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An Introduction to Folk Styles, Technique and Improvisation
The author of Exploring Jazz Violin (ED 13351) and Discovering Rock Violin (ED 13459), Chris Haigh returns with Exploring Folk Fiddle, a practical, down to earth, and in-depth tutor book covering all aspects of folk violin technique. The book is centred on Irish Traditional music but also looks into the playing styles of England, Scotland, Scandinavia, East European and much more.
Exploring a wide variety of technical aspects including ornamentation, modes and scales, scordatura , improvisation and composition, the book is accompanied by a CD of all pieces performed by Chris Haigh on violin with a live backing band. Ideal for the budding folk musician, or classical player looking for something a little different!
More Tune Types and Structures
Modes and Scales
East European, Klezmer and Untempered Scales
What's Missing? Variation, Improvisation and Composition
The Joy Of Sets
Playing For Dancing
Odds And Ends
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