Today's leading violinists discuss making music on one of the world's most beloved instruments. Whether they're child prodigies just entering the stage or cultural icons whose careers have had a lasting influence on generations of players, they provide a rare glimpse into the fascinating life of the classical violin soloist. In these compelling profiles, each musician reveals the personal, technical and psychological aspects of their music. From String Letter Publishing.
Title: 21st Century Violinists, Published by Hal Leonard, Item number: 699221
These traditional carols are arranged in fresh popular styles, with rhythm section or piano accompaniment. You'll find quiet introspective treatments, energetic pop, swing tunes and Cuban grooves. All of these pieces can be accompanied by piano, rhythm section, or recorded rhythm tracks. The printed book includes the complete score. A CD-ROM is included with the book and has printable PDF files with all instrumental parts and optional parts for Violin 3 (for Viola) and Arco Bass, rhythm/piano parts for "live" accompaniment, stereo accompaniment tracks, and stereo demonstration tracks. Moderate difficulty.