Celtic Folk Music and Culture

Print Sources (Music & Text) in the Ted McGraw Collection

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 Title:  How to play the fiddle
  Publisher:  Unknown
  Place of Publication:  [Louth, Lincolnshire?]
  Date of Publication:  [1887?]
  Original Date of Publ:  1886
  Publication Number: 
  Number of Pages:  xxii, 100, vii p.
  Binding Style:  Paperback
  Dimensions:  7.5 in.
  Contents:  Introductory -- Remarks on the purchase of your violin -- The preservation and repair of fiddles -- General and historical remarks -- Different parts and adjuncts of a violin -- The strings and the method of adjusting them properly -- The bow and bowing -- The method of tuning the violin -- Some rules to be observed in playing -- Double-stops, harmonics, shifts, the shake -- Playing with an accompaniment -- Concluding remarks
  Notes:  This copy is missing its title page (which is why the author and publisher are unknown). Includes an appendix with addtional remarks, and a topical index.
  Format:  Book
  Subject - Culture: 
  Subject - Time: 
  Subject - Topic:  Instrument maintenance and repair
  Subject - Instrument:  Fiddle, Violin
  Subject - Genre:  Instruction book