Traditional Fiddle + CD

A practical introduction to styles from England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales

Jane Griffiths
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Traditional Fiddle introduces eight regional fiddle styles from England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales, with contributions from world-renowned fiddlers Kevin Burke, John Dipper, Liz Doherty, Nancy Kerr, Siân Phillips, Aidan O'Rourke, Jenna Reid, and Patsy Reid. This is the perfect introduction to traditional fiddling for intermediate players.

  • Lively and attractive tunes suitable for players of Grades 3-7 standard
  • A range of tune types, including 3/2 hornpipes, jigs, reels, strathspeys, and morris dance tunes
  • General advice on playing traditional fiddle, including learning by ear, performance practice, and much more
  • An overview of each style, plus detailed exploration of the first tune in each chapter in the form of a workshop
  • Practical advice on bowing, ornamentation, and other key stylistic features
  • CD with accompanied performances of all of the tunes and demonstrations of selected ornaments and bowing patterns
  • Companion Website with backing tracks and suggestions for further reading and listening


  • Rusty Gulley
  • Lang Stayed Away
  • Bob and Joan
  • Aa the Ships ir Sailin'
  • Shelder Ge"o
  • Mak a Kishie Needle, Dye
  • Argiers
  • Old Tom of Oxford
  • Mount Hills
  • Leslie's Reel
  • Dinkie Dorrian's
  • The Boys of Malin
  • Johnny Boyle's Jig
  • Con Cassidy's Jig
  • The Black Rogue
  • Mrs MacLeod's Strathspey
  • Niel Gow's Wife
  • Lochiel's Awa' Tae France
  • Gower Reel
  • Swansea Hornpipe
  • Pibddawns y Car Gwyllt
  • The Marchioness ofHuntly's Favourite
  • Bovaglie's Plaid
  • The Weeping Birches of Kilmorack
  • Boys of the Lough
  • Pigeon on the Gate
  • Sligo Maid

Additional Information

Item Number: 9780193392793
Format: Sheet Music
Number of Pages: 56
Publication Date: 27/08/2015
Format: 311x232
Force: Solo violin
Level of difficulty: B-C


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