Re: Fiddling video

Gail B. Fedak (
Tue, 30 Oct 2001 09:52:26 -0800 (PST)

There are other types of fiddlin' besides bluegrass - old time (Appalachia,
Missouri, Alabama, etc.), Cape Breton, Celtic, Cajun, Zydeco - and I'm sure
some others as well. Before you purchase how to videos, be sure you know
which style your patron wants. While each style uses the same instrument,
techniques differ considerably. The following web sites, unfortunately not
Canadian, offer programs and people who can point you in the direction you
need to go. (go to their store link at the bottom of the

Good luck in your quest for good folk music.
Gail B. Fedak
Manager, Instructional Media Resources
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
phone 615-898-2740
fax 615-898-2530

----- Original Message -----
From: Vitali, Elaine <>
To: Multiple recipients of list <>
Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2001 8:09 AM
Subject: RE: Fiddling video

> Here's one I've never been asked for before! Anyone know of a
> title/distributor (preferably Canadian) for a video on how to play the
> fiddle. Any leads gratefully accepted. Thanks so much.
> elaine
> Elaine J. Vitali
> Media Services Librarian
> Fanshawe College Library
> London, Ontario