Steve Kaufman's Favorite 50 Traditional American Fiddle Tunes For Flatpicking Guitar: Tunes A-F

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Steve Kaufman's Favorite 50 Traditional American Fiddle Tunes For Flatpicking Guitar: Tunes A-F
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Steve Kaufman says he can't emphasize enough the importance of developing a large repertoire of tunes. Fiddle tunes give us melodies that eventually allow us to begin to improvise. Sometimes without even knowing it. The more tunes you know, the more melodies and intersecting melody lines you know. This allows you to eventually cut and paste portions of the melody line into another song. In the beginning you will probably unknowingly replace and ending run. These are the last two measures of the section of a tune. Many of them in the same key are interchangeable, unless they are specific to the melody of the song. After a while you will cut out measures in the middle of the song and then you will be able to take the snips of melodies and play them in another song in a different key thus beginning to improvise. All of this is possible because you built up your repertoire of tunes.


  • Ace Of Spades
  • Angus Campbell
  • Arkansas Traveler
  • Batchelder's Reel
  • Bayne Water
  • Bear Pen Hollow
  • Bitter Creek
  • Boston Boy
  • Bottom Of The Punchbowl
  • Brilliancy
  • Brisk Young Soldier
  • Broad Run Picnic
  • Brown Button Shoes
  • Brushy Run
  • Buffalo Gals
  • Bunch Of Chickens, A
  • Casey Jones
  • Cattle In The Cane
  • Cedar Gap
  • Cherokee Shuffle
  • Chicken In The Barnyard
  • Chicken Reel
  • Chief Sitting Bull
  • Chinese Breakdown
  • Chinky Pin
  • Choctaw
  • Chorus Jig
  • Christmas Time Will Soon Be Over
  • Cider
  • Cindy, Cindy
  • Clyde Durst's Tune
  • Cobbler's Reel
  • Cold, Frosty Morning
  • Cotton Eyed Joe
  • Cottonwood Reel
  • Cowboy's Dream
  • Crazy Creek
  • Cricket On The Hearth
  • Cripple Creek
  • Crockett's Honeymoon
  • Denver Belle
  • Devil In The Haystack
  • Devil's Dream
  • Dirty Sheets
  • Dixie
  • Doc Jessup
  • Dolly
  • Drunken Billy Goat
  • Dry And Dusty
  • Dry Creek Reel
  • Durham's Reel
  • Dusty Miller Hornpipe
  • Early In The Evening
  • Eighth Of January
  • Fire On The Mountain
  • Fireman's Reel
  • Flop Eared Mule
  • Flowers Of Cahirciveen
  • Flowers Of Edinburgh
  • Forked Deer
  • Fortune


Product IDCOBS012889249
Editor/Arranger Kaufman, Steve
Instrumentation Guitar Solo
Publisher Bay (Mel) Publications Inc
Publisher Ref No 21447BCD
Language Eng
Media Book & CD
No of Pages80

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