First Things First is a collection of traditional folk songs, classical themes, rounds, and original pieces representing over ten countries and styles from around the world. The compositions are arranges to be extremely versatile in meeting the needs of younger beginners in an elementary level string orchestra. Each instrument has the melody line as well as an additional harmony line. By using all the parts, a string orchestra is achieved. With the addition of the piano, any size string class can successfully perform these selections.
A collection of 47 big-note, easy level one cello solos on folk favorites designed to build technique, range, and endurance while maintaining student interest. Fun to play and serves ideally as a supplement to any method. All of the solos in this text may be played together in ensemble with the "Fun with Violin", "Fun with Viola," and "Fun with Bass" books.
World on a String exposes your string students to music from around the world, providing insights about rich cultures and heritages from other countries. With over 30 pieces available for performance in one collection, playable by any size ensemble, students will now be able to experience different cultures and styles through this incredible collection of world music.
Experience the exciting music of the marichi tradition! Lifelong mariachi performer and educator John Nieto joins Bob Phillips to provide authentic orchestral settings of familiar, traditional tunes for string orchestra alone, mariachi band alone, or string orchestra and mariachi band together. Trumpet and accompaniment books are available to provide optional parts for trumpet, guitar, guitarrón, vihuela, piano, and harp. Historical background and arrangement ideas are provided in the Teacher's Manual.
Top Tunes is a popular series of 50 favourite melodies, all in easy-to-play arrangements that the beginner will soon feel at home with. A glance at the titles in every book will show the broad range of classical favourites, folk songs, children's songs and show songs. As well as the clearly printed melodies, chords are provided for guitar or keyboard accompaniment.
Inspired by the Celtic circles of ancient Scotland, Bonnie paints a musical picture through time, joining the heavens and earth to the cycles of everyday life. Performed on Scottish fiddle with gold medal piper Eric Rigler on the Great Highland bagpipe, Scottish smallpipes and uilleann pipes. Also accompanied by guitar, Celtic harp, viola da gamba, hammered dulcimer, bass and bodhran. Includes North Highland tunes from The Patrick McDonald Collection, 1784, pipe marches, strathspeys, jigs and reels, laments and traditional favorites.
This book/CD pack features 11 tanguitos (little tangos) and three milongas written for violinists who have already mastered the first position and are able to perform the tango with verve and inspiration.
Study & Play is ideal for developing your playing in an enjoyable and musically sound way. Each edition within this concept features a CD to add something extra to your study routine. When you play this Israeli Concertino the CD allows you to practice at a slower study tempo, as well as the normal tempo, so that you can improve your insight into the music. This carefully edited volume also contains a violin part and a piano part. Of course, the superb CD is also great to play along with if there's no pianist available. This instructive piece will bring you much fun and is sure to enrich your repertoire.
Alte Meister fur junge Spieler. Easy classical Pieces. Various Composers. Edited by Alfred Moffat. Arranged by Alfred Moffat. This edition: Saddle stitching. Sheet music. Edition Schott. Classical. 44 pages. Schott Music
Alfred's Easy Instrumental Solos for Special Occasions and Celebrations series offers a versatile selection of music. Each book contains carefully edited arrangements appropriate to each instrument, and well-suited for level 1 students. A fully orchestrated accompaniment MP3 CD is provided, featuring each song as a live performance demo track followed by a play-along track. The CD also contains a PDF of the Piano Accompaniment and Alfred's Tempo Changer Software.
Celebrate a year of holidays, and add a musical flavor to your celebrations with these 40 tunes arranged for two players. Some of the tunes even have lyrics to enhance the fun.
Each Tunes for Two collection consists of individual spiral-bound duet books presented in score form with melody on the top line and harmony beneath so you can play each tune by yourself or with others. Duo arrangements of the tunes in this collection, in the same keys, are available for violins, violas, cellos, basses, mandolins, soprano recorders, and alto recorders.
The tunes in this collection are laid out so that there are no page turns to interrupt the flow of your playing.
Alte Meister fur junge Spieler. Easy classical pieces. Various Composers. Edited by Alfred Moffat. Arranged by Alfred Moffat. This edition: Saddle stitching. Sheet music. Edition Schott. Classical. 48 pages. Schott Music