Free Fiddle Sheet Music
Redhaired Boy

Free fiddle sheet music Redhaired Boy with guitar tabs and chords. This popular Irish fiddle tune will be a popular piece for your flatpicking guitar students or your beginning fiddle players. Three versions, in the keys of A and G!

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Download free fiddle sheet music Redhaired Boy 

Redhaired Boy is fun to flatpick in the key of G, and much easier than in the key of A. The key of A is easier for fiddlers to finger, but for guitar, the key of G works nicely and flows faster. 

Redhaired Boy Irish fiddle music


Download Redhaired Boy free sheet music in G 

However, the key of G requires the use of the F chord! If you are having a couple of students play this piece as a duet, one of them will have to be good at the F chord. (This would be excellent motivation for working on that chord.)


Below is another version in G.
This sheet music differs by only a couple of eighth notes, but those extra eighth notes make Redhaired Boy a much fancier-sounding piece. Even more fun, even more cute! 

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Download free fiddle music and guitar tabs Redhaired Boy 

See Devil's Dream for a discussion of stroking DOWN and UP. I tell my students that a general principle to follow is to pick DOWN on the first of 2 eighth notes and UP on the second eighth note. Plain quarter notes are DOWN.  A quarter note followed by 2 eighth notes would be DOWN, DOWN-UP.

Have fun with Redhaired Boy!






The Adventures of Tonsta, Volume 1, is a book about a young boy travelling over mountains and fjords from village to village, encountering trolls and helping folk in distress.

The Adventures of Tonsta

A perfect read aloud storybook
for little boys or girls. 

The Adventures of Tonsta highlight the travels of a very young boy with a good heart, who goes about helping folk in trouble.  

With a red cap on his head and a sack of tools slung over his shoulder, Tonsta seems to meet people in distress wherever he goes.

Lots of trolls in this book.

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