Bowing and Variations for Irish Jigs

Bowing and Variations for Irish Jigs

This post is a continuation from two previous articles on bringing Irish jigs to life on the fiddle. See post one for basic bowing technique for jigs Post two for more ideas on bowing variations for jigs Which brings us here to a variation stuffed, tastefully...
Bowing and Variations for Irish Jigs

Bowing for Irish Jigs – more ideas

Following on from the previous post on bowing for jigs, I’m going to look here at some new ideas on adding bowing variations to a jig. See article 1 on jig bowing Here, I’ll be developing the idea of slurring from the last note of a bar into the first of the next...
Bowing for Irish Jigs

Bowing for Irish Jigs

When it comes to jigs (or double jigs to be more precise), the bowing seems to fit very neatly.  At least for most of the tune – which will normally comprise 6 quavers per bar.  Each bar starting on a down-bow, with each note being separately bowed – bringing you...