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Path to Fiddling Enjoyment

The Path to Enjoying Your Fiddling

Fiddling enjoyment has been on my mind from the first days of beginning to teach. I would always advise a beginner to find a tune they liked to play. Then, play that one first. As in, “Life is short. Eat dessert first.” But, how to get there as soon as possible. Here is a story as an example.

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Learn Fiddle Intonation

Get Good Intonation in Your Fiddle Tunes

The topic of fiddle intonation reminds me of a time, back in the 1980’s, when I put on an event with other string players at a local venue, Boatyard Village. We had an idea for a themed concert. We called it “Dawg Jam.” We played some David Grisman pieces and other fiddle tunes.

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