Hot Licks for Bluegrass Fiddle

Hot Licks for Bluegrass

(Music Sales America). Over 450 authentic bluegrass licks are featured in this book. You'll learn how to apply them to create your own solos, play fills and back-ups and increase your musical understanding. Special sections are included on riffs using double stops, riffs in upper positions, and how to play "Orange Blossom Special." The book also includes full solos and shows you how to use various licks in tunes.

  • Brand: Music Sales
  • ASIN: 0825602890
  • UPC: 752187643784

Steve Kaufman's Favorite Traditional Fiddle Tunes for Flatpicking Guitar

Steve Kaufman's Favorite Traditional Fiddle Tunes for Flatpicking

Volume 2 in the rousing Steve Kaufman "Favorite Traditional Fiddle Tunes for Flatpicking Guitar" series. All solos are in notation and tablature and a free audio download is available online.

  • ASIN: 0786676876

Bluegrass Fiddle


(Music Sales America). A comprehensive guide to playing the fiddle bluegrass and country style from Gene Lowinger, who has played with Bill Monroe. It covers right hand techniques, double stops, slurs and slides; and includes 29 bluegrass and 14 traditional tunes in standard music notation.

  • Brand: Hal Leonard
  • ASIN: 0825601509
  • UPC: 752187627944

Old-Time Kentucky Fiddle Tunes

Old-Time Kentucky Fiddle

" For years fiddlers and folklorists have prized the old-time fiddle tunes from Kentucky. Many of the most outstanding country music artists hail from the state, including Bill Monroe, widely regarded as the founder of bluegrass music. Even Aaron Copland lifted, note-for-note, a Kentucky fiddler's performance of "Bonaparte's Retreat" for the "Hoedown" section of his ballet Rodeo. That tune and nearly 200 others are transcribed here, most for the first time. They are taken from recordings of Kentucky fiddlers, many of whom were born before 1900, practitioners of a style of playing now extremely rare. Jeff Todd Titon places the tunes in their historical context, provides biographical sketches of the performers, and offers suggestions for contemporary fiddlers who want to use the book for performance. A compact disc of recordings is also included.

  • ASIN: 0813122007

The Fiddler's Fakebook: The Ultimate Sourcebook For The Traditional Fiddler

The Fiddler's Fakebook: The Ultimate Sourcebook For The

(Music Sales America). This book has become the industry standard for fiddlers due to its comprehensive amount of instruction and great songs that it packs into one convenient collection. Contains nearly 500 jigs, reels, rags, and hornpipes from all the major fiddling traditions. It also includes extensive information on regional styles, bowing, ornamentation, and even record companies that specialize in folk and fiddle music. It also includes an exhaustive discography as well as a standard song index along with an index of "alternate titles" that some of the songs may be recognized as. The enormous wealth of material in the Fiddler's Fakebook makes it more than a reference book to be left on the shelf. You will find it helpful in any playing situation from a square dance to an informal gathering of friends. Songs include: Another Jig Will Do * Apple Blossom * Arkansas Traveler * Bill Cheatham * Bitter Creek * Bonnie Kate * Cotton-Eyed Joe * Cripple Creek * Fiddler's Dream * Fisher's Hornpipe * Flop-Eared Mule * Flowers of Edinburgh * The Girl That Broke My Heart * The Irish Washerwoman * Magpie * Old Joe Clark * Stoney Creek * Woodchopper's Reel * and more.

  • Brand: Hal Leonard
  • ASIN: 0825602386
  • UPC: 752187639251

Bluegrass Fakebook 150 All Time Favorites Includes 50 Gospel Tunes for Guitar Banjo & Mandolin

Bluegrass Fakebook 150 All Time Favorites Includes 50

Bluegrass Fakebook by Bert Casey - This handy songbook contains bluegrass lyrics, bluegrass gospel lyrics, chord progressions, and melody lines to 150 of the all-time favorite Bluegrass songs, including 50 gospel tunes, as well as many "new" bluegrass songs. Printed in large, easy-to-read type with one song per page, this book is excellent for use on stage or in jam sessions, because everyone can read along. Also includes chord charts for the guitar, banjo, and mandolin to help you learn your favorite bluegrass chords and a listing of currently available recordings of each song. Now all those obscure verses you can never remember are right at your fingertips.

  • Brand: Watch & Learn, Inc.
  • ASIN: 1893907376
  • UPC: 695963856346

Fiddle Tunes for Flatpickers - Guitar

Fiddle Tunes for Flatpickers -

(Music Sales America). Flatpicking is a guitar style which delivers the clean, sharp solo sound that defined some of the greatest bluegrass recordings of the 1950s. Now you can learn to play 25 famous fiddle tunes arranged for guitar. Each song includes performance notes which give you helpful hints and tips on playing slides, double stops, fiddle shuffles, tremolos, ornaments, syncopations, and more. The accompanying CD features specially mixed tracks that let you hear the guitar alone, the guitar with the backing track, or just the backing track so you can play along!

  • Brand: Music Sales America
  • ASIN: 0825687527
  • UPC: 752187651420

Bluegrass and Old-Time Fiddle Tunes for Harmonica

Bluegrass and Old-Time Fiddle Tunes for

(Harmonica). This is a collection of 67 bluegrass and old-time fiddle tunes arranged for 10-hole diatonic harmonicas, complete with music notation in the original fiddle keys, harmonica tablature, and guitar chords. Here you will find many of the best known traditional tunes in these genres, among them: Blackberry Blossom * Bill Cheatham * John Brown's Dream * Breaking Up Christmas * and more.

  • Brand: Centerstream Publishing
  • ASIN: 1574243454
  • UPC: 888680677107

Teach Yourself Bluegrass Fiddle

Teach Yourself Bluegrass

(Music Sales America). Teach yourself authentic bluegrass fiddle with this book and CD pack. The book contains clear instructions on the basics: bowing and left-hand techniques, solos, backup, personal advice on performance, and much more, as well as a complete selection of the best bluegrass songs to learn from. The CD contains audio versions of the examples contained in the book and backing tracks for several songs. Written by Matt Glaser, chairman of the String Department at the Berklee College of Music in Boston since 1980.

  • Color: Grey
  • Brand: Hal Leonard
  • ASIN: 0825603242
  • UPC: 752187649892

The Craig Duncan Master Fiddle Solo Collection

The Craig Duncan Master Fiddle Solo

This book presents 140 of the most frequently played tunes in old time fiddle contests as well as the most popular bluegrass, square dance and country tunes heard throughout the United States. The performance length arrangements of contest tunes include standard as well as challenging variations on hoe-downs, rags, polkas, show pieces, and waltzes complete with suggested accompaniment chords. This encyclopedia of fiddle tunes and variations spotlights American popular fiddle music as played by the great fiddlers of our time.

  • Brand: Brand: Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
  • ASIN: 0786633875
  • UPC: 796279048316

Steve Kaufman's Favorite 50 American Traditional Fiddle Tunes: For Flatpicking Guitar Vol. 1: A-F

Steve Kaufman's Favorite 50 American Traditional Fiddle Tunes:

This collection of fiddle tunes originally appeared in "Kaufman's Collection of American Fiddle Tunes for Flatpicking Guitar” (MB 95748) but the book was so large and heavy that they couldn't put all the songs on CDs to include with the package so it was divided into four great, melody packed volumes. Each book now comes with access to an online audio recording that holds all the songs in the volume. Steve Kaufman says he can't emphasize enough the importance of developing a large repertoire of tunes. Fiddle tunes give us melodies that eventually allow us to begin to improvise. Sometimes without even knowing it. The more tunes you know, the more melodies and intersecting melody lines you know. This allows you to eventually cut and paste portions of the melody line into another song. In the beginning you will probably unknowingly replace and ending run. These are the last two measures of the section of a tune. Many of them in the same key are interchangeable, unless they are specific to the melody of the song. After a while you will cut out measures in the middle of the song and then you will be able to take the snips of melodies and play them in another song in a different key thus beginning to improvise. All of this is possible because you built up your repertoire of tunes.

  • ASIN: 0786693401

Bluegrass Banjo Fiddle Tunes (Heritage Series 101 Tunes in Tab, Z2750)

Bluegrass Banjo Fiddle Tunes (Heritage Series 101 Tunes

  • ASIN: B000V8DCQK

50 Tunes for Fiddle Volume 1: Traditional Old Time Bluegrass & Celtic Solos Volume 1 by Mark Geslison (2015-08-06)

50 Tunes for Fiddle Volume 1: Traditional Old

  • ASIN: B01K3IAA5I

John McGann's Developing Melodic Variations on Fiddle Tunes: Guitar Edition

John McGann's Developing Melodic Variations on Fiddle Tunes:

This book presents standard fiddle tunes in basic form, then shows you how, on a phrase-by-phrase basis, the tunes can become vehicles for your own improvisations. It is designed to open the door to creating spontaneous variations, or improvisations, based on the melodic structure unique to each tune. Each tune in the book is presented first in its basic form, then with four variations. The variations are printed directly beneath the melody with the corresponding measures aligned, so that you can easily compare them to the original melody and to each other. Includes access to online audio featuring the lead guitar and rhythm guitar on separate channels, so you can turn off the lead and play along with the rhythm, or vice versa.

  • ASIN: 1513461141

Fiddle Tunes for Bluegrass Banjo - A Method in the Melodic Style

Fiddle Tunes for Bluegrass Banjo - A Method

Includes: How to read Tablature, playing in other keys, scales and exercies, bluesy chromatics, harmony parts and discography.

  • ASIN: B005BYST4O
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