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TONY LUDIKER
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO
719-339-2106

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Welcome to the FIDDLE TUNE STORE

TO PURCHASE SHEET MUSIC IN PDF FORMAT -- click on the "Add to Cart" button below the tune(s) you wish to purchase and a shopping cart will be set up. You can change or delete items at any time. When you're finished shopping you'll be guided through the checkout process where you can pay with your PayPal account or any major credit/debit card. If you don't want to pay online you may send a check via snail-mail to: Tony Ludiker, 152 W Rockrimmon Blvd #103, Colorado Springs, CO 80919, indicating which items you wish to receive. You MUST provide your e-mail address so I have a way to send you your PDF file(s). I will NOT send you hard copies through the mail. Checks will be deposited when received and your order will be e-mailed when the check clears (usually 5-7 working days).

PLEASE READ THIS!!! about the PDF files you will receive -- you will receive the PDF files as an attachment to an email that i will send you after I receive notification from PayPal that you have purchased one or more items. I check my email frequently, but please do not expect your file to show up within minutes of your purchase. You may have to wait 5 minutes, or several hours, or the next day -- but then again, if I happen to be out of town, the wait could be several days. The music you order from this site is for digital download to your hard drive -- the music is not printed and mailed to you. All sheet music is sent to you as PDF files. You will need a PDF reader, which you should already have on your PC.

LISTENING TO AND DOWNLOADING THE MP3 AUDIO FILES BELOW IS TOTALLY FREE!!!

CLICK on the TUNE TITLE to listen to the mp3 file. RIGHT-CLICK on the titles to download the mp3 file to your computer hard drive. Again, listening to and downloading the mp3 files is completely FREE! The mp3 files on this page were recorded specifically for the FIDDLE TUNE STORE by Tony Ludiker. All tracks feature one or two fiddles and rhythm guitar. They are FREE to download, and if you want to take a stab at learning any of them, please buy the sheet music in PDF format.

PLEASE NOTE -- sheet music also includes accompaniment chord suggestions.

ALL SALES OF SHEET MUSIC ARE FINAL. BECAUSE OF THE NATURE OF DIGITAL DOCUMENTS THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS FOR ANY REASON. You have the right to install the PDF files on one computer and to print one copy for non-commercial personal use only.

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--NEW-- FIRST FIDDLE TUNES FOR VIOLIN version 2.0 - the e-book -- this is the e-book version of the popular but out-of-print First Fiddle Tunes for Violin, published in 2002 (revised 2004). 71 Hornpipes, Reels, Waltzes, Polkas, Two-steps, and more - suitable for beginning through intermediate fiddlers and violinists. Contents: Oh, Susanna, Rubber Dolly, Short'nin' Bread, Down in the Valley, Red River Valley, You are My Sunshine, Old Joe Clark, Cripple Creek, Sallie Gooden, Edelweiss, Boil the Cabbage Down, Sweet Marie, Put Your Little Foot, Annie Laurie, Five Foot Two Eyes of Blue, Heel and Toe Polka, Rabbit, Where's Your Mama?, Faded Love, Liberty Hornpipe, Tripping Up the Stairs, Tennessee Waltz, Devil's Dream, Soldier's Joy, Me and My Fiddle, Cincinnati Hornpipe, Lamplighter's Hornpipe, Red Wing, Reel Saint-Antoine, Flop-eared Mule, Casey Jones, Interlake Waltz, Arkansas Traveler, Chicken Reel, Bear Creek Hop, Turkey in the Straw, Sailor's Hornpipe, Fisher's Hornpipe, Swallow Tail Jig, Tuggerman's Jig, Old French, Tam Lin, Four String Polka, Cajun Fiddle, Red Fox Waltz, Irish Washerwoman, Rocking Chair Jig, Red Rose Waltz, Down Yonder, Miller's Reel, Rose of Old San Antone, Return of Gary Owen, Hot Canary, Pig Ankle Rag, Sleepy Maggie, Blind Man's Reel, Sumner's Hornpipe, Woodchopper's Reel, Ookpik Waltz, Clarinet Polka, Mouth of the Tobique, Ostinelli's Reel, Money Musk, Dew Drop Hornpipe, Stone's Rag, Kentucky Waltz, Durham's Bull, Allen's Reel, Saint Anne's Reel, Snowflake Reel, Red Apple Rag, Gravel Walk
75 pages. Price $17.00.

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--NEW-- HOEDOWNS version 2.0 - the e-book -- this is the e-book version of the long out-of-print Fiddle Tablature Series Vol. 1: Hoedowns published in 1992. 42 Hornpipes, Reels, and Breakdowns suitable for intermediate fiddlers and violinists. Please note that this book contains NO tablature - it is a standard notation ONLY book. Contents: Whoa Mule, Give the Fiddler a Dram, Snowbird in the Ashbank, Bitter Creek, Golden Eagle Hornpipe, Salem Hornpipe, Shortenin' Bread, Tugboat, Sally Johnson, Leather Britches, Old Straw Bonnet, Whiskey Before Breakfast, Bennett's Reel, General Longstreet's Reel, Uncle Herman's Hornpipe, Forester's Hornpipe, Old Aunt Sally There's a Bug on Me, Snow Shoes, Rabbit Where's Your Mama?, Smith's Reel, Soppin' the Gravy, Forked Deer, Apple Blossoms, Hell Among the Yearlings, Big John McNeil, Money Musk, Jack of Diamonds, Brilliancy, Trafalgar Hornpipe, Grey Eagle, Huckleberry Hornpipe, Dusty Miller, Sally Ann, Billy in the Lowground, Wagoner, Cattle in the Cane, Ned Kendall's Hornpipe, Fisher's Hornpipe, Sunnyside, Hell Among the Moonshiners, Countryman's Reel, Randall's Hornpipe
FREE AUDIO FILES! RIGHT-CLICK this link to save a ZIP file of all 42 tunes to your computer's hard drive.
79 pages. Price $19.00.

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--NEW-- RAGS AND POLKAS version 2.0 - the e-book -- this is the e-book version of the Fiddle Tablature Series Vol. 2: Contest Rags and Polkas published in 1997. New for 2009, 5 new tunes (*) have been added to the original 19, to make a great collection of Rags, Polkas, Blues, and Two-steps even better! This book is the most advanced of the three new e-books - suitable for intermediate to advanced fiddlers and violinists. Each of the original tunes has been looked over and tweaked here and there, bowings scrutinized and modified, suggested fingerings and accompaniment chords added - and the music is easier than ever to read. Contents: Allentown Polka, Dill Pickle Rag, Red Apple Rag, Red Skin Girl, Smith's Rag, Polka in D & A, Swedish Rhapsody, Cotton Patch Rag, Herman's Rag, Sixteen Days to Georgia, Trot Along, B & B Rag, Beaumont Rag, Crafton's Blues, Uncle Pig, Clarinet Polka, Red Neck Mother, River Road Two-step, *Viva Tlapehuala, *Flapjack Rag, *Footprints in the Snow, *Sleepy Jesus Rag, *Friedrich Polka, T & T Rag
FREE AUDIO FILES! RIGHT-CLICK this link to save a ZIP file of all 19 original tunes to your computer's hard drive.
53 pages. Price $19.00.

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Sally Goodin -- hoedown arrangement appropriate for fiddle contests.
10 verses/two and a half pages/key: A. Price $5.00.

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Lake Pontchartrain Waltz composed by Tony Ludiker -- not too many fiddle tunes have been written on an airplane, but this is one of them. I wrote this tune while on a flight from New Orleans to Salt Lake City (on my way home to Spokane). The place I stayed in New Orleans was just a couple blocks from the lake, so it seemed an appropriate name for this beautiful waltz.
2 verses/ABA arrangement with ending/one page/key: Bb. Price $5.00.

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Peaches and Honey -- an arrangement appropriate for fiddle contests, based on Terry Morris.
8 verses/AABBCCDA arrangement/two pages/key: D. Price $5.00.

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Red Wing Two Step with HARMONY part -- one of the great oldtime favorites. For two fiddles. The mp3 goes through the tune twice, with a little spice the second time through on the lead part (now included in the music!).
2 verses/ABAB with non-notated fancy A part the second time through/two pages/key: G. Price $2.00.

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Tripping Up The Stairs Jig with HARMONY part -- the first jig I teach all my students.
2 verses/AABBAABB arrangement/one page/key: D. Price $2.00. Order code TUTS-007

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Soldier's Joy with HARMONY part -- another oldtime classic with a challenging harmony part.
2 verses/AABBAABB arrangement/one page/key: D. Price $2.00.

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Tam Lin with HARMONY part -- great two-parter with a second-position harmony part.
2 verses/AABBAABB with fun variation in final B parts (notated)/one page/key: A minor. Price $2.00.

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Annie Laurie Waltz with HARMONY part -- fairly simply pretty waltz with harmony.
2 verses/ABAB arrangement/two pages/key: D. Price $2.00.

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