143 Traditional Pieces for Violin
'Hungarian Fiddle Tunes' presents a collection of over 140 pieces for solo violin drawn from the rich tradition of Hungarian folk music. With tunes covering a range of styles from Verbunkos, to Csárdás, to Magyar nóta, experienced folk fiddler Chris Haigh provides notes on all of the pieces, explaining technical aspects of the playing style. The volume is accompanied by a CD with a recording of all tunes performed by Chris. German and French translations of all texts are available as free pdf downloads from the Schott Music website. Suitable for players of grades 3-8. Part of the best-selling 'World Music Series,' which also includes Fiddle music from England, Ireland, Scotland, Eastern Europe, America, Argentina, India, China and Korea.
Arrangements for 1 or 2 violins of traditional Russian folk songs. Includes performance notes and a CD of full performances.
The wide variety of tunes come from Russian Gypsy, Russian Jewish, Ukrainian, and ethnic Russian folk, with some art music. The arrangements are appropriate for a wide range of ability levels. The easiest can be performed entirely in first position. American String Teacher
73 Pieces for Violin
Traditional tunes from Sweden, Finland and Norway with historical notes, playing techniques and a CD of full performances. Edited and arranged by Vicki Swan.
French Fiddle Tunes
227 Traditional Pieces for Violin
Series: String Solo
Format: Softcover with CD
Composers: Various, Traditional
Editor: Chris Haigh
Renowned fiddle player and arranger Chris Haigh presents this fantastic survey of French fiddle music, with over 200 pieces exploring the variety of traditional fiddle music found throughout the country. France is perhaps not as famous for fiddle music as Ireland, Scotland or Romania is, but scratch below the surface and you will finda rich tradition packed with unique dance forms, crooked tune structures, unusual and exotic modes, and non-tempered scales. This fantastic collection also includes live recordings of each piece played by Chris Haigh.
Learn traditional pieces from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. The complete edition includes a violin part, keyboard accompaniment with optional violin accompaniment, easy violin part and guitar chords. The violin edition includes violin solo with optional easy violin and guitar accompaniments. CD includes full performance and backing tracks.