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  • Ashokan Farewell

    Ashokan Farewell

    Ashokan Farewell is an iconic tune written by Jay Ungar and Molly Mason. The song was featured prominently in Ken Burn’s Civil War TV mini-series. The melody is simple, and yet haunting, as a good waltz should be. It’s a great tune to start on if you’re a beginner player, and you can expect to hear this at pretty much any jam session around the US. Thanks to Jay and Molly, who were kind enough to licence this tune to be taught here on Fiddlevideo.com. 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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  • Teardrop Waltz

    Teardrop Waltz

    Teardrop Waltz is a great tune written by Reg Bouvette. The melody holds the same note over three chords in the second part, which is a really nice touch. It’s a great tune to start on if you’re a beginner player. This song is heard mostly in Canadian fiddling circles, but can be a great contest tune as well. 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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  • Roxanna Waltz

    Roxanna Waltz

    Roxanna Waltz, or Roxanne’s Waltz, is a great waltz by Monroe (or Baker). This version starts in the key of C, modulates up to A, and then moves back down to C. It’s a great tune to start on if you’re a beginner player. This song is heard in both jam circles and fiddle contests around the US. 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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  • Tennessee Waltz

    Tennessee Waltz

    Tennessee Waltz is a classic fiddle tune generally played out of the key of D. This is a great song to start on if you’re a beginner player. The advanced tutorial to this tune also adds some nice ornamentation and some fairly easy double stops, so once you have the basic melody down, make sure to check that out! Versions of this tune are played in contests and jams in styles ranging from Bluegrass, Texas-Style and Old-Time. Casey Willis breaks down a basic and advanced melody 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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  • Traveler’s Waltz

    Traveler’s Waltz

    Traveler’s Waltz was written by Casey Willis. There are some tricky double stops in this song, which makes the tune quite interesting. However, you can also play a simple melody over the chords. And yes, the second section of the song was written to incorporate the changes in the chorus of Blues Traveler’s “Hook”…hence the name. 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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  • Misty Moonlight Waltz

    Misty Moonlight Waltz

    Misty Moonlight Waltz was written by Mark O’Connor. It’s quite the challenging tune given the double stops and third position sections. So definitely wait until you are ready to tackle a serious project…then settle in and warm up to learn this great tune. 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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  • Gardenia Waltz

    Gardenia Waltz

    Gardenia Waltz, written by Johhny Gimble, is one of the most technically challenging songs taught at fiddlevideo.com. There are some really tricky double stops all the way through this tune, which makes the tune quite interesting. Given Johhny’s writing style which involves using two notes to create the melody, this is the only song on the site which involves a single, advanced melody tutorial (it just takes too much away from the melody to teach a simple version). Casey breaks down the 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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  • Bethany’s Waltz

    Bethany’s Waltz

    If you’re a beginner 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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  • Benny and Bea’s Waltz

    Benny and Bea’s Waltz

    This great waltz was written by Brenda Wallace for Benny Thomasson and his wife Bea. This is a great song if you are just starting to learn the fiddle. 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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  • Kentucky Waltz

    Kentucky Waltz

    This classic Monroe tune is heard at Old-Time jams and Texas-Style contests across the US. The melody is simple and can be embellished as much or as little as you would like. 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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  • Ookpik Waltz

    Ookpik Waltz

    Ookpik, or Ook Pik Waltz was written by Frankie Rodgers and is of Canadian origin. It is also sometimes referred to as Canadian Waltz, depending on what circles you play in. This is a widely-known jam session tune in Texas, Canadian and Old-Time fiddling styles. 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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  • Westphalia Waltz

    Westphalia Waltz

    Westphalia Waltz was written by Cotton Collins and takes its name from the town of Westphalia Texas. This is a great jam session tune, both in Texas and Old-Time fiddling circles. 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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