Beethoven wrote several works for mandolin and piano for Countess
Josephine of Clary-Aldringen, who played the mandolin. Four of these
works are still extant and have been arranged by Julius Berger for cello
This series comprises the most popular beginner concertos for violinists. Edited by Kurt Sassmannshaus, the internationally renowned violin teacher and co-author of the Sassmannshaus violin method, the concerto volumes form an ideal continuation of this method and can be used in parallel from volume three onwards. The editions include a solo violin part and a piano reduction for the accompanist.
Play 8 yuletide favorites with sound-alike CD tracks! The book includes melody and lyrics to sing along and chord symbols to elaborate on the melody. The audio CD is playable on any CD player. For PC and MAC computer users, the CD is enhanced with tempo adjusting software that does not change the pitch!
Angels We Have Heard on High
Away in a Manger
Deck the Hall
The First Noel
Go, Tell It on the Mountain
Joy to the World
O Little Town of Bethlehem
Call of the Drums for String Orchestra (Grade 1.5)
Grade 1.5. This toe-tapping selection is inspired by African drumming. Featuring
fun activities designed to engage students and generate enthusiasm at
recruiting concerts, "Call of the Drums" has something to keep everyone
grooving! Includes conductor's score and parts.
This arrangement of the widely known Civil War-era fiddle tune "Soldier's Joy" will be a hit with your ensemble or school string program. Challenge yourself and your fellow musicians with the traditional melody of this American hoedown. "Whiskey Before Breakfast" is yet another fun addition to your repertoire. Covered by the likes of Doc Watson and the String Cheese Incident, this tune has strong roots in the British Isles. This lively arrangement offers an accompaniment that takes on a traditional American "boom-chuck" bowing pattern. Score and Parts.
Tango, the dance form that originated in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in the early 20th century, has been brought back to the forefront of string players' consciousness with these two expressive compositions. Play "Four Tango Postcards" with attitude. This snappy piece consists of four exciting movements: vivace, allegro vivo e molto ritmico, moderato espressivo, and vivo. And execute the modern-flavored "Tango Nuevo" with fun and precision. In it, you'll engage in passionate lines and a bravura finish. Score and Parts.