Jewish Traditions for Classical and Fingerstyle Guitar

by Ellen S. Whitaker

Jewish Traditions for Classical and Fingerstyle Guitar Synopsis

A beautiful variety of traditional Jewish melodies arranged for classical or fingerstyle guitar. 20 solos and 6 duets. Sephardic, Yiddish, Israeli and Oriental folk songs, as well as Chassidic tunes, Klezmer tunes and music originally sung by Cantors. Intermediate and advanced level, with a few pieces included that can be enjoyed also by less experienced players. Annotations and Performance Notes for each piece, providing historical and/or cultural perspective as well as technical guidance. An Appendix (with Glossary) discusses in considerable detail Jewish scales and modes. A Bibliography and Discography are also provided. Praised by Steve Marsh of Classical Guitar magazine and by Judith Pinnolis of Brandeis University and Jewish Music Web Center among others.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780615248806
Publication date: 4th September 2008
Author: Ellen S. Whitaker
Publisher: Ellen S. Whitaker
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 120 pages
Categories: The arts: general issues,

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