American Fiddle Method, Volume 1





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Volume 1 Book/CD

Beginning Tunes and Techniques

American Fiddle Method, Volume 1 gets students started off fiddling right by introducing essential skills and using classic fiddle tunes to reinforce the skills. The play-along CD features a top-notch band playing and singing the tunes. 54 page book & 60 minute CD

  • 22 Authentic tunes in standard keys
  • Step by step progression
  • Jamming skills
  • Tune variations
  • Guitar chords and lyrics
  • Cool artwork
  • Classical violin friendly
  • Bow and Fiddle Position
  • Fingering Position
  • Potato Kick-offs and Endings
  • Down-Driven Bowing and Slurs
  • Bow Resets and Staccato Slurs
  • Drone and Double Stop Variations
  • Slide Variations
  • Beginning Backup Fiddle Playing
  • Practice tips
  • Teacher’s Guide to Jamming
  • Toe-tapping play along CD

Learn these classic fiddle tunes:

  1. Boil ‘em Cabbage Down
  2. Shortnin’ Bread
  3. Cripple Creek
  4. Camptown Races
  5. Angelina Baker
  6. Buffalo Gals
  7. Cindy
  8. Crawdad Song
  9. Old Joe Clark
  10. Soldier’s Joy
  11. Arran Boat Song
  12. Bonaparte’s Retreat
  13. Country Waltz
  14. Red Haired Boy
  15. Girl I Left Behind
  16. Southwind
  17. Red Wing
  18. Cairo
  19. Turkey in the Straw
  20. Grandfathers Clock
  21. Wise Old Friend
  22. Stinky’s Blues


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Volume 1 DVD

American Fiddle Method Volume 1 DVD

Beginning Tunes and Techniques

Brian Wicklund is widely regarded as one of the top fiddle teachers in the country. He shares his knowledge in this DVD supplement to his critically acclaimed American Fiddle Method, Volume 1. Brian’s video instruction is like a private lesson and demonstrates visually techniques that are difficult to get across in a book. He demonstrates and explains each technique for the 22 tunes in Volume 1. Nearly two hours of instruction! 110 minute DVD

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American Fiddle Method Volume 1 SETVolume 1 SET Book/CD/DVD

Beginning Tunes and Techniques

Everything a beginner needs! 54 page book, 60 minute CD, and 110 minute DVD

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