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Author Cravitz, Ilana.

Title Klezmer fiddle : a how-to guide : 16 tunes with accompanying chords plus pull-out booklets for second fiddle and cello/bass / Ilana Cravitz.

Imprint Oxford, England ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    787.107 CRA    Available
Description xi p., 37 p. of music, [1] p. + 2 parts ; 32 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Note Compact disc contains recordings of performances of pieces in the text with separate backing tracks, performed by members of FDT Klezmorim (Ilana Cravitz, primash and sekund violin; Jim Marcovitch, accordion; Paul Moylan, bass; Guy Schalom, drums); also includes historic recordings (ca. 1911-ca. 1937; tracks 4, 11, 14, and 21), and bonus track (22).
Each piece preceded by technical notes and performance instructions.
Appendices: Klezmer tune genres and associated dance styles (p. [34]), and Yiddish glossary and pronunciation guide (p. [35]-37).
Bibliography Includes bibliography and discography (p. [38]).
Contents Freylekhs -- Nigen -- Khosidl -- Freylekhs nokh der khupe = Dance from the wedding canopy -- Mekhutonim tsum tish = Playing the in-laws to the table -- Zhok -- Khosn kale mazltov = Congratulations to the bridegroom and bride -- Zay gezunt = Farewell -- Sirba -- Shver un shviger tants = Dance for the mother- and father-in-law -- Sher -- Skotshne -- Terkisher -- Bulgar -- Gas-nign = Street tune -- Doyne.
Historical recordings and bonus tracks: Extract from Oy, 'sa falsche velt = Oy, it's a false world (anonymous clarinetist) -- Extract from Doina, part 1 (S. Koch, solo flute, with tsimbl acc.) -- Extract from Russian Sher (State Ensemble of Jewish Folk Music of the Ukrainian SSR) -- Extract from untitled track (anonymous violinist) -- bonus track: Hasidic/Ukrainian melody (Ilana Cravitz).
Event Recorded Oct. 2007, at the Royal College of Music, London.
Subject Violin -- Methods -- Self-instruction.
Klezmer music -- Instruction and study.
Recorded accompaniments (Violin)
Klezmer music.
Added Author FDT Klezmorim. Performer.
ISBN 9780193355842 (pbk.)
0193355841 (pbk.)

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