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  • Mrs. Stewart of Garth

    Mrs. Stewart of Garth


    Mrs. Stewart of Garth is a great traditional reel played out of the key of D minor. 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 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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  • Whalen’s Breakdown

    Whalen’s Breakdown

    Whalen’s Breakdown is a great traditional Canadian fiddle tune played in the key of C. This easy tune is heard in many jam sessions around Canada and is a great transition tune if you are looking to play in some of the more difficult, non-sharp keys. 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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  • St. Anne’s Reel

    St. Anne’s Reel

    St. Anne’s Reel is a great starter tune. It’s in the key of D and is great for beginners, but you can add quite a bit to it to make it stand out. This song is heard in many circles, from Celtic to Old-Time to Contest-Stlye. Casey breaks down a basic and advanced version 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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  • 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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