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A Fiddler's Guide to Waltzes, Airs & Haunting Melodies
A Fiddler's Guide to Waltzes, Airs & Haunting Melodies
Author: Jay Ungar. Fiddlers of all levels will benefit from Jay Ungar's inventive use of slides, rolls, smears, vibrato and special bowing techniques. You'll learn how to turn tunes into distinctive compositions with ornaments, slides and grace notes. Jay teaches: Tombigbee Waltz • Tennessee Waltz • South Wind • Shebeg Shemor • Give Me Your Hand • and his Grammy-winning tune, Ashokan Farewell. Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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Bluegrass Fiddle Boot Camp - 2 DVD's
Bluegrass Fiddle Boot Camp - 2 DVD's
Here is a complete course in which Stacy Phillips unlocks the secrets of playing authentic bluegrass fiddle. These lessons are aimed mainly at basic players. Stacy provides in-depth, detailed advice on all aspects of fiddling, including bowing, slurs, double stops, slides, bowing patterns, etc. 2-DVD SET´┐Ż LEVEL 2 Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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Children's Fiddling Method, Volumes 1 and 2
Children's Fiddling Method, Volumes 1 and 2
Carol Ann Wheeler, assisted by eleven-year-old fiddler Collin Bay and guitarist John Standefer, play through the 73 lessons from her fiddling book, Volume 1 and 63 lessons from Volume 2. In addition to learning great fiddling techniques in a step-by-step manner, you will learn 32 great fiddling solos in tunes such as Liberty; McNabe's Hornpipe; Boil the Cabbage; Red Fox Waltz, and others.
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Country Fiddle
Country Fiddle
This well thought-out book is divided into 17 lessons for the intermediate player, contains fiddle tunes from simple to advanced, plus exercises to help the player develop the strong supple left-hand and flexible balanced bow-arm. Plus guitar chart and chords for each time.
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Fancy Fiddle Tunes for Flatpicking Guitar
Fancy Fiddle Tunes for Flatpicking Guitar
Eric teaches 16 of his favorite old-time fiddle tunes, which are the bedrock upon which acoustic guitar flatpicking is built. They are all included in the 32-page book and three companion CDs of note-by-note, phrase-by-phrase instruction.
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Fiddle Primer
Fiddle Primer
Fiddle Primer Book by Jim Tolles (companion to the video) is the first book clearly showing the beginner how to play the fiddle. Includes many illustrations showing how to hold the bow and fiddle properly and many exercises to develop good bowing technique and learning how to play in tune. Great beginnner fiddle lessons.
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Fiddle Tunes for Flatpicking Guitar
Fiddle Tunes for Flatpicking Guitar
These lessons, originally handwritten and in some cases were offered only as tab transcriptions, have now been typeset in standard notation and tab. The audio lessons in this series were initially recorded in the 1970's, released on audio cassettes, now remastered for CD.
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First Lessons Flatpicking Guitar
First Lessons Flatpicking Guitar
This new book is perfect for beginners, players with a little experience and guitarists who want a good grounding in the flatpicking style. Using popular American fiddle tunes, Joe introduces the important basics of good flatpicking including pick direction, fingering, and hand position.
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First Lessons Hammered Dulcimer
First Lessons Hammered Dulcimer
First Lessons Hammered Dulcimer instructs beginning players on the instrument. The melodies in this collection include a variety of hymns, holiday music and fiddle tunes written in standard notation, with instructions on how to read the notation. Lyrics and suggested chords for accompanying instruments are also included.
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Learning Bluegrass Fiddle - 2 DVD's
Learning Bluegrass Fiddle - 2 DVD's
Complete two-DVD series. Kenny Kosek's DVD's on bluegrass, country, western swing and old-time fiddle are easy, student-friendly beginner lessons. Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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Mastering Bluegrass Guitar
Mastering Bluegrass Guitar
In these six CD lessons, one of America's finest flatpickers unravels the secrets of great picking technique. He includes Clarence White rhythm variations, Texas swing progressions, bluegrass breakdowns, fancy fiddle tunes, intricate solos and other advanced guitar techniques. Two dozen great tunes are taught.
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Murphy Method Beginning Fiddle 1 DVD
Murphy Method Beginning Fiddle 1 DVD
Now on DVD! Beginning Fiddle Volume 1: For those of you who have never played fiddle. The 8 lessons include tuning, holding the fiddle and bow properly, and 6 complete tunes. Every note explained, every bow stroke explained. No Tab. Includes Cripple Creek, Cotton-Eyed Joe, Sally Goodwin, Old Joe Clark, Boil Them Cabbage, Amazing Grace. (2 hours) Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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Murphy Method Beginning Fiddle Vol. 1
Murphy Method Beginning Fiddle Vol. 1
For those who have never played fiddle. The 8 lessons include tuning, holding the fiddle and bow properly, and 6 complete tunes. Every note explained, every bow stroke explained. No Tab. Includes Cripple Creek, Cotton-Eyed Joe, Sally Goodwin, Old Joe Clark, Boil Them Cabbage, Amazing Grace. (2 hours) New lower price!
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Twin Guitar Workshop
Twin Guitar Workshop
Robert plays the MELODY, SOLO & HARMONY PART for 10 tunes (three parts on Blackberry Rag!). The melody guitar is isolated in the left channel, while the harmony guitar is in the right. It is recorded with a full Bluegrass band. Fun for just for listening!
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You Can Teach Yourself Fiddling
You Can Teach Yourself Fiddling
With You Can Teach Yourself Fiddling, veteran Mel Bay author, Craig Duncan, has produced an excellent book for the beginning fiddler. Its 36 lessons teach basic techniques through specific exercises and traditional fiddle tunes.
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You Can Teach Yourself Fiddling
You Can Teach Yourself Fiddling
This DVD video complements the first 17 lessons of the book of the same title. Covers tuning, holding the fiddle and bow, left-hand position, basic scales, shuffle bowing, slurs, double stops, and many tunes. Although this video is complete in itself, the companion book offers more detail and is highly recommended
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Dobro: A Guide to Repertoire And Technique - Two-DVD Set
Dobro: A Guide to Repertoire And Technique - Two-DVD Set
DVD One: This lesson in resonator guitar will have intermediate-level players picking better than they ever dreamed they could! DVD Two: Stacy moves into more advanced territory as he discusses drones, scale patterns, and other techniques, now with an emphasis on using bar slants and string pulls to create more complex chords and effects. Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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The American Fiddle Method Vol.1
The American Fiddle Method Vol.1
Brian Wicklund is widely regarded as one of the top fiddle teachers in the country. He shares his knowledge in this DVD lesson for beginning fiddle players, which is a supplement to his critically acclaimed American Fiddle Method Volume 1. Brian guides you through the basic skills of learning the fiddle and shares his pointers and shortcuts to help you learn faster and more efficiently. In order to include as much material as possible, each tune is played once followed by a few tips.
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Twin Mandolin Workshop
Twin Mandolin Workshop
This course has tablature for both the melody solo & the harmony part that fits it. For intermediate-advanced players. The melody solo is recorded in the left channel & the harmony (twin) is in the right for isolation purposes. It is also a 'beautiful listening album'.
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Beginning Bluegrass Country Fiddle
Beginning Bluegrass Country Fiddle
If any instrument needs a VISUAL LESSON, it's the FIDDLE! Although it's a lot of fun, the fiddle is more difficult in the beginning than any other instrument. This lesson is designed to start you off on the right foot, with hints that will make your progress FAST and PAINLESS! Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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Beyond Basic Bluegrass Rhythm Guitar
Beyond Basic Bluegrass Rhythm Guitar
Flatpicking master teacher Steve Kaufman takes rhythm playing to a whole new level with this in-depth lesson. He covers chord substitutions, walking bass lines, complex chord shapes, and accompaniment ideas for a variety of tunes.
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Bluegrass & Country Fiddle
Bluegrass & Country Fiddle
Beginners will be playing double-stops, harmonies, riffs and exciting solos right from the first lesson. More than 35 great fiddle tunes are taught!
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Bluegrass Fiddle
Bluegrass Fiddle
Classically trained bluegrass virtuoso Richard Greene covers a fascinating array of musical ideas, exercises and instrumental examples on this one-of-a-kind fiddle lesson. 85-MIN. DVD - INCLUDES MUSIC - INTERMEDIATE LEVEL
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Building Right Hand Technique
Building Right Hand Technique
This book provides a master source for building agility, flexibility and speed while playing with a flatpick, as well as a repertoire source for the plectrum-style guitarist. The studies are designed to build reading ability and clarity of sound in a variety of styles, as well as agility in cross-picking and the playing of rapid linear passages.
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Fiddle For Kids - 2 DVD Set
Fiddle For Kids - 2 DVD Set
Complete 2 DVD set for kids!. Includes tuning, bowing, hand position, posture, finding the right size fiddle, building a repertoire and more. Each tune is broken down into small, easy-to-grasp sections. 110 minutes total. Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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Fiddle For Kids 2
Fiddle For Kids 2
Follow up to Fiddle For Kids 1. After a quick review, students get into some real fiddle playing! Focusing on breaking three tunes down into small, easy-to-grasp sections. By the end of this lesson (and with some practice), the student will perform Old Joe Clark, Tennessee Waltz and Devil's Dream. Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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Hot Fiddle!
Hot Fiddle!
Wow your audience with four dozen pro techniques and three sizzling tunes to show them off (including "The Devil Went Down to Georgia"), with this 4-hour 2-DVD set. A lifetime course for the price of one lesson! Intermediate to advanced; for fiddle or classical "cross-over" players.
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Mandolin Fiddle Tunes #1
Mandolin Fiddle Tunes #1
Learn how to play 10 Easy Bluegrass Fiddle Tunes for Mandolin designed to help you develop your personal solo designing skills. Downlaod now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com !
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Mandolin Fiddle Tunes #2
Mandolin Fiddle Tunes #2
Learn how to play 10 Easy Bluegrass Fiddle Tunes for Mandolin designed to help you develop your personal solo designing skills.
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Southern Old-Time Fiddle Tour
Southern Old-Time Fiddle Tour
One of today's most popular fiddlers takes students on an instructional tour of traditional playing, region by region. He teaches six fiddle tunes, each from a different geographical area of the U.S.. For inspiration, Bruce draws on historic recordings by pioneering artists, and details the licks, bowing patterns and special tunings that give this music its haunting sounds. Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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Tony Rice Guitar Bundle Pack
Tony Rice Guitar Bundle Pack
Includes the book/CD pack Tony Rice Teaches Bluegrass Guitar (00695045) and the DVD Tony Rice – Master Class (00641951), in one money-saving pack! In the DVD, highly revered guitarist Tony Rice breaks down his world-class style and technique. His lesson includes folk and country instrumentals, fiddle tunes and innovative arrangements of well-known standards. In the book/CD, Tony Rice passes on the style he has developed during two decades as the top bluegrass flatpicker of his generation. In careful detail, Tony analyzes licks, runs, solos and rhythm parts to hot bluegrass songs and fiddle tunes that will challenge and delight all flatpickers.
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Tony Rice Master Class
Tony Rice Master Class
The highly revered guitarist Tony Rice continues the breakdowns and analysis of his world-class style and technique. His lesson includes folk and country instrumentals, fiddle tunes and his innovative arrangements to well-known standards. For intermediate level guitarists. 1 hour, 50 minutes.
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Tony Rice Teaches Bluegrass Guitar
Tony Rice Teaches Bluegrass Guitar
Tony Rice is known world-wide for his spectacular technique, brilliant improvisation and powerful soloing. In this lesson, he passes on to you the style he has developed. In careful detail, Tony analyzes licks, runs, solos and rhythm parts to bluegrass songs. and fiddle tunes that will challenge and delight all flatpickers.
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