These books are arranged specially for strings. They feature a piano accompaniment and carefully crafted instrumental parts, complete with bowings, articulations, and keys well suited for the young player. A fully orchestrated accompaniment CD is also included. Each song on the CD includes a complete demonstration track, which contains a live performance, followed by a play-along accompaniment track. Titles are:
The Chamber of Secrets
Dobby the House Elf
Fawkes the Phoenix
Harry's Wondrous World
Title: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Published by IMP Limited
Christmas Instrumental Solos: Carols and Traditional Classics for Strings
Written especially for violin, viola, and cello, the arrangements are completely compatible with each other and can be played together or as solos. All parts have been carefully edited, with bowings and articulations, in keys well suited for the young string player. The included CD has both demonstration tracks featuring real instrument recordings and fully orchestrated play-along tracks.
A Carol Medley
- Hark the Herald Angels Sing
- O Come all Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles)
- The First Noel (Nowell)
Oh Holy Night (Cantique de Noel)
An Angel Medley
- Angels from the Realms of Glory
- Angels we Have Heard on High
Themes from The Nutcracker Suite
- Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
- Russian Dance
- Waltz of the Flowers
Lo,How a Rose E're Blooming
- Cradle Song
- Away in a Manger
- Silent Night
Folk Carol Suite
- Noel Nouvelet (Sing We Now of Christmas)
- Masters In This Hall
- Coventry Carol
- Echo Carol
Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
- Hallelujah Chorus
- Joy to the World.
Title: Christmas Instrumental Solos: Carols and Traditional Classics for Strings, By Traditional, Published by Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.
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
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
This book attempts to capture, in a concise manner, some of the diverse sounds that help to make mountain fiddling the exciting art that it is today. All pieces in first position. Chord symbols provided, or you may wish to purchase the companion piano accompaniment.
Title: The Magic of Appalachian Fiddling, By McCabe, Larry, Published by Santorella Publications, Ltd.
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.
Christmas Songs for String Quartet: Silent Night and God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
Celebrate the holiday season with unique arrangements of two much-loved Christmas carols. "Silent Night" is a compilation of wintry night-related tunes, including passages by Mozart and Borodin. The Baroque/disco-rock arrangement of "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen" delivers solo opportunities and a fresh, alternative approach to a holiday favorite. Score and Parts.
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.
Barrage "Scrapbook" is a compilation disc of 17 favorite songs surveyed from fans and players during Barrage's 10th anniversary season in 2006. Compact Disc.
Songs include: 1. Old Joe Clark 2. Caypso Jam 3. Allen's Bar 4. Mountain Spring 5. Chopsticken 6. Eleanor Rigby 7. Dark Haired Boy 8. Front Porch Jam 9. Tico Tico 10. Anach Cuan 11.Kumpania 12. Ste. Pattrice 13. Seven Wicked Reels 14. What's Going On? 15. Karen's Air 16. Sing Sing Sing 17. The Ukraine