Favorite American Waltzes for Fiddle

by Stacy Phillips
$16.62
sku: 02-20583
Continuing the reissue of the "Phillips Collection of Traditional American Fiddle Tunes" - Volume 2 presents over 110 classic and lesser-known country waltzes from all parts of the United States, some with multiple versions. All transcribed from performances of the greatest traditional fiddlers of the past and present, including Benny Thomasson, Howdy Forrester, J. T. Perkins, Lloyd Wanzer, Jay Ungar, Vivian Williams, Skip Gorman, Texas Shorty, Kenny Baker, dozens more. Bowings and chord accompaniment are included. This book will also be of value to students of classical music and Suzuki trained children. Waltzes are played slowly enough to not be intimidating but also serve as effective and fun exercises for all violin students, not just fiddlers. The arrangements range from easy (single notes, first position) to advanced (double stops and upper positions). And they illustrate America's great tradition of fiddling. Beginning/intermediate. 72 pp.

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Continuing the reissue of the "Phillips Collection of Traditional American Fiddle Tunes" - Volume 2 presents over 110 classic and lesser-known country waltzes from all parts of the United States, some with multiple versions. All transcribed from performances of the greatest traditional fiddlers of the past and present, including Benny Thomasson, Howdy Forrester, J. T. Perkins, Lloyd Wanzer, Jay Ungar, Vivian Williams, Skip Gorman, Texas Shorty, Kenny Baker, dozens more. Bowings and chord accompaniment are included. This book will also be of value to students of classical music and Suzuki trained children. Waltzes are played slowly enough to not be intimidating but also serve as effective and fun exercises for all violin students, not just fiddlers. The arrangements range from easy (single notes, first position) to advanced (double stops and upper positions). And they illustrate America's great tradition of fiddling. Beginning/intermediate. 72 pp.