Arietta for cello and piano was written in 1990 and premiered by Paul Brantley and Arlene Shrut in New York, May 1991. An aria for two, it opens with a quiet uncertainty, swells to a rhapsodic denouement, and fades away in requiescence. 7 min. Advanced.
Twenty-four familiar tunes for the beginning cellist. All the songs are specifically edited for the cello, utilizing dynamics, expression markings, and articulations. Key signatures for the songs are in a comfortable range suitable for the beginning cellist. Guitar chord symbols appear above each melody.
All Through the Night
Big Rock Candy Mountain
Come Back to Sorrento
Faith of Our Fathers
Flowers of Edinburgh
Home on the Range
Long, Long Ago
Nearer My God, to Thee
Ode to Joy
Stack of Barley
The Cowboy's Lament (Streets of Laredo)
The Wayfaring Stranger
The Wearing of the Green
We Gather Together
When the Work's All Done in the Fall
Where the River Shannon Flows
Sonatina for Children, Op. 58 No. 2 in G Major for Violin
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.
PLEASE NOTE: Sheet music is sold separately. Matching edition: Edition Butorac EBL066
Title: Sonatina for Children, Op. 58 No. 2 in G Major for Violin, By Kayser, Heinrich E., Published by Famiro, Item number: FMP10142