outstanding arrangement captures all of the passion of the original work
for piano. Memorable melodies weave their way throughout the ensemble,
and colorful techniques, such as strummed pizzicato, bring out the
Spanish flavor of this work. Beware of the accidentals! This piece is
not a sight read at a loud gig kind of arrangement, but it's perfect for
a quiet recital hall due to the need for finesse and dynamic nuance.
Play 8 Fiddle Favorites with Sound-alike CD Tracks
Hal Leonard's Violin Play-Along series includes a CD with performance and backing tracks to learn all of your favorite songs
quickly and easily. The CD is playable on any CD player, and
also enhanced so Mac & PC users can adjust the recording to any
tempo without changing pitch!
Contents: Arkansas Traveler Chicken Reel Cluck Old Hen Cotton Eyed Joe Girl I Left Behind Me Over the Waterfall The Red Haired Boy Turkey
in the Straw
Pablo de Sarasate (1844-1908) is one of the most important and
successful violin virtuosos of the second half of the 19th century. His compositions are mostly expressive bravura
pieces that display a high level of virtuosity.
(Capricho vasco) Op. 24 is influenced by the typical dotted
rhythm of the 'zortzico', a Basque dance in 5/8 meter. This edition is edited by Wolfgang Birtel and Friedemann Eichhorn. Fingerings and bowings are by Eichhorn.
Developing Virtuosity is a supplemental string teaching
method that reinforces rudimentary skills while addressing many of the National
Standards for Music Education.It
follows the instructional sequence used in most method books for beginning
string players, and augments those books through its extensive offering of
diverse performance pieces.The
material is further supported by full performance and accompaniment CD
accompaniment parts are also included.
Volume 1 - Begins with open strings and basic notation,
rhythms, and bowing skills. New notes, notation, and bowing skills are added in
Volume 2 - Continues the development of playing skills found
in Volume 1 and progresses to more complex rhythms, left-hand finger patterns
and techniques, bowing techniques, and preparation for shifting.
Volume 3 - This volume continues to develop playing skills
found in Book 2 and advances the student through more rigorous and lengthy
literature. Instrument-specific selections promote performance, reinforcing
shifting skills, more advanced bowing techniques, and complex and
The second Piano Trio in G minor op. 26 (1876) represents a conception
of the form typical of the composer. At the same time, it documents the
transition from his experimental phase to the emergence of his
characteristic style which partly involved the return to definite form
and thematic clarity. The main source for this present edition was the
first printed edition (1880).