Rolling along...
Irish Fiddle Variation course

Here is a lesson on how to add rolls to Mary Had A Little Lamb. Simple tunes like this are a great way to practice adding variation.

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First quarter: (D0-1)-D2-A0-D1-2-0-G1-D0-1 | 2{roll3-2-1}-2-3-1-2-3-2-1-0-2

Second quarter: D1{roll2-1-0}-1-2-1-0-G2-D0 | 2{roll3-2-1}-2-3-A0-1

Third quarter: D2-A0-D1-2-0-G1-D0-1 | 2{roll3-2-1}-2-3-1-2-3-2-1-0-2

Fourth quarter: D1{roll2-1-0}-1-0-2–3-1-2 | 0-1-0-1-2-1-0


First quarter: (A3-E0)-E1-3-0-1-A3-0-3-E0 | 1{rollL2-1-0}-1-L2-1-0-A3-E1

Second quarter: [E0-0-0]-0-1-0-A3-1-3 | E1{rollL2-1-0}-1-0-1-L2-3-4

Third quarter: E1-3-0-1-A3-0-3-E0 | 1{rollL2-1-0}-1-L2-1-0-A3-E1

Fourth quarter: [E0-0-0]-0-1-1{rollL2-1-0}-0-A0 | 3-E0-1-0-A3

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D Drone


Learn and practice some things I mentioned in this lesson:


Rolls Exercises

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