Captain Fiddle's Teach Yourself Learning CDs
celtic, bluegrass, square and contra dance, old time $12.95 each
These 60 minute recordings contain the standard tunes you'll need for the friday night
country dance. Learn fiddle tunes by repeated listening! I present the tunes very slowly
and simply, note by note, and then up to speed with fancier licks. Whether you are a
beginner or an experienced fiddler wanting to learn new tunes, these recordings are for
The style is dance fiddling with jigs, hornpipes, reels, waltzes, bluegrass, and square
dance tunes. Each CD contains both easy and intermediate level tunes. All four recordings
are at a similar difficulty level and each CD contains both easy and intermediate level
tunes. These CDs are designed for learners who can already either play some scales, or a
handful of simple melodies.
They are suitable for both left handed or right handed playing: CD's are $12.95 each. For
learners with NO previous experience playing on a fiddle, I recommend starting with the
Fiddling For Beginners book and DVD (the DVD replaces CD 1) and then progressing on to
For the price of two individual CDs you get a free tune book - $24.95 for CDs 4, 5, and Tune
Book 2. (Please note that Tune Book 2 contains written music only for the tunes on CDs 4
and 5. "Tune Book 1" is out of print. and has been replaced by "Captain Fiddle's Tunes and
Variations, Book 1, $24.95 will get you this book plus two CDs - 2 and 3.
CD 2: Road to Boston, 100 pipers, Mairi's Wedding, Soldier's Joy, Tennessee Waltz,Old Molly
Hare, Rose Tree, Cock of the North, Road to Lisdoonvarna, Off She Goes, Over the
Waterfall, Gentle Maiden Waltz, Angeline the Baker, Margaret's Waltz, Dixon County Blues,
My Love is but a Lassie.
CD 3: Old Joe CLark, Arkansas Traveler, Old French, Rory O'Moore, Chorus Jig, Drowsy
Maggie, Bonaparte's Retreat, Turkey in the Straw, Ragtime Annie, La Bastringue, Smash the
Windows, Shibeg Shimore, Whiskey Before Breakfast, Rights of Man Hornpipe, West Fork
Girls, Upic Waltz.
CD 4: Irishman's Heart to the Ladies, Devil's Dream, Leather Britches, Maid Milking the Cow
waltz, Sailor's Hornpipe, Hull's Victory, Swallowtail Jig, Jesusito Lindo, Pipe on the Hob,
Wind that Shakes the Barley, Woodchopper's reel, and Blue Eagle.
CD/ 5: Barlow Knife, Bayou Two-Step, Cielito Lindo Waltz, Drops of Brandy, Fire on the
Mountain, Harvest Home Hornpipe, Liberty, Maid Milking her Cow Waltz, Morpeth Rant,
Morrison's Jig, None such, Opera Reel, Pays de Haut, Spootiskerry, Top of
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Before CDs became popular we sold these as cassette tapes. We have a good supply of
#2, #3, and #4 cassettes left. Number 5 has sold out. We are offering a set of all 3
cassettes for $13.95 total, or $6.95 each. Contact us if you have an interest in these.
From happy customers:
Hi Captain Fiddle or Ryan,
I have ordered beginner fiddle tapes from you and they helped greatly. I would be
interested in getting mail and I thank you very much.
My name is H.W. and my address is.....
I have several if not all of your cds. I find them very helpful and very rewarding to learn
something by listening. I am an adult fiddler that just started teaching myself 3 years ago.
Ok so I learned Jesusita Lindo Polka, great song! Fun to play!
I found you on the net a year or so ago, lucky me. I ordered the cd's for learning fiddle, I
was a little premature for your cd's but I'm glad now I have them, so much to learn by my
Gallop, New Mexico
I've been playing along with your tapes since November of 2000 and I just went to my first
Fiddle gig and was actually able to play along with my friends. Thanks so much for the CDs
they have really helped!