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English & French Folk Tune Source
GREAT MUSIC!
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Found a GREAT new source of tunes for us from Matt Coatsworth of Les Souris Dansent!  He has also played with Boldwood - so many 17th to 19th Century tunes.

English and French Folk Music - An Online Manuscript

Matt Coatsworth hasn't updated this site since 2012, would hate to lose all of these! 

https://www.martinswanviolins.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/201352hill-violin-artshot_tmb.jpg

 

These are core melodies - many easy enough for beginners! 

More advanced fiddlers can embellish & develop these to make your own. 

- Emily

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Thank you for this, I agree, great selection!

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