Dave Haas - Fun Fiddle Tunes

Item number 1310105, Regular price $35.00

This workbook/2-CD set was written for all who aspire to improve their playing of fiddle tunes, and other tunes with a fast tempo, and build their repertoire of songs.

The book is more than a collection of fiddle tunes - it provides over 2 hours of detailed written and audio instruction of the left and right hand techniques needed to play quickly, cleanly, and smoothly. The workbook consists of 32 popular fiddle tune arrangements and 11 exercises which build the skills necessary to play fiddle tunes and other fast songs on the mountain dulcimer. Many of the tunes included are those played in jam sessions and at club meetings.

Also included is a description of first and second position backup chords, and how to use the "chop" to liven up your backup accompaniment. All of the instruction, tunes and exercises are referenced to the accompanying 2-CD set, which allows the listener to play along with the instructor while learning to bring forth lively fiddle tunes from the mountain dulcimer.

56 pages.

Book contents:

About The Instructor
Getting Ready To Play
Right Hand Technique (The Pick, Where Do I Strum?)
Right Hand Technique (The Strum)
Right Hand Technique (The Strum, Continued)
Exercise 1 (Scale Strum) - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2011
Exercise 2 (Two Finger Slide) - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2011
Left Hand Technique (Hand Position)
Left Hand Technique (Exercise 3: Two-Finger Combinations)
Left Hand Technique (Exercise 4: Three-Finger Combinations, Exercise 5: Fingers And Slides)
Exercise 6 (Three Finger Strum) - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2011
Exercise 7 (Three Finger Slide) - DAD Tuning
Exercise 8 (Chord Strum) - DAD Tuning
Exercise 9 (Four Note Slide) - DAD Tuning
Exercise 10 (Three Fingers - More Notes) - DAD Tuning
Backup Chords
Playing Backup - The "Chop" (Exercise 11: The "Chop" Backup Strum) - DAD Tuning
Angelina Baker - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2011
Barlow Knife - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2007
Boatman - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2011
Boil Dem Cabbage - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2008
Chinese Breakdown - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2011
Cluck Old Hen - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2008
Cripple Creek - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2011
Crooked Ridge - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2010
Dancing Cow - DAD Tuning - Composed by: Will Manahan And Dave Haas - Copyright: 2010
Fly Around, My Pretty Little Miss - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2011
Gray Cat On A Tennessee Farm - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2007
Groundhog - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2007
John Stinson's #2 - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2011
Liza Jane - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2011
Mississippi Sawyer - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2011
Old Joe Clark - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2011
Rock The Cradle, Joe - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2011
Red Wing - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2011
Sail Away Ladies - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2011
Sandy River Belle - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2011
Scotland, The Brave - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2011
Shady Grove - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2011
Shove That Pig's Foot (A Little Further In The Fire) - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2011
Soldier's Joy - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2010
Southwind - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2011
Spotted Pony - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2007
Turkey In The Straw - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2011
Waterbound - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2011
Wayfaring Stranger - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2010
West Virginia Hills - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2007
Whiskey Before Breakfast - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2011
Wildwood Flower - DAD Tuning - Copyright: 2011

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