This 5 1/2" by 8" QWIKGUIDE offers 43 traditional fiddle solos in standard notation with chord symbols. Selections include: Arkansas Traveler; Back Up and Push; The Blarney Pilgrim; Cripple Creek; Down Yonder and so many more. The attached CD contains performances of all the tunes in the book. 32 pages.
Title: Famous Fiddlin' Tunes, By Duncan, Craig, Published by Mel Bay Publications, Item number: 98431BCD
This text presents beginning violin technique and basic music-reading fundamentals, with an emphasis on the use of melodies and classical pieces to teach each new concept. The 28 lessons include basic technique and reading skills, scales in the keys of A, D, G, and C as well as bowing techniques such as dynamic contrast, slurs, accents, and staccato bowing. There are 47 melodies presented including works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Handel, Mozart and other classical composers. The companion CD features all of the exercises and pieces recorded with solo violin and piano accompaniment.
Title: First Lessons for Violin, By Duncan, Craig, Published by Mel Bay Publications
A follow-up book to Craig Duncan's popular "Deluxe Fiddling Method" containing 40 great fiddle solos in the keys F, B-flat, E, E minor, and A minor. Also features pieces in altered tunings, contest-style breakdowns, ragtime tunes, and additional fiddling favorites. Includes the popular fiddling tune, The Orange Blossom Special.
Title: Advanced Fiddling, By Duncan, Craig, Published by Mel Bay Publications, Item number: 93971BCD
Contains 60 of Craig Duncan's outstanding fiddle arrangements including "Dueling Fiddles","Rocky Top", "Black Mountain Rag", "Turkey Creek Hop", "Indian Summer", "Sweet Brown Eyed Girl", and many more. The CD contains 18 of the books selections. A best seller!!
Title: Top Fiddle Solos, By Duncan, Craig, Published by Mel Bay Publications, Item number: 94095BCD
Designed for beginning fiddle students, these 36 lessons present basic techniques by applying them to fiddle tunes. Reading music is unnecessary since the lessons are explained step by step and fingerings are given for every note. Each version builds on the previous one and helps students create their own arrangements.
Title: You Can Teach Yourself Fiddling, By Duncan, Craig, Published by Mel Bay Publications