Old-Time Fiddle Round Peak Style (Book + Online Audio)
History, Tips, & Techniques
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:
20485M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Pages:
128
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-9018-6
ISBN13:
978-07866-9018-3
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. Comes with access to online audio 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
• Online 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

1. Baby-o ....................................................................18
2. Big-Eyed Rabbit .....................................................19
3. The Blackest Crow (My Dearest Sweetheart) ........20
4. Breaking up Christmas ...........................................22
5. Chilly Winds...........................................................23
6. Cluck Old Hen........................................................24
7. Cotton-Eyed Joe .....................................................26
8. Cripple Creek..........................................................27
9. Darling Nellie Grey ................................................28
10. Fire on the Mountain ..............................................30
11. Granny, Will Your Dog Bite?..................................31
12. Greasy String ..........................................................32
13. Groundhog..............................................................34
14. Ida Red....................................................................35
15. John Brown’s Dream ..............................................36
16. John Hardy..............................................................38
17. John Henry..............................................................40
18. June Apple ..............................................................41
19. Kitty Clyde (Katy Cline) ........................................42
20. Let Me Fall (Old Hard Road) .................................43
21. Little Maggie ..........................................................44
22. Lonesome Road Blues............................................45
23. Old Bunch of Keys .................................................46
24. Old Joe Clark..........................................................47
25. Police ......................................................................48
26. Poor Ellen Smith.....................................................49
27. Pretty Little Girl .....................................................50
28. Pretty Polly .............................................................51
29. Rainbow Sign .........................................................52
30. Round Town Gals (Buffalo Gals) ...........................53
31. Ruben......................................................................54
32. Shortening Bread ....................................................56
33. Sourwood Mountain ...............................................57
34. Stay All Night .........................................................58
35. Sweet Sunny South.................................................60
36. The Tater Patch Tune..............................................62
37. Train on the Island ..................................................64
38. When Sorrows Encompass Me Round ...................65
AE'A'C#" tuning (key of A)
39. The Drunken Hiccups (Jack of Diamonds) ............66
AD'A'E" tuning (key of D)
40. Arkansas Traveler ...................................................69
41. Backstep Cindy (Stepback Cindy)..........................70
42. “Old-Time” Backstep Cindy (Holly Ding).............71
43. The Bravest Cowboy ..............................................72
44. Cider (Stillhouse)....................................................73
45. Ducks on the Mill Pond..........................................74
46. Fall on My Knees ...................................................76
47. Fisher’s Hornpipe ...................................................78
48. Forky Deer..............................................................79
49. Fortune....................................................................80
50. The Joke on the Puppy (Rye Straw) .......................82
51. Mississippi Sawyer.................................................83
52. New River Train .....................................................84
53. Old Jimmy Sutton...................................................86
54. Old Molly Hare.......................................................87
55. Peek-a-Boo (Green Gravel)....................................88
56. Polly Put the Kettle On...........................................90
57. Richmond Cotillion ................................................91
58. Ricketts’ Hornpipe..................................................92
59. Rochester Schottische (Walking in the Parlor).......93
60. Rockingham Cindy.................................................94
61. Sally Ann ................................................................96
62. “Old-Time” Sally Ann............................................97
63. Say, Darling, Say ....................................................98
64. Soldier’s Joy (Love Somebody) ...........................100
65. Sugar Hill..............................................................102
66. Susananna Gal (Western Country) .......................104
67. Tempie ..................................................................106
68. They Say It Is Sinful to Flirt (Willie My Darling)107
69. The Wreck of the Old 97 ......................................109
70. The Yellow Rose of Texas ....................................110
DD'A'D" tuning (key of D)
71. Boll Weevil ...........................................................111
72. Bonaparte’s Retreat...............................................112
73. Ryland Spencer .....................................................113
AD'A'D" tuning (key of D)
74. Frankie Baker (Frankie and Albert)......................114
75. Tumblin Gap (Cumberland Gap)..........................115
GD'A'D" tuning (key of G)
76. Flatwoods..............................................................116
GD'A'E" tuning (various keys)
77. Cackling Hen ........................................................117
78. Dance All Night with a Bottle in Your Hand........118
79. Devil in the Strawstack.........................................119
80. Old Buck (Paddy on the Turnpike).......................120
81. Piney Woods Gal ..................................................121
82. Sail Away Ladies ..................................................122
83. Walking in My Sleep ............................................123
 
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