Jerusalem Ridge – Part 2
Here is the second lesson on how to play Jerusalem Ridge by Bill Monroe. Take the first lesson Jerusalem Ridge – Part 1
First half: A0-D3-1 1-L2-1-0 0-1-0-G3 G0-[2-3-2]-1
Second half: A0-D3-1 1-L2-1-0 0-1-0-G3 G0-[2-3-2]-1
D PART – easy version in first position
Notice that in the sheet music, there is a low part and a high part. Both are notated together. In Jerusalem Ridge Part 3, you’ll learn how to play this part in second position.
First phrase: D1-A0-0-D3-A0-1-L2
Second phrase: D1-3-A0-D3-3-AL2-0-D3-1-0-G3-D0
Third phrase: D1-A0-D1-1-A0-0 L2-0-1-L2-0-L2-D3-0
Fourth phrase: D1-1-1-0-G3-D0-1-0-G3-0-1
Fifth phrase: A0-L2-0-D3-1-0-1-3-1-0-G3-D0
Sixth phrase: D1-G3-D0-G3-1 [G4-3-2]-1
Jerusalem Ridge Sheet Music
If you are a more advanced fiddler, you may want to try another version of the D part in second position. Here’s a lesson on that: Jerusalem Ridge – Part 3.
Here’s the master Kenny Baker playing the tune:
Some things I mentioned in this lesson that you can learn more about: