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  • The Cat Scratch Reel

    The Cat Scratch Reel

    The Cat Scratch Reel (Le Reel Des Chats Grafignets) is a great tune in the key of D written by Andy DeJarlis. This Métis-feeling song has a cool E minor chord change which is fun to play over. 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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  • Saut Du Lapin (The Jumping Rabbit)

    Saut Du Lapin (The Jumping Rabbit)

    Saut Du Lapin (or The Jumping Rabbit) is a fun little tune in the key of G that is great for beginners. It has some neat bowing patterns in it, so that will definitely give you some good practice with the right arm. 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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  • Angus Campbell

    Angus Campbell

    Angus Campbell is a great fiddle tune of Scottish origin that can be heard in many 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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  • Big John McNeil

    Big John McNeil

    Big John McNeil is a great fiddle tune of Scottish origin attributed to Peter Milne. This tune is also known as the “Métis National Anthem” in Manitoba. 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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  • The Crooked Stovepipe

    The Crooked Stovepipe

    The Crooked Stovepipe is a great traditional Canadian fiddle tune that can be heard in many jam sessions around the country. 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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  • The High Road to Linton

    The High Road to Linton


    The High Road to Linton is a great traditional Scottish fiddle tune played out of the key of A. If you’d like to play in a jam setting, this is a great tune to know! 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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  • Lianne MacLean’s Revenge

    Lianne MacLean’s Revenge


    Lianne MacLean’s Revenge is a fiery Scottish reel written by Hanneke Cassel and played out of the key of A minor. The second part jumps up to A major, giving the tune a fun change of pace. 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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  • Scottish Groove Tutorial – The Reel

    Scottish Groove Tutorial – The Reel

    In this technique videio “Scottish Groove Tutorial – The Reel”, Hanneke demonstrates how to groove to a reel on the fiddle when you are not playing the melody.

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  • The Hunter’s Purse

    The Hunter’s Purse


    The Hunter’s Purse is a traditional Irish reel played in many, many Celtic sessions. Master fiddler Kevin Burke learned his version of the tune after hearing Paddy Killoran play the song. 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 Earl’s Chair

    The Earl’s Chair


    The Earl’s Chair is a traditional Irish reel played out of the key of D. Master fiddler Kevin Burke says that you don’t have to go very far in Ireland to hear this tune in sessions. 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 Beare Island Reel

    The Beare Island Reel


    The Beare Island is a traditional Irish reel written by the great accordion and fiddle player Finbar O’Dwyer. Master fiddler Kevin Burke plays a great version of this tune for our enjoyment. 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 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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