Books with Piano Accompaniment, Removable Parts, and CD. Level 2-3. The arrangements in these issues were written especially for the violin, viola, and cello, taking into account the specific needs of each instrument. All of the arrangements are compatible with each other and can be played in small ensembles or as solos. Contains bowings, articulations and keys well suited to the Level 2-3 player. Contents: Diamonds are Forever; For Your Eyes Only; From Russia with Love; Goldfinger; The James Bond Theme; Live and Let Die; Nobody Does it Better; On Her Majesty's Secret Service; Thunderball; Tomorrow Never Dies; The World is Not Enough; You Only Live Twice.
Title: James Bond 007 Collection, Published by Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.
13 songs from the Broadway sensation arranged for solo instrumentalists with a great accompaniment CD. Songs include: As Long As You're Mine, Dancing Through Life, Defying Gravity, For Good, I'm Not That Girl, Popular, The Wizard and I, and more.
Title: Wicked: A New Musical, By Schwartz, Stephen, Published by Hal Leonard
This easy Gypsy-style introduction takes you 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. Fun, easy Gypsy-style tunes; Authentic Gypsy violin techniques - scales, bowings, ornaments and more; Play-along CD with slow lead tracks and slow accompaniment tracks; Glossary of techniques and terms.
Title: Gypsy Violin Basics: A Beginner's Guide, By Harbar, Mary Ann, Published by Mel Bay Publications, Item number: 21351BCD
A series of familiar favorites for beginners with a jazz/pop play-along CD. Designed to use the beginning fingerings learned on the A and D strings for violin, viola and cello, and the G and D strings for the bass. Popular melodies such as: Are You Sleeping; Jingle Bells; When the Saints Go Marching In and so many more.
Title: Fun Tunes for Strings, Edited by Bud Caputo, Published by Carl Fischer
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: Double Trouble and A Window to the Past for Violin
This instument folio offers great themes from the film Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. It is enhanced by eleven pages of photos and artwork. It features a piano accompaniment part and a carefully crafted removable string part complete with bowing, articulations, and keys well suited for the Level 2-3 player. A fully orchestrated accompaniment CD completes the package.
Title: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: Double Trouble and A Window to the Past for Violin, By Williams, John, Published by Alfred Publishing Co., Inc., Item number: IFM0436
This celebratory 70th Anniversary instrumental edition of the most famous MGM movie musicals of all time features the legendary songs, a historical essay, and dozens of rare color and black and white movie photos. The collection also includes the song deleted from the movie, The Jitterbug. All songs are arranged and edited for the Level 2-3 player and include piano accompaniment and a CD, which features live demonstration performances of the instrument tracks.
Over the Rainbow
Come Out, Come Out/It Really Was No Miracle
Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead
The Lullaby League/The Lollipop Guild/We Welcome You to Munchkinland
Follow the Yellow Brick Road/We're Off to See the Wizard
If I Only Had a Brain
The Merry Old Land of Oz
If I Were King of the Forest
Who needs a singer? With Play Puccini, instrumentalists can bathe themselves in luxurious Italian melody! These ten opera arias are among the composer's most famous and distinctive achievements, here transcribed for intermediate level solo instrument and piano. The book includes a biography of Puccini, notes about the plot of each opera, and the dramatic context of the selected aria. The companion CD features excellent performances, as well as piano accompaniments for practice. Includes arias from: La Bohème, La Fanciulla Del West, Gianni Schicchi, Madama Butterfly, Manon Lescaut, Suor Angelica, Tosca and Turandot.
Title: Play Puccini: 10 Arias, By Puccini, Giacomo, Published by Ricordi
Classical Play-Along Series: Violin Concerto in A Minor
Play the great classics with full orchestra accompaniment with The Hal Leonard Classical Play-Along series. Use the concert version to listen to a full performance, or the Play-Along version to play with the accompaniment tracks. The audio CD may be used with any CD player and for PC and Mac computer users, the CD is enhanced so that the recording tempo can be adjusted slower or faster without changing pitch.
Violin Concerto in A Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach. Concert Version performed by Alexey Bruni, Violin with the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Konstantin Krimets.