These versatile quartets are written so that
they can be performed by any combination of four string instruments. Arranged by
prominent string pedagogue Doris Gazda, these pieces will sound full and
satisfying with only four players all the way up to a full string orchestra. The
selection of music in this collection covers a wide variety of musical styles
that will provide hours of enjoyment and performance options. Progressively
organized by level of difficulty as the performers advance in their skills,
these quartets are a welcome addition to the repertoire of all string
players. Parts sold separately.
Contents include: America, Oh! Susanna, The Wabash Cannonball, Home on the Range, Musette, Viennese Refrain, Chanson Triste and many more.
A systemized set of work sheets for supplementing any elementary class or private method. Designed to help the student gain a better understanding of the problems of fingering and reading music at the same time save valuable lesson time.
This collection contains 32 trios that may be played in any combination of string instruments. The collection includes a variety of styles, from classical to folk music to original pieces and they may be used in a variety of settings, from schools to group classes and small chamber ensembles. The flexibility of these trios makes them a must-have for any string player.
Arranged or composed by Larry Clark Transcribed and edited by Doris Gazda
Music For Two (Wedding Music and Classical Favorites) Volume 1
Music for Two: Wedding Music and Classical Favorites. Parts are interchangeable for violin (Flute or Oboe) and Cello (Bassoon).
Air on the G String from Suite #3 in D Major (Bach)
Allegro from Sonata in F Major, Op. 1 #11 (Handel)
Andante from Brandenburg Concerto #2 in F Major (Bach)
Andante from String Quartet in A minor, Op. 29 "Rosamunde" (Schubert)
Arioso from Cantata #156 (Bach)
Be Thou My Vision (Traditional Irish)
Bridal Chorus from Act III of Lohengrin (Wagner)
Menuetto & Romanza from Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (Mozart)
Gigue from Suite #3 in D Major (Bach)
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring from Cantata #147 (Bach)
March in D Major from the Anna Magdalene Bach Notebook (Bach)
Meditation from Thais (Massenet)
My Heart Ever Faithful Aria from Cantata #68 (Bach)
Presto from Sonatine in F Major (Telemann)
Rondeau from Orchestral Suite #2 in B Minor (Bach)
Sheep May Safely Graze from Cantata #208 (Bach)
Traumerei from Kinderscenen, Op. 15, #7 (Schumann)
Trumpet Voluntary (Clarke)
St. Anthony Choral & Sicilienne from Variations on a Theme of Haydn, Op. 56 (Brahms)
Vivace from Sonata in F Major for flute (Telemann)
Title: Music For Two (Wedding Music and Classical Favorites), Edited by Daniel Kelley, Published by Last Resort Music Publishing
A set of tunes that sound great with beginning string players. These old-time fiddle tunes have roots in Irish, British, Scottish and African folk music as well as 19th century popular music. Students with various levels of ability can learn the tunes and play them together using the unique and effective Fiddlers Philharmonic format. All parts can be played together using any combination.
Title: Basic Fiddlers Philharmonic: Old-Time Fiddle Tunes, By Dabczynsku and Phillips, Published by Highland/Etling
This collection contains 14 arrangements of 22 traditional tunes from Ireland and Scotland in a variety of styles including jigs, reels, hornpipes, slip jigs, strathspeys, waltzes and airs. The harmonies are written so that various combinations from solo instrument with piano, to duets and trios, to full string quartet/orchestra are possible. The cello book includes melody (solo) cello, cello harmony, bass and piano accompaniment. All of the Celtic Tunes for Solo and Ensemble books (Violin, Viola and Cello/Bass) are written as ensemble books, so they can be played as solo books or together as ensemble.
Title: Celtic Fiddle Tunes for Solo and Ensemble, Edited by Craig Duncan, Published by Mel Bay Publications
Introduction to Artistry in Strings is the perfect gateway to establish solid technique and expressive music making for the young beginner. This comprehensive new primer-level book is designed for group or private instruction. Pulse, meter, and counting skills are emphasized from the very beginning and throughout. Each book includes an Accompaniment CD, ideal for student motivation and rhythmic development.
Title: Introduction to Artistry in Strings, By Frost, Robert S., Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co.
The comprehensive approach of Artistry in Strings
provides all the basic tools necessary for establishing solid technique
and expressive music making! Perfect for classroom, group, or private
instruction. Each book includes music theory, composition, listening
exercise, improvisation, ensemble performances, and interdisciplinary
studies for a well-rounded approach. Music styles include classical,
jazz, country, rock and folk music from a variety of cultures around the
Book 1 provides the well-rounded approach students need to become successful string players and
overall musicians. Bowing curriculum begins immediately to encourage
the physical development needed for strong bowing technique. Note
reading right from the start allows students to develop strong reading
skills. Rhythm Charts feature rhythmic word associations for quick
comprehension and long-term retention.
Title: Artistry in Strings, By Frost, Robert S., Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co.