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Wikibooks:How to Play Fiddle

English Fiddle Tunes (study guide)[edit | edit source]

A study guide for English, Welsh,Scottish and Irish Fiddle Tunes by Robin Williamson

Old Mother Oxford


Staines Morris performed by Orion's Bow

[ Hunting the Hard Lull Me Beyond Thee English country dance, danced at the Country Dance New York's 25th annual Playford Ball in April, 2008. Website: .

Denise Myriam Cannas - The Young May Moon (twin harps)

Zeljka Milosevic solo harp

Swaggering Boney May be also known as "The Old Frog Dance", and used for the "The Congleton Bear".

Klezmer[edit | edit source]

Nothing matches the mystery and mood of top notch klezmer music. [1]

"Chusen Kala Mazel Tov" (Congratulations, Bride and Groom) Jewish Wedding Song (Klezmer, Instrumental)

with Abe Ellstein's Orchestra

Literatur[edit | edit source]

  • Wiltrud Apfeld (Red.): klezmer. Hejmisch und hip. Klartext Verlag, Essen 2003, ISBN 3-89861-379-8 (Ausstellungskatalog mit 1 CD)
  • Alex Jacobowitz: Ein klassischer Klezmer. Reisegeschichten eines jüdischen Musikers. 2. Auflage. Tree of Life, München 2002, ISBN 3-00-003226-6.
  • Rita Ottens, Joel Rubin: Jüdische Musiktraditionen (Musikpraxis in der Schule; 4). Verlag Gustav Bosse, Kassel 2001, ISBN 3-7649-2694-5.
  • Rita Ottens, Joel Rubin: Klezmer-Musik. Bärenreiter, Kassel 2003, ISBN 3-7618-1400-3.
  • Seth Rogovoy: The essential klezmer. A music lover's guide to Jewish roots and soul music. Algonquin Books, Chapel Hill, N.J. 2000, ISBN 1-56512-244-5.
  • Joan Sfar: Klezmer Band 1 Die Eroberung des Ostens. Avant-Verlag, Berlin 2007, ISBN 978-3-939080-17-6.
  • Mark Slobin (Hrsg.): American Klezmer. Ita roots and offshoots. University of California Press, Berkeley, Calif. 2002, ISBN 0-520-22718-2.
  • Georg Winkler: Klezmer. Merkmale, Str

Dave Tarras, 1897-1989, born Dovid Tarraschuk in Ternivka, (a village in Teplytskyi Raion, Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine), possibly the most famous 20th century klezmer musician. He is known for his long career and his very skilled clarinet playing. [2]

Nigunim melodies[edit | edit source]

Hasidic prayer has a distinctive accompaniment of wordless melodies called nigunim that represent the overall mood of the prayer; in recent years this innovation has become increasingly popular in non-Hasidic communities as well.

Violin[edit | edit source]

[3] From Israel.

Klezmer[edit | edit source]


Ukrainian polka bands[edit | edit source]

[4] Ukrainian tune in Reiner text


Klezmer violin[edit | edit source]


SpeedFolk[edit | edit source]

German band Fiddler's Green rocking the house with RRTD. Folk's Not Dead. Accordion and all.

From Fiddling Across America[edit | edit source]

ew Piney Mountain Tune discussed by Lester McCumbers.

Topic covered[edit | edit source]

New England, West Virginia, French Canadian, Courtesy of County Records, North Carolina, New York, Cape Breton, Courtesy of Rounder Records, Lisa Ornstein, Benny Thomasson, Clark Kessinger, Done Gone, Eck Robertson, Gerry Robichaud, Joe Pancerzewski, Arthur Smith, Doc Roberts, John Carson, Library of Congress, Tommy Jarrell, Civil War, Jean Carignan, John Chambers, Skillet Lickers, Andy Woolf New!

Virginia fiddlers[edit | edit source]

Galax, Va. version of Yew Piney Mountain here

Celtic[edit | edit source]

The Wind That Shakes The Barley

The Humours Of Lissadell

The Maid Behind The Bar

Rolling In The Ryegrass

The Sligo Maid

The Earl's Chair

Down The Broom, The Gatehouse Maid,

The Sailor On The Rock,

The Maids Of Mitchelstown,

The Stack Of Barley

Rise A Mile

Tune From Gurteen

Tom Billy's,

The Scotsman Over The Border,

Andy McGann's Jig, Old Man Dillon,

Sean Ryan's Jig,

Wallace's Cross, A Slide, A Jig.

Citations[edit | edit source]

   West Virginia (New Enchantment of America State Books) by John Allan Carpenter
       page 29, page 31, page 32, and Back Matter
   Cape Breton Photographs of Owen Fitzgerald by Owen Fitzgerald
       page 9, and Back Matter
   New Hampshire (States) by Amy Graham
       page 13
   Compleat Klezmer by Hal Leonard Corp.
       page 125
   The British Isles (Cultures and Costumes: Symbols of Their Period) by Charlotte Greig
       page 13
   Henry Ford (Inventors) by Paul Joseph
       Front Matter
   South Dakota (New Enchantment of America State Books) by John Allan Carpenter
       page 85
   Saint Paul by Breton
       page 23
   British Isles (Real Exploring Guides) by Cimino Publishing Group
       Back Matter
   Morning Star (Silhouette Classics) by Kristin James
       page 51
   Twelve Years a Slave (Library of Southern Civilization) by Solomon Northup
       page 28
   Red Hot by Ray Gordon
       Back Matter
   A Time to Dance: American Country Dancing from Hornpipes to Hot Hash by Richard Nevell
       page 14
   Simple Pleasures (Little Scribbles) by Running Press
       Back Matter
   New York State by Louisa Campbell
       page 3
   The Fiddle Book: The Comprehensive book on American folk music fiddling and fiddle styles, including more than 150 traditional fiddle tunes, compiled from country fiddlers by Marion Thede
       page 76
   Going Down by Ken Smith
       Back Matter
   New Hampshire (Thompson, Kathleen. Portrait of America.) by Kathleen Thompson
       page 2
   Look Out! (Lift the Flap Book) by Mavis Smith
       Back Matter
   LT 2-A Gdr Morning Star Is (Creative Solutions/Literacy 2000 Stage 5) by Patricia Johnson
       page 51

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