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Possibly the tastiest American Old Time fiddle player on the planet.
Official website of singer, storyteller, 5-string banjo- and melodeon-player and fellow member of Rattle On The Stovepipe, Dave Arthur.
Official web page of my collaboration with superb English cellist Richard Bolton.
A web site selling some great English music and Nic Jones T-Shirts- buy Nic Jones and Halliard CDs directly from Julia and Nic Jones!
The workshop weekends organised by Hands On Music in Oxfordshire (Strings at Witney etc) are a model of excellence.
An excellent informative site which explores many aspects of traditional music. It is updated regularly with some fascinating articles.
Despite the BBC axing his show, Mike Harding is still ocassionally producing podcasts AND all the previous shows can be downloaded. Take a look at his excellent website where you can listen to his shows, and support him by donating and/or spreading the word.
Bridgewood and Neitzert is a good London violin shop. Unlike many others they understand the needs of fiddlers as well as of classical violinists. Take a look at their new website.
Students of mine recommend the Amazing Slow Downer as a handy tool for learning fast tunes from audio sources. You can repeat any section of the music at full speed, slow it down (or even speed it up) without changing the pitch! It has been available on the Mac and PC for some time but is now also an App for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and Android. (Lite versions are on the website so you may try it out for free.)

The Fosbrooks
Article about the Fosbrooks from the Guardian.
The Mellstocks are great performers of songs and instrumental music from the English village band and West Gallery traditions. Pete’s guested with them live and on various CDs, notably The Dance At The Phoenix and Glad Tidings.
The Fiddle Contest begins at 6.00pm, entrance free and open to all comers  Entrants should play for a maximum of five minutes -- any piece, any style, either solo or with own accompaniment.  The prize: an appearance in the Evening Concert.
This is an excellent site from Giuliano Grasso, which includes some scores of Italian music. Take a look at the videos!


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