Category Archives: Beginning Fiddle Tune

Shove the Pig’s Foot a Little Further into the Fire — Fiddle Duet

Here’s a duet fiddle arrangement of the classic old-time fiddle tune “Shove the Pig’s Foot a Little Further into the Fire.”

Within the next couple weeks, I’ll be uploading a companion video lesson where I’ll show you how to take the basic melody of a fiddle tune (this one, in particular) and add double-stops, slides and all the little details that make a tune sound like a fiddle tune.

If you’d like a transcription (in standard notation) of this duet arrangement, just click here and I’ll send it right over.

And of course if you have any questions, feel free to send me an email, I’m always happy to help.



Learn to Read Notes on Fiddle or Violin in 15 Minutes!

In this lesson, true to its title, I’m going to teach you how to read music on the fiddle or violin in about fifteen minutes. No kidding. Really. This is a streamlined approach to note-reading that will teach you only what you need to know to play your first couple of beginning tunes. Usually, when…Continue Reading