Baroque, Classical and Romantic Favorites. 25 arrangements. Grade Level 2-5. Contents include: (Bach, Johann Sebastian) Ave Maria Gounod version;
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring;
Suite #3 in D Major Air (Air on the G String);
Suite #3 in D Major Bourree;
Suite #3 in D Major Gavotte;
Suite #3 in D Major Gigue;
Suite #3 in D Major Overture;
(Clarke, Jeremiah) Trumpet Voluntary;
(Faure, Gabriel) Berceuse from 'Dolly' Suite, Op. 56;
Sicilienne from Pelleas et Melisande, Op. 78;
(Gluck, Christoph Willibald) Minuet & Dance of the Blessed Spirits from Orpheus;
(Handel, George Frederick) Water Music Suite Air;
Water Music Suite Allegro;
Water Music Suite Andante;
Water Music Suite Hornpipe;
(Mendelssohn, Felix) Regrets from Songs Without Words, Op. 19, #2;
Spring-Song from Songs Without Words Op. 62, #6;
(Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus) Andante from Piano Concerto #21, K. 467 'Elvira Madigan'.
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Romanza;
(Pachelbel, Johann) Canon;
(Schubert, Franz) Andante from String Quartet 'Rosamunde';
Traditional Irish Londonderry Air
(Tschaikovsky, Peter Ilyich) Danses des petit cygnes from the ballet Swan Lake;
Theme from the ballet Swan Lake;
(Wagner, Richard) Bridal Chorus from Act III of Lohengrin.
Title: Music For Four: Volume 1, Published by Last Resort Music Publishing
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.