John Hartford's Old-Time Fiddle Favorites (Book)
for Fiddle and Mandolin
John Hartford was known for his quirky song writing and tap-dancing while he played the banjo, but he also possessed an encyclopedic knowledge of old-time fiddle tunes. Included in this collection are all 22 fiddle tunes from John's Hamilton Ironworks album. Each tune is presented in standard notation and in mandolin tab. Also included are many of John's variations, suggested chords, and information about the origins and insights on how to approach each tune. This collection of fiddle tunes played by John H ...more
Product Number:
30529
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Multiple Levels
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
92
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-9672-9
ISBN13:
978-07866-9672-7
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
10/11/2016
John Hartford was known for his quirky song writing and tap-dancing while he played the banjo, but he also possessed an encyclopedic knowledge of old-time fiddle tunes. Included in this collection are all 22 fiddle tunes from John's Hamilton Ironworks album. Each tune is presented in standard notation and in mandolin tab. Also included are many of John's variations, suggested chords, and information about the origins and insights on how to approach each tune. This collection of fiddle tunes played by John Hartford is to provide fiddle players with an accurate source so as to incorporate these great tunes into their repertoire. Difficulty ranges from relatively basic fiddling to solos that employ a range of techniques such as slides, alternate tunings and playing on up the fingerboard. This collection is a "must have" for any fan of John Hartford's music and for all old-time musicians.
Introduction 
Notes 
Knockin' at Your Door 
Woodchopper's Breakdown 
Hamilton Ironworks 
Jawbone 
Politic 
Wooliver's Money Musk 
Ragtime Dream 
Quail is a Pretty Bird 
Emminence Breakdown 
Ragged Bill 
Hi Dad in the Morning 
Black River 
Green Corn 
Devil's Hornpipe 
Wolves A Howlin' 
Fiddler's Hornpipe 
White River 
Greenback Dollar 
Comin' Down from Denver on a Trip to Galway Here and There 
Chicken Oh Chicken 
Go                  
Turkey Buzzard 
 
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