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Bernardo Falconi, Giuliano Grasso, Giulio Venier

How to play Italian Fiddle



The first method about Italian folk music.
The Northern Italian fiddle repertory is discussed through 40 musical scores, fingering and bowings, 2nd fiddle techniques, rhythms and chords, regional styles and a little bit of history.

24 tunes of this book have been recorded by the authors in the CD
Matuzine by Compagnia Strumentale Tre Violini 


Index

The fiddle in Northern Italy
Techniques
Folk violin-making

Chapter 1 - Old Traditional tunes

The Savena Valley: Spagnoletto, Milorda, Bergamasco, Giga, Tresca
The Resia Valley: Ta Ucjarska, Ta Midvedava
The Vigezzo Valley: MatuzinÓa, MatuzinÓa
The Caffaro Valley: Moleta, MonichŔla, Bal frances, Monfrina La e Mi
Carnia: StÓjare, Salteri, Mila
The Varaita Valley: Courento
The Hills of Pavia: Curenta di Zavattarello
Italian communities of Istria: Vilota, Saltin, Saltin

Chapter 2 - The mountain "liscio"

Valzer di Malesco, Sunade di Nearies, Mazurca di Zavattarello, Scotýs, Pairis,
Mazurca di Toni, Polca di Paluzza, Valzer del mandriano, Polca dell'Acquacalda

Chapter 3 - Manuscripts and printed sources  

La pollacina, Ballo dal curioso accidente, Lachera, Monferrina, Dances from Resia
Calisson, Forlana, Contradanza, Monferrina "La primavera", Va per tera, Bergamasca


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