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  • Misty Moonlight Waltz

    Misty Moonlight Waltz

    Misty Moonlight Waltz was written by Mark O’Connor. It’s quite the challenging tune given the double stops and third position sections. So definitely wait until you are ready to tackle a serious project…then settle in and warm up to learn this great tune. Casey breaks down a basic and advanced version 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 Silver Spear

    The Silver Spear


    The Silver Spear is a traditional Irish fiddle tune that moves right along. A fairly standard fiddle reel; this is a great song to learn for jam sessions. Irish fiddle legend 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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  • Apple Blossom

    Apple Blossom

    Apple Blossom is a great breakdown out of the key of D. This song is most frequently heard in contest fiddling circles. Casey breaks down a basic and advanced version 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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  • Gardenia Waltz

    Gardenia Waltz

    Gardenia Waltz, written by Johhny Gimble, is one of the most technically challenging songs taught at fiddlevideo.com. There are some really tricky double stops all the way through this tune, which makes the tune quite interesting. Given Johhny’s writing style which involves using two notes to create the melody, this is the only song on the site which involves a single, advanced melody tutorial (it just takes too much away from the melody to teach a simple version). Casey breaks down the advanced version 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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  • I Don’t Love Nobody

    I Don’t Love Nobody

    This is a well-known contest and Texas-Style song. The tune can also be sometimes heard in bluegrass circles, although generally the chords follow a slightly different pattern. Casey breaks down a basic and advanced version 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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  • Logger’s Breakdown

    Logger’s Breakdown

    Logger’s Breakdown is a great Canadian fiddle tune in the key of Bb attributed to Don Messer. This is a great song to learn if you would like to branch out and start playing in some more difficult keys. You will also have lots of opportunities to work on your arpeggios in this one! 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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  • Jenny Dang the Weaver

    Jenny Dang the Weaver

    This is the well-known Scottish reel written by Sir Alexander Boswell. Another great jam tune, this one is even better when played with a twin (harmony) fiddle part. Hanneke breaks down a basic, a twin, and an 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 Banshee

    The Banshee


    The Banshee is a popular, traditional Irish fiddle reel. You’ll hear this tune called several different names, but most often, it is referred to as The Banshee. Irish fiddle legend 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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  • Miss Drummond of Perth

    Miss Drummond of Perth

    This is the well-known Scottish Strathspey by either Neil Gow or W.M. Marshall in the key of A. If would like to play in Scottish jams, this is a great tune to know. Hanneke 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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  • Jig of Slurs

    Jig of Slurs

    This great Scottish fiddle and pipe standard is a must-know if you want to play in jams! Hanneke 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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  • Scandalous

    Scandalous

    This song is referred to by Hanneke Cassel (the composer) as a “fiddle pop ballad.” Hanneke 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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  • Miss Stewart of Grantully

    Miss Stewart of Grantully

    This is the well-known Scottish Strathspey by Neil Gow in the key of A. If you play in Scottish jam circles, this tune is definitely one to have under your belt. Hanneke 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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