Eclipse Hornpipe 2017 Solar

The Eclipse Hornpipe for the Solar Eclipse 2017 You remember the solar eclipse on August 21st last year? It carved a swath across the United States of America and astrologically signified the changes from Donald Trump as President. While it was active i was playing Eclipse Hornpipe. (♫ Nothing’s Gonna Change My World.) But, tell […]

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Milk Cow Blues

Milk Cow Blues When you start playing this fiddle tune from the tab, be aware that the rhythm is a swing rhythm. And sometimes the first of the paired notes is the faster. This fiddle tune has been a long time favorite of my students. Maybe everybody just loves to play the blues, I know […]

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Huntsmans Chorus-Fiddle and Suzuki

The Huntsman’s Chorus in Fiddle Tab Have you ever heard a fiddle tune for the first time and said, “Whoa! That’s a fiddle tune?” That was me sitting up quickly as I head Lissa Schneckenburger play The Huntsman’s Chorus on her CD album, Dance.  Before going on with the Huntsman’s Chorus I need to say […]

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Tam Lin Returns

The Story of Tam Lin This retelling of the story of Tam Lin is loosely based on the version in Wikipedia. The story was so dry, I took the liberty of redoing it. The fiddle tune, Tam Lin, you may have already heard. It’s one of those hypnotic D minor tunes. I’m posting the chart […]

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Pop Goes the Weasel

A Child’s Song, a Jig–Pop Goes the Weasel Looking over my list of tunes in the Fiddle Tune Directory, I see a shortage of real beginner tunes. Pop Goes the Weasel is a tune requested by my younger students. It’s a jig, it’s a children’s song, but it isn’t easy. And yet, because it is […]

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