Fun With Pedal Patterns

Here’s something fun you can do on the fiddle.  Alternate between a constant note and other changing notes, always alternating back to open D. This is called a “pedal pattern”.   Here’s a basic pedal pattern: D1-0-2-0-3-0-2-0 . Here’s a variation in which we move down the scale notes and then jump back up: D3-0-2-0-1-0  You can … Continued

Foxhunter’s Jig – Fiddle Raga

Here’s a short performance of an Irish tune called Foxhunter’s Jig – Fiddle Raga. Thanks for reading, and thanks for making music…