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CDs and Books

Pete Cooper &
Richard Bolton CDs
   

CD cover Angel's Waltz

 

Angel's Waltz
Big Chain BC104

 

 

 

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Pete Cooper and Richard Bolton CD Sleeve - Savage Hornpipe. Click for more details.  

The Savage Hornpipe
Big Chain BC103

Several tunes here: Persian Ricardo; Cuckoos Nest; Ashleys Hornpipe and the Savage Hornpipe, are from the manuscript notebooks of the fiddle player and poet John Clare...


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Pete Cooper CD Sleeve - London Sessions. Click for more details.  

London Sessions
Big Chain BC102

New and traditional, mostly Old Time, Irish and Scandinavian, tunes from Pete and a host of distinguished mates, as heard on BBC Radio 3’s Late Junction.

"A great introduction to Pete Cooper’s music a lovely album."
Geoff Ager,
Fiddle On
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Pete Cooper and Richard Bolton CD Sleeve - Turning Point. Click for more details.  

Turning Point
Big Chain BC101

Pete and Richard’s first CD: a collection of mainly English trad and original fiddle and cello duets.

“The playing of both guys is immensely authoritative… a delight from start to finish. This is as close to a ‘must buy’ as it gets.”
Dai Woosnam, The Living Tradition
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Rattle on the Stovepipe CDs      
   

 
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Poor Ellen Smith
Wild Goose WGS419CD

 

 

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Old Virginia
Wild Goose WGS398CD

 

 

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So Far So Good
Wild Goose WGS374CD

The best of Return Journey and 8 More Miles - hope you enjoy the selection.

 


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no use in cryin'
Wild Goose WGS371CD

"Great songs and tunes..."
Tom Paley

"...they have the style down pat - and the spirit too... ...the banjo, fiddle, and melodeon blend is a real treat. I love this kind of music."
Roy Harris, Taplas

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8 More Miles
Wild Goose WGS333CD
A mixture of old American and English tunes and songs.

"...every song and tune so well understood, so deftly played and so perfectly paced." Shirley Collins

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Return Journey
Wild Goose WGS 313CD

The first album from the musicians that now make up Rattle on the Stovepipe.

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Books:

 

 

 
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New Fiddle Tunes
book/CD Schott ED

This book has 50 original folk-inspired tunes for solo violin. The tunes include Waltzes, Polkas and Blues drawn from a range of influences in English, Scottish, American and Balkan traditional music.

 

 

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American Old Time Fiddle Tunes
book/CD Schott ED

This book has 98 tunes with chords, bowing, ornamentation and text notes, and accompanying CD.

"This is a fantastic book for anyone keen to discover the many and varied techniques of Old-Time fiddle from the American south, and particularly the southern Applachian mountains."
Catherine Nelson, The Strad

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Eastern European Fiddle Tunes
book/CD Schott ED

This book has 80 tunes with chords, bowing, ornamentation and text notes, and accompanying CD. Further information on individual tunes, with sources etc, is available here.



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English Fiddle Tunes
book/CD Schott ED 12758

This book has 99 tunes with chords, bowing, ornamentation and text notes, and accompanying CD. Further information on individual tunes, with sources etc, is available here.



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Irish Fiddle Solos
book/CD Schott ED 12734

This book has 64 tunes (jigs, reels, slow airs, etc) arranged in sets, with chords, bowing, ornamentation and text notes, and accompanying CD.


"Though compact, it is one of the most thorough guides I have ever seen."
John Offord, Fiddle On

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Pete Cooper Book Cover - The Complete Irish Fiddle Player. Click for more details.  

The Complete
Irish Fiddle Player

Mel Bay 95406


Pete’s best-selling Irish fiddle method, with eighty classic tunes, extensive background notes, great photos, and two CDs included.


"One of the best books that you can get your hands on."
Joe Crane, fROOTS

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