French Fiddle Tunes - 227 Traditional Pieces for Violin

by Chris Haigh
$22.99
sku: 49-945144
Book/CD pack. Renowned fiddle player and arranger Chris Haigh presents this survey of French fiddle music, with over 200 pieces for solo violin exploring the variety of traditional fiddle music found throughout the country. France is perhaps not as famous for fiddle music as Ireland, Scotland or Romania, but scratch below the surface and you will find a rich tradition packed with unique dance forms, crooked tune structures, unusual and exotic modes, and non-tempered scales. Includes recordings of each piece played by the author. Special import. 84 pp.   More Details...
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Tunes:

Central France:

  • 3-Time Bourrées
  • 2-Time Bourrées
  • Waltzes
  • Marche de Noces
  • Polkas
  • Mazurkas
  • Schottisches

The Alps:

  • Rigodons
  • 3-time Bourrées
  • Waltzes
  • Farandoles
  • Mazurkas
  • Marches
  • Aubade
  • Polk

Alsace:

  • Valse à 5 Temps
  • Valse à 8 Temps
  • Valse à 11 Temps
  • Alsace Waltzes
  • Zwiefachers
  • Cercle Circalsacien

Brittany:

  • Laridés
  • Breton Marches
  • Rond de St. Vincent
  • Hanter Dros
  • An Dros
  • Breton Scottishes
  • Plinn
  • Gavottes
  • Suite Gavotte Montagnes No. 1
  • Suite Gavotte Montagnes No. 2

Southwest:

  • Branles
  • Sauts
  • 6/8 Sauts
  • Fandangos
  • Bourrées de Bethmal
  • Rondeaus
  • Congos
  • Rainaissance Branles

Western France:

  • Normandy scottishes
  • Mormandy Mazurkas
  • Branles du Poitou
  • Pad d'été

Miscellaneous:

  • Farandoles from Languedoc
  • Corsican 6/8 Dances
  • Corsican Polkas
  • Waltzes from Corsica