Flatpicking Essentials Vol. 3: Flatpicking Fiddle Tunes

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Flatpicking Essentials Vol. 3: Flatpicking Fiddle Tunes

Dan Miller
Flatpicking Essentials Vol. 3: Flatpicking Fiddle Tunes

by Flatpicking Guitar Magazine editor Dan Miller

Wean yourself off of tablature for good, learn to create variations of tunes you already know, and learn to improvise! Step-by-step instruction on the structure of fiddle tunes, how to assimilate them into your own musical language and learn any tune by ear. Lots of tunes, too! Spiralbound; includes 2 CDs.
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  • Introduction

    A Brief History of Fiddle Music in America

    Flatpicking Fiddle Tunes on the Guitar

  • The Structure of Fiddle Tunes

    Step One: Learn the Chord Progression

  • Find a Recording
  • Find the Key
  • Sing the Melody

    Step Two: Learn the Melody on the Guitar

    Step Three: Simplify

  • Analysis
  • Melody Burnout

    Step Four: Embellish the Simple Version

    Step Five: Work on Variations

Analysis of "Paddy On The Turnpike"

Paddy On The Turnpike Version 1

Paddy On The Turnpike Version 2

Paddy On The Turnpike Version 3

Paddy On The Turnpike Version 4

Paddy On The Turnpike Version 5

Paddy On The Turnpike Version 6

Major Scales, Folding Scales, and Common Patterns

  • Major Scales
  • 8-Note Folding Scale
  • 4-Note Folding Scale
  • 3-Note Folding Scale
  • Folding Thirds #1
  • G Pattern 1
  • G Pattern 2
  • G Pattern 3
  • Chromatic Pattern
  • Folding Thirds #2

A Look at "Forked Deer"

Forked Deer Version 1

Forked Deer Version 2

Forked Deer Version 3

Forked Deer Version 4

Forked Deer Version 5

Beginning A Fiddle Tune Repertoire

Angeline the Baker Version 1

Angeline the Baker Version 2

Angeline the Baker Version 3

Beaumont Rag Version 1

Beaumont Rag Version 2

Big Sciota

Bill Cheatum

Billy in the Lowground Version 1

Billy in the Lowground Version 2

Black Mountain Rag Key of C

Black Mountain Rag Key of G

Blackberry Blossom Version 1

Blackberry Blossom Version 2

Bonaparte

Additional Information

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Skill level intermediate1