Fresh songs

Edited: September 7, 2017, 9:48 PM · I'd like to add some fresh blood to my repertoire, and I was wondering if anyone knew any folk-like songs with the slow moving qualities similar to Ashokan Farewell? Or just any "pretty" non-classical tunes?

Thank you,
Pat

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September 8, 2017, 8:32 AM · I'm fond of Taylor Davis, Frechette and Thomsen, and Jenny O'Conner, here are some links.

Taylors: https://www.taylordavisviolin.com/

Jenny's: http://www.thehotviolinist.com/listen/

Frechette and Thomsen: http://www.danandlaurel.ca/Home.html

Laurel Thomsen: http://www.laurelthomsen.com

Edited: September 8, 2017, 9:20 AM · I really like the "marino casino" and "the marino walz". I think this is in the line of what you are looking.

Check also "the dubliners". They have some tunes you might like.

September 8, 2017, 9:19 AM · "Lover's Waltz" by Jay Ungar and Molly Mason is quite nice. We danced to it at our wedding.
Edited: September 9, 2017, 11:27 AM · Look for tunes by Celso Machado. Also anything entitled "Modinha" which means "nice tune" in Portuguese, although most modinhas I have played have been ballads.
September 9, 2017, 6:48 AM · Star of the County Down.
Edited: October 7, 2017, 7:17 PM · Another vote for Star Of The County Down! Also I can add Bert Mackenzie's 70th Birthday Waltz and Appalachia Waltz.
October 7, 2017, 8:18 PM · https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hyfdkvvzyzQ

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=YHzt3XQ-bgw

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=52ZvUks7S7U

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=a1NeDjnAhjs

October 7, 2017, 10:57 PM · from the scottish fiddle rep.: Hector the hero, and Wounded Hussar. jq

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