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The Reel Book Fiddle

The Reel Book Fiddle

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Learn 50 Irish Reels for Fiddle or Violin! Every Celtic fiddle tune includes standard notes, fiddle TAB, (mostly) two-page song spreads to avoid page turns, bowing directions for every note, and free audio downloads!

No complicated Celtic folk songs here! Instead, each Irish reel is arranged for easy accessibility for musicians of any age or ability.

With each song, you'll get:

  • Standard Notation & Fiddle TAB
  • Easy-to-read, medium-sized notes
  • Two-page spreads to eliminate page turns
  • Bowing Directions for Every Note
  • Downloadable and streamable audio tracks


Fiddle instructor and author Megan Lynch Chowning presents 50 easy-to-learn fiddle arrangements of traditional Irish reels.

The 50 Irish Reels:

  • Ashplant
  • Banshee
  • Boys of Malin
  • Bucks of Oranmore
  • Carolan's Concerto
  • Castle Kelly
  • Cup of Tea
  • Drowsy Maggie
  • Drunken Landlady
  • Dunmore Lasses
  • Earl's Chair
  • Farewell to Ireland
  • Fermoy Lasses
  • Flowers of Edinburgh
  • Glass of Beer
  • Gravel Walks
  • Greig's Pipes
  • High Reel
  • Humours of Tulla
  • Jenny's Chickens
  • Julia Delaney
  • Maid Behind the Bar
  • Maid of Mount Kisco
  • Man of the House
  • Merry Blacksmith
  • Miss McLeod's Reel
  • Miss Monaghan
  • Morning Dew
  • Mountain Road
  • Old Bush
  • Old Copperplate
  • Over the Moor to Maggie
  • Pigeon on the Gate
  • Rakish Paddy
  • Reconciliation
  • Rolling in the Ryegrass
  • Sailor's Bonnet
  • Salamanca
  • Ships Are Sailing
  • Silver Spear
  • Sporting Paddy
  • St. Anne's Reel
  • Star of Munster
  • Swallow's Tail
  • Tarbolton
  • Temperance Reel
  • Toss the Feathers
  • Whiskey Before Breakfast
  • Wind That Shakes the Barley
  • Wise Maid


FREE: Easy access to instant audio downloads from Troy Nelson Music website is included, free of charge!

BONUS: Includes customer support! Questions during practice? Just email us, and we'll happily help you.

ABOUT MEGAN LYNCH CHOWNING: Originally from Redding, California, Megan Lynch Chowning is a seven-time national fiddle champion, touring musician, Grammy-nominated recording artist (for her participation in the John Hartford Fiddle Tune Project), teacher, singer, and flatfooter. She spent four years touring with legendary country artists Pam Tillis and Lorrie Morgan, and has played with bluegrass stars Dale Ann Bradley, Roland White, Larry Cordle, Jim Hurst, Chris Jones, 3 Fox Drive, Due West, Christ Stuart, and BEML (her duo with Bill Evans).

Megan has fiddled and sung on dozens of projects and released a series of entirely solo fiddle albums, focusing on crowdsourcing fabulous but slightly obscure fiddle tunes. She has taught fiddle and vocals at prestigious camps such as Augusta Heritage Week, Nimblefingers, Sore Fingers Bluegrass Week in the UK, Walker Creek Music Camp, and the California Bluegrass Association Camp, among many others. Megan has also judged the National Fiddle Championships three times, as well as many state championships throughout the country. She's the co-director (with her husband, Adam) of the IBMA-award-winning Nashville Acoustic Camps and a teacher for the popular online platform

ABOUT TROY NELSON MUSIC: Since 2016, Troy Nelson Music has offered customers the most comprehensive and easy-to-follow lesson books and songbooks for a variety of instruments, everything from baritone ukulele and mandolin to piano, saxophone, and clarinet. With 30+ years in the music publishing industry, veteran guitarist Troy Nelson has sold hundreds of thousands of books as both an author and publisher due to the quality and effectiveness of his books and the service he provides.

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