Achieve that traditional Irish sound with this instructional fiddling DVD.
This DVD course in traditional Irish fiddling covers rhythmic devices and other variations, including
grace notes, ornaments, rolls, and double-stops.
Level 2—Near-Beginner: Instructor assumes that you have not
been playing very long, but know the basics. The material is still at a very easy level, but certain elementary things are
Kevin Burke's easygoing manner and encouraging teaching style invite you into the world of authentic
traditional Irish fiddle. In this superb starter lesson, he passes on his vast knowledge and experience through an in-depth
study of some of his favorite tunes, styles and techniques.
Kevin understands the needs of the learning fiddler, and
he conveys his ideas with clarity and simplicity. Focusing on Irish polkas, slides and jigs, he teaches the basic tune, along
with several variations, explaining the rhythmic devices that distinguish each dance form. He then shows you the grace notes,
rolls, double-stops and other ornaments that make this music so distinctive, and that keep it in the true Irish tradition.
the end of this first lesson you'll be playing Saddle the Pony, The Connaughtman's Rambles, The King of the Fairies, Bill
Sullivan's Polka, Johnny Leary's Slide, Micho Russell's Slide and more. Best of all, you'll have gained a solid foundation
that will enable you to play this beloved music with real flair and authority.
Homespun Learn To Play Irish Fiddle Lesson One (DVD) Features:
- Near-beginner level
- Includes music
Fiddle players will learn to play classic songs including:
- "Saddle the Pony"
- "The Connaughtman's Rambles"
- "The King of the Fairies"
- "Bill Sullivan's Polka"
- "Johnny Leary's Slide"
- "Micho Russell's Slide" and more.
Start fiddlin' around and order today.
Homespun Learn To Play Irish Fiddle Lesson One (DVD) Specifications:
- Author: Kevin Burke
- Series: Homespun Tapes
- Publisher: Homespun
- Medium: DVD
- 90 minutes
- 5" W x 8" L