This is an original collection of multi-level pieces with flexible scoring that can be played by any combination of violin, viola, and cello. Each trio has two easy parts and one part for a teacher or advanced student. The optional piano accompaniments provide additional musical color to the ensemble.
Title: Trio Tapestry, By Martin, Joanne, Published by Summy-Birchard Inc.
The theme from this award-winning score was originally recorded by Joshua Bell with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Arranged here by the composer for violin and piano accompaniment. Intermediate/Advanced.
Title: ABC's of Strings, The: Cello, By Rhoda, Janice Tucker, Published by Carl Fischer.
Includes melodies, duets and a worksheet for learning notes. The ABC's of Strings is a wonderful string method series that's fun and educational for both children and adults. The series starts with a book for the absolute beginner and uses a repertoire of classical, popular and original melodies that young players will enjoy learning. The books are designed to advance students gradually, logically and thoroughly.
A standards-based, comprehensive string method by Denise
Odegaard, a nationally recognized string educator.Students start with a fingers down approach and lift fingers to
reach the open string.A play-along CD
Contemporary Rhythm Drills for Band and Orchestra is a 97-page collection of 369 rhythm drills in 5/8, 6/8, 7/8, 8/8 and 9/8 meter that methodically addresses many of the complex metrical passages found in contemporary music. For use with the rhythm drills, major and minor (natural, harmonic, and melodic) scales and Dorian and Mixolydian modes are included for all instruments and all keys. The book can be used as a progressive method, or as a toll for practice of rhythmic challenges found in specific literature. Suggested of high school, college, and university bands and orchestras ? one book for all instruments.
Concept and Study for the Violinist: The Lobko Method
Unify understanding of playing violin all over the fingerboard in the most rational and comfortable way and facilitate seeing technical solutions, even in sight reading any musical composition. Methodical directions, short and comprehensive, will help examine and revise the very way you handle a violin and bow. The roots of great success or unexplainable failure often lay in simple little mistakes grown into habits. Genius ideas scattered through the books of the best violin teachers of the past are brought here in simple and easy to follow formulas.
Title: Concept and Study for the Violinist: The Lobko Method, By Lobko, Mikhail, Published by Mel Bay Publications, Item number: 20694
Lost and Found Treasures from the Heifetz Legacy: The Encore Duo
Jascha Heifetz transcriptions previously unrecorded by the Master, performed on the Heifetz-Tononi Violin willed to Sherry Kloss, heard here in recording for the first time since the 1920's. Music of Brahms, Scarlatti, Prokofiev, Debussy, Paradies, Ravel, Vivaldi and Castelnuovo-Tedesco. Sherry Kloss, violin/ Mark Westcott, Piano.
Title: Lost and Found Treasures from the Heifetz Legacy: The Encore Duo, By Kloss, Sherry, Published by Kloss Classics, Item number: CD700
This collection for violin was compiled with "emerging violinists" in mind and contains a broad assortment of well-known classics written by great composers from several different eras. The violin part is presented with larger print for easy reading and includes a CD accompaniment. Easy/Intermediate level.
Discovering Violin Book and CD is a revolutionary approach towards learning how to play the violin by Danielle Cummins. This Complete (96 pg) Method is designed to teach a beginning violinist proper technique in a logically progressive manner. The sole objective is to encourage students to develop a passion for music. We have included an instructional performance CD to make practicing fun, rewarding and productive. Each piece is designed to take a student on an inspirational journey by discovering the beauty of music and its purpose. This adventure in learning will benefit both the student and teacher.
Sing. Play. Learn. Favorite Songs for Violin in First Position
This exciting new series embraces and expands on Suzuki violin concepts and is designed to capture the interest of a new generation.
A new song book that modernizes and expands on Suzuki concepts. Here are eighty songs that everyone will know and like. Songs are divided logically into categories based on finger patterns and increase gradually in difficulty. All songs can be played without the fourth finger. Includes fingerboard diagrams and note reading instruction.
12 Vibrant themes with Latin flavor and spirit. Play along with these rhythmic Latin melodies with CD backing tracks supplied by an authentic, live Latin band. Piano accompaniments available as PDF files on the CD, ready for print.
Ay Ay Ay
The Peanut Vendor
Todo Buenos Aires
Cielito Lindo (Mexican Hat Dance)
Song of the Jet