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  • La Belle Catherine

    La Belle Catherine


    La Belle Catherine is one of the most popular Québécois fiddles tunes you will hear. This version of the traditional tune is from the playing of Louis “Pitou” Boudreault, a great Québécois fiddler who’s music rose to prominence in the 1970’s. André Brunet walks us through his basic and advanced arrangement of the tune in this lesson module……Check out the tutorial videos below!

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    Don’t forget to check out the below FREE tutorials from André which will help you play Québécois fiddle like a pro:
    Québécois Fiddle Footwork
    Québécois Fiddle Bowing and Shuffle
    Québécois Fiddle Overview


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  • Bog an Lochan (strathspey)

    Bog an Lochan (strathspey)


    Bog an Lochan is a great Scottish fiddle tune which many times precedes the reel Flora MacDonald in a set. This version is played out of E minor. Hanneke Cassel walks us through her basic and advanced arrangement of the tune in this lesson module…Check out the tutorial videos below! Sign up today to take advantage of the whole lesson.

    Feel free to check out the Scottish Gracenote Tutorials as you work on this tune.


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  • Flora MacDonald (reel)

    Flora MacDonald (reel)


    Flora MacDonald is a great Scottish fiddle tune which many times follows the strathspey Bog an Lochan in a set. This version is played out of E minor/E dorian. Hanneke Cassel walks us through her basic and advanced arrangement of the tune in this lesson module…Check out the tutorial videos below! Sign up today to take advantage of the whole lesson.

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  • Quadrille Franco-American Part 4

    Quadrille Franco-American Part 4


    The Quadrille Franco-American part 4 can be played as a traditional dance tune or in the slow jig feel. This melody is played out of the key of D, and it’s a good, basic tune to start on if you would like to get into playing Québécois fiddle. André Brunet walks us through his basic and advanced arrangement of the tune in this lesson module……Check out the tutorial videos below!

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    Basic Melody tutorialAdvanced Melody Tutorial

    Don’t forget to check out the below FREE tutorials from André which will help you play Québécois fiddle like a pro:
    Québécois Fiddle Footwork
    Québécois Fiddle Bowing and Shuffle
    Québécois Fiddle Overview


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  • Tuttle’s Reel

    Tuttle’s Reel

    Tuttle’s Reel is a great West Clare Trad Irish tune. Kevin Burke walks us through the tune in this lesson…Check out the tutorial videos below!

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  • Tripping Down the Stairs (reel)

    Tripping Down the Stairs (reel)

    Tripping Down the Stairs is a great Trad Irish fiddle tune played in the key of G. The second part of this tune includes a run from the E string all the way down to a bottom G note…hence the title. Niall Murphy walks us through his version of the reel in this lesson…check out the tutorial videos below!

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  • The Tailor’s Twist (Hornpipe)

    The Tailor’s Twist (Hornpipe)

    Tailor’s Twist is a great Trad Irish fiddle hornpipe played in the key of D. Kevin Burke walks us through the tune in this lesson…Check out the tutorial videos below!

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  • East Hill Two Step

    East Hill Two Step

    The East Hill Two Step is a great beginner fiddle tune played out of the key of A. This is an easy tune to get up to speed, so dive right in! Patti Kusturok breaks down a basic and advanced version of the tune in this lesson module. Sign up today for a full monthly or annual subscription to take advantage of the whole lesson.


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  • Sporting Paddy (reel)

    Sporting Paddy (reel)

    Sporting Paddy is a great Trad Irish fiddle tune played in the key of A minor/A dorian. This is the tune that Niall Murphy uses to as an example in the Fiddle Chopping Lesson Series. Niall walks us through his version of the tune in this lesson…check out the tutorial videos below!

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  • 6/8 de Valcartier (Gigue de Valcartier #2)

    6/8 de Valcartier (Gigue de Valcartier #2)


    The 6/8 de Valcartier #2 (Gigue de Valcartier #2) is a great Québécois fiddle tune from the Quebec City area. It can be played as a jig in a contest or as a traditional dance tune. André Brunet walks us through his basic and advanced arrangement of the tune in this lesson module……Check out the tutorial videos below!

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    Don’t forget to check out the below FREE tutorials from André which will help you play Québécois fiddle like a pro:
    Québécois Fiddle Footwork
    Québécois Fiddle Bowing and Shuffle
    Québécois Fiddle Overview


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  • Fiddle Chopping Lesson 1 – The Basic Chop

    Fiddle Chopping Lesson 1 – The Basic Chop

    Once you’ve mastered this lesson, feel free to check out the rest of the fiddle chopping instructional series: Fiddle Chop Series Lesson 2 – The Double Chop Fiddle Chop Series Lesson 3 – Basic Chord Chopping Fiddle Chop Series Lesson […]

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  • Fiddle Chopping Lesson 2 – The Double Chop

    Fiddle Chopping Lesson 2 – The Double Chop

    Below are links to the rest of the fiddle chopping instructional series: Fiddle Chop Series Lesson 1 – Basic Chord Chopping Fiddle Chop Series Lesson 3 – Basic Chord Chopping Fiddle Chop Series Lesson 4 – Shuffle Chop (Without Chords) […]

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