Fiddling Around the World With the Violin

A certain type of events violinist is the fiddler. The fiddler is really just a player of the violin who uses their instrument to create non-classical music in a number of varieties. The fiddler sound can be heard in many different places internationally. There is even a popular Broadway musical with this type of violin player mentioned in the title.

When thinking of an occasion where a fiddler would be be most appropriate, a cheerful wedding reception might come to mind. Anyone whose travels take them to the more southern parts of the United States for a noticeable amount of time are likely to hear some fiddling. This is also true for people who spend their time living in the Appalachian region of the US. Fiddlers playing the violin are also found in Ireland, Scotland, Romania and other parts of Europe.