Irish Fiddler is designed to enable Mairad Hickey to coach children one on one as they learn to play Irish tunes on the fiddle. Although Irish Fiddler was initially developed with children in mind, it is an application that anybody with an interest in Irish fiddle playing, violin, cil or celtic music will enjoy.At just fifteen years old Mairad Hickey has won eight all Ireland titles for her fiddle playing and is currently the holder of the National Concert Halls Musicians Award 2011. Inspired by the work of organisations such as Comhaltas, Music Generation and bands like U2 who have generously invested in music education programs in Ireland, Mairad embraced the opportunity to do her part in helping promote traditional Irish music.Join Mairad as she helps to develop the next generation of great Irish musicians that will carry on the tradition.Application FeaturesKerry Polka, Maggie in the Woods, Britches Full of Stitches, The Miller of Glanmire, The Blackthorn Stick and Tobin's Favourite.Each tune contains a listening lesson, tutorial, slow play through and bowing instruction and printed musicThe application also includes a tutorial of how to transition from one tune to another so that the tunes can be played on a set or medley.
What's new in version 2.0
Updated the App to allow additional content to be offered to the student. The new tunes are Miller of Glanmire, The Blackthorn Stick and Tobin's Favourite. Also performed some UI restructuring and fixes for a better user experience.
ReleaseAugust 1, 2012
Date AddedAugust 1, 2012
Additional RequirementsCompatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.1 or later. iTunes account required