A Fiddle Lesson with Natalie MacMaster

Natalie MacMaster
On this lesson, one of Canada's greatest fiddlers and most dynamic performers teaches five traditional tunes, each in a different style: The Headlands March (march), Dusky Meadow (strathspey), The Picnic Reel (reel), The Honeysuckle (hornpipe) and The Knights of St. Patrick’s (jig). Natalie MacMaster breaks each tune down phrase-by-phrase, demonstrating the placement of the various drones, double-stops, cuttings ... Read More
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A Fiddler's Guide to Waltzes, Airs and Haunting Melodies

Jay Ungar
Learn to play lovely, heart-rending pieces and benefit from Jay Ungar's years of experience as a top fiddler. He shows the inventive use of slides, grace notes, rolls, smears, vibrato and special bowing techniques that turn ordinary tunes into distinctive compositions. Jay teaches Tombigbee Waltz, Tennessee Waltz, South Wind, Shebeg Shemor, Give Me Your Hand and his Grammy-winning tune ... Read More
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Learn to Play Old-Time Fiddle - DVD 1

Brad Leftwich

Lesson One

Learn to play fiddle in the real old-time style with this lesson in traditional downbow fiddling. Brad Leftwich shows how to produce the flowing, rhythmic sound that has delighted square dancers and music lovers for generations. He teaches tunings, drone strings and double stops, simple variations and several specific bow licks, including short and long saw-strokes and the shuffle. Brad ... Read More
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Learn To Play Old-Time Fiddle- DVD 2

Brad Leftwich

Lesson Two

Here are more great tunes and techniques from one of the foremost old-time fiddlers in the United States. Aimed at "advanced intermediate" players, Brad includes a brief review of the basic licks taught in his first lesson before quickly moving on to more advanced bowing patterns. You'll learn the "Tommy," "Melvin" and "Benton" licks (named in honor of master ... Read More
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Learn To Play Old-Time Fiddle Two-DVD Set

Brad Leftwich
Learn the secrets to playing fiddle in the real old-time style. On these two lessons, Brad Leftwich teaches the fundamentals of traditional "downbow" fiddling. His unique method helps you learn how to produce the flowing, rhythmic sound that has delighted square dancers and music lovers for generations. Drawing on a lifetime of listening to, learning from, and playing with older ... Read More
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Old Time Music Party

Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, Bruce Molsky
Here's an exciting way to increase your repertoire of old time tunes and gain confidence when you join in the sessions at parties, festivals, camps and other musical events. Bruce, Cathy, Marcy and Joe play these thirteen instrumentals up to speed for those ready to jam and at half speed for the sake of beginning/intermediate pickers who want ... Read More
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Singing with the Fiddle

Bruce Molsky

Accompanying Old Time Songs and Ballads

The violin can be used to accompany old time country songs with startlingly beautiful results, and no one does this better than Bruce Molsky. On this DVD lesson, he shows you how you can achieve distinctively rich and compelling harmonies in a musical interaction between your fiddle and your voice. Bruce covers all the basics, starting with simple exercises to ... Read More
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Slow Jam for Old Time Music

Mark Schatz, Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, Bruce Molsky
Here's an exciting way to increase your repertoire of old time tunes and practice up for those inevitable jam sessions at parties, festivals, camps and other musical events. These fourteen great instrumentals are played up-to-speed for those ready to jam, and are slowed down to half speed for the sake of beginning/intermediate pickers who want to play along ... Read More
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Southern Old-Time Fiddle Tour

Bruce Molsky
Bruce Molsky takes you on a grand tour of traditional fiddling, region by region! He teaches six tunes, each from a geographical area of the southern U.S. that's known for great old time playing --  West Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, Tennessee and Mississippi. You'll learn the licks, bowing patterns and special tunings that give this music its ... Read More
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The Fiddle According to Vassar

Vassar Clements
No fiddle player will want to miss this powerful DVD lesson! Vassar Clements' superb technique and imaginative musical ideas are slowed down and brought up close to help you improve your technique, increase your repertoire and expand your musical horizons. Vassar explores more than a dozen of his classic licks, showing how he uses slides, chromatics, double and triple-stops, slurs ... Read More
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