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  • The Kid on the Mountain

    The Kid on the Mountain


    The Kid on the Mountain is a great traditional slip jig you hear played at many Trad Irish fiddle sessions. This tune has a whopping 5 parts to wrap your head around. 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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  • Rolls and Gracenotes – Fiddle Technique Lesson

    Rolls and Gracenotes – Fiddle Technique Lesson


    Kevin Burke discusses and breaks down the various Irish rolls and gracenotes found in this wonderful style of fiddle music. Watch and play along with this master fiddler as he walks through these various Trad Irish techniques. Then get out there and put these tips to good use in a session setting!!

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  • Irish Dance Rhythms – Fiddle Technique Lesson

    Irish Dance Rhythms – Fiddle Technique Lesson


    Kevin Burke discusses and breaks down the main dance rhythms found in Irish fiddle music. Watch and play along with this master fiddler as he walks through these various Irish dance rhythms. Then get out there and put these tips to good use in a session setting!!

    We hope you enjoy this sample lesson from Kevin. The full lesson is available for Fiddlevideo.com subscribers. If you would like to take advantage of a full membership and start learning some great tunes, we encourage you to SIGN UP and get unlimited access to over 70 full lesson modules which include basic and advanced lessons, picture-in-picture HD camera views, sheet music, and guitar backup tracks (N/A for trad Irish lessons by Kevin Burke).

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  • The Mouth of the Tobique

    The Mouth of the Tobique


    The Mouth of the Tobique is a great traditional French Canadian fiddle reel played out of the key of G. Although this is a Quebec-style origin tune, Kevin Burke puts his Irish fiddle touch on it. It moves right along, so hold on tight! 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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  • Across the Black River

    Across the Black River


    Kevin Burke wrote the song Across the Black River as his mother lived in the vicinity of the waterway in County Sligo, Ireland. This jig has a nice rolling feel to it, and is a good song to learn if you’re just starting into Irish fiddling. 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 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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  • 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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  • The Cliffs of Moher

    The Cliffs of Moher


    The Cliffs of Moher are on the west coast of Ireland, and this tune was written to capture the feeling a visitor might experience whilst standing atop them. It is a great traditional standard Irish fiddle jig. 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Bowed Triplet – Irish Fiddle Technique Lesson

    The Bowed Triplet – Irish Fiddle Technique Lesson

    Kevin Burke walks us through the traditional Irish fiddle technique, the bowed triplet. Watch and play along with this master fiddler as he breaks down this trad Irish bowing method.

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  • The Banshee

    The Banshee


    The Banshee is a popular, traditional Irish fiddle reel. You’ll hear this tune called several different names, but most often, it is referred to as The Banshee. 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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