The final chapter examines styles and meanings in Southern fiddling
. Goertzen uses transcriptions of fiddle tunes as case studies to compare Southern styles.
The book is carefully organized--the first chapter devoted to the general history of the region followed by three chapters on Wine's life, two chapters describing his approach to performance and his fiddling
style, and a final chapter giving the tune transcriptions and analyses.
In the 'heyday of community dance-fiddling' up to the mid-twentieth century, only the roles of minister and schoolteacher were regarded as more crucial in the life of the district, yet the unpaid fiddler, worn out by the community's endless demands, was despised as a lazy, drunken, good-for-nothing - perhaps not unlike a Roma musician in central Europe--and his exploitation was compounded by clerical hostility 'to dance playing in general and fiddling
Chapter 1, "Fiddling
in West Africa: Understanding the Culture Area," outlines a history of Sudanic West Africa and presents the historical and linguistic complexities of this very large geographical region, DjeDje hints at the controversy of one-string fiddle origin very early in the text in a section, "Arabization and Islamization" (p.
Bred by Fiddling
The Facts' owner Elisabeth 'Bunny' Roberts, the mare's sole only defeat came at the hands of the very smart Gaspara.
Last night, Commons Health Select Committee member Ronnie Campbell, Labour MP for Blyth Valley, said: "They're just fiddling
Henderson was unavailable but a spokeswoman said: "Mick will ride allours at Kempton with Richard Johnson on Fiddling
Despite the prominence of Cape Breton fiddling
on recordings and the concert stage, there was relatively little formal scholarship devoted to it until the last couple of decades.
This pride is reflected in their fiddling
The unique project, which he is calling Fiddling
the Munros, will focus on the very highest mountain tops in the north-west of Scotland.
The programme is packed with entertainment including a game night, themed nights and Paul Anderson, an internationally renowned fiddler hailing fromTarland, will be attending the event to showcase his skills and provide tutorials in the art of fiddling
The students make sound effects with their fiddles and learn basic fiddling