Charlie Lennon – Irish Fiddle Complete Techniques
Mar 07 2016
Irish Fiddle: Complete Techniques. A superb video by Charlie Lennon, one of the most well-known and respected musicians in Ireland. Learn all the great styles and techniques: bow and finger ornamentation, cuts, rolls, runs and regional styles. A master-player so you can ask for no more.
So here are the essential techniques for playing Irish traditional music after which you can, of course, play anything anywhere. Dust that old fiddle down and get started. Complete with live stage performance featuring Steve Cooney (guitar), Tommy Hayes (Bodhran), Gerry O’Connor (Banjo) and Cormac Breathnach (Whistle).
This is an excellent intro to Irish fiddling, especially for total beginners to Irish Music. Charlie’s lesson plans methodically and skillfully walk you from the very beginning concepts of bowing through to the more advanced forms of ornamentation that are so critical to the “irish” style. Each song introduces a new element to add to your arsenel of Irish fiddling technique: slurs, grace notes, variations, combining tunes into sets, bowing patterns, and on and on.
Running time: 00:49:25
Video: DivX 640×480 (1.33:1) 1838 kbps avg
Audio: MP3 48 kHz 128.00 kbps avg
Size: 698 Mb