Irish Fiddle

Irish Fiddle can be separated into four distinct styles, this short video documentary explains how these styles developed. The style of playing and the players that most inspire you will have a huge influence on how your playing develops. As your ability improves, you will find yourself imitating how your ear expects it to sound.

Who to start listening to:

Clare Style: Paddy Canny, Martin Hayes

Donegal Style: John Doherty, Tommy Peoples, Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh (Altan), Fidil

Kerry Style: Padraig O’Keeffe, Matt Cranitch, Moire O’Keefe

Sligo Style: Michale Coleman, Kevin Burke, Oisin Mac Diarmada, John Carthy, Mossie Martin

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