I Can Hear Ya Knockin' for String Orchestra (Grade 3.5)
3 - "I Can Hear Ya Knockin'" is a fast swing work in D minor featuring a
violin solo (optional solo written out, changes provided for open
improvisation). The title mimics the rhythm of the tune, first presented
in the viola and cello. This piece is a great opportunity for students
to learn flats and chromatic fingerings. Ranges are very reasonable for
all, allowing for concentration on rhythmic and stylistic elements. Includes score and parts for String Orchestra and Drum Set.
Recorded live in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, the Concert for Planet Earth features performances by Plácido Domingo, Wynton Marsalis, Sarah Chang, Denyce Graves and the Orchestra of the Municipal Theatre of Rio de Janeiro conducted by John DeMain. Included are selections from Puccini, Paganini, Saint-Saëns, Bernstein, and Latin composers Carlos Gardel, Jose Serrano, Pablo Sorozabal and many more. Starring: Jeremy Irons, Placido Domingo, Wynton Marsalis, Conductor: John DeMain.
Title: Concert for Planet Earth Rio de Janeiro 1992, Published by Kultur, Item number: DVD4154
A collection of attractive pieces for flexible ensemble with keyboard accompaniment for use in the home, in schools and music centers. Ideal for informal music-making, student and professional performance. CD with listening and play-along tracks, performed by outstanding musicians: Bonnie Rideout (fiddle), Jadwiga Kotnowska (flute), Kevin McCrae (cello) and Jeremy Barlow (harpsichord).
Title: Thistle and Minuet for Violin and Piano, Published by Edition Schott, Item number: 49012952
This method book teaches self-learning and recognition of rhythmic patterns through carefully graduated pieces in a range of styles. Includes teacher/student duets. The authors collaborated with cello specialists for this volume.
Title: Cello Sight-Reading, By Kember and Dammers, Published by Edition Schott
Explore the overlooked genius of Clara Schumann. Mr. Frost's
arrangement navigates the pensive, contrapuntal terrain of this
masterpiece with elegance and expressivity. An essential addition to
any young orchestra's repertoire. Includes conductor's score and parts.