Julian Rowlands presents a wide ranging collection of Klezmer tunes and Jewish melodies for piano. Highly flexible to use, the pieces may be performed by a solo pianist. Information on the history of Klezmer music, its scales, modes and forms is provided, as well as guidance on general style and adding your own ornamentation, embellishment and improvisations. The volume is accompanied by a CD with a recording of all tunes performed by Julian Rowlands.
KLEZMER PIANO COLLECTION – press reviews.
‘This exciting music will offer endless endless hours of pleasure to young and old, listeners and pianists – audience and performers…’ – EPTA PIANO JOURNAL
‘Julian Rowlands’ experience as both perforemer and scholar shines through every word as he carefully explains rhythms, form and ornamentations. Fascinating!’ – PIANO PROFESSIONAL