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Fiddlershop Virtual Group Project – Amazing Grace

Join the forum discussion on this postFind free sheet music, click tracks, instructions and tutorials for the project below.Three participants won a Fiddlerman Carbon Fiber Violin bow.______________________________________________THIS PROJECT IS OVER. Details remain for those interested in instructions and parts. Subscribe … Continue reading

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Fiddlerman 2018 Group Christmas Project – I’ll Be Home For Christmas

Join the forum discussion on this post Forum members from around the world sent their videos for a surplus of 20 tracks. Here is the result of the 2018 Fiddlerman Christmas Project, “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”. For information on … Continue reading

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Fiddlerman Group Project – Game Of Thrones

Although this project is completed, the details of the project below remain available for anyone who wants to use the sheetmusic or see details of how the project was done. _________________________________________________________ Please join us in our next Fiddlerman Group Project. We will … Continue reading

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Fiddlerman 2017 Group Christmas Project – O Holy Night

This is the result of the 2017 Fiddlerman Group Christmas Project. SEE DETAILS OF THE PROJECT BELOW! The deadline for your submissions will be in Monday, December 18th, 2017 at which time I will begin mixing. Keep posted as the date … Continue reading

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Toni’s Violin and Musical Journey – by Toni aka CoolPinkOne

As a child music was a big part of my life.  We always listened to music, always.  If we were not outside playing, we were inside with albums and records playing, dancing and singing. My sister was lucky to get … Continue reading

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Fiddlerman 2016 Group Christmas Project – Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Join the forum discussion on this post Details from the completed project below: Please join us on our 2016 Fiddlerman Group Christmas Project. We will be playing, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”. The deadline for your submissions will be in Monday, … Continue reading

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This Italian created a violin with strings made of spider silk

Join the forum discussion on this postFrom thelocal.it: An Italian student’s violin using spider silk was the winning entry in an award for innovation in London, celebrating the work of international students in the English capital. Luca Alessandrini, a post … Continue reading

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Violin made from Winston Churchill’s cigar box to be auctioned

Join the forum discussion on this postFrom www.classicfm.com: A violin made from the famous Prime Minister’s cigar box is expected to fetch between £500 and £1000 at auction this month.The instrument was made in 1956 by the self-taught violin-maker William … Continue reading

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99 year old fiddler blows everyone away with Opry performance

Join the forum discussion on this postFrom CountryRebel.com Violet Brumley Hensley, also known as the “Whittling Fiddler,” has been a musician for most her life, a fact made apparent every single occasion she takes stage.  At 99 years of age, … Continue reading

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School boy undergoes surgery after being hit in eye with violin tuning screw

Join the forum discussion on this postFrom The Violin Channel: A legal battle has erupted in Newport, California after it is alleged that a school boy suffered a serious eye injury, after a violin he was using snapped – sending … Continue reading

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