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The Fiddler's Fakebook
by David Brady
(Music Sales America). This book has become the industry standard for fiddlers due to its comprehensive amount of instruction and great songs that it packs into one convenient collection. Contains nearly 500 jigs, reels, rags, and hornpipes from all the major fiddling traditions. It also includes extensive information on regional styles, bowing, ornamentation, and even rec ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published January 1st 1992 by Oak Publications
(first published December 31st 1983)
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Lots of different tunes from different styles of fiddling, plus explanations of common types of ornamentation in fiddle tunes. Has tunes that range from easy to really fricking difficult and also lists recordings for each tune. A very good reference.