The French Fiddler

Violin Edition
Fiddler Collection

for: 1–2 violins; guitar ad lib.

Music score

Item no.560144
EditorEdward Huws Jones
Scope40 pages; 23 × 30.5 cm
Release year2011
Publisher/ProducerBoosey & Hawkes
Producer No.BH 12057
18.00 €
Delivery time: 2–3 working days (Germany )
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The latest addition to the best-selling Fiddler series takes a leisurely and meandering journey through France, starting in Gascony, wandering east to Tarn and on towards Provence. It then heads north via the Auvergne and Limousin, through Berry and Morvan to Alsace, and after a detour to Paris the tour concludes in Brittany.

The book features flexible arrangements for violin and piano with optional easy violin, violin accompaniment, and chord symbols. Each regional group of pieces is designed so that it can be played as a set for concert performance or, in some cases, dancing.

Another attractive feature is the inclusion of photos of the performers and dancers Edward Huws Jones observed whilst researching the book. An appetising introduction to the vibrant and diverse folk scene in France.


  • Vorwort, Anmerkungen
  • The witch's broomstick
  • Jig
  • Joanna's wedding
  • Tric trac polka
  • King of the carnival
  • The wolf, the hare and the fox
  • Time to go
  • The folk from the mountain
  • Bourrée for Aurore
  • Vine-growers' polka
  • Bourrée: tuning the drones
  • Scottisch from Marmagne
  • In the evening
  • Marching song
  • The water jug
  • Beware of the wolf
  • An evening of romance
  • Lament
  • Ton-bale 1 & 2