The String Player's Guide to the Orchestra includes orchestral repertoire, excerpts, scales and studies appropriate for string orchestra as well as individual study. Working within a wide range of student ability levels, this book focuses on phrasing, technique, musical styles, and provides a unique entry into performance music preparation with right and left hand studies using authentic orchestral excerpts.
The third piano trio by Dvorák was written in 1883 in Prague; a
revised version appeared in the autumn of 1883 published by Simrock in
Berlin based on the direct collaboration with the composer. This present edition is based on the Simrock publication which
presents the final version of the work.
Celebrated jazz player Arthur Lipner has devised a set of books that will be terrific for introducing players with a desire to improvise in a group to the basic musical requirements of the jazz arts. Covering a wide range of concepts, Lipner's books touch on ear training, chords and basic voicings, the groove and connecting chords with solo lines. The books contain: lead sheets to ten tunes, including two by Charlie Parker and one each by Mongo Santamaria and Ze Luis Olivera; a great play-along CD with a really smokin' band; graduated difficulty of charts and solos beginning with two tunes using one chord each; transciptions of nine Lipner solos for playing along with; discussion of the elements, chord details and solo ideas for each tune; a hip mix of styles including soca, funk, bossa, samba and swing.
Title: From Lead Sheets to Hip Solos, By Lipner, Arthur, Published by Carl Fischer
This collection of violin solos comprises 34 solos for violin and piano for the intermediate violin student. It features a collection of transcriptions from familiar classics and solos written specifically for the violin from the Baroque to the twentieth century. Included are works by Bach, Handel,Beethoven, Schumann, Brahms, Debussy, as well as violin classics such as Kol Nidre, and Wieniawski's Legende.
Title: Solos for Violin: 34 Solos, Edited by Eric Wen, Published by Carl Fischer, Item number: ATF147
The Joseph Szigeti Collection for Violin and Piano
This collection includes: Concerto in d minor by Tartini, Passepied from Castor et Pollux by Rameau, Danse de Meunier from The Three Cornered Hat by da Falla and four excerpts from Capriol Suite by Peter Warlock. 64 pgs. piano part and 40 pgs. for the violin part.
Title: The Joseph Szigeti Collection for Violin and Piano, Edited by Joseph Szigeti, Published by Carl Fischer, Item number: ATF128
Contains 24 classic transcriptions for violin and piano by Jascha Heifetz as well as his cadenzas to Mozart's Concerto No. 4, K. 218 and Brahms' Concerto in D, Op. 77. Also includes notes about the transcriptions and a discography.
Title: The Heifetz Collection for Violin and Piano, Edited by Jascha Heifetz, Published by Carl Fischer, Item number: ATF116