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Welcome to this July/ August 2018 Update

See Gigs for Pete's upcoming performances.

See Workshops for details of his London fiddle classes this autumn, and individual lessons.

See News for new Rattle on the Stovepipe videos, Shirley Collins in Belfast, Dublin, Copenhagen and Brum, Pete's plans for a teaching sabbatical in 2019…

See Musings for The Busker's Tale, part 1 - extracts from Pete's 1970s diaries

Click on Biog for his story so far

Shop: Check out free audio samples, download music pages, read reviews of Pete's current CDs and book/CDs. You'll also find short biographies of 'English Fiddlers' here and interesting background notes on all the pieces in 'English Fiddle Tunes' and 'Eastern European Fiddle Tunes' 

Projects features news and background on Cooper and Bolton and Rattle On The Stovepipe, as well as tuition videos, 'The Bow Hold' (112,000-plus hits to date on YouTube!), 'Holding the Fiddle' and 'First Bow Strokes'. 

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CD Cover Poor Ellen
Poor Ellen Smith

Cooper & Bolton:Cooper and Bolton Sepia image
The Early Years

Book Bonny Cumberland

John Offord's new book of
Lakeland Tunes