The Passing Place (Reel)

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The Passing Place is an original Scottish Reel composed by Fiddlevideo instructor Hanneke Cassel. The tune is designed to be accompanied by a Scottish country dance and was commissioned by a friend of Hanneke’s. Hanneke recorded the tune on her album Trip to Walden Pond. The melody is in the key of D, and it’s a a great tune to learn if you would like to start playing in third position. Hanneke walks us through her basic and advanced arrangement of the tune in this lesson module.

Feel free to check out the Scottish Gracenote Tutorials as you work on this tune.




Download Performance TrackClick HERE to download the performance audio MP3 file to your computer. Once you transfer the file to your mobile device, you can hear the tune whenever you wish! Listening to the audio performance is a great way to prepare to learn this tune…


Sheet Music for the Basic Melody:

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