Here’s a tutorial on how to use this to find tunes.


Tune lessonsFirst quarterAudioGenreFormKey/scaleLevel
Angeline The Baker in A - BeginnerD1-2-2-A0-D1-1-2-A0-0-0-D2-2
Old-timeSongA MajorBeginner
Module 1.2
Angeline The Baker in D - Basic(A3-1)-0-1-3-0-1-3 3-1
Old-timeSongD MajorBeginner
Module 1.7
Arkansas TravellerD0-2-1-0-G2-2-1-1-D0
Old-timeReelD MajorBeginner
Module 1.10
Ashokan Farewell(A0-2)-3-2-1-0-D2-1-2-3-2-1-0-G2-D0-G2

Old-timeWaltz D MajorIntermediate
Module 2.8
Auld Lang SyneD0-3-2-3-A1-A0-D3-A0

Scottish
Celtic
SongG MajorBeginner
Module 1.6
Ballydesmond Polka -ย lowerย octave(G1-2)-3-2-1-2-1-0
IrishPolkaA DorianBeginner
Module 1.4
Ballydesmond Polka - upper octave(A0-1)-L2-1-0-1-0-D3-A0
IrishPolkaA DorianIntermediate
Module 2.1
Banshee - Basic(D0-1)-3-3-0-1-0-G2-D0-D3-2-3-A1-3
IrishReelG MajorAdvanced
Irish Fiddle Journeys
Banshee - Variation(D0-1)-3{roll}-3-0-1-0-G2-D0-D3-2-3-A1-3
IrishReelG MajorAdvanced
Irish Fiddle Journeys
Berdichiever Khosid
D0-2-A0-3-3-3-3-L2-3-L4-L2-3-3
Klezmer TuneD MajorIntermediate
Module 2.6
Bile 'em Cabbage Down - BasicD2-2-2-2 3 3
Old-timeSongD MajorBeginner
Module 1.1
Bile 'em Cabbage Down - Variation 1(D0-1)-D2-2-3-2-1-0-0-3-2-3-A0-1-2-3-0
Old-timeReelD MajorBeginner
Module 1.6
Bill Cheatham(A0-D2)-D1-A2-2-0-1-2-1-0-2-1-0-D2-1
Old-timeTuneA MajorIntermediate
Module 2.2
Bird in the Bush โ€“ BasicA3-E0-A1-3-1-0-1-A3-1-0-1-D3
IrishReelG MajorAdvanced
Irish Fiddle Journeys
Blackest Crow - BasicA1-2-1-0 | D2-1-2
Old-timeTuneA MajorBeginner
Module 1.5
Blackest Crow - Chord Backup On Fiddle (G Major)D | C
G1D0 | G0D1
Old-timeWaltz G MajorIntermediate
Chord Backup Central
Bonaparte Crossing The Rocky Mountains(AL2-1)-A0-0-1-0-D3-1-3-AL2-3-E0-AL2-3
Old-timeTuneA Aeolian (C Major)Beginner
Module 1.10
Boys of Bluehill - Basic(A3-1)-1-0-D2-A0-D0-D2-A0-1-0-1-3-E0
IrishHornpipeD MajorAdvanced
Irish Fiddle Journeys
Boys of Bluehill - Variation(A3-L1)-1 0 D2-A0-D0-1-2-A0 ย 1-0-[1-2-3]-E0-A0-3-E0
IrishHornpipeD MajorAdvanced
Irish Fiddle Journeys
Breaking Up Christmas(E0)-1-0-A3-2-0-2-3 | E0-1-0-A2-0
AppalachianTuneA MajorBeginner
Appalachian Fiddle Journeys
Breton GavotteFirst Half (bar 1): A1-2-3-E0-1-A3-E1

Celtic GavotteB AeolianAdvanced
Irish Fiddle Journeys
Britches Full Of StitchesA0-1-2-0-1-0-2-E0
IrishPolkaA MajorBeginner
Module 1.5
Buffalo GalsD0-1-2-A0-1-0-D2-3
Old-timeTuneD MajorBeginner
Module 1.3
Bury Me Beneath The Weeping Willow TreeA3-E0-A3-1-0-D3-A0-D3-1
American and Bluegrass Song and TuneG MajorBeginner
Module 1.8
The Butterfly A1-D1-3-1-2
Irish Slip JigE AeolianIntermediate
Module 2.1
The Butterfly - Variation{mordent A1-3}-1-D1-3-1-2-3-2ย -{mordent A1-3}-1-D1-3-1-2-1-0
Irish Slip JigE AeolianAdvanced
Irish Fiddle Journeys
Camptown RacesA0-0-D2-A0-1-0-D2
Minstrel SongD MajorBeginner
Module 1.3
Candy Girl โ€“ Sawmill TuningA2-D0A2-2-D02 | 1-2-2-E0-2-1-0
Old-timeTuneA MajorAdvanced
Appalachian Fiddle Journeys
Cantina Band ThemeA0-3-0-3-0-3-0-DL4-A0 | A0-DL4-A0-D3-2-3-2-L2-0MovieThemeD DorianIntermediate
Module 2.9
Carol Of The BellsD3-2-3-1 | D3-2-3-1
HolidaySongE AeolianBeginner
Holiday Songs

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13 responses to “TuneFinder

  1. Hi! Just a heads up – “Frosty Morning variation” is missing the section with the full play-along tracks/sheet music! The full play shows up in the TuneFinder but it’s not on the song page under “Full Content” ๐Ÿ™‚

      1. Thanks! I still don’t see anything, it just says:

        Full content

        Below you will find full play-along tracks with fiddle at high and low volume (so you hear yourself more), full tabs, and full sheet music.

        I will try a different browser?

  2. I found three little birds on YouTube but Iโ€™m having trouble finding it on fiddlehed in the lessons . Tune finder says no matching record for three little birds. I know itโ€™s in here somewhere , itโ€™s on youtube . I know itโ€™s probably operator error (not the most tech savvy one n the bunch haha). And thanks again for all the work you do.

    1. Hi Tracy, great point. I also see Jason’s lessons on youtube but can’t see anything on the Fiddlehed site. We’ll make note of this and try to get it put up on the site soon. Thanks for your feedback, it helps alot ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Can I suggest one of the most popular Canadian tunes to add: Maple Sugar by Ward Allen. It is complex enough to deserve a lesson on it and most people recognize it. It was a radio hit in Northern Saskatchewan in the ’50s but it is still well known.
    There is a whole genre of French Canadian Reels that would be fun to see on the site if you ever have a chance.
    Thanks for all the work you do to find interesting fiddle music!

  4. I appreciate all the work that goes into these. I wonder if you have tabs written where there is a bowing patter for these songs? From what I understand, having the correct bowing pattern makes all the difference in the phrasing of the song.