Chris Haigh

Exploring Klezmer Fiddle

An Introduction to Klezmer Styles, Technique and History
Schott Pop-Styles

for: Violin

Music score, Playback-CD

Item no.635308
Author/ComposerChris Haigh
Scope136 pages; 23 × 30.5 cm
Release year2015
Publisher/ProducerSchott Music
Producer No.ED 13560
31.50 €
Delivery time: 2–3 working days (Germany )
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The author of Exploring Folk Fiddle (ED 13460), Exploring Jazz Violin (ED 13351), Discovering Rock Violin (ED 13459), Chris Haigh returns with Exploring Klezmer Fiddle, a practical, down-to-earth, and in-depth tutor book covering all aspects of Klezmer violin technique. The book looks at a variety of styles within the Klezmer tradition, as well as its history and context.Exploring a wide variety of technical aspects including ornamentation, modes, scales, and repertoire, the book is accompanied by a CD of all pieces performed by Chris Haigh on the violin with a live backing band. Ideal for the budding klezmer musician, or classical player looking for something a little different!


  • Introduction
  • The History Of Klezmer
  • Emigration
  • Ornamentation And Technique
  • Klezmer Modes And Sclaes
  • Klezmer Repertoire
  • The Southern Repertoire
  • The Doina
  • CD Track Listing