More than just a collection of difficult violin passages for the aspiring orchestral player, these extracts from the classical, romantic and 20th-century concert repertoire reveal the tricks of the trade. Unique color-coding shows at a glance the editor's suggested fingerings, bowings and commentary, demonstrating the articulation, phrasing and technique needed to solve all the practical problems faced by the player. Volume 1 includes 27 excerpts; Volume 2 includes 26 excerpts.
Title: The Orchestral Violinist, Edited by Rodney Friend, Published by Hal Leonard
Charming beginning level Cello duets. The play-along CD offers the pupil studying at home the option of listening to the first or second Cello parts individually or both together by adjusting the balance on their CD player.
Copland's famous ballet suite has never been published in a solo violin and piano transcription. This new version is idiomatic for the violin, retaining all the music from the standard 1945 orchestra suite.
Title: Suite from Appalachian Spring (Violin), By Copland, Aaron, Edited by Bryan Stanley, Published by Boosey and Hawkes, Item number: 48019557
21 pieces from around the world, creatively arranged for viola. The book contains piano accompaniments, as well as a second, easy viola part for beginners. The CD features accompaniment backing tracks, as well as full performances. Contents: Carolan's Air; Red-Haired Boy; Makin Whoopee; The Flower of the Quern; A Hero's Farewell; On the Balcony; Little Sadie; Blackberry Blossom; La Cumparsita and many more.
Title: The Fiddler Playalong Viola Collection, Edited by Edward Huws Jones, Published by Boosey and Hawkes, Item number: 48019596
29 pieces by 18 of Boosey & Hawkes most prominent composers. Includes works by John Adams, Béla Bartók, Benjamin Britten, Aaron Copland, Sergei Prokofiev, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Richard Strauss, Igor Stravinsky and others.
ADAMS Road Movies, Mvt. 1
MAXWELL DAVIES Dances from The Two Fiddlers
BARTOK Roumanian Folk Dance No. 6
PERLMAN Hora-Hatikvah from Israeli Concerto
BARTOK Roumanian Folk Dance No. 4
PROKOFIEV Five Melodies, Op. 35a, Mvt. 2
BARTOK Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. posth., Mvt. 1
PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 2, Op. 63, Mvt. 2
BRITTEN Waltz from Suite, Op. 6
RACHMANINOFF Romance, Op. 6, No. 1 from Morceaux de Salon
Cello Concerto by Elliott Carter. This work was commissioned for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra by the Edward F. Schmidt Family Commissioning Fund. It was first performed September 27, 2001 by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra with Yo-Yo Ma, cello and Daniel Barenboim, conductor. Piano Reduction.