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Sent: 15 June 2018 19:09

Subject: Fiddle Hangout News - free lessons, favorite member videos and more


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Fiddle Hangout Newsletter #69

In this issue...
+ Member Video Picks
+ The Scotch-Irish Connection
+ What You Focus On - Quick Tip
+ Popular Forum Topics


Click to enlargeHi Fiddle Lovers,
Here's a quick newsletter with some free lessons and more favorite content from our members. Have a great day... play nice!

~ Eric Schlange
Fiddle Hangout Webmaster


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Member Video Picks

The Scotch-Irish Connection

Here's a video featuring FHO member Mitch Reed as he digs into the Scotch-Irish influence in Cajun music. Scotch-Irish were one of the "people groups" who settled the Appalachian mountains from Northern Ireland (and other locations). As Mitch says, there were many great Irish Cajun fiddle players who spoke French, played Cajun but definitely had Irish roots.

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Lesson Video

What You Focus On - Quick Tip

Here FHO member Vi Wickham shares a practice tip: what you focus on is what you become aware of. As Vi says, "Focus is what causes things to happen because you can't fix it until you're aware of it."

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Lesson Video

Popular Forum Topics

Here are a few currently popular topics from the Fiddle Hangout forums:

How do I play faster - Easy, don't play all the notes!
Fiddler's Fakebook: where to start?
Am I the only one who dislikes twin fiddle?
The Effect of Gentrification on Old-Time Fiddle
Trying to Decide How to Play Soldier's Joy

Gypsy stuff
Playing In 3rd Position
Two Technique Questions
G Modal Tunes- Bluegrass/ Old-time
Please play this scale/run


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