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Exploring Klezmer Fiddle-An Introduction to Klezmer Styles, Technique and History

by Chris Haigh

SKU: 49-944682

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Book/CD pack. Klezmer is exotic, thrilling and evocative music, and the violin is one of the most expressive instruments used in its performance. This book aims to give fiddle players a thorough understanding of the genre, a sizeable sample of repertoire to study and play, and a clear idea of the techniques required. Covers: history of Klezmer, ornamentation, playing techniques, modes and scales, Klezmer repertoire, regional and individual styles, extensive discography, bibliography and a glossary of Yiddish terms. The CD, a combination of regular audio and MP3 tracks, contains demos of all the tunes. 136 pp.

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Book/CD pack. Klezmer is exotic, thrilling and evocative music, and the violin is one of the most expressive instruments used in its performance. This book aims to give fiddle players a thorough understanding of the genre, a sizeable sample of repertoire to study and play, and a clear idea of the techniques required. Covers: history of Klezmer, ornamentation, playing techniques, modes and scales, Klezmer repertoire, regional and individual styles, extensive discography, bibliography and a glossary of Yiddish terms. The CD, a combination of regular audio and MP3 tracks, contains demos of all the tunes. 136 pp.