We started a new tune – Huntsman’s Chorus, an old New England dance tune.
Here’s a collection of common tunes for the spring session of the fiddle class – give as many as you can a listen/look and we’ll play them together and learn a new one or two.
Glise a Sherbrooke
Here’s our new tune from 4/10/16:
Links to some of the tunes from class today:
A new one – Tombigbee Waltz
and a few old ones –
We also talked about learning a tune called “Dancing Bear” (different from “Beren Tanz”!) to work on playing fast tunes with lots of notes, but didn’t learn much of it. I’ll try to get a recording up here soon.
A bit late with this, but here’s a basic version of Jay Ungar’s “Ashokan Farewell:
Here’s the new tune from last week and this week’s class:
Here’s a tune list and some recordings of some tunes we’ll be doing in class this fall. My hope is that we’ll keep adding to this – as I teach you new tunes, and as you come up with others you want to share.
If you’re newer to the class, you can also look back through these tunes here, which we worked on in classes last year.