This piece for unaccompanied viola solo transforms the gentle arches of Bach's theme into slowly soaring arpeggi of almost unending phrase lengths. Originally written for cello, it was premiered by Yo-Yo Ma in Boston in 1997 in memory of Robert Goldberg. This version for viola is edited by Melia Watras.
Title: Fancy on a Bach Air for Viola, By Corigliano, John, Published by G. Schirmer, Inc., Item number: 50486362
The Violin Series is a graded series of nine volumes of repertoire, plus two volumes of technique. Contains violin repertoire from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic and 20th-Century style periods. The Violin Series also serves as the official syllabus material for The Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto, Ontario. Each album includes a piano part and a separate violin part.
Title: Violin Series - The Royal Conservatory, Published by Frederick Harris Music
Play your favorite Christmas songs Hawaiian style with expert uke player Chika Nagata. This book/CD pack includes 12 songs, each played 3 times: the first and third time with the melody, the second time without the melody so you can play or sing along with the rhythm-only track.
Mele Kalikimaka (Merry Christmas to You)
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Jingle Bells (with Hawaiian lyrics)
Angels We Have Heard on High
Away in a Manger
Deck the Halls
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Joy to the World
O Come, All Ye Faithful
Up on the Housetop
We Three Kings
A collection of 50 short pieces which have been compiled and arranged for intermediate string ensembles of all sizes. It features a wide variety of music offering many opportunities to improve and strenghthen intonation.
Title: Fine Tuning, By Spinosa and Rusch, Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co.
A standards-based, comprehensive string method by Denise
Odegaard, a nationally recognized string educator.Students start with a fingers down approach and lift fingers to
reach the open string.A play-along CD
Killer Technique: Upright Bass is designed to help open up your
technique. It encourages an approach that will make you think and work
hard in the practice room, but relax while performing. The content is
geared toward an improvisatory approach. The lessons included are
designed for pizzicato playing, but work just as well with arco. You
will find exercises that present challenges to each hand. Above all,
this book stresses that technique is a means to an end: creating