It is different than many compendiums in that it is focused on styles in the sense of techniques rather than on styles in the sense of techniques associated with specific regions. Many fiddle styles are associated with specific regions and when that is the case we will acknowledge it. You may also be interested in other Wikibooks on related topics.
Primary author and general editor Geof Bard playing the dirge-like
McPherson's Lament, performed by its eighteenth century composer "upon the gallers tree".
This book is a required text for [Fiddlers' Green: Beyond Violin], a course at our sister site