Traditional American Fiddle Tunes Volume One: Hoedowns, Breakdowns and Reels. Meticulously collected from recordings, square and contra donces, fiddle contests, jam sessions and individual fiddlers - this book is meant to provide a snapshot of what American fiddlers were playing and listening to in the latter part of the 20th Century. As the vinyl record format disappears from the marketplace, a great deal of recorded fiddle music will no longer be available. In this book, Stacy Phillips shares the fruits of some timely collecting for all fiddlers to enjoy. Bowings, fingerings, and guitar
Unlike many Bach editions for guitar, these transcriptions are meant to be played using a pick. All pieces are in their original keys, and their ranges may require notes on the twenty-second fret. Consequently, they require an electric guitar or at least an acoustic with a cutaway.