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English Fiddle

Sheet Music
Voicing/Format Violin
Desc Bk/Cd
Composer Chris Bartram
Publisher Mel Bay Publications Inc
Catalog # 98552BCD

Price: $22.99

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English Fiddle Composed by Chris Bartram. For Violin. Published by Mel Bay Publications Inc. (Catalog # 98552BCD, UPC: 9780786680276)

Every country in Europe seems to have rediscovered its own vital tradition of fiddle music, except England ... But, English fiddle music forms an important, yet neglected, part of the mosaic of Old and New World fiddle styles.

Chris Bartram has played this music for over forty years. He has learne d from traditional musicians around his home communities and more widely in ot her parts of England and in Cornwall. He has studied the majority of the exist ing field recordings of older generations of players and many of the handwritt en manuscripts of nineteenth century fiddlers. 'English Fiddling' contains a w ide variety of traditional tunes, an essay about the history of the instrument in England and a number of archive photographs.

'English Fiddlin g' is intended to be
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