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Tips for adapting viola to irish music?

Hi everyone! I'm getting back into viola, my instrument from 5th grade until 12th back in school, after not playing for about 11 years. I'…

Started by Evyn Koyama

2 Feb 7, 2015
Reply by Evyn Koyama

Anticipating the beat

Hi, I was listening to a recording of our session, and I noticed that from time to time I play the first note of a part slightly ahead of t…

Started by Bernie

1 Jan 3, 2015
Reply by Paul Ivory

Kiss The Bride - Reel

I made this wee video up, An old Reel I  just learned.. Please Forgive the High Note's - lol.. It's an Old tune but I've never heard it til…

Started by Jim Mcauley

4 Sep 10, 2014
Reply by David Collins

Re - Vibrato In Irish Music

Van Sederburg :Was asking about Vibrato In Irish Music.And said ( Is there a rule? Maybe this is a silly question,)1/ Q: Is there a rule ?…

Started by Jim

1 Aug 12, 2014
Reply by Van Sederburg

Master class with Matt Cranitch as part of The Steeple Sessions

Hi Everyone,   Well, I finally took the plunge and signed up for a master class with Matt Cranitch last Tuesday at the Conradh Na Gaeilge p…

Started by Paul Ivory

2 Aug 29, 2013
Reply by Paul Ivory

Shoulder rest - yay or nay?

Hi Everyone,I hope all you fiddlers are attending Summer Schools, Sessions and Fleadhs, and if you're in Ireland, enjoying the bizzarely wo…

Started by Paul Ivory

4 Aug 3, 2013
Reply by Paul Ivory

2/ A Tune to Learn - The Concert Reel

The Concert Reel from Jim McAuley on Vimeo. This version I always Loved  - jim,,, X:1T:The Concert ReelR:reelD:Stockton's Wing.M:C|K:G~G…

Started by Jim Mcauley

1 May 19, 2013
Reply by Paul Ivory

New Strings

Hello Fellow Fiddlers, I know that in years to come I may look back on this post and smile indulgently to myself, chuckle and shake my head…

Started by Paul Ivory

9 Apr 6, 2013
Reply by Paul Ivory

1/ A Tune to Learn - The Waves of Tory - Polka

Waves of Tory Here is a nice easy tune to learn, it is also a Dance. I have tried the Dance and I can tell you,  I'd Rather just play it -…

Started by Jim Mcauley

0 Apr 1, 2013

Tune Of The Week - The Leitrim Fancy - Jig

The Leitrim Fancy - Jig ( There's also a Hornpipe by the same name. But here is the Leitrim Fancy- jig I play, ie/  without silly bit's int…

Started by Jim Mcauley

2 Mar 21, 2013
Reply by Jim Mcauley

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