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The American Fiddler (Complete), Violin(s) & Piano, ed. Edward Huws Jones

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The American Fiddler Old-time, Bluegrass, Cajun and Texas Style Fiddle Tunes of the USA Complete edition (Violin and piano parts included) Violin (2 violins) and piano , guitar ad lib. Another addition to the hit series, making authentic folk music available in a flexible format suitable for teaching, busking and performance. Traditional music from Ireland, Isle of Man, Galicia, Wales, Brittany, Cornwall and Scotland. Explore the rich variety of the Celtic tradition, from the whirling energy of dances to the haunting melancholy of slow airs. Includes popular and lesser-known tunes including favourites such as The Rocky Road to Dublin, Alborada de Pontecaldelas, Tros y Garreg and The Muckin o Geordies Byre. The full range of traditional fiddle repertoire is now at your fingertips! Using these generous collections, you can create your own ceilidh, barn dance, jazz club, Sarajevo street-caf or Gypsy gathering. Some of this music is familiar, some more exotic, but all of it is absolutely authentic, faithfully arranged and, above all, hugely enjoyable. Each title in the series is available in two formats: the violin edition (with an optional easy violin part and guitar chord); or the complete edition, which also includes both keyboard and violin accompaniments. Either format is hugely flexible, which means the music can be played as solos, duets or trios as well as with larger ensembles. Edward Huws Jones has travelled extensively researching fiddle-playing traditions. In each book he explains the background of the particular musical style, giving his own suggestions for a lively performance. And to help recreate the spirit of the music, every book in the series is beautifully illustrated. Content - Preface - Arkansas Traveller - Old Joe Clark - Turkey in the Straw - Little Maggie - Stoney Point - Salt River - Wagoner - Little Sadie - Cotton-eyed Joe - The Eight of January - Blackberry Blossom - Fire on the Mountain - Bill Cheatem - East Tennessee Blues - Dusty Miller - Leather Britches - Sally Goodin - Cripple Creek - Johnny peu pas danse (Johnny cant dance) - Bayou noir (Black Bayou Two-step) - Les flammes denfer (The Flames of Hell) - Acadian Two-step - Tom and Jerry - Cotton Patch Rag - Gray Eagle - Ragtime Annie - Photographic credits.
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