I’m going to risk dating myself here and tell you that when I started to learn how to play fiddle, I used a tape recorder with real cassette tapes. I may even still have some in the bowels of my basement, though nothing to play them on. I’d record, then stop, rewind, and play again, over and over. It was a tedious process but it worked.
Nowadays we have apps (like the Amazing Slow Downer and Transcribe!), and even Youtube, that slow down a tune without changing the pitch. The apps also allow you to loop certain parts of a tune so you can keep playing a part over and over again. These features make pretty much any tune you can find, learnable.
This week’s tune of the week is a reel called Munster Buttermilk. It’s a tune I learned from a cassette tape and dusted off this week to share with you.
I hope you like it:
Munster Buttermilk: Tune 32 of 52
Join me next week for tune #33 from A Tune A Week.
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