The fiddler who fiddles with this blog
- Beverley Conrad
- Selinsgrove, PA, United States
- Beverley Conrad is a writer, musician, and artist who lives in central Pennsylvania. She's played the fiddle most of her life and has published books and once went on a book tour with her dog. She's currently working on a series of one hundred works of art of a dead fly to see where it goes, how it progresses.
Saturday, November 13, 2010
Appalachian Fiddle Mute
An Appalachian fiddle mute is a clip clothespin clipped onto the side of the bridge. An old-timer showed me this trick years ago and it does work. If you want to be really quiet then clip a clothespin to each side of the bridge. He showed me that, too.