Eight celebrated Broadway favorites with sound-alike CD tracks. Listen to the CD or play along using the separate backing tracks. Melody, lyrics and chord symbols are included in the book. 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!
Castle on a Cloud (Les Miserables)
Dancing Queen (Mamma Mia!)
Defying Gravity (Wicked)
Fiddler on the Roof (Fiddler on the Roof)
I Whistle a Happy Tune (The King and I)
My Favorite Things (The Sound of Music)
On My Own (Les Miserables)
Put On a Happy Face (Bye Bye Birdie)
Classics: For Solo Instruments and Play-along CD with Orchestra
Here is your chance to play the melody from the orchestral works of the masters. Presented with a strong symphonic accompaniment on the included CD, this compilation offers the young player the most renowned available string repertoire. This unique collection contains fifteen of the most classic themes of all time by noted composers such as Mozart, Beethoven and Brahms. Features: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik; The Nutcracker; Hungarian Dance No. 5; Carmen; Messiah and many more.
Title: Classics: For Solo Instruments and Play-along CD with Orchestra, By Collection, Edited by Phillippe, Clark, Compello, Published by Carl Fischer
This edition will help you to: improve your knowledge of the fingerboard; practice scales; improve your intonation and time; develop your melodic interpretation and phrasing skills; learn to play with more flexible time by practicing rubato passages; strengthen your ear and learn to hear the five basic chord sounds within the diatonic major scale; hear and use various diatonic modes and scales and more.
Title: 60 Melodic Etudes for Bass, By Patitucci, John, Published by Carl Fischer, Item number: BF22
Melodious Etudes Selected from the Vocalises of Marco Bordogni
These vocalises are considered to be among the most musically appealing studies in the vocal repertoire. They have been carefully transcribed and edited to add a new dimension to the study of legato performance on the string instruments. In these etudes the student can work on phrasing, tone quality and musical line. Sonority and richness of tone are key elements in mastering these etudes. Presented are fifty-four etudes with a variety of keys and rhythms that will explore the range of the instrument. Multiple types of bowing opportunities are also covered.
Title: Melodious Etudes Selected from the Vocalises of Marco Bordogni, By Bordogni, Marco, Edited by Doris Gazda, Published by Carl Fischer
Quartets for Developing Violinists or Violin Section
This collection of five quartets, three from composer Douglas Townsend and two arrangements of baroque and classical works are great pieces for budding young violinists. Each piece has been carefully edited by string educator Amy Rosen and addresses the needs of young players. Second year students will enjoy playing these quartets that will help them raise their comfor level and proficiency when in a ensemble setting.
Title: Quartets for Developing Violinists or Violin Section, By Collection, Edited by Douglas Townsend, Published by Carl Fischer, Item number: BF7
Coldplay's mega-hit has a prominent string orchestra as part of the its
unique sound, captured perfectly in this performance version by Larry
Moore. Students love to play current hits that have an orchestral sound
mixed with the cutting-edge groove of one of their favorite bands.