Fiddle WorkshopWeekend

Fiddle Workshop Weekend

With Gina Le  Faux

11th – 13th October 2013

Ripponden, West Yorkshire

Looking at English dance tunes from manuscripts and early published sources and some music
from the Gow family of Dunkeld

Friday evening: an informal presentation by Gina on the history and development of the violin,
illustrating the changes in the construction of violins and how they affected
the way they were played. There will also be an opportunity to look at some
period instruments in original condition. Followed by a fiddle-led session.

Saturday: Workshop 10 – 1 and 2.30 – 4.30 evening session from 8.00

Sunday:  Workshop 10 – 1 and 2.30 – 4.00

Music will be supplied in advance on CD/MP3 and with written music

The workshop will use English and Scottish tunes to explore bowing, rhythm, bowing and
finger patterns for reels, jigs and hornpipes plus a look at how to play a  slow air

As there will be limited places available for the workshop advanced booking is essential

For more information or to
book a place, use the Contact Form

£75 tuition (include tea and
coffee)

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