Fiddle tunes

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From David Benedict's #MandolinMondays series. More…

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This jig has plain and ornamented recordings. Select one by clicking on the headphones under "2 Recordings," or on the gear if no headphone button is visible. then click on the play arrow.… More…

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This piece has recordings at multiple speeds. Select one by clicking on the headphones under "5 Recordings," or on the gear if no headphone button is visible. then click on the play arrow.… More…

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From David Benedict's #MandolinMondays series. More…

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They play it twice, once slow and once faster. I've notated the *faster* version, because they stick to the melody without variations: the first section has more improvisation so it's harder to make out… More…

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I haven't notated the whole recording, just the first time the themes are introduced. He starts with an improvisation, then the bit I notated, then another improvisation (watch that sharpened 4th!) then… More…

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Here's a peculiar one. Every fiddler seems to know it by heart. But all violinists seem to be oblivious to its existence. A piece with a German name, written in the US, based on a Polish tune. A world… More…

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To hear an alternative recording with ornamentation, click on the headphone under "2 Recordings" below, or on the gear if no headphone button is visible.… More…

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CAUTION: This is not a good piece to play at folk sessions, unless your session routinely plays pieces in B major.… More…

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This strathspey has recordings at multiple speeds. Select one by clicking on the headphones under "3 Recordings" below, or on the gear if no headphone button is visible. Then click on the play arrow.… More…

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This strathpsey has recordings at multiple speeds. Select one by clicking on the headphones under "3 Recordings" below, or on the gear if no headphone button is visible. then click on the play arrow.… More…

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This piece has recordings at multiple speeds. Select one by clicking on the headphones under "5 Recordings" below, or on the gear if no headphone button is visible. Then click on the play arrow.… More…

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This piece has recordings at multiple speeds. Select one by clicking on the headphones under "4 Recordings" below, or on the gear if no headphone button is visible. then click on the play arrow.… More…

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This piece has recordings at multiple speeds. Select one by clicking on the headphones under "4 Recordings," or on the gear if no headphone button is visible. then click on the play arrow.… More…

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This piece has recordings at multiple speeds. Select one by clicking on the headphones under "4 Recordings," or on the gear if no headphone button is visible. then click on the play arrow.… More…