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Fiddle tunes

swampfox
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Joined: 24 Mar 2016, 22:02

20 Dec 2016, 16:25 #1

I think this thread should go here?
Anyone know of any simple period fiddle tunes? I began learning how to play 2 months ago and I'm starting to get the hang of it.
One tune I've worked out so far is Cest Laviron, a 19th century voyageur song.

Found out it's a great upbeat tune for parties.
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swampfox
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Joined: 24 Mar 2016, 22:02

01 Feb 2017, 02:20 #2

Found some 18th century fiddle tunes, with tutorials too.

Flowers of Edinburgh, a Scottish reel and immediately recognizable from the Jas. Townsend videos.
[youtube]Wgb3YuWdVec [/youtube]

Fisher's hornpipe, a English tune.
[youtube]Ron8DZHlCog [/youtube]

Some other 18th century tunes out there are: Rickett's hornpipe (English), Swallowtail Jig (Irish), and St. Anne's Reel (Canadian).

Hopefully I'll learn them all soon.
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