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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).

    If you would like to learn the Dm 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 (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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  • Citadel Waltz

    Citadel Waltz

    Frenchie’s Reel is a great Canadian Waltz written by Andy Dejarlis. The tune is played out of the key of D, and it’s a great one to start in on if you’re a beginner. 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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  • 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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  • Miss Lyall’s Strathspey

    Miss Lyall’s Strathspey


    Miss Lyall’s Strathspey is commonly played in a set with Miss Lyall’s Reel. It’s a great traditional strathspey played in the key of A minor (really A Dorian). Be sure to check out the Scottish Groove Tutorial before you tackle this tune.

    Hanneke walks us through her basic and advanced arrangement of the tune in this lesson module…Check out the tutorial videos below! Sign up today for a full monthly or annual subscription to take advantage of the whole lesson.


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  • Miss Lyall’s Reel

    Miss Lyall’s Reel


    Miss Lyall’s Reel is commonly played in a set with Miss Lyall’s Strathspey. This tune is a great traditional reel played in the key of A minor. Be sure to check out the Scottish Reel Tutorial to help your groove you tackle this tune.

    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 for a full monthly or annual subscription to take advantage of the whole lesson.


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  • Frenchie’s Reel

    Frenchie’s Reel

    Frenchie’s Reel is a great Canadian reel written by Ward Allen & Mel Lavigne. The tune is played out of the key of B flat, which gives it a fun feel. 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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  • For Reals (Jig)

    For Reals (Jig)


    For Reals is a jig written by Fiddlevideo instructor Hannkeke Cassel. This tune, inspired by some of Hanneke’s Pacific Northwest friends, is played out of the key of D.

    Hanneke walks us through her basic and advanced arrangement of the tune in this lesson module…Check out the tutorial videos below! Sign up today for a full monthly or annual subscription to take advantage of the whole lesson.


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  • Memories of Eva Waltz

    Memories of Eva Waltz

    Memories of Eva Waltz is a great tune written by Fiddlevideo instructor Patti Kusturok and her son, Alex Kusturok, for Patti’s mother. The tune has become one of Patti’s most requested numbers when she performs. Patti 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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