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  • Maudabawn Chapel

    Maudabawn Chapel

    Maudabawn Chapel is a a great Irish fiddle tune written by Ed Reavy. The tune has entered into the Traditional Irish fiddle repertoire and can now be heard in many jam circles. Kevin Burke walks us through his version of the tune in this lesson…
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  • Pairing Irish Fiddle Tunes in a Set

    Pairing Irish Fiddle Tunes in a Set

    Kevin Burke talks about pairing Irish fiddle tunes in a set in this free fiddle lesson. In Trad Irish fiddle music, tunes are often paired up in groups to create a “set” of tunes. Many recordings of such sets have […]

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  • Toss the Feathers (Dm)

    Toss the Feathers (Dm)

    Toss the Feathers is a traditional Irish fiddle tune which can be heard in many sessions around the globe. The tune has been developed into several different variations over time, and master Trad Irish fiddler Kevin Burke has THREE different versions of this great tune to teach here at The Fiddlevideo Project.

    Each of Kevin’s versions are played in a different key. In this lesson, Kevin breaks down a basic and advanced tips for the version of the tune in the key of Dm…Don’t forget to check out the other two versions of this tune (Toss the Feathers-D Key and Toss the Feathers-Em Key).

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  • Toss the Feathers (D)

    Toss the Feathers (D)

    Toss the Feathers is a traditional Irish fiddle tune which can be heard in many sessions around the globe. The tune has been developed into several different variations over time, and master Trad Irish fiddler Kevin Burke has THREE different versions of this great tune to teach here at The Fiddlevideo Project.

    Each of Kevin’s versions are played in a different key. In this lesson, Kevin breaks down a basic and advanced tips for the version of the tune in the key of D…Don’t forget to check out the other two versions of this tune (Toss the Feathers-Em Key and Toss the Feathers-F Key).

    If you would like to learn the D Key version of the tune, sign up today for a full monthly or annual subscription to take advantage of the whole lesson.

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  • Toss the Feathers (Em)

    Toss the Feathers (Em)

    Toss the Feathers is a traditional Irish fiddle tune which can be heard in many sessions around the globe. The tune has been developed into several different variations over time, and master Trad Irish fiddler Kevin Burke has THREE different versions of this great tune to teach here at The Fiddlevideo Project.

    Each of Kevin’s versions are played in a different key. In this lesson, Kevin breaks down a basic and advanced tips for the version of the tune in the key of Em…Don’t forget to check out the other two versions of this tune (Toss the Feathers-D Key and Toss the Feathers-F Key).

    If you would like to learn the Em Key version of the tune, sgn up today for a full monthly or annual subscription to take advantage of the whole lesson.

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  • Morrison’s Jig

    Morrison’s Jig

    Morrison’s Jig is a melody heard in many Irish/Celtic sessions. It’s a great traditional tune played in the key of E minor. Master Trad Irish fiddler Kevin Burke 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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  • How to Play Trad Irish Fiddle

    How to Play Trad Irish Fiddle

    Kevin Burke talks about how to play Trad Irish fiddle if you’re an American fiddler. This lesson was requested by one of our fiddlevideo.com members, and Kevin does a great job with the topic. He discusses Trad Irish bowing, ornaments, […]

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  • The Dionne Reel

    The Dionne Reel

    The Dionne Reel is a Quebecois tune written for the Dionne Quintuplets. The tune can be heard in many Canadian circles as well as a few Celtic circles. It has an interesting structure, so be sure to check out Kevin Burke’s description of how to put the tune together. Kevin 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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  • The Rolling Waves Jig

    The Rolling Waves Jig

    If you’re a beginner player, this is a great song to have in your repertoire. Kevin Burke breaks down a basic and advanced version in this free lesson module…

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  • Down The Broom

    Down The Broom

    Down the Broom is many times paired with The Gatehouse Maid in a set. Kevin Burke learned this tune from the playing of Paddy killoran. Kevin 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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  • The Gatehouse Maid

    The Gatehouse Maid

    The Gatehouse Maid is generally the second tune in the Down the Broom Set. Kevin Burke learned this tune from the playing of Paddy killoran. Kevin 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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  • The Split Rock

    The Split Rock

    The Split Rock is a jig written by master Irish fiddler Kevin Burke. Kevin used to feature this tune in many performances with the group Open House, and it can be found on an album titled “Hoof and Mouth”. The Split Rock is located in the west of County Sligo, and as a child, Kevin was inspired by both the rock and the legend associated with the boulder. Kevin 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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