Irish fiddle

Irish Washer Woman

About a decade back, I was playing regularly at retirement homes. The only jig ever requested was Irish Washer Woman. I had noticed that many collections of American fiddle tunes included Haste to the Wedding. That being the only jig in a collection of hoedowns, you would think it a popular tune. No one ever […]

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Off She Goes in Tab

Here’s yet another jig with updated endings. That original idea was economical, but confusing. This way is the standard approach in music notation for endings and repeats. Let’s go with it! And Off She Goes pdf. In the present edition of 43 Fiddle Tunes in Tab, I have ornaments as inserted alternatives to certain bars. […]

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O’Keefe’s Slide

As long as I’m updating those ending transitions of Irish jigs from my book….. Here is O’Keefe’s Slide. And a nice littleĀ  pdf of O’Keefe’s Slide.

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The Hunter’s Purse, an Irish Reel in Music Notation

Even today a purse is not just a small bag for carrying money. It can be the prize inĀ  a contest. The hunter may think of his quarry as a prize. But a animal taken by the hunter may not fit into a small bag. The hunter’s purse may be the small bag he made […]

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The Dutchman’s Pipe, a Grassapelli Tune on Video

This is just the tune by itself. I play through it a couple of times on video.

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