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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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  • East Hill Two Step

    East Hill Two Step

    The East Hill Two Step is a great beginner fiddle tune played out of the key of A. This is an easy tune to get up to speed, so dive right in! 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 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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  • La Marche de Thomas Pomerleau #2

    La Marche de Thomas Pomerleau #2


    La Marche de Thomas Pomerleau No. 2 is a great Québécois fiddle tune. As André Brunet says, the tune travels…André walks us through his basic and advanced arrangement of the tune in this lesson module……Check out the tutorial videos below!

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    Don’t forget to check out the below FREE tutorials from André which will help you play Québécois fiddle like a pro:
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    Québécois Fiddle Overview


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  • The Hi-Lo Schottische

    The Hi-Lo Schottische

    The Hi-Lo Schottische is a traditional Western Canadian fiddle tune heard in many circles. The first part of the tune is played out of the key of D and the second out of the key of A; hence, the alternate name “The D and A Schottische”. This is a great beginner fiddle tune. 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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  • Cotton Patch Rag

    Cotton Patch Rag


    Here is the great contest-style and Texas-style fiddle tune, Cotton Patch Rag. This tune of choice likely made it’s way into the western fiddle contest circuit due to the influence of Texas-style fiddling pioneer Benny Thomasson. 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 including A/B looping and video speed controls.


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  • Pat’s Country

    Pat’s Country

    Pat’s Country is a nice slow foxtrot or Canadian country dance fiddle tune. It has the same slow, swingy feel as Faded Love. 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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  • Canada Day Swing

    Canada Day Swing

    If you’re an advanced player, this is a great song to have in your repertoire. Casey breaks down a basic and advanced version in this free lesson module…

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  • Twisted

    Twisted

    If you’re an advanced player, this is a great song to have in your repertoire. Casey breaks down a basic and advanced version in this free lesson module…

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  • Jerusalem Ridge

    Jerusalem Ridge


    Here is the great Bluegrass tune written by either Kenny Baker or Bill Monroe, depending on which version of the tale you believe…This song is heard in Old-Time and Bluegrass jams across the United States and worth learning. 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 including A/B video looping and video speed controls.


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  • Limerock

    Limerock

    Limerock is a well known show fiddling tune. It is definitely not for the faint of heart as it changes keys several times through the melody. It employs sliding harmonics and some fast finger-work. 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 Foxtrot Rag

    The Foxtrot Rag

    The Foxtrot Rag is a nice, swingy tune written by Gordon Stobbe. If you are wanting to learn some swing-feel tunes, this is a really good one to start on. It’s not super fast, and it’s very accessible for a beginning to intermediate-level player. 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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