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How do you build endurance

Are there any excersizes to build endurance for long periods of playing? When I have to play for several sets my fingers start to go numb o…

Started by NIta

5 Feb 9, 2010
Reply by NIta

Celtic Sheet music

I love finding a group that is about fiddles. Is there a way to share sheet music? Of course it would have to be in public domain, so as no…

Started by dover

5 Dec 15, 2009
Reply by Fernando Pagani Duarte

Online Resources For Learning The Art of The Irish Fiddle

First of all, hi everyone. I'm a new traditional fiddle student, at 47 years of age. It seems my current mid-life crisis, could not afford…

Started by Stephen S.

11 Nov 16, 2009
Reply by Paul Mc Nevin

what I learned about the rosin and strings.

I heard somewhere that you should use a light colored rosin in the summer and this weekend I learned why. I was playing an outdoor gig, fid…

Started by NIta

2 May 5, 2009
Reply by NIta

Different tunings

Hi all, By convention, the *normal* tuning of the fiddle is : E - A - D - G (mi-la-ré-sol)... However, as you may know, there are differ…

Started by WWM

8 May 5, 2009
Reply by KeyReel Fidléir

Bow's Tunes... Upload your own audio material in..!

Here is the thread where you are more than welcome to put in your own musical material, be it original composition or interpretation... Sim…

Started by WWM

9 Apr 8, 2009
Reply by NIta

what about the bow

Curiously, I have found the bow to be a different animal altogether. Not all 'rehairs' are of equal quality. I finally found a guy in Chica…

Started by NIta

7 Apr 4, 2009
Reply by NIta

Calling All Musicians!

I have made a new group reserved for musicians Called 'General Musician Chat'. I have included in it an upload your own music section, a so…

Started by Shawn McCoy

2 Mar 21, 2009
Reply by WWM

Danny Boy

Just wondering if anyone knows where I can get "easy" level violin sheet music for an Danny Boy. I am only a beginner, playing for 2 years.…

Started by Lady Jane

2 Mar 17, 2009
Reply by NIta

Life is like a well played tune.

Has anyone ever noticed that life is better if lived in the same manner as one plays the fiddle. Bow held loosely, full of rolls, triplets,…

Started by Charles Yerkes

3 Mar 7, 2009
Reply by Charles Yerkes

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