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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.
Summer 2019 Issue (vol. 26, no. 2) features include Paul Brown: Deep in the Music; Laura Orshaw: Inspired Bluegrass; Kyle Dillingham: America's Fiddling Ambassador; Sophie Lavoie: Teaching with Gusto; The Story of the Apple Fiddle: Putting the Pieces Together; Violin Maker R.J. Storm: Man of Many Hats. Columns and tunes include Waltzes & Airs ("The Divide"); On Improvisation; Fiddle Tune History ("King of all Reels"; "Coming down from Denver"; "The Halfway House"); Scottish Fiddling ("Tam's Old Love Song"; "The Carter Bar"); The Hidden Note ("The Brown Sailed Boat"); Irish Fiddling ("Gan Ainm/Unnamed"; "Maids of Mitchellstown"); The Practicing Fiddler ("Sally Goodin'"; "Ookpik Waltz"; "I Don't Love Nobody"); Bluegrass Fiddling ("Ashes of Love"); Jody's Column ("Texas Quickstep"; "Rachel"); The Intrepid Fiddler; Notes on Learning; Crossword puzzle; Fiddle-toon (comic); Reviews of books and recordings.