Chris Haigh

Discovering Rock Violin

An introduction to rock style, techniques and improvisation (with CD)
Schott Pop-Styles

for: Violin

Music lesson book, playback-CD

Item no.605224
Author/ComposerChris Haigh
Scope192 pages; 23 × 30.5 cm
Release year2012
Publisher/ProducerSchott Music
Producer No.ED 13459
35.00 €
In stock. Delivery time: 1–2 working days (Germany )
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The author of Exploring Jazz Violin, Chris Haigh returns with Discovering Rock Violin, a practical, down to earth, and in-depth tutor book covering all aspects of pop, folk and rock violin technique. Over 150 different rock violinists are referred to in detail covering a range of styles including blues, folk rock, country rock, progressive rock, jazz rock and heavy metal.

Exploring a wide variety of technical aspects including chords, scales, soloing and effects, the book is accompanied by a CD containing demonstrations, play-along tracks and exercises performed by Chris Haigh on violin with a live backing band. Ideal for the budding rock star, or classical player looking for something a little different!


  • Introduction
  • The Bare Bones
  • A Tonic for the Troops
  • The Blues
  • Chords, Melody and Modes
  • Soloing
  • Progressive Rock- 7: Folk Rock
  • Country Rock
  • Jazz Rock
  • Heavy Rock and Metal
  • Other Styles , Effects, Amplification and Top 20 Solos