This progressive collection of performance pieces for experienced middle school through advanced high school players is presented in two sections: 3 and 4 part rounds and canons; and string orchestra arrangements of the rounds and canons. While the string orchestra arrangements are ideal for performance, the 3 and 4 part rounds and canons offer a variety of opportunities for studio, homogeneous group and heterogeneous classroom study. This flexible collection is a must for all.
Title: Rounds and Canons, By Bergonzi, Louis, Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co.
A method designed for string orchestra or individual instruction, which orients beginning students to all four strings right from the start. This innovative new approach to teaching strings features melodies and exercises on all strings reinforcing each new concept introduced. Superb photographs and fingering charts throughout the book, diverse performance ensembles, and creative theory and improvisation games complete the total musical experiance for today's string students.
Title: Spotlight on Strings: Book 1, Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co.
Double Bass parts for solo, orchestra and "Viennese" tuning with cadenzas, fingering and bowing by Tobias Gloeckler. This concerto is today considered the classical double bass concerto par excellence. Indeed, it may well be the best-known and most frequently played work for double bass altogether.
Title: Double Bass Concerto in E Major (Krebs 172), By Dittersdorf, Karl Ditters von, Edited by Tobias Gloeckler, Published by G. Henle Urtext Editions, Item number: HN759
Sicilienne Op. 78/Elegie, Op. 24/L'Elephant/Tortues for String Bass
Please Note: 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.
Title: Sicilienne Op. 78/Elegie, Op. 24/L'Elephant/Tortues for String Bass, By Faure and Saint-Saens, Published by Famiro, Item number: FMP13102