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.
Professional quartets, advanced school ensembles and string orchestras will enjoy the pieces included in Alfred's new chamber music series. The first book in the series includes highlights of classical repertoire perfectly set for a wedding, ensemble festival or any concert event. Skillfully arranged and edited by Andrew H. Dabczynski, this volume offers intermediate to advanced players a wide variety of musical choices. Optional bass and piano parts allow maximum flexibility.
Arranged for a beginning string group, these easy-to-play folk hymns are recommended for school programs, worship services, and recitals. This textured arrangement of "Amazing Grace" features four variations. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma has recorded "Simple Gifts", a folk hymn that has become part of the classical music tradition, and he performed the tune with violinist Itzhak Perlman and others at President Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration.
Score and Parts.
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.