Take the guesswork out of learning to play the country fiddle. Roy’s Fiddle Magic Method will teach you an interesting variety of fiddle songs presented in a systematic “one-step-at-a-time” manner. Country fiddling is an honored part of the American tradition. The “Rural South” produced a rough country style that is now called “old time” music. Bluegrass is a fast-paced virtuoso style rooted in early country, gospel and blues music.
Fiddling, like social dancing, has undergone a continuous broadening of scope with each generation. Some of the most recent Great American Fiddlers include; Johnny Gimble, Benny Thomasson, Kenny Baker, Mark O’Conner, Vassar Clements, Benny Martin,
Clark Kessinger, Herman Johnson, Howdy Forrester, Byron Berline, Richard Greene, Chubby Wise and of course, Roy Clark.
Roy Clark’s exceptional talent on both the banjo and the guitar is so well-known that many people forget that he is also an outstanding fiddler. But if you’ve ever seen Roy“smokin”on his fiddle in concert, you know that he is one of the best. If you want to take the guesswork out of learning the country fiddle, Roy Clark's Fiddle Magic Method will show you the way. As you work through this best selling Santorella Publication you will learn an interesting variety of fiddle songs presented in a systematic “one step at a time” manner.
In addition, you’ll acquire essential note-reading and music theory skills that will help you communicate efficiently with other musicians. We know that Roy’s Fiddle Magic Method will help you embark on a lifetime of happy and creative fiddling.
Contents includes; Banks Of The Ohio • Battle Hymn Of The Republic • Black-Eyed Suzie • Blind Mary’s Waltz • Boston Hornpipe • Boys Of Bluehill • Cindy • Cold Frosty • Morning • Cripple Creek • Dunmore Lassies • Eighth Of January • 408 S. Hamilton • Groundhog • Handsome Molly • Hog-eyed Man • Horrible Waltz • House Of The Rising Sun • Irish Mazurka • Johnny’s Gone To France • Knoxville Gir • Lavender Blue • March Of The Cruel Vikings • Mississippi Sawyer • Mountain Gal’s Waltz • Musical Priest • My Long Journey Home ($2 Bill) • New River Train • Old Black Joe • Old Man At The Mill • Old Sailor’s Jig • Over The Waterfall • Pine Ridge Bluff Waltz • Rabbit In The Pea Patch • Rakes Of The Kildare • Red Wing • Rock Of Ages • Rodeo Waltz • Rollin’ In My Sweet Baby’s Arms • Sally Ann • Salty Dog • Sheila’s Waltz • Simple Gifts • Sinner Man • Star Of The County Down • Staten Island Hornpipe • Sweet Hour Of Prayer • Tenting On The Old Campground • Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star • What Can The Matter Be? • Wearing Of The Green