By Ilana Cravitz
16 tunes with accompanying chords plus pull-out booklets for second fiddle and cello/bass
Published by Oxford University Press in 2008, this book (with CD), written by the klezmer violinist Ilana Cravitz, is suitable for anyone wanting new tunes, play-along parts, or ways to explore klezmer traditional-style playing.
Klezmer Fiddle will immerse you in the style and help you to develop authentic klezmer skills. It’s the perfect way to explore the repertoire and build up a body of fantastic tunes.
This klezmer method contains :
■ 16 tunes in treble clef with chords above the stave for easy accompaniment
■ CD including performances of each tune and backings
■ Guidance on style and interpretation— tonality, phrasing and bowing, and ornamentation.
■ Sekund and bass parts provided in two pull-out booklets
■ Accompanying instruments can play along using the chords above the melody line
Order the book/CD: Oxford University Press or on Ilana Cravitz website