Kanack School Fiddle Club

Look for recordings of new tunes to be posted here after each class.

Also, check out the Listening page for some recommendations of great fiddle players and bands to listen to!

February 5 – Tunes for the next quarter

January 15 – Hanter Dro

Hanter Dro is a Breton dance, and a close relative of the An Dro (“left-right-left, right” instead of “left-right-left, right-left-right”).

I learned this tune from Rachel Bell.

Hanter Dro

 

January 8 – The Humours of Tulla

November 6 – The Rolling Waves

October 23 – An Dro in Bm

October 9 – Laurie in F

Laurie in F

Written by Susan Conger, a fiddler from Montague Center, Massachusetts, and learned from David Kaynor.

October 2 – The Champaign Jig Goes to Columbia

September 25 – Lucy Farr’s

Lucy Farr’s

I first heard Lucy Farr’s on a CD by The Press Gang, an Irish band from Portland, Maine. It’s also been recorded by Martin Hayes and others.

September 18 – Going Down to Cairo

Going Down to Cairo

I learned this tune from David Kaynor, a great contra dance fiddler and caller from Montague Center, Massachusetts.