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    dilawless54
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    Are any of you following a method of learning the fiddle such as Mark O’Connor Method or Fiddle for Dummies or another?

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    BobbyAyres
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    I’m using the American Fiddle Method along with Suzuki book 1. At least the fiddle songs are ones I can understand since most have words and songs I’m used to playing on banjo. I like the American Fiddle Method.

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    olmmbill
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    I’m just playing along with folks on youtube. It’s slow, but it workd.

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    dilawless54
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    I find a treasure trove of information on You Tube!

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    olmmbill
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    I use youtube mostly, and try to gradually find things of more difficulty.

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    Musicloverk
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    I started using the Fiddle for Dummies book then the advanced fiddling book by Craig Duncan. It’s a good fun way to play and still work on advancing my skills. I don’t seem to get old bad thinking habits and tensions triggered as easily with fiddle music as I do with classical music. I enjoy playing fiddle music more but prefer classical or popular music for listening. If I could just play the classical well enough that I enjoyed listening to my own playing!

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