32 traditional Klezmer tunes arranged for two instruments with chords for back-up musicians. Has the same tunes in the same keys as "Klezmer Fiddling Tunes for Two Violins" (514-21) so you can play together. Handy program notes help you decide whether each tune is good for dancing, or for particular events in a Jewish wedding, etc. "Achshav," "Bim Bom," "Dire Gelt," "Dodi Li," "Harmonika," "Hava Nagila," "Hora Shalom," "In Odessa," "Mazel Tov," "Miserlou," "Rad Halaila," "Rebbes Waltz," more. Notation only. Comb-bound. 62 pp.
PLAY KLEZMER - VIOLIN/FIDDLE BUNDLE PACK
book arranged by Nico Dezaire, DVD taught by Lisa Gutkin
Book/CD/DVD pack. Includes the book/CD pack "Play Klezmer! for Violin" and the DVD "Play Klezmer Fiddle" (300-DVD409) in one money-saving pack. The book is intended for violinists who want to explore the characteristic sounds of Klezmer music. These twelve Yiddish melodies can be performed using easy position play (up to third position) and simple double stopping. Play along with the enclosed CD to get in the mood. On the DVD Lisa Gutkin details the scales, rhythms, grace notes, trills, fill-ins, slides and other techiques you'll need to play authentic klezmer tunes. Along the way you'll learn four pieces/dance forms: freylekhs, bulgar, hora and khosidl. Includes booklet as PDF file on the disc. 28 page book, 110 min. DVD.
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THE COMPLEAT KLEZMER
by Henry Sapoznik with Pete Sokolow
Thirty-three characteristic klezmer tunes from the playing of Dave Tarras, Harry Kandel's Orchestra, Shloimke Beckerman, and others, with performance tips, history, discography, and bibliography. Essential for klezmer fans. Comb bound, includes CD with examples. 80 pp.
THE JEWISH FIDDLER'S TUNE BOOK
by Deborah Greenblatt
This spiralbound collection includes 28 tunes of Jewish, Yiddish, Hebrew, and Israeli origin, arranged for fiddle or any "C" instrument, and rhythm guitar. Background information for each tune, and a source list. 21 pp.