Old-Time Fiddle Round Peak Style (eBook + Online Audio)
Traditional Southern old-time fiddling from the world-renowned Round Peak area of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina, focusing on the style and repertoire of master fiddler Tommy Jarrell (1901-1985). Author Brad Leftwich, himself an acclaimed fiddler who learned the music in person from Jarrell, presents detailed, accurate transcriptions of 83 tunes (the bulk of Jarrell's repertoire) both in standard music notation and fiddle tablature, along with interesting anecdotal information relating to each t ...more
Product Number:
20485BCDEB
Format:
eBook + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Pages:
128
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6106-5954-6
ISBN13:
978-16106-5954-3
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
1/27/2016
Traditional Southern old-time fiddling from the world-renowned Round Peak area of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina, focusing on the style and repertoire of master fiddler Tommy Jarrell (1901-1985). Author Brad Leftwich, himself an acclaimed fiddler who learned the music in person from Jarrell, presents detailed, accurate transcriptions of 83 tunes (the bulk of Jarrell's repertoire) both in standard music notation and fiddle tablature, along with interesting anecdotal information relating to each tune. All of the tunes are included on the accompanying online audio as transcribed, played solo at a moderate tempo to facilitate learning. Helpful stylistic tips and important background information on the area and the music, along with biographical information on Jarrell and many of the musicians from whom he learned, illustrated with many fascinating old photographs.

• Featuring the old-time Round Peak fiddle style and repertoire of Tommy Jarrell
• Detailed, accurate transcriptions of 83 tunes in standard notation and tablature
• downloadable audio including all 83 tunes played solo at moderate tempo
• Stylistic tips, photos, and background information on Round Peak music and musicians.
Old-Time Fiddle Round Peak Style

 Baby-o  
 Big-Eyed Rabbit  
 The Blackest Crow (My Dearest Sweetheart)  
 Breaking up Christmas  
 Chilly Winds 
 Cluck Old Hen 
 Cotton-Eyed Joe  
 Cripple Creek 
 Darling Nellie Grey  
 Fire on the Mountain  
 Granny, Will Your Dog Bite? 
 Greasy String  
 Groundhog 
 Ida Red 
 John Brown’s Dream  
 John Hardy 
 John Henry 
 June Apple  
 Kitty Clyde (Katy Cline)  
 Let Me Fall (Old Hard Road)  
 Little Maggie  
 Lonesome Road Blues 
 Old Bunch of Keys  
 Old Joe Clark 
 Police  
 Poor Ellen Smith 
 Pretty Little Girl  
 Pretty Polly  
 Rainbow Sign  
 Round Town Gals (Buffalo Gals)  
 Ruben 
 Shortening Bread  
 Sourwood Mountain  
 Stay All Night  
 Sweet Sunny South 
 The Tater Patch Tune 
 Train on the Island  
 When Sorrows Encompass Me Round  
AE'A'C#" tuning (key of A) 
 The Drunken Hiccups (Jack of Diamonds)  
AD'A'E" tuning (key of D) 
 Arkansas Traveler  
 Backstep Cindy (Stepback Cindy) 
 “Old-Time” Backstep Cindy (Holly Ding) 
 The Bravest Cowboy  
 Cider (Stillhouse) 
 Ducks on the Mill Pond 
 Fall on My Knees  
 Fisher’s Hornpipe  
 Forky Deer 
 Fortune 
 The Joke on the Puppy (Rye Straw)  
 Mississippi Sawyer 
 New River Train  
 Old Jimmy Sutton 
 Old Molly Hare 
 Peek-a-Boo (Green Gravel) 
 Polly Put the Kettle On 
 Richmond Cotillion  
 Ricketts’ Hornpipe 
 Rochester Schottische (Walking in the Parlor) 
 Rockingham Cindy 
 Sally Ann  
 “Old-Time” Sally Ann 
 Say, Darling, Say  
 Soldier’s Joy (Love Somebody)  
 Sugar Hill 
 Susananna Gal (Western Country)  
 Tempie  
 They Say It Is Sinful to Flirt (Willie My Darling) 
 The Wreck of the Old   
 The Yellow Rose of Texas  
DD'A'D" tuning (key of D) 
 Boll Weevil  
 Bonaparte’s Retreat 
 Ryland Spencer  
AD'A'D" tuning (key of D) 
 Frankie Baker (Frankie and Albert) 
 Tumblin Gap (Cumberland Gap) 
GD'A'D" tuning (key of G) 
 Flatwoods 
GD'A'E" tuning (various keys) 
 Cackling Hen  
 Dance All Night with a Bottle in Your Hand 
 Devil in the Strawstack 
 Old Buck (Paddy on the Turnpike) 
 Piney Woods Gal  
 Sail Away Ladies  
 Walking in My Sleep  

 
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