Dear fiddler, here’s a basic lesson on how to play Jenny Lynn by Bill Monroe.
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Scale and drone
The tune is in A Major. Warm up with the A major scale.
A Major scale: A0-1-2-3-E0-1-2-3 | G1-2-H3-D0-1-2-H3-A0
A part (single rep)
First half: D1-A0-2-1 A0-1-2-0-1-2-0-D2
We’re experimenting with adding fingerings to sheet music. Note that repeated parts are colored. Is this helpful? Let me know in a comment.
This version by Tyler Childs inspired the making of this lesson:
Here’s a version by the man himself…
Jenny Lynn – Round Peak Variation
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3 responses to “Jenny Lynn”
FiddleHed James made a video of this tune! It was originally posted to the Student Videos page:
Loving the new sheet music, breaking out the quarters and halfs… and the bowing. Very helpful!
THANK YOU SO MUCH for putting the bowing in there!!!!