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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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  • St. Anne’s Reel

    St. Anne’s Reel

    St. Anne’s Reel is a great starter tune. It’s in the key of D and is great for beginners, but you can add quite a bit to it to make it stand out. This song is heard in many circles, from Celtic to 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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  • The Foxtrot Rag

    The Foxtrot Rag

    The Foxtrot Rag is a nice, swingy tune written by Gordon Stobbe. If you are wanting to learn some swing-feel tunes, this is a really good one to start on. It’s not super fast, and it’s very accessible for a beginning to intermediate-level player. 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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  • Fisher’s Hornpipe

    Fisher’s Hornpipe

    This traditional tune is definitely one to have in your repertoire. This tune in the key of D is a great one for beginners, but can be embellished quite a bit as well. 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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  • Bethany’s Waltz

    Bethany’s Waltz

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

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  • Fiddle Technique Tutorial – Bow Hold

    Fiddle Technique Tutorial – Bow Hold

    In this technique tutorial, Casey discusses his Fiddle Bow Hold. There are many different approaches to a bow hold; this is how Casey Willis recommends starting out. Get these fundamentals down and then move onto more advanced bow technique exercises!

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