Please Note: This is a Piano Accompaniment Disc Only. It is intended to be used as a practice and performance tool. The String Part for this piece must be purchased separately. Study CDs were developed in order to provide every musician, regardless of his or her level, with an exciting and dependable chamber music experience. Because practicing without an accompaniment leaves the instrumentalist unprepared for lessons and rehearsals, PLAY IT solves the musical puzzle in the practice room, creating a dynamic, fun practice session. With up to 4 different tempi, PLAY IT is as effective as a metronome, and more pleasant to hear. Correct rhythm, steady tempi, a just-tuned grand piano: PLAY IT offers you a highly professional practice situation.
Title: Concertino in E Minor, Op. 4 for Violin, By Beer, Leopold J., Published by Famiro, Item number: FMP10144
Lennon & McCartney Favorites Instrumental Play-Along
Excellent solo arrangements of 12 hits, complete with CD accompaniment!
All You Need Is Love
A Hard Day's Night
Here, There And Everywhere
I Want To Hold Your Hand
Let It Be
Love Me Do
She Loves You
When I'm Sixty-Four
Twelve-year-old Michelle Marin doesn't like her piano teacher. Monsieur Bizet is irritable, forgetful, aloof - distracted by a failing marriage and the rigors of composing his new opera. But as the composer begins to tell Michelle the story of the gypsy Carmen, her imagination is captured. For, just as in Bizet's opera, her soldier father is stationed in Seville...and she fears he will never return. Set in Paris in 1875, Bizet's Dream is the story of an unusual friendship between two people who share the ability to feel life deeply and a beautifully filmed testament to the power of music to set those feelings free.
Rich and successful, a dashing young musical superstar so adored that women faint when they meet him in the street, Franz Liszt is restless. He knows that something is missing in his glamorous life as the world's greatest concert pianists. He meets Josy, a naturally gifted young Gypsy street musician, and subsequently wagers that he can turn Josy into a world-class musician. The bet turns into a mighty struggle of wills - the worldly sophisticate against the resourceful Gypsy boy and a conflict of freedom vs. discipline, heart vs. brain, passion vs. technique. Set in 1846, Liszt's Rhapsody celebrates the miracle of talent and the triumph of dreams fulfilled.
In a kitchen in Italy in 1862, little Reliana helps her grandmother Rosalie make pasta sauce. As steam swirls magically through the kitchen, Rosalie argues with her oldest friend Martina and tells the story of an opera composer they once both knew. Soon, Reliana finds herself transported through time back to a theatre in Rome nearly 50 years earlier. She is invisible to everyone but the composer, Signor Rossini. She watches in alarm as one of the singers puts a curse on the production and everything begins to go wrong. Set in 1816, the year The Barber of Seville had its disastrous premiere, Rossini's Ghost is the story of three women who learn that friendship, like opera - or a great pasta sauce - requires nurturing, patience, and time.
Play or Sing the Lead Along With the Band! A sequel to the original Jewish Play-Along music book & CD. You can be the soloist! Play the CD to hear fully orchestrated arrangements of the music, and then a second "music minus one" cut allows you to play or sing the melody line with the band. For Bass instruments.
You've dedicated years of hard work to learning the skills needed to play the violin, viola, cello or bass. Now what? The talented contributors to Making Your Living as a String Player come from all walks of life- from symphony members to street musicians, educators to impresarios. But all share one thing: each has crafted a successful career as a string player, learning to pay the bills by doing what they love the most. And you can learn to do the same. Inside this volume, culled from the pages of the award-winning Strings magazine, you will find practical tips on writing a résumé, starting a freelance career, getting an edge in the workplace, creating your own chamber music series, setting up a successful teaching studio in your home, and much, much more. Let Making Your Living as a String Player help you jumpstart your career as a professional string player.
Title: Making Your Living As A String Player, Edited by Greg Cahill, Published by Hal Leonard, Item number: 00331094
Let's keep our string programs vital, contemporary, and thriving! Alternative Strings: The New Curriculum is the first resource book in the world to offer a comprehensive guide to string educators wishing to step into twenty-first-century inclusive string pedagogy. The "Dear Abby" for string players, Julie Lyonn Lieberman, offers detailed descriptions of over two dozen fiddle, blues, jazz, pop, and world styles; bountiful support materials; a massive discography; musical examples; photographs; and audio from master players and clinicians, far exceeding the scope of other books in the field. ABOUT THE AUDIO CD: Some of today's top alternative string players and clinicians demonstrate rock, jazz, and fiddle styles; present innovative ideas for teaching new generations of string players; and more. Tracks include: 1. Howard Armstrong: My first fiddle 2. Geoffrey Fitzhugh Perry: Zydeco Rock 3. Daryl Silberman: Through Contemporary to Classical and Back 4. Ed Caner: Rock Basics 5. Anthony Barnett: Stuff Smith plays "Body and Soul" 6. Mark Wood: Evolution, Rock, and Musicianship 7. Jesus Florido: Latin and Beyond 8. Randy Sabien: Jazz Stirngs: A Life Inspiration 9. Leanne Darling: Arabic Strings 10. Bob Phillips: Fiddling in the Schools 11. Julianna Waller: Developing Diversity 12: Martin Norgaard: Jazz String Pedagogy 13. Richard Greene: Moving Forward 14. Martha Mooke: Breaking the Sound Barrier 15. Claude Williams: Reminiscences 16. Julie Lyonn Lieberman: "Fiddle, Sing," excerpt from Mixing America.
Title: Alternative Strings: The New Curriculum, By Lieberman, Julie Lyonn, Published by Hal Leonard, Item number: 00331645