Fiddling in Alabama

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Last updated 6 years ago

Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
History
Grade:
4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12

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Fiddling in Alabama

WATCH THE EPISODE

Fiddle vs. Violin What is the Difference?

Encyclopedia of Alabama: Traditional Music

AUDIO• Fiddling Alabama Style• Lonesome Pine Fiddlers

VIDEO• Fiddlers, Banjo Players and Strawbeaters

• PBS American Roots Music series (information ' lessons)

BOOK

With Fiddle and Well-Rosined Bow: A History of Old-Time Fiddling in Alabama. By Joyce H. Cauthen

History of Fiddling Traditions

Charlie Stripling

ARTICLES

• About Alabama Music• The Legacy of a Neighborhood: Uncle Plez Carroll and Charlie Stripling

EVENT

Annual Fiddler's ConventionApril 18, 2015

The Frankville Fiddler’s Convention is the oldest continuing fiddler’s contest in Alabama. It retains the intimate community atmosphere once found at such events throughout the state. Showcasing a musical form that dates back to Alabama’s early historic period, the Frankville Fiddler’s Convention also serves social and educational functions in the community and attracts visitors from beyond. Music scholar Joyce Cauthen, author of With Fiddle and Well-Rosined Bow: Old-Time Fiddling in Alabama, joins the JOURNEY PROUD crew as they visit Frankville.

Season 2, Episode 1Frankville Fiddler’s Convention


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