Written by Gypsy Violin expert Mary Ann Harbar, this comprehensive beginner's guide contains everything you need to know to start playing the Violin in an authentic Gypsy style.
Gypsy Violin Basics takes students on a musical journey along the Romany trail, assimilating the musical idioms of Eastern Europe and the Mideast. Here are the core nuggets of the flashy and exotic Gypsy style, distilled to their essence.
This book demonstrates all of the techniques required to master the style, such as scales, bowings, ornaments and more. A selection of fun, easy-to-play Gypsy tunes are also included, along with online lead and accompaniment tracks. Gypsy Violin Basics also features a glossary of techniques and terms.