Solo instrumental arrangements of eight classical masterpieces featured in the 1999 Walt Disney film, the sequel to Fantasia
(1940). An instrumental play-along CD is included with tempo adjusting software that does not change the pitch.
Contents: Carnival of the Animals (Saint-Saëns) Firebird
Suite (Stravinsky) Piano Concerto No. 2, First Movement, Op. 102
(Shostakovich) The Pines of the Appian Way (Respighi) Pomp and
Circumstance (Elgar) Rhapsody in Blue (Gershwin) The Sorcerer's
Apprentice (Dukas) Symphony No. 5, Movement 1 (Beethoven)
Selected and Arranged in Progressive order by K.H. Aiqouni.
New book/DVD edition is available by Rachel Barton Pine. This world-class violinist
discusses dynamics, augments Wohlfahrt's own bowing suggestions with
her own, and provides solid advice for approach to the Etudes. With all
of this, the book includes a DVD with performances of all Etudes by
Matthew Lipman and MP3 tracks for study. Not just a new edition, Pine's
approach to Wohlfahrt is holistic guidance to ensure the best possible
use of this standard pedagogical foundation.
The original book only editions will be available while supplies last.
Carole Neuen-Rabinowitz has selected some of the most memorable tunes from the operatic repertoire in this collection for string trio. Written at an advanced intermediate level, good high school players and professionals alike will enjoy these classics.
1. "Intermezzo Sinfonico" from Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni)
2. "Entr'acte" from Carmen (Bizet)
3. "Ah, Fuggi il Traditor!" from Don Giovanni (Mozart)
4. "Deh Vieni, Non Tardar" from Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart)
5. "Libiamo" from La Traviata (Verdi)
6. "Vin O Biere" from Faust (Gounod)
7. "Quando M'en Vo Soletta per la Via" from La Boheme (Puccini)
This Fantasy for violin and piano was written for the final scene of Ladies in Lavender, transforming the romantic main theme into an extended, bravura minor variation full of dramatic intensity and longing. It has become a popular piece in its own right, establishing itself as an audience favorite in the concert repertoire.
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
The ability to sight-read
fluently is a vital skill, enabling you to learn new pieces more quickly
and play with other musicians. The best-selling Improve Your Sight-reading!
series, by renowned educationalist Paul Harris, is designed to help you
overcome all your sight-reading problems, especially in the context of
Step-by-step, you build up a complete picture of
each piece, first through rhythmic and melodic exercises related to
specific technical issues, then by studying prepared pieces with
associated questions, and finally "going solo" with a series of
meticulously graded sight-reading pieces.
Play your favorite Christmas songs Hawaiian style with expert uke player Chika Nagata. This book/CD pack includes 12 songs, each played 3 times: the first and third time with the melody, the second time without the melody so you can play or sing along with the rhythm-only track.
Mele Kalikimaka (Merry Christmas to You)
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Jingle Bells (with Hawaiian lyrics)
Angels We Have Heard on High
Away in a Manger
Deck the Halls
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Joy to the World
O Come, All Ye Faithful
Up on the Housetop
We Three Kings
Pop Songs from the Twilight Saga for String Quartet
Play two dreamy tunes from the bestselling soundtrack of he Twilight Saga: New Moon - "Shooting the Moon" and "Slow Life". Arranger Eric Gorfain translates the folksy, psychedelic sounds of the indie-rock bands Grizzly Bear and OK Go into string arrangements that are sure to energize a school recital or bring a contemporary touch to any casual gig.
Tango, the dance form that originated in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in the early 20th century, has been brought back to the forefront of string players' consciousness with these two expressive compositions. Play "Four Tango Postcards" with attitude. This snappy piece consists of four exciting movements: vivace, allegro vivo e molto ritmico, moderato espressivo, and vivo. And execute the modern-flavored "Tango Nuevo" with fun and precision. In it, you'll engage in passionate lines and a bravura finish. Score and Parts.