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Cracking reels from Irish fiddler Johnny Doherty
The folk musician, seen here playing in 1960, had an enormous impact on the music of his home country of Donegal
Book review: A Festival of Violin and Fiddle Styles: For Violin
Anne Inglis reviews a compilation of folk fiddling methods by the prolific Julie Lyonn Lieberman
Pekka Kuusisto plays Finnish folk song
In this second instalment of Pekka Kuusisto’s folk song videos from his home in Finland, the violinst plays a minuet from the village of Tuikka (Tjöck) in Ostrobothnia, a region of western Finland.
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What does the future hold for English fiddling?
Jon Boden explains the difficulties of finding an authentic playing style for traditional English tunes
Masterclass: A guide to playing English folk music
In the April 2014 issue of The Strad , folk fiddler Sam Sweeney gives a guide to playing English folk music. Here he plays the traditional tune Blew Bell Hornpipe, displaying some of the ornamentation and techniques he discusses in the article. Buy The Strad's digital magazine now: www.thestrad.com/apps