Toss the Feathers (Em)

Toss the Feathers is a traditional Irish fiddle tune which can be heard in many sessions around the globe. The tune has been developed into several different variations over time, and master Trad Irish fiddler Kevin Burke has THREE different versions of this great tune to teach here at The Fiddlevideo Project.

Each of Kevin's versions are played in a different key. In this lesson, Kevin breaks down a basic and advanced tips for the version of the tune in the key of Em...Don't forget to check out the other two versions of this tune (Toss the Feathers-D Key and Toss the Feathers-F Key).

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Basic Melody tutorialAdvanced Melody Tutorial

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