan, Benny Martin, Paul Warren, and Dale Potter. Also includes professional hints for the intermediate to advanced player.

  • 1965 To 1976 
  • All The Good Times are Past and Gone 
  • Appendix A: Music Theory 
  • Appendix B: Music Notation 
  • Appendix C: The Care And Feeding Of Your Fiddle 
  • Appendix D: Left Hand Positions 
  • Avalanche 
  • Baker's Breakdown 
  • Barrel Of Fun 
  • Big Sandy River 
  • Blue Night 
  • Blueridge Mountain Home 
  • Buchanan-style Break 
  • Buffalo Gals 
  • Cotton Patch Rag 
  • Dickson County Blues  
  • Discography 
  • Dusty Miller 
  • Flint Hill Special 
  • Foggy Mount Chimes 
  • Footprints in the Snow 
  • Gold Rush 
  • Good Woman's Love 
  • Grey Eagle 
  • Hicks-style Break 
  • If You're Ever Gonna Love Me 
  • I'm Blue, I'm Lonesome 
  • Jenny Lind 
  • Jimmy Brown, The Newsboy 
  • Katy Hill 
  • Live And Let Live 
  • Lonesome Fiddle Blues 
  • Man Of Constant Sorrow 
  • Midnight On The Stormy Deep 
  • Milwaukee Blues 
  • Monroe's Hornpipe 
  • Muleskinner Blues  
  • My Cabin In The Caroline 
  • Nashville Jail 
  • Panhandle Country 
  • Rockyroad Blues 
  • Sally Goodin 
  • Salty Dog 
  • Some Old Day 
  • Someone Took My Place With You 
  • Stoney Creek 
  • There's A Brownskin Gal 
  • Uncle Pen 
  • Washington County 
  • What You Gonna Do With The Baby 
  • Will You Be Loving Another Man 
  • Wise Blues Break 
  • Wise-style Break 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Jeremy Blackman
    Melbourne, Australia
  • June 16, 2003 awesome breaks

    This book samples some of the best licks in bluegrass fiddle from the 20th century, in chronological order (starting in the 1920s). Some of the licks are pretty detailed and loaded with double-stops and glissandos, but the authors have done a remarkable job of notating it all accurately. I...

    've expanded some of these into encore pieces for use after classical concerts, they rock! History and technical tips are very helpful also. Highly recommended.

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