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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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  • Sitting in the Stern of the Boat

    Sitting in the Stern of the Boat


    Sitting in the Stern of the Boat is a great Scottish Fiddle Air attributed to William McLeod (or traditional). Hanneke Cassel 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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  • John McAlpine’s Strathspey

    John McAlpine’s Strathspey


    John McAlpine’s Strathspey is the title tune which accompanies the traditional Scottish country dance of the same name. Hanneke Cassel 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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  • 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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  • Maytwayashing Waltz

    Maytwayashing Waltz

    This tune was written by Reg Bouvette and Jim Flett. The melody plays over some nice chord changes throughout the form. This is a great tune to tackle if you’re a beginner 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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  • Dot the Dragon’s Eyes

    Dot the Dragon’s Eyes

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

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  • Miss Shepherd’s Reel

    Miss Shepherd’s Reel


    Miss Shepherd’s Reel (or Miss Shepherd Reel) is a fast moving tune played out of the key of A minor. This J.S. Skinner tune is a series of scales and steps which are easy to play fast once you have them down. Hanneke Cassel 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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  • Sweet Grandmother’s Spatula

    Sweet Grandmother’s Spatula


    Hanneke Cassel wrote Sweet Grandmother’s Spatula as a part of her Ron Burgundy Tribute. She also teaches the tune “The Glass Case of Emotion” on this website. 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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  • Canadian Reel Bowing Tips

    Canadian Reel Bowing Tips

    Patti Kusturok gives us some Canadian reel bowing tips in this fiddle technique lesson. Watch and play along with this master fiddler as she discusses a few ideas which will help you become a better reel player.

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  • Old-Time Canadian Waltz Fiddle Bowing Tips

    Old-Time Canadian Waltz Fiddle Bowing Tips

    Patti Kusturok gives out some Old-Time Canadian waltz fiddle bowing tips in this lesson. Get ready to play some smooth waltzes!

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  • Paul’s Jig

    Paul’s Jig

    Paul’s Jig is a great beginner tune played in the key of D. The song was written by Paul Vollrath, and it can be heard at jam sessions around Canada. 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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