Time is a great series for young viola players. Packed with lively
original tunes, well-known pieces, and easy duets, the series is
compatible with Fiddle Time and is carefully paced and organized to
build confidence every step of the way.
Viola Time Joggers includes:
pieces and tunes using the finger patterns 0-1-2-34 plus low 2nd and high 3rd fingers
2nd and 3rd position pieces
a range of bowing techniques, e.g. spiccato, hooked bowing
original pieces in different styles plus well-known pieces
pieces using modes, the chromatic and blues scales, and dominant 7ths
CD with performances of all the pieces for a fun play-along as well as tuning tracks
Piano and Viola accompaniment books also available separately
New selection of 12 of the composer's finest trios for piano, violin and cello. Each work reflects Haydn's wonderful musical vitality, elegant sense of form and seemingly limitless capacity for invention and thematic development. Reprinted from the definitive C. F. Peters Complete Works edition.
Title: Piano Trios, By Haydn, Franz Joseph, Published by Dover Publications, Item number: 287289
The dance-like feel of this well-known folk song is downright fun! All
sections have interesting parts, and the interweaving of motivic
materials give students a vehicle for improving listening and ensemble
skills. Includes conductor's score and parts. 2:23
Marcin Dylla: GFA International Competition Winner 2007
Polish Guitar sensation Marcin Dylla, winner of the 2007 Guitar Foundation of America International Competition, performs three virtuoso guitar solo competitions. Included on this DVD is Rossiniani, No. 1 by Mauro Giuliani, Variations on a Theme by Sciabin by Aleksander Tansman, and Tres Piezas espanolas by Juaquin Rodrigo. In an interview segment on this DVD, Marcin Dylla discusses his training, his outlook on music and his philosophy on entering and winning musical competitions. 58 minutes, filmed in 2009.
Barrage is a stunning visual and aural fusion of music, dance, theatre and song centered around an ageless and powerful instrument, the violin. The performance offers a bombardment of cultures, styles and vitality. The original music of Dean Marshall elevates the violin to new and magical heights. You've never seen or heard anything like this before. This inspiring video presentation, Barrage: The World on Stage, was filmed in December, 1999 at the Jack Singer Concert Hall in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The DVD version features bonus documentary and biograpical content.
Title: Barrage: The World on Stage (Video or DVD), Published by Mel Bay Publications
Legendary bassist Eddie Gomez and Academy Award winning documentary director Rob Epstein have teamed up to create this intimate, thoughtful and accessible demonstration of the technical and emotional aspects of playing music. Accompanied by pianist Mark Kramer, Eddie Gomez performs original pieces and jazz standards, demonstrating the technique and musicality that has made him famous. Concepts that integrate classical, Latin and jazz music are beautifully articulated and demonstrated. Gomez also addresses the more fundamental concepts, including warming up and playing in tune, with the same care as he uses in interpreting harmonic motion. Shot live March 1, 2005 at David Gage String Instruments in New York. Running Time: 100 minutes. Color.
Title: An Evening with Eddie Gomez, Published by David Gage, Item number: DVDSB1
Seven Variations on a Theme of Mozarts WoO 46 for Cello and Piano
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: Seven Variations on a Theme of Mozarts WoO 46 for Cello and Piano, By Beethoven, Ludwig van, Published by Famiro, Item number: FMP12121