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Golden Fiddle Waltz, Part 1: A Part Melody

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Learn fiddle in the styles of Kenny Baker, Stuart Duncan, Vassar Clements, Bobby Hicks, and other bluegrass greats by learning classic tunes, with improvisation exercises and advanced techniques.
 
 
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Golden Fiddle Waltz, Part 1: A Part Melody
Golden Fiddle Waltz, Part 1: A Part Melody
 
Randy Howard’s beautiful “Golden Fiddle Waltz” is in the key of F and is a great tune for working on double stops in F. In this lesson you’ll learn the melody without double stops, as well as double-stop scales in F. It’s a fairly complex melody so it’s important to learn the melody first before adding double stops. In next month’s lesson, Chad will show you the version with all the double stops. He gets started by playing the tune through, without double stops and then with double stops, with guitarist Scott Nygaard so you can hear the tune with the chords. Then he breaks down the melody of the A part phrase by phrase, giving you advice on cleanly articulating some of the slides by using the tip of your finger.

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