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Learn to Play Irish Fiddle, Vol. 1: Polkas, Jigs, & Slides
     

Learn to Play Irish Fiddle, Vol. 1: Polkas, Jigs, & Slides

Director: Kevin Burke

Cast: Kevin Burke

 
In Learn to Play Irish Fiddle 1: Polkas, Jigs, & Slides, fiddler extraordinaire Kevin Burke eases players with no experience behind them into the realm of the Irish fiddle. Burke employs a threefold emphasis -- on jigs, polkas, and slides -- and, first explaining how to perform double-stops,

Overview

In Learn to Play Irish Fiddle 1: Polkas, Jigs, & Slides, fiddler extraordinaire Kevin Burke eases players with no experience behind them into the realm of the Irish fiddle. Burke employs a threefold emphasis -- on jigs, polkas, and slides -- and, first explaining how to perform double-stops, notes, rolls, and various forms of musical ornamentation, helps the viewer work up to performing such Irish classics as "The Connaughtsman's Rambles" and "Saddle the Pony."

Product Details

Release Date:
11/30/2004
UPC:
0073999982350
Original Release:
1993
Rating:
NR
Source:
Homespun
Time:
1:30:00
Sales rank:
88,068

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Kevin Burke Instructor

Technical Credits

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Intro [2:04]
2. Tune Up [:23]
3. "Bill Sullivan's Polka"/"The Britches Full of Stitches" [2:27]
4. Bowing Patterns and Song Forms [2:57]
5. "Bill Sullivan's Polka" Broken Down [3:16]
6. "The Britches Full of Stitches" Broken Down [2:25]
7. "Bill Sullivan's Polka"/"The Britches Full of Stitches" Bowing [2:21]
8. "Bill Sullivan's Polka"/"The Britches Full of Stitches" Performance [2:49]
9. Irish Jigs [:56]
10. "Saddle the Pony"/"The Connaughtman's Rambles" [4:25]
11. Grace Notes and Left Hand Technique [3:07]
12. "Saddle the Pony" Broken Down [4:29]
13. "The Connaughtman's Rambles" Broken Down [13:29]
14. "Saddle the Pony"/"The Connaughtman's Rambles" Played Slowly [3:04]
15. "Saddle the Pony"/"The Connaughtman's Rambles" Performance [2:45]
16. Sliding Notes [1:50]
17. Irish Slides [1:37]
18. "John Leary's Slide"/"Micko Russell's Slide" [2:16]
19. "John Leary's Slide" Broken Down [5:49]
20. "Micko Russell's Slide" Broken Down [3:19]
21. "John Leary's Slide"/"Micko Russell's Slide" Peformance [2:39]
22. "Micko Russell's Slide" Ornaments [5:00]
23. "The King of the Fairies" [4:03]
24. "The King of the Fairies" Broken Down [6:05]
25. "The King of the Fairies" Second Part [6:16]
26. Outro [2:50]

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