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  • The Mountain Road

    The Mountain Road


    The Mountain Road is a popular Irish fiddle reel written by Michael Gorman. It moves right along, so strap in!! 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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  • Bill Cheatham

    Bill Cheatham

    Bill Cheatham is a great traditional fiddle breakdown generally played out of the key of A. Versions of this tune are played in contests and jams in styles ranging from Bluegrass, Texas-Style and Old-Time. Casey breaks down a basic and advanced melody 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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  • Cooley’s Reel

    Cooley’s Reel


    Joe Cooley’s Reel is a very popular Irish fiddle tune of uncertain authorship. It moves right along, so strap in!! 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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  • Sally Goodin

    Sally Goodin

    Sally Goodin is one of the most well-known and often played fiddle breakdowns. Versions of this tune are played in contests and jams in many styles. The version taught in this lesson module is from the Texas-Style tradition and requires the use of the fourth finger drone quite a bit. Casey breaks down a basic and advanced melody 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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  • Blackberry Blossom

    Blackberry Blossom

    Blackberry Blossom is a great breakdown in the key of G. Due to the fast changes and quick fingerwork, this tune is categorized as intermediate to difficult. However, you can still learn a basic melody to the song. This song is heard in many circles, from Old-Time to Contest-Stlye. 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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  • Traveler’s Waltz

    Traveler’s Waltz

    Traveler’s Waltz was written by Casey Willis. There are some tricky double stops in this song, which makes the tune quite interesting. However, you can also play a simple melody over the chords. And yes, the second section of the song was written to incorporate the changes in the chorus of Blues Traveler’s “Hook”…hence the name. 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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  • Paddy Fahey’s Jig

    Paddy Fahey’s Jig


    Paddy Fahey’s Jig is a great Irish fiddle tune written by Paddy. It is one of his most popular tunes and is considered a standard these days. If you’d like to play in an Irish fiddle session, you should definitely learn this song. 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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  • Limerock

    Limerock

    Limerock is a well known show fiddling tune. It is definitely not for the faint of heart as it changes keys several times through the melody. It employs sliding harmonics and some fast finger-work. 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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  • 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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