Pairing Irish Fiddle Tunes in a Set

Kevin Burke talks about pairing Irish fiddle tunes in a set in this free fiddle lesson. In Trad Irish fiddle music, tunes are often paired up in groups to create a “set” of tunes. Many recordings of such sets have become standards over time, and you can hear those sets played in many sessions.

What should you keep in mind when you decide to lead from one fiddle tune into another? What tunes work well with each other? These are some really good questions for folks who wish to create their own unique set of Trad Irish fiddle tunes.

Kevin Burke passes along his thoughts on this subject in this video. This lesson was requested by one of our fiddlevideo.com members, and Kevin does a great job with the topic. Enjoy!!


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1 Comment

  1. RobKielty says:

    Kevin, to answer your question, “Yes. That was a help. Thanks for that.” 🙂

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