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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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  • Logger’s Breakdown

    Logger’s Breakdown

    Logger’s Breakdown is a great Canadian fiddle tune in the key of Bb attributed to Don Messer. This is a great song to learn if you would like to branch out and start playing in some more difficult keys. You will also have lots of opportunities to work on your arpeggios in this one! 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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  • Jenny Dang the Weaver

    Jenny Dang the Weaver

    This is the well-known Scottish reel written by Sir Alexander Boswell. Another great jam tune, this one is even better when played with a twin (harmony) fiddle part. Hanneke breaks down a basic, a twin, and an 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 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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  • Julia Delaney

    Julia Delaney


    Julia Delaney was the sister-in-law of Francis O’neill, Chicago’s police chief back in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. This song was written by an unknown composer for Julia and has become a very popular tune played in many Irish fiddle circles. 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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  • Pigeon on the Gate

    Pigeon on the Gate

    Here is the Scottish version of the reel Pigeon on the Gate in the key of A. 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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  • Boston Urban Ceilidh

    Boston Urban Ceilidh

    This song is a great Scottish reel written by Hanneke Cassel. This is the anthem of the annual dance held in Boston of the same name. 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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  • Farewell to Erin

    Farewell to Erin


    Farewell to Erin is a great Irish fiddle tune popularized by Kevin Burke and The Bothy Band. 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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  • Waiting for the Dawn

    Waiting for the Dawn

    This song is a great Scottish reel written by Hanneke Cassel. 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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  • The Glass Case of Emotion

    The Glass Case of Emotion

    Hanneke Cassel wrote this sweet tune for Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell). The song has Scottish and Texas Style influences and was released on one of Hanneke’s album “Silver” (http://www.hannekecassel.com/music.html). 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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  • The Boys of Bluehill

    The Boys of Bluehill


    The Boys of Bluehill is a great, traditional Irish fiddle reel. This tune can be heard in sessions around the Celtic world. 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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