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Founded in 1994, Fiddler Magazine is an informative, educational, and entertaining resource for fiddlers, accompanists, and appreciative listeners. Each quarterly issue (+/- 55 pages each) features a variety of different styles of fiddling, as well as plenty of other articles and columns. Regular columns include: Bluegrass Fiddling, “The Practicing Fiddler,” Fiddle Tune History, On Improvisation, Irish Fiddling, Scottish Fiddling, and reviews of CDs, books, and DVDs. Each issue also includes transcriptions of several tunes.
Winter 2018/19 features include Seán Heely: Pursuing the Dream (tunes: "Not All There," "The Dram Circle"); Rebecca Lomnicky: Sharing Music and Culture (tunes: "Mr. McLaine's Scotch-Measure," "The Dancing Piper"); Aynsley Porchak: A Melting Pot of Styles; Libby Rodenbough: Jumping Off; The "Reel" Deal: Sisters Bring "Fiddlin'" to the Big Screen; Tommy Peoples: An Appreciation; The Remarkable Music of Mexico's Tierra Caliente: An Update; Niklas Rimmerfors: The Nyckelharpa as Centerpiece; My Fiddling Grandfather, Edward Hoover; Growing up with Bluegrass: Grant Flick. Columns include Waltzes & Airs by Jay Ungar (tune: "The Winter Waltz"); Jody's Column by Jody Stecher (tune: "Little Rose" as played by Wilson Douglas); Bluegrass Fiddling by Paul Shelasky (tune: "My Honey Lou" as played by Annie Staninec); On Improvisation by Paul Anastasio (You Have to Know Chords, Part 2); Scottish Fiddling with Pete Clark (tunes: "Hector the Hero," "2nd Lieutenant Archibald Morrison, The Royal Scots"); The Hidden Note by Caoimhin Mac Aoidh (tune: "The Harvest Home"); Irish Fiddling with Dan Accardi (tune: "Vincent Campbell's #2"); Notes on Learning by Ed Pearlman; The Intrepid Fiddler by Gus Garelick (tune: " A Waltz for Sue"); The Practicing Fiddler by Jim Wood; Crossword Puzzle; Fiddle-toon cartoon; Reviews of CDs, books, film.