- 13 Irish fiddle lessons teaching how to play 13 tunes.
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Easy Fiddle Favourites, as the name suggests, is a clear, simple series of Irish fiddle lessons for budding Irish fiddle players. It is designed for those who have mastered the basics of the instrument and are now ready to increase their repertoire. Those new to the Irish fiddle are advised to begin with the Fiddle Basics course.
By the end of this fantastic course, you will have 13 new tunes that sit very well on the fiddle, and are known far and wide – played in Irish sessions the world over!
Popular polkas, jigs, reels, hornpipes, waltzs and slip jigs all feature in this exciting Irish fiddle course. Every tune has been selected by the tutor for its popularity in Irish music sessions worldwide. Each tune sits particularly well on the fiddle. Lessons not only demonstrate how to play the melodies but offer technical insights into the fiddle, style, and the Irish tradition itself.
Prepare to delve into rolls, double stops, slurs, bowed and slurred triplets, cuts and slides, all exciting ornamentation techniques that will help you bring some personality and dare we say allure to your fiddle playing!
Planxty Irwin – Planxty
The Green Cottage – Polka
Patrick Street Polka – Polka
The Burnt Old Man – Jig
Castle Kelly’s – Reel
Bird in the Bush – Reel
Chief O’Neill’s Favourite – Hornpipe
Father O’Flynn’s Jig – Jig
O’Neill’s March – March
The Boyne Hunt – Reel
The Ashplant – Reel
Sample Sheet Music
Download The Humours of Glendart ABC Sheet Music.
Download The Humours of Glendart Standard Notation Sheet Music.
Sample mp3 of The Humours of Glendart
Neil Fitzgibbon is a musician, composer and educator that has toured and shared stages with many musicians at home in Ireland and around the world. Based in Co Clare, he is a regular on the session scene on the west coast known as both a fiddle player and guitarist. He has recording credits alongside world renowned musicians and artists, both as a collaborator/session musician and creator. He also has extensive teaching experience from his work with the Music Generation youth project. Read more.
Detailed questions and discussion on the course can be found in the Community Forum, available to paying members only.
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