Feature article:Spewin The Steam An interview
with Irish fiddle maestro
Martin Hayes. In conversation with Trevor Buck. Also feature article
on The Monster Fiddle The
Viola. Viola player Helen
Bell takes a look at this much maligned instrument and the role
it plays in traditional music. On The Level An interview
Levellers fiddle player Jon Sevink. In conversation
with Sophie Parkes. An article on the Sore
Fingers Summer School. A week-long Bluegrass Workshop held
each Easter in Kingham, Oxfordshire written by Janie Darley.
An article about the Taransay
Fiddle School2003 A week-long workshop held on
the isolated island of Taransay in the Outer Hebrides by Dolan Morrison.
New to the Boghill A piece about the Bighill
Centre, in County Clare, Ireland, which celebrated its 10th anniversary
earlier this year. A piece about FiddleOns second Fiddling
and Walking Weekend, held in the Cotswolds in September.
Tunes in the centre pages: Three tunes as played by Martin Hayes; Maghera Reel (or Mountain Reel), Lucy Farrs,
and Ger the Rigger.
Books reviewed: John Moar looks at TheAlistair McCullochCollection.
Fiddle maestro and teacher Pete
Cooper takes a look at the four stages of learning the fiddle.
Violin maker Nick Woodward of The
Bristol Violin Shop talks about his experiences of teaching others
how to make their own fiddle.
A chance to win a DVD of The Levellers in concert and a years
membership to the bands fan club which includes their own publication
On the Fiddle.
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