|Klezmer Fiddle - a how-to guide
Published by Oxford University Press, this
book (with CD) is suitable for anyone
wanting new tunes, play-along parts, or ways to explore traditional-style playing.
"The best exposition I’ve come
across of Eastern European-style Jewish fiddle playing ... Highly recommended."
Pete Cooper, FolkRoots Magazine
The book contains 16 tunes in treble clef
with chords above the stave for easy accompaniment. Currently in use by
clarinet players, oboists, cellists, as well as viola and bass players, the
melodies, accompaniments, and tips on playing have appeal and
application well beyond violinists!
- Each tune has a
‘workshop’ on playing in traditional style.
- There’s also a CD with the complete set
tunes, historical recordings of a selection of the melodies, plus
backing tracks you can play along to.
- The package contains two pull-out
booklets with bandstand-style parts for sekund (second violin) and bass players.
Buy the book
Arco Magazine of the
European String Teachers' Association
Tony Phillips KlezCalifornia
Eric Zaidins Westchester Klezmer
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