Level 3: 2020 Block 5

Resources for Fiddle Practice Calls on Zoom

Exercise Sheets

Fiddle Practice Call Recordings

  1. Block 5 Week 1: 16th Sept 2020
  2. Block 5 Week 2: 23rd Sept 2020
  3. Block 5 Week 3: 30th Sept 2020
  4. Block 5 Week 4: 7th Oct 2020
  5. Block 5 Week 5: 14th Oct 2020

Introduction to Bow Hold

Introduction to Ornaments – Cuts and Flicks

Introduction to Bowing Patterns – including *new* Travelling bow, and Georgia Shuffle for Week 5

Introduction to Melodic Motifs

If you are new to live music workshops on Zoom this page of Fiddle Practice Call Tips might be of use.

There is also a page of NEFS Video Tips with extra keyboard shortcuts for navigating in YouTube videos.

NEFS Chatroom – use this link to access the Chatroom. You will need to log in to view the posts and to comment, so go ahead and create a free account to contribute to the discussions.

Week 5 (Weds 14th October)

Winter Sunlight – new Video Tutorials

Week 4 (Weds 7th October)

Winter Sunlight (Alistair Anderson) – with Melissa

Audio files

Winter Sunlight – Video Tutorials

Week 3 (Weds 30th Sept)

The Swing Bridge Rant – Version 3

Baltic Square Jig – Going Deeper

If you want a short video on the technique behind the Birl which is used in The Swing Bridge Rant, Stewart has provided a new video in his Introduction to Ornaments series:

Week 2 (Weds 23rd Sept)

The Swing Bridge Rant – with Stewart

The Swing Bridge Rant – new Video Tutorials

Baltic Square Jig – with Stewart

Audio files

Baltic Square Jig – Video Tutorials

Week 1 (Weds 16th Sept)

The Swing Bridge Rant – with Stewart

Audio files

The Swing Bridge Rant – Video Tutorials