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Midnight on the Water, Part 1

This lesson is part of the course Beginning Bluegrass and Old-Time Fiddle with Chad Manning.
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Midnight on the Water  
 
Midnight on the Water  
 
Midnight on the Water, Part 1
Midnight on the Water, Part 1
 
The beautiful waltz “Midnight on the Water” was written by Luke Thomasson, father of Benny Thomasson, one of the major innovators of Texas-style fiddling. “Midnight on the Water” is played in a cross-tuning, with the G and E strings tuned down to D: DDAD. Chad shows you how to tune to DDAD and then plays “Midnight on the Water” through before breaking it down phrase by phrase. He also shows you how to add a steady pulse with the bow to the melody of the A part.

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