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Founded in 1994, Fiddler Magazine is an informative, educational, and entertaining resource for fiddlers, accompanists, and appreciative listeners. Each quarterly issue (now approx. 60 pages each) features a variety of different styles of fiddling, as well as plenty of other articles and columns. Regular columns include: Bluegrass Fiddling, “The Practicing Fiddler,” Fiddle Tune History, On Improvisation, Irish Fiddling, Cross-Tuning Workshop, Cross-Canada Fiddle Tour, and reviews of CDs, books, and DVDs. Each issue also includes transcriptions of several tunes.
Violin Maker H.H. Heskett
Billy C. Hurt on Clark Kessinger
Columns on Irish, Scottish; Old Time; Canadian fiddling; Tune History; Waltzes & Airs
11 tunes + musical examples…
& lots more!
In upcoming issues:
Kevin Henderson & Shetland Fiddle Traditions; Sam Sweeney; 10 String Symphony; Bríd Harper; Judy Raber & Jim McKinney; Henry Ford's Violins; Harald Haugaard; Leanna Price; Howdy Forrester; Gordon McCann; Liz Carroll; Gillian Boucher…
2017 Vintage Fiddler Photo Calendar
12 beautiful B&W photos from the late 1880s to early 1900s. $7 each or 3 for $20. Makes a great gift for all the fiddlers in your life, including yourself!
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