This volume in the renowned For Dummies series has been created to help beginning Fiddle players to master their instrument. Taking up any new instrument can be intimidating, but with this easy-to-use guide, you'll be playing Fiddle music from all around the world in no time. Fiddle For Dummies covers everything a beginner needs to know, from selecting, tuning and caring for your Fiddle to mastering various music styles. This comprehensive book guides you step-by-step through everything you need to start playing the Fiddle like a pro. You'll discover how to hold the instrument, master fundamental techniques, and take your skills to the next level. Access to companion online audio tracks and instructional videos is also included, helping you to further enhance your skills. The Fiddle is a popular instrument across many continents, partly due to its convenient portable size. Fiddle repertoire includes a range of musical styles from all over the world, such as Irish, Scottish, Celtic/Cape Breton, country, folk, bluegrass and more. If you're already a Violin player, learning to play Fiddle can also open the door to an exciting new world of sounds that are sure to impress both you and your fellow musicians.