A unique collection of 66 fiddle tunes illustrating the major regional styles found across America and Canada. This book contains rare vintage photographs, player's biographical profiles, historical and performance notes, bowing indications, and information on cross-tunings and the American institution of fiddle contests. The authors have collaborated brilliantly on this labor of love to produce a definitive volume of tunes transcribed from recordings by many of the best fiddlers in North Americ
Pete Seeger is an outstanding folksinger and an American treasure. Millions in every corner of the globe have listened to and sung along with Seeger—discovering the riches of America's folk song heritage.
Destined to become a classic, this method provides the beginner with the elements needed to become a proficient fiddler. Based on many years of teaching experience, the author introduces the concepts and techniques that yields solid results. This method encourages creativity in the student by including variations to the tunes and illustrating how they can serve as a basis for improvisation.
A truly fresh and exciting book of piano solos featuring authentic Native American melodies. The history of the American Indian is sometimes a sad drama, yet is filled with a wonder reflected in music. This book, the result of extensive research by the outstanding educator, composer and musicologist, Gail Smith, conveys music that is truly American. Easy to intermediate in difficulty.
This collection features 20 well-known and beloved American patriotic tunes plus one original tune. Biographical information is supplied for many of the pieces. Selections include: The Star Spangled Banner; When Johnny Comes Marching Home; Yankee Doodle; Anchors Aweigh; The Stars and Stripes Forever and many more.
This follow-up to Steve's hot selling CD series features jam-friendly backup tracks to fifty traditional bluegrass and old-time favourites, played in slowed-down and up to speed versions. Learning players get a band to help them with their chops together on Angeline. Steve's workout is suitable for all instruments and all levels. With four CD lessons plus a 105 page book including Chords and Music, Tab for Guitar and Mandolin and a fantastic selection of tunes.
You need only minimal playing skills and three chords; G, C and D7 to accompany the beautiful songs of faith in this innovative book. If you are a beginning or "casual" player on a chording instrument, this is the book for you. The book is bursting with a great variety of timeless standards your entire family will enjoy. An outstanding collection of innovation arrangements made playable for folks who play for their own enjoyment. Melody and lyrics are included with all songs.
This historical collection contains 78 tunes, including some Civil War selections as well as many other traditional favourites. Each arrangement features harmony, style marks and Guitar chords.
The music is supplemented with histories of the tunes and drumbeats. Complete Music For Fife And Drum was compiled by a professional fifer and intended for the military Fife in B-flat.
Meticulously collected from recordings, square and contra dances, fiddle contestes, jam sessions and individual fiddlers- this book is meant to provide a snapshot of what American fiddlers were playing and listening to in the latter part of the 20th Century. As the vinyl record format disappears from the marketplace, a great deal of recorded fiddle music will no longer be available. In this book, Stacy Phillips shares the fruits of some timely collecting for all fiddlers to enjoy. Bowings, finge
This adult coloring book contains all of the lyrics for each song on "The Golden West" album as well as a story about the song, and an original piece of art for you to color illustrated by Gayle Skidmore.