Pop Songs from the Twilight Saga for String Quartet
Play two dreamy tunes from the bestselling soundtrack of he Twilight Saga: New Moon - "Shooting the Moon" and "Slow Life". Arranger Eric Gorfain translates the folksy, psychedelic sounds of the indie-rock bands Grizzly Bear and OK Go into string arrangements that are sure to energize a school recital or bring a contemporary touch to any casual gig.
Carol Stringfest presents popular carols in flexible arrangements for string quartet, beginner strings and duet. The books in the series can be used independently or in conjunction with one another. The inclusion of very simple parts for absolute beginners and an optional piano accompaniment, to support less confident groups, makes the series valuable to a wide range of abilities. Lyrics are also provided, so there is something for everyone, a must for Christmas!
The Holly and the Ivy
Deck the Hall with Boughs of Holly
Once in Royal David's City
Away in a Manger
Quem Pastores Laudavere
Good King Wenceslas
O Christmas Tree (O Tannenbaum)
Good Christians all Rejoice (In Dulci Jubilo)
Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Title: Carol Stringfest, Edited by Mary Cohen, Published by Faber Music
A series of familiar favorites for beginners with a jazz/pop play-along CD. Designed to use the beginning fingerings learned on the A and D strings for violin, viola and cello, and the G and D strings for the bass. Popular melodies such as: Are You Sleeping; Jingle Bells; When the Saints Go Marching In and so many more.
Title: Fun Tunes for Strings, Edited by Bud Caputo, Published by Carl Fischer
The ABCs of Violin is a
method that is fun and educational for both children and adults. The
series starts with a book for the absolute beginner and uses a
repertoire of classical, popular and original melodies. The books are
designed to advance students gradually, logically and thoroughly. This
allows the student to reach a level of playing proficiency in a way that
makes learning easy and fun. Each level has its own companion book of
easy piano accompaniments for study and recital performance.
Includes melodies, duets and a worksheet for learning notes. The ABC's of Strings is a wonderful string method series that's fun and educational for both children and adults. The series starts with a book for the absolute beginner and uses a repertoire of classical, popular and original melodies that young players will enjoy learning. The books are designed to advance students gradually, logically and thoroughly.
Title: ABC's of Strings, The: Cello, By Rhoda, Janice Tucker, Published by Carl Fischer