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
An excellent study tool for playing the Rococo Theme and Variations with commentary and preparatory exercises by Daniel Morganstern. Also includes score and optional part for 2nd cello. No piano accompaniment included.
An American Folk Symphony for String Orchestra (Grade 4)
No. 2. Four Movements entitles Western Swing, Southern Lullaby, Cowboy Waltz, and Shaker Dances make up this vibrant symphony for string orchestras. Great melodies combined with rhythmic energy will motivate students and will be a favorite at concert time.
Title: An American Folk Symphony for String Orchestra (Grade 4), By Bishop, Jeffrey S., Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co., Item number: SO199C
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.
Roumanian Folk Dances (Orchestra Arrangement: Grade 4)
This arrangement features four of the six dance movements originally composed by Bartok. Arranger Deborah Baker Monday selected Joc Cu Bata, Buciumeana, Poarga Romanesca, and Maruntel for their accessibility to high school orchestras. Well balanced among the sections, this suite is perfect for festival and concert performances.
Title: Roumanian Folk Dances (Orchestra Arrangement: Grade 4), By Bartók, Béla, Edited by Deborah Baker Monday, Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co., Item number: SO185C