Designed for beginning fiddle students, the 36 lessons present basic techniques by applying them to fiddle tunes, allowing you to Teach Yourself Fiddling
. Reading music is unnecessary, as the lessons are explained step by step, and fingerings are given for every note. Each version builds on the previous one and helps students to create their own arrangements. Includes an audio download available online.
Forty-eight songs from the book are on the audio download. The online video is designed to complement the first 17 lessons of the You Can Teach Yourself Fiddling text. Covers tuning, holding the fiddle and bow, left-hand position, basic A, D, and G scales, shuffle bowing, slurs, double stops, and many tunes, including Liza Jane,Shortening Bread, Going to Boston, and Bile Them Cabbage Down.