Journals Higher Education

£14.50

Pack

Published: 27 August 2015

Difficulty: Easy , Moderately Difficult

56 Pages | 311x232mm

ISBN: 9780193392793


Bookseller Code (MA)

Sample Material Companion website

Edited by Jane Griffiths

Traditional Fiddle + CD

A practical introduction to styles from England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales

Forces or Category: Solo violin

  • Lively and attractive tunes suitable for players of Grades 3-7 standard
  • A range of tune types, including 3/2 hornpipes, jigs, reels, strathspeys, and morris dance tunes
  • General advice on playing traditional fiddle, including learning by ear, performance practice, and much more
  • An overview of each style, plus detailed exploration of the first tune in each chapter in the form of a workshop
  • Practical advice on bowing, ornamentation, and other key stylistic features
  • CD with accompanied performances of all of the tunes and demonstrations of selected ornaments and bowing patterns
  • Companion Website with backing tracks and suggestions for further reading and listening
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