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  • The Maids of Mitchelstown (reel)

    The Maids of Mitchelstown (reel)

    The Maids of Mitchelstown is a great Trad Irish/West Clare reel which is many times paired in a set with Tuttle’s Reel and The Bunch of Green Rushes. Kevin Burke walks us through the tune in this lesson…Check out the tutorial videos below!

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  • The Bunch of Green Rushes (reel)

    The Bunch of Green Rushes (reel)

    The Bunch of Green rushes is a great Trad Irish reel (attributed to Paddy Canny) which is many times paired in a set with Tuttle’s Reel and The Maids of Mitchelstown. Kevin Burke walks us through the tune in this lesson…Check out the tutorial videos below!

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  • Tuttle’s Reel

    Tuttle’s Reel

    Tuttle’s Reel is a great West Clare Trad Irish tune played out of the key of Dm. Many times, the tune is paired in a set with The Bunch of Green Rushes and The Maids of Mitchelstown. Kevin Burke walks us through the tune in this lesson…Check out the tutorial videos below!

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  • The Tailor’s Twist (Hornpipe)

    The Tailor’s Twist (Hornpipe)

    Tailor’s Twist is a great Trad Irish fiddle hornpipe played in the key of D. Kevin Burke walks us through the tune in this lesson…Check out the tutorial videos below!

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  • The Long Acre

    The Long Acre

    The Long Acre is a great Irish fiddle tune composed by master fiddler Kevin Burke. Kevin walks us through the tune in this lesson…Check out the tutorial videos below!

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  • Lafferty’s Reel

    Lafferty’s Reel

    Lafferty’s Reel (“The Dash to Portobello”) is a great Trad Irish fiddle tune composed by Sean Ryan. Kevin Burke walks us through his version of the tune in this lesson…Check out the tutorial videos below!

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  • Soggy’s Slip Jig

    Soggy’s Slip Jig

    Soggy’s Slip Jig is a great contemporary Irish tune written by Sean Og Graham of the Irish band Beoga. Kevin Burke walks us through his version of the tune in this lesson…Check out the tutorial videos below!

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  • Maudabawn Chapel

    Maudabawn Chapel

    Maudabawn Chapel is a a great Irish fiddle tune written by Ed Reavy. The tune has entered into the Traditional Irish fiddle repertoire and can now be heard in many jam circles. Kevin Burke walks us through his version of the tune in this lesson…
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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).

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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).

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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).

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