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Bruce Molsky: “Fiddler’s Reel”
 
Peghead Nation Old-Time Fiddle instructor plays a fun Round Peak tune.
By: Dan Gabel
January 23, 2024
 

Bruce Molsky was in the studio recently, recording lessons for his popular Old-Time Fiddle course on Peghead Nation. One of the lessons he recorded was on the tune “Fiddler’s Reel,” a nice straightforward dance tune in the key of D that is not very well known. Bruce’s sources for the tune are Round Peak fiddler Benton Flippen and Mike Bryant of the New Dixie Entertainers, and he plays the tune in this video.

You can learn “Fiddler’s Reel” and dozens of other tunes in Bruce’s Old-Time Fiddle course, where you will get deep into the roots of Southern Appalachian old-time fiddling. Bruce breaks down the melody, bowing patterns, rhythms, and embellishments of each tune he teaches so you can really learn to play like Bruce and the old masters he learned from.

To learn old-time fiddle from Bruce, enroll in his Old-Time Fiddle or Old-Time Fiddle Styles course on Peghead Nation today. And learn clawhammer banjo from Bruce in his Old-Time Banjo course.

Sign up for any of Bruce’s courses now and get your first month free with promo code “BruceLand” at checkout.

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