The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing the Fiddle

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing the Fiddle

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Riverdance and Celtic Women; Irish bands like the Chieftans, Eileen Ivers & Immigrant Soul, Altan and Gaelic Storm; Old Time and Bluegrass were the surprise hits of the blockbuster movie O Brother Where Art Thou? soundtrack, and the success of bands like Alison Krauss & Union Station and the Del McCoury Band. They have one thing in common- incredible fiddle playing.

Never before has fiddling been so popular, and now anyone can learn to play the fiddle with The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing the Fiddle by international expert and performer Ellery Klein. She creates a simple, step-by-step method that will have you fiddling in no time. Illustrated with finger tabs and supported by a unique, 90-minute combination instructional and music DVD, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing the Fiddle is the most comprehensive and easy-to-follow instructional manual available.

Publisher: New York : Alpha Books, 2008.
ISBN: 9781592577682
1592577687
Call Number: 787.219 KLEIN
Characteristics: xviii, 267 p. : ill., music ; 28 cm + 1 videodisc (4 3/4 in.)
Subjects: Fiddle tunes.
Violin -- Methods (Fiddling)
Fiddling -- Methods -- Self-instruction.
Alternative Title: Playing the fiddle

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Bella_H
Mar 23, 2016

The book is amazing- it truly is for someone who knows nothing about playing the violin/fiddle- from the violin/fiddle parts, to reading music, to playing like a pro, this book is amazing from cover-to-cover. I recommend it to everybody and anybody who want to play the violin/fiddle!!

elizabeth_the_page Apr 28, 2011

I like everything about this book except the title. ;)

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