Berthoud J Irish Fiddle Playing Volume 2 - A Guide For The Serious Player Book/Online Audio

Code: MLB99776BCD
This book is a follow-up to “Irish Fiddle Playing: A Guide for the Serious Player”.

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 The student will gain a deeper knowledge of fiddle playing and improve their overall playing and musical understanding. Subjects include:
• improvisation
• fingering and bowing techniques
• playing with other musicians
• modes
• converting from classical to traditional
• improvising in songs

The player will become more aware of the mechanics of playing the fiddle, putting them in a position to:
• improve their sound
• develop their own style
• play more effectively and confidently with others

As with the first book in the series, it contains pieces of advice from the author’s 25 years of playing music. The format of the book is similar to this first book. Section 1 deals with various aspects of fiddle playing. Section 2 contains a selection of mostly well-known tunes, fully transcribed with variations, embellishments/ornaments. These tunes are all included on the accompanying recording.Contents :

Chief O'Neill's Favourite
Cock O'the North.
Father O'Flynn
Glen Cottage Polka
Jennie's Chickens
Man Of The House
Mooncoin Jig
O'Dowd's Favourite
Over The Moor To Maggie
P J Hayes'
Paddy Ryan's Dream
Rodney's Glory
Sergeant Early's Dream
The Bank Of Ireland
The Britches Full Of Stitches
The Chicago Reel
The Congress Reel
The Cup Of Tea
The Drunken Landlady
The Flogging Reel
The Foxhunter's Jig
The Ghost
The High Reel
The Monaghan Jig
The Orphan
The Rambling Pitchfork
The Rights Of Man
The Road To Lisdoonvarna
The Rose In The Heather
The Silver Spire
The Woman Of The House
Toss The Feathers
Up Sligo


Book / DVD/ CD Type
Tutor Book
Instrument Suitability
Number of Strings