Fiddles

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    What’s the Difference between a Fiddle and a Violin?

    When is a violin a fiddle? You only have to Google this question to see the enormous amount of discussion and debate tha...

    Modern Day Traditional Irish Music Legends – 2nd in Series

    Second in our series of traditional Irish music legends – She has been called Ireland’s “Queen of Trad”, the...

    Finbarr Dwyer’s The Holly Bush (reel)

    Top Irish fiddle player, Liam O’Connor, treats us to Finbarr Dwyer’s The Holly Bush. Please note: Liam is pl...

    Liam O’Connor Plays ‘The Bucks of Oranmore’

    Liam O’Connor does justice to this legendary session tune! It’s so difficult to outdo that it’s usuall...

    Liam O’Connor plays ‘The Silver Spear’ on Fiddle

    This is still an extremely popular session tune and when you hear it you’ll know why. It’s a glorious reel which can...

    The Learning Curve – Anglo Concertina, Fiddle & Irish Flute

    How easy is it to learn the Irish concertina, the fiddle and the Irish flute? We examine three very different traditiona...

    Three Tips for Learning the Irish Fiddle by Liam O’Connor

    Liam O’Connor, one of Ireland’s leading fiddle players with a TG4 Gradam Cheoil and an Irish Times Trad Album of the...

    Drowsy Maggie (reel)

    Not to be confused with another tune called ‘Sleepy Maggie’, don’t let the title of this tune fool you, Maggie is ...

    Purchasing A ​Violin? Myths & Warning Signs

    Purchasing A Violin? Myths & Warning Signs When you are trying to choose a violin it can be confusing, especially wh...

    Looking To Buy A Violin Online? What You Need To Know

    Looking To Buy A Violin Online? What You Need To Know We know that choosing a fiddle, especially online can be challengi...
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