Scottish F. Cape Breton, Shetland, etc. Our older daughter, Lauren, began learning to play the violin at the age of 4, through the Suzuki method, and one of her favorite tunes was a country tune called "The Devil's Dream. We were very excited when one of the tunes played in the country style was a tune we had danced to called "Waverly. One of our regrets at that time was that most of the Scottish dance bands featured the accordion, which had replaced the Scottish Fiddle. Paul was inspired to come up with a plan to bring back the art of Scottish Fiddling in America and went to the Virginia Games in Alexandria to arrange for a Fiddling Demonstration. This plan was readily accepted and the word went out.
Scotland has so many musicians, included many talented fiddle players and tutors. When the Coronavirus pandemic started, most musicians saw the bulk of their work disappear. Over the last few months many have started offering online teaching. The list below is people I am aware of who are teaching online. Sarah-Jane Summers : Fiddle and hardanger sarah-janesummers. Have fun while you learn in a supportive positive environment. Kirstie Mclanaghan : Sheet music and technique videos available at the end of each fiddle lesson to help with private practice.
Christine Martin, in her Traditional Scottish Fiddling players guide,  discusses the techniques of "hack bowing", "the Scottish Snap", and "snap bowing". These techniques contrast quite sharply with the most common bowing patterns of Irish fiddling. The style has a very large repertoire consisting of a great variation of rhythms and key signatures. There is also a strong link to the playing of traditional Scottish bagpipes which is better known throughout the world. The Shetland fiddling style is bouncy and lively, with Norwegian influence.
It makes sense to think so big. Fiddling—vernacular violin playing—springs from the same kind of complex influences that sculpt language. Ports of Call explores fiddling from Scotland, France, Spain, and more. Mastering those styles requires the same deep immersion as language fluency, Fraser asserts. He asserts this topic is vast. A new fiddler can easily find sheet music of these tunes.