Category: Styles & Genres

The Hamblen Collection

While doing a search for “early American Fiddle”, I came across The Hamblen Collection. It is a collection of violin tunes, popular during the early 1800’s as played by David Russell Hamblen (1809-1893) and his son Williamson (1846-1920) arranged and…

Old Time Fiddle

Up until today, I always thought Old Time Fiddling just meant old time tunes played on the fiddle, and that Old Time Fiddling was synonymous with Bluegrass Music, but I was wrong. I started reading about Classical Violin versus Bluegrass…