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, Item numbers: 99636, 99637, 99638
The seventeen Christmas songs in this volume, arranged in comfortable keys, can be used for players at different levels and for all kinds of occasions. All three editions (Violin, Viola, and Cello) include two parts for either solo or duet performance and piano accompaniment. The three books are all compatible so that ensembles may mix and match parts as desired. Suzuki groups may particularly enjoy these arrangements. The CD provides the piano accompaniments alone. It can be used for back-up, improvisatory play-along, or for pleasant listening by itself.
Angels From the Realms of Glory
Angels We Have Heard on High
Away in a Manger
Deck the Halls
Hark, the Herald Angels Sing
Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
Joy to the World
O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles)
O Holy Night (Cantique de Noel)
O Little Town of Bethlehem
The First Noel (Nowell)
We Three Kings
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
What Child is This? (Greensleeves)
Title: My Very Best Christmas, Published by Mel Bay Publications, Item numbers: 99639BCD, 99921BCD, 99922BCD
This collection contains 16 traditional fiddling tunes from across North America. They are arranged in a theme and variation format, typical of American fiddling. The authentic fiddling style harmonies are written so that various combinations from solo instrument with piano to duets and trios to full string quartet/orchestra are possible. Includes melody (solo),harmony and piano accompaniment. American Fiddle Tunes for Solo and Ensemble books are written as ensemble books, so they can be played as solo books with piano accompaniment or together as ensemble.
Title: American Fiddle Tunes for Solo and Ensemble, Edited by Craig Duncan, Published by Mel Bay Publications, Item numbers: 99385, 99386, 99387
The Cello Wall Chart includes note names
superimposed on an actual cello picture, allowing beginning cellists to
develop a unique visual understanding of the geography of the
fingerboard. The chart also includes finger pattern drawings
for all twelve major scales in first position and a list of bowing
Celtic Grooves: 47 Irish & Scottish Tunes for Two Cellos
A book of traditional Celtic tunes arranged for cellos with rockin' groove and chop-based accompaniments. Includes forty-seven tunes from Ireland, Scotland, the Shetland Isles, and Canada in duet arrangements, all chosen with cellists in mind and in a variety of styles including jigs, slip jigs, reels, strathspeys, planxtys and airs in traditional keys. Companion CD includes all arrangements performed by the author.
Title: Celtic Grooves: 47 Irish & Scottish Tunes for Two Cellos, Edited by Renata Bratt, Published by Mel Bay Publications, Item number: 21017BCD
This is a collection of twelve sacred pieces from the classical repertory, arranged for cello solo with piano accompaniment. All time favorites like the Pachelbel Kanon, Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring and Ave Maria are included. The cello part is intermediate level, never going higher than G on the A string. This is a very valuable source of solos that can be used for weddings, memorial services and worship gatherings.
Title: Sacred Melodies for Solo Cello with Piano, Edited by Craig Duncan, Published by Mel Bay Publications, Item number: 21389
For solo cello, this book is a collection of straightforward wedding
arrangements without piano. Inside you will find the most commonly
requested music for wedding ceremonies, from traditional favorites to
beautiful classical pieces that are sure to provide an elegant musical
Castles, Kirks and Caves: Traditional Tunes for Cello From Scotland and Ireland
Beautiful Celtic tunes for cello, compiled and arranged by Abby Newton. Most of the tunes in this collection are from her recent recordings, Castles Kirks and Caves and Ferintosh. The book is organized in three parts: Tunes, Sets, and Duos. The first part, Tunes, contains an assortment of twenty-eight tunes culled mostly from the well know Scottish and Irish traditional tune books including collections by Capt. Simon Fraser, Patrick McDonald, Niel Gow and James Oswald. The second part, Sets, consists of several tunes played in succession. Part three, Duos, includes two part scores (with treble and bass lines) that come mainly from James Oswald's Airs for the Seasons and Burke Thumoth's Collection of Scots and Irish Tunes 1745.
Easy Classics for Cello (with Piano Accompaniment)
Easy Classics for Cello is part of the Easy
Classics Series, written to provide beginning to intermediate students
with an enjoyable introduction to classical music. This book features 16
solos and duets in cello-friendly keys, with piano accompaniment. All pieces are selected and arranged by Peter Spitzer. This
book is fully compatible with Easy Classics for Violin and Easy Classics
This songbook includes 101 familiar and easy to play tunes for cello. All the songs are specifically edited for cello, utilizing dynamics, expression markings, and articulations. Key signatures for the songs are in a comfortable range suitable for the beginning cello player. This book is an excellent supplement to any elementary cello method book. Titles include: The Yellow Rose of Texas, Lightly Row, Ode to Joy, Camptown Races, Frere Jacques, Joy to the World, Jesus Loves Me, Little Brown Jug, Yankee Doodle, Jingle Bells, This Old Man, and many more.
Twenty-four familiar tunes for the beginning cellist. All the songs are specifically edited for the cello, utilizing dynamics, expression markings, and articulations. Key signatures for the songs are in a comfortable range suitable for the beginning cellist. Guitar chord symbols appear above each melody.
All Through the Night
Big Rock Candy Mountain
Come Back to Sorrento
Faith of Our Fathers
Flowers of Edinburgh
Home on the Range
Long, Long Ago
Nearer My God, to Thee
Ode to Joy
Stack of Barley
The Cowboy's Lament (Streets of Laredo)
The Wayfaring Stranger
The Wearing of the Green
We Gather Together
When the Work's All Done in the Fall
Where the River Shannon Flows