50 Tunes for Fiddle Volume 1 (Book + Online Audio)
Traditional Old Time Bluegrass & Celtic Solos Volume 1
99938M
50 Tunes Volume 1 for Fiddle is one book in a 5-book series. The 50 Tunes series is a collection of Bluegrass, Old Time and Celtic tunes for ensembles, families and individuals. This book contains the same 50 tunes as those found in the other 4 books of the series, but carefully designed for the fiddle.

The parts in this book range from beginner to advanced. All tunes contain a simple melody and most of the tunes contain an intermediate or advanced part. Many tunes contain a harmony part to match the ...more
Product Number:
99938M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Multiple Levels
Pages:
144
Binding:
Perfect Binding
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-8743-6
ISBN13:
978-07866-8743-5
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
1/27/2016
50 Tunes Volume 1 for Fiddle is one book in a 5-book series. The 50 Tunes series is a collection of Bluegrass, Old Time and Celtic tunes for ensembles, families and individuals. This book contains the same 50 tunes as those found in the other 4 books of the series, but carefully designed for the fiddle.

The parts in this book range from beginner to advanced. All tunes contain a simple melody and most of the tunes contain an intermediate or advanced part. Many tunes contain a harmony part to match the melody. Since fiddle contests are a tradition in American and Celtic fiddling, 50 Tunes Volume 1 for Fiddle contains hoedowns, waltzes, reels, rags, hornpipes, jigs, polkas and airs. Some of the tunes are authentic to true championship fiddling and were arranged and recorded by a former national champion fiddler. Includes access to online audio. Tunes recorded by full band, not all instruments featured in every song.
50 Tunes for Fiddle Volume 1

About the Author ........................................................................................................................................................................................3
Foreword ....................................................................................................................................................................................................4
Acknowledgements ....................................................................................................................................................................................5
Preface ........................................................................................................................................................................................................6
Angus Campbell ........................................................................................................................................................................................7
Arkansas Traveler ......................................................................................................................................................................................8
Aura Lee ..................................................................................................................................................................................................12
The Battle Cry of Freedom ......................................................................................................................................................................14
Beaumont Rag ..........................................................................................................................................................................................18
Billy in the Lowground ............................................................................................................................................................................20
Blackberry Blossom ................................................................................................................................................................................22
Bonaparte’s Retreat ..................................................................................................................................................................................24
Carthage Waltz..........................................................................................................................................................................................27
Cherokee Shuffle ......................................................................................................................................................................................28
Cluck Old Hen..........................................................................................................................................................................................31
Cotton Eyed Joe........................................................................................................................................................................................32
Cotton Patch Rag......................................................................................................................................................................................34
Cripple Creek............................................................................................................................................................................................37
Devil’s Dream ..........................................................................................................................................................................................38
Down Yonder ............................................................................................................................................................................................40
Eighth of January......................................................................................................................................................................................41
Forked Deer ..............................................................................................................................................................................................44
Gardenia Waltz ........................................................................................................................................................................................48
Grandfather’s Clock..................................................................................................................................................................................50
Green Willis ..............................................................................................................................................................................................51
Indian’s Farewell Waltz ............................................................................................................................................................................53
Irish Washerwoman ..................................................................................................................................................................................54
La Bastringue............................................................................................................................................................................................57
Leather Britches........................................................................................................................................................................................59
Liberty ......................................................................................................................................................................................................63
Martin’s Waltz ..........................................................................................................................................................................................64
Mason’s Apron..........................................................................................................................................................................................66
Mississippi Hornpipe................................................................................................................................................................................69
Mississippi Sawyer ..................................................................................................................................................................................70
Old Dan Tucker ........................................................................................................................................................................................72
Old Joe Clark............................................................................................................................................................................................73
President Garfield’s Hornpipe ..................................................................................................................................................................76
Pretty Peg..................................................................................................................................................................................................78
Red-haired Boy ........................................................................................................................................................................................79
Red Wing ..................................................................................................................................................................................................82
Sailor’s Hornpipe......................................................................................................................................................................................83
College Hornpipe*....................................................................................................................................................................................84
Saint Anne’s Reel ....................................................................................................................................................................................88
Sally Ann ..................................................................................................................................................................................................90
Sally Goodin’............................................................................................................................................................................................92
Sally Johnson............................................................................................................................................................................................94
Salt Creek ................................................................................................................................................................................................98
Soldier’s Joy ..........................................................................................................................................................................................101
Swallowtail Jig........................................................................................................................................................................................105
Temperance Reel ....................................................................................................................................................................................106
Tom and Jerry ........................................................................................................................................................................................108
Turkey in the Straw ................................................................................................................................................................................111
Uncle Joe ................................................................................................................................................................................................114
Under the Double Eagle ........................................................................................................................................................................115
Whiskey Before Breakfast......................................................................................................................................................................116
*This tune is out of alphabetical order because it is the second tune of a medley.
Appendix ................................................................................................................................................................................................119
 
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