Bags of Style takes a fantastic musical journey through ten centuries of time, starting in the 12th century with an energetic stamping dance, and arriving at the 21st century for a 'game of chance' that you can alter simply by tossing a coin. Pieces are gently progressive and written by leading string pedagogue, Mary Cohen. Excellent for grade 2-3 players.
Classical Play-Along Series: Violin Concerto in A Minor
Play the great classics with full orchestra accompaniment with The Hal Leonard Classical Play-Along series. Use the concert version to listen to a full performance, or the Play-Along version to play with the accompaniment tracks. The audio CD may be used with any CD player and for PC and Mac computer users, the CD is enhanced so that the recording tempo can be adjusted slower or faster without changing pitch.
Violin Concerto in A Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach. Concert Version performed by Alexey Bruni, Violin with the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Konstantin Krimets.
Play 8 Favorite Disney hits with sound-alike CD tracks!
The Violin Play-Along series will help you play your favorite songs
quickly and easily. Just follow the music, listen to the CD to hear how
the violin should sound, and then play along using the separate backing
tracks. With the melody and lyrics included in the book, you may also
choose to sing along. Chord symbols are provided should you wish to
elaborate on the melody. The audio 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: Candle on the
Water (Pete's Dragon) Little April Shower (Bambi) Reflection (Mulan) Someday (Hunchback of Notre Dame) When She Loved Me (Toy Story 2) When You Wish upon a Star (Pinocchio) Whistle While You Work (Snow White) Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah (Song of the South)
Improvise with more expression and freedom in bluegrass and related styles. These ideas, exercises, and etudes will help you expand your palette of improvisational techniques and sounds. Develop your fingerboard versatility, and master harmonic and rhythmic ideas on the violin. The CD has demonstration and play-along tracks, performed by an all-star bluegrass band. You will learn to build solos using techniques such as: uncovering a melody's most defining notes, and using them in a new context; reharmonizing chords and changing modes; breaking down, rearranging and varying melodic and rhythmic cells; using position shifts, string crossings and double stops; drawing from tetrachords, guide-tone lines, and other constructs.