The pieces constitute a duet between the cello and piano in a more traditional chamber-music style. However, the work is tinged with the music of the tango, and uses its colors and rhythms in a contemporary manner, creating an original style of chamber music that combines classical techniques with the Tango flavors. Hildegard Publishing Company presents music of women composers, past and present.
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: Viola, By Rhoda, Janice Tucker, Published by Carl Fischer
This edition of Bach's Six Cello Suites and 3-disc DVD set by David Starkweather reveals careful scholarly study of relevant manuscripts and has led to many discoveries concerning notes, trills, dots, dynamics, and rhythm. Fingerings and bowings reflect those used on the DVD set of Starkweather's performance of the suites. In addition, the DVD set offers a choice of four views: performance; performance with score; manuscripts with score; and scenery. One can choose to watch the scrolling score from Starkweather's edition, along with manuscripts of Anna Magdalena Bach, Johann Kellner, and the lute manuscript of J.S. Bach (Suite No. 5). Extras include scholarly examination of the manuscripts titled "Disagreement of Sources for the Bach Cello Suites" and "Comparison of Copyists' Accuracy".
Edited for the advanced student or professional, Carlo Tessarini's charming four-movement sonata features challenges including double-stops, thumb position passages, and numerous ornaments. While an excellent piece in its entirety, movements one and four can be used for stand alone performance.
Volume 1: Seven original duets, this collection features vivid personality and character for elementary cellists. All in first position with simple rhythms, string-friendly keys, and a variety of bowing styles, this book is the perfect companion to any elementary method. Songs include: Starry Night, Almost Together, Jamaican Spice, Autumn, Carousel, March, and Mimi the Cat.
Volume 2: Eight easy, original duets use first and second position, introducing chromatic fingerings and extensions. Exploring flat keys with rhythmic variety and independent part writing, this collection is useful for teachers looking for a supplement to second-year study. Songs include: Make Believe Waltz, Out for a Walk, C'mon Along, Une Petite Chasse, Hopscotch, Upside Down, A Little Rain in Spain, and Spooky.
Orchestral Repertoire from Classic Masterpieces for Violin
Advancing violinists will be thrilled at this series of violin parts from the orchestral masterworks. Great for audition preparation or just to become familiar with the repertoire. Works include: The Four Seasons (Vivaldi) * Cello Concerto in C Major (Haydn) * Requiem (Mozart) * The Planets (Holst) * The Carnival of the Animals (Saint-Saens) * The Three-Cornered Hat (de Falla) * the Holberg Suite (Grieg) and many other standards.
Title: Complete Parts for Violin Classic Masterpieces, Published by Edwin F. Kalmus Music
Bärenreiter's Concert Pieces offer young string players a broad range of music suitable for lessons and recitals; from easy pieces for children to more demanding works for the advanced student.
The series is edited by Kurt Sassmannshaus, the internationally-renowned violin teacher and co-author of the Sassmannshaus violin school tradition. Each piece includes a preface that includes tips for successful first concerts. These editions form an ideal continuation of the Sassmannshaus violin school tradition and can be used in parallel from the third volume onwards or alongside any violin method.