Following is a sample of Fiddle resources available in the Music Department.
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Use these to find additional resources in our Library Catalog.
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Latin violin : how to play salsa, charanga, and Latin jazz violin.
qMT262 .B2 2001x
Berthoud, Philip John.
Irish fiddle playing : a guide for the serious player.
qMT279.5 .B48 2002x
Lieberman, Julie Lyonn.
Rockin' out with blues fiddle.
q MT279.5.L54 2000x
q MT262 .L88
Jazz fiddle wizard : a practical guide to jazz improvising for strings.
q MT279.7.N67 2000x
The American Fiddle Method.
The blue book / in sets selected by BrŪd Cranitch.
The Cajun fiddle tune book : a collection of Cajun fiddle tunes.
Compiled and arranged by Deborah Greenblatt.
qM1668.9.C3 C35 2001x
A Collection of 221 Irish Traditional Fiddle Tunes.
Edited by Jack Perron and Randy Miller.
M1744 .I685 1984x
The Fiddle Music of Scotland.
Compiled by James Hunter.
q M1746 .F45 1988x
The gypsy fiddler : music from Hungary and Romania.
Selected and arranged by Edward Huws Jones.
q M1706.G97 1999x
Jones, Edward Huws.
The American Fiddler by Edward Huws Jones.
qM1629 .A48 1998x
Monroe instrumentals : 25 Bill Monroe favorites.
Transcribed by Todd Collins.
qM130.M66 M6 2002x
The red book : 100 Irish dance tunes and airs.
Selected by Matt Cranitch.
Back roads to Cold Mountain.
Compiled, annotated, and produced by John Cohen.
Fo Bac #24760
Blue Ridge Mountain Fiddle.
Cw Blu #12299
Cw Cle #4624
My Roots Are Showing: Traditional Fiddle Music of Cape Breton Island.
If Mac #15648
Cw OCo #4951
Traditional Fiddle Music of the Ozarks.
Fo Tra #14702
Wood That Sings: Indian Fiddle Music of the Americas.
If Woo #15963
DVDs and Videos
Carrying On the Traditions: Cape Breton Scottish Fiddling Today.
By Mary Larsen and Rob Roberts.
Mus G - Fid
The fiddle according to Vassar.
Taught by Vassar Clements.
(DVD) MT279.5.F49 2005x
Fiddles, Snakes & Dog Days.
By Gerald Milnes
Depicts the living folk culture of West Virginia, presenting the region's folklore and old-time music in their natural context. A variety of indigenous traditional fiddle tunes are performed.
Mus G - Fid
Learning bluegrass fiddle.
Taught by Kenny Kosek.
(DVD) MT279.5.L43 2004x vol. 1 and 2
Learn to play Cajun fiddle.
Taught by Michael Doucet.
(DVD) MT279.5.L425 2005x
The Unbroken Circle: Vermont Music, Tradition, and Change.
Several Vermonters discuss the Vermont folk music tradition and perform ballads, fiddle tunes, and country music.
Mus G - Unb
Monthly magazine "for players of violin, viola, cello, bass and fiddle"
May be used only in the Main Library.
Library has issues from 1990 to the present.
Monday-Thursday 10 AM - 8 PM
Friday-Saturday 10 AM - 5:30 PM
Sunday 12 -5 PM
Music/Film & Audio, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
4400 Forbes Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15213