Resources

This page provides a collection of resources & links to aid you on your fiddlin’ journey.

Download my little booklet of Chords Patterns & Arpeggios. You’ll find a graphics-based presentation of the fingerboard indicating positions chords and arpeggios for Major, Dominant, Minor 7th and Diminished chords that will aid in practice and improve your playing if used diligently. For mandolin, too. It’s free, but it’d be nice if you’d throw me bone via PayPal. Suggested $3.

Missouri Fiddle Tunes – Fast & Slow is a collection of 64 tunes that I used for many years in getting people started playing Missouri fiddle tunes. This is the companion book that goes with the recordings. It includes standard notation, mandolin TAB and suggested chords for accompaniments. Download from the highlighted title above and if you like it pay $10 by the honor system with the paypal button below. By the way, you can get the recordings at https://charliewaldenmusic.bandcamp.com/music.

Traditional Fiddle Music of Missouri is my Library of Congress Select List recording from 1983. It feature me on fiddle accompanied by Dennis and Emily Buchannon on guitar and fiddle. Standard notation and mandolin TAB with chords for accompaniment. All traditional Missouri fiddle tunes recorded in R. P. Christeson’s music room in Auxvasse, MO. Download from the highlighted title above and if you like it pay $5 by the honor system with the paypal button below. By the way, you can get the recordings at https://charliewaldenmusic.bandcamp.com/music.

Hoe-Downs, Hornpipes & Hokum is the companion book to the recording of the same name. Great traditional Missouri tunes and a few Canadian pieces, too. Patt Plunkett on piano. Originally on the Marimac label as a cassette.  Download from the highlighted title above and if you like it pay $5 by the honor system with the paypal button below. By the way, you can get the recordings at https://charliewaldenmusic.bandcamp.com/music.