Fiddle Chopping Lesson 5 – Advanced Chord Chopping

In this fiddle chopping lesson, Naill Murphy teaches the shuffle chop with chording. This is an excerpt of the course…the full lesson available to subscribers includes step by step instructions and multiple HD camera angles.

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Below are links to the rest of the fiddle chopping instructional series:

Here are a couple of videos of Niall demonstrating fiddle chopping in a performance environment:

Fiddle Solo, Le Bikini, Toulouse

• A VIEW FROM THE STAGE •Fiddle solo, Toulouse.I will never tire of playing for lovely audiences like this around the world and count myself very lucky to be able to do so. Here I am with french band, Doolin’ during a sold out gig in Le Bikini, France. Hope you enjoy 🙂 Please share with your friends.Niall🎻

Posted by Niall Murphy on Saturday, April 29, 2017

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  1. Those chopping lessons are superb! In general I would love to see more Niall Murphy lessons please!

    • Thanks for the kind words, Kitegal! Niall has quite a lot to offer in the chopping department.

      Lots more lessons coming from Niall…I believe we cut around 30-35 tune lessons, so keep your eyes out for those as they are produced. About half of them will feature backup (like Sporting Paddy) and around half of them will be without backup (like Kevin’s).



  2. Hi Kitegal, glad to hear you’re enjoying Niall. Keep up the good work and fiddle on! Best, Roland

  3. The best chopping lessons ever!

  4. I really like the way the chopping lessons are developing step by step to more complex rythms and combinations. I am surprised how fast it goes to learn it this way! Exercises building on each other are really helpful. Thank you Niall, great lessons!

  5. A quick note…
    At the end of lesson 5, where the rest of the lesson links are posted, you’re missing the lesson 6 link. Maybe change the 5 link to the 6 link?
    Awesome lessons! I’m working my way through them!

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