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The Joys of Fiddle Music Volume 2

An excerpt from "The Joys of Fiddle Music Volume 2"

Purpose of this Series:

"This series of Book and CD sets is designed to aid the beginning fiddle player accompanist in their development on Guitar and / or piano, as well as give the fiddler a practice tool if they have no access to regular accompaniment in their local area."

Purpose of This Series
Background on Contributors
Special Thanks


  • Tips and Aids for Accompanists - Part Two

  • Note Taking for Accompanists

  • Blank Accompanist Form Templates

  • Tuning the Guitar to the Piano

  • Music Theory Applied With Applicable Fiddle Tunes (found on CD 2B)The i-iv-V7 Chord Progression

  • Bandura Waltz (Am)

  • The Diminished & Diminished 7th Chord

  • Rock Valley Jig (C)

  • The Supertonic Minor Progression (I-ii-V7)

  • Catfish Jig (G)

  • The Relative Minor Chord Progression (

  • Temperance Reel (G)

  • The Flat Seventh Chord (bVII)

  • Louis Riel Reel (Em)

  • Paddy on the Turnpike (G)

  • The Trip to Doryman (Am)

  • The Southwest Bridge (Gm)


  • Standard Fiddle Tunes With No More Than Three Chord Changes

  • The Standard Three Chord Progression (I-IV-V7)

  • Black Velvet Waltz (C)

  • Maple Leaf Two Step (C)

  • Life in the Finland Woods (G/G/C)

  • Irish Washerwoman (G)

  • Turkey in the Straw (G)

  • Ragtime Annie (D/D/G)

  • Faded Love (D)

  • Liberty Two Step (D)

  • St. Anne's Reel (D)

  • Arkansas Traveller (D)

  • Fisher's Hornpipe (D)

  • Snow Deer (D)

  • Jole Blon (A)

  • Rubber Dolly (A)

  • Boil the Cabbage Down (A)

  • Devil's Dream (A)

  • Guitar Accompanying Appendix

  • Piano Accompanying Appendix


  • Assisted by Jeanne Buckley (Fiddle), Cammy Romanuck (Fiddle),
    Fred Buckley (Guitar) and Lucas Welsh (Guitar).

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