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Customer Comments:

"GREAT LESSON BOOK! Sharp pictures, Clear sounding CD, easy to follow instruction." S.F.
Glen Rock, PA

"I have book #1 and I love it! I bought a fiddle in 1976 and it sat in a case until I got book #1.  I finally get it. Thanks a million."  J.R.
Gig Harbor, WA

"Hi..I bought your old time fiddling book and cd and as a person who has never played a note on a fiddle before, I found your book very helpful in every way, I've been practicing for a couple of months and am working on faded love and westphalia two songs that I like very much...I would recommend every beginner to buy your material as it is very helpful...I thank you very much..." H. S.
Fort Smith, NT CAN

"I played alot when I was 7, and lost interest.  Now I'm 36 and interested again. I just needed a boost, and you gave it!!!! thanks" O.P.
Pinon, NM

"This is a wonderful teaching aid. Our music teacher loves it too!" G.M.
Ava, MO

"loved the instuctional book, very detailed for a newbie!" D.R.
Jamboree, KY


Old-Time Fiddling Book One 
by Cindy Miles

Old-Time Fiddling Book OneBeginning old-time fiddling curriculum written in tablature format. The ideal resource for fiddle instructors as well as individuals who do not have an instructor available and would like to teach themselves.  


  • Progressive tablature format
  • Accompaniment chords
  • Includes standard music notation for all tunes
  • Photo-illustrated playing technique
  • Begins with rhythms on open strings and simple nursery rhymes
  • Includes 33 standard first position fiddle tunes
  • 45 track split-track CD with fiddle and piano accompaniment for all tunes
  • Fiddle tuning tracks on CD
  • Do not need to know how to read music
  • Spiral bound for easy use (will lie flat on music stand)
  • Suitable for all ages
  • 82 Pages

Included Tunes

Boil the Cabbage Down
Rubber Dolly
Cripple Creek
Wabash Cannonball
Down in the Valley
Sweet Marie
Possum Up a Gum Stump
O Susanna
You Are My Sunshine
Little Brown Jug
Tennessee Waltz
Coming Around the Mountain
Home Sweet Home
Rye Whiskey
Red River Valley
Faded Love
Red Wing
Westphalia Waltz
Pop Goes the Weasel
Rabbit Where's Your Mama
Golden Slippers
Soldier's Joy
Flop-Eared Mule
Put Your Little Foot
Devil's Dream
Snow Deer
Echoes of the Ozarks
Peek-a-boo Waltz
Heel and Toe Polka
Swallowtail Jig
Arkansas Traveler

MP3 Track Sample
Echoes of the Ozarks (805k)
Tablature Sample (pdf)
Echoes of the Ozarks
Notation Sample (pdf)
Echoes of the Ozarks

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