The Klezmer Fiddler

Jewish music of celebration

for: 1–2 violins, piano; guitar ad lib.

Piano score, solo part, playback-CD (anthology)

Item no.617120
EditorEdward Huws Jones
Scope56/32 pages; 23 × 30.5 cm
Release year2013
Publisher/ProducerBoosey & Hawkes
Producer No.BH 12411
25.00 €
In stock. Delivery time: 1–2 working days (Germany )
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Edward Huws Jones’ popular series of traditional fiddle repertoire, now available with expertly-recorded audio CD. Containing colourful instrumental backing tracks and full demonstrations, the new audio resource will aid and inspire your private practice and public performance alike. These generous collections of authentic music, some familiar, some more exotic, but all of it faithfully arranged, enable you to create your own ceilidh, bluegrass club or charanga band.The violin edition includes optional easy violin part and guitar chords, whilst the complete edition also includes both keyboard and violin accompaniments. Either format is highly flexible, which means the music can be played as solos, duets or trios as well as with larger ensembles.Edwards Huws Jones has travelled extensively researching fiddle-playing traditions. In each book he explains the background of the particular musical style, giving his own suggestions for a lively performance.


  • At the Rabbi's Feast (Baym rebns sude)
  • Bulgar from Kishinev (Kishinever bulgar)
  • Bulgar from Odessa (Odessa Bulgar)
  • Dance of Delight (Frelyekh tants)
  • Dance of Displeasure (Broyges tants)
  • Dance! Dance! (Tants, yidelekh, tants!)
  • Doina (Doyna)
  • Freylechs from Bukovina (Bukoviner freylekhs)
  • Freylechs from Warsaw (Varshaver freylekhs)
  • In-laws' Dance (Mekhutonim tants)
  • Jewish Wedding Song (Khosn kale mazl tov)
  • Leading the In-laws Home (Firn di mekhutonim aheym)
  • Little Galitsian Dance (Galitsianer tentsl)
  • Street Melody (Der gasn nign)
  • Sweet Father (Tate ziser)
  • The Wise Man's Song (Dem tradiks zemerl)