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A source book of established contra dance music for all melody instruments. 168 jigs, reels, hornpipes and marches are presented in clear, easily-readable music format, with accompaniment chords.
This current 3rd edition of NEFR marks the 25th anniversary of publication, 1983-2008. The book is decorated with wood engravings by Randy Miller. The tunes are presented in alphabetical order, indexed and cross-referenced.
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Author Randy Miller is a professional fiddler, piano player, and teacher of traditional New England and Irish music. He has performed nation-wide for contra dances and festivals since the 1970s.
Randy's publications also include Irish Traditional Fiddle Music, The Fiddler's Throne, Oberlin Fever: A Championship Spirit in Black and White, and The Fiddler's Friend: 40 Fiddle Exercises to Improve Fingering and Bowing.Review:
This book is the contra dance music gold standard, the benchmark against which all other collections are measured. --Warren Argo, Program Manager, Festival of Ameridan Fiddle Tunes
I love the New England Fiddler s Rep book ... It has provided me with a firm foundation in traditional New England fiddle tunes, from sweet, pretty, simple music to real finger-twisters. Fantastic collection, and a great book for every fiddler! --Eden MacAdam-Somer, Notorious
I'm excited to hear about the 25th anniversary edition of New England Fiddler's Repertoire and can't wait to add it to my collection ... Thanks for keeping all those great old tunes alive and well!! --Bob Dalsemer, Coordinator of the Music and Dance Programs, John C. Campbell Folk School
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Book Description Fiddlecase Books, 2008. Condition: New. Randy Miller (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0977053067
Book Description Fiddlecase Books, 2008. Spiral-bound. Condition: Brand New. 3rd edition. 96 pages. 8.30x7.10x0.40 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # __0977053067
Book Description Fiddlecase Books, 2008. Spiral-bound. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110977053067