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Issue Number 20 Number of this issue available: 0

issue16 FiddleOn magazine (number 20), as usual, is crammed packed with interesting articles and useful information. In addition to regular items such as news and views, workshops and reviews, this issue also contains:
Man of the Moment is an interview with Mercury Prize nominee Seth Lakeman. Seth talks about his influences, his acclaimed album Kitty Jay and his latest album Freedom Fields. This article is written by Sophie Parkes.

Sam Bennett and the Ilmington Tradition in an article is written by Elaine Bradtke about twentieth century research into Ilmington's Cotswold Morris tradition. The original research was carried out by American archivist James Madison Carpenter. Madison Carpenter's notes and wax cylinder recordings are currently being digitize and cataloged.

Fiddle Tradition of The Artense John Offord writes about the closely guarded fiddle tradition of this small part of South Central France.

Sir Walter Raleigh Discovers the Violin. Jeremy Weaver writes a Bob Newhart inspired sketch about Sir Walter Raleigh discovering the violin.

The Complete Irish Fiddler Trevor Buck writes about the influence of Pete Cooper's popular book ten years after its original publication.

Tunes in the centre pages
Constant Billy and Unidentified Tune. Both collected by James Madison Carpenter during his research into tradition British music and dance in the early part of the twentieth century.

Instrument Matters Glen Titmus talks about the merits of a traditional bow and a baroque bow. Also, Glen briefly talks about new fiddle strings currently on the market.

A short obituary on Donegal fiddler and composer Francie Mooney.

Fiddle maestro and teacher Pete Cooper talks about holding the bow and exercises that can be done to improve the bow hold.

A chance to win a newly designed Fiddleon T shirts kindly donated by Tee Soup.
Also CD reviews, a music quiz, news and chitchat from the UK fiddle scene and more.