Folk Strings is a collection of folk melodies from around the world arranged for strings. This collection includes melodies in a variety of moods and with rhythmic patterns which are representative of their country of origin. The arrangements in Folk Strings can be effective with players at a variety of levels. Less experienced players can play the melody line. In order to provide maximum flexibility, the collection is available in a number of instrumentations. The melody is passed around so that all members of the ensemble can have the opportunity to play the tune. Score and parts are marked with "Melody" and "Harmony" to help players bring out the melody at the appropriate moment.
Title: Folk Strings, Edited by Martin, Joanne, Published by Summy-Birchard Inc.
A series of familiar favorites for beginners with a jazz/pop play-along CD. Designed to use the beginning fingerings learned on the A and D strings for violin, viola and cello, and the G and D strings for the bass. Popular melodies such as: Are You Sleeping; Jingle Bells; When the Saints Go Marching In and so many more.
Title: Fun Tunes for Strings, Edited by Bud Caputo, Published by Carl Fischer
Scottish Folk Tunes: 69 Traditional Pieces for Cello
Includes 69 Scottish tunes for solo cello, including slow airs & laments, marches, strathspeys, reels, jigs, polkas, hornpipes and a quickstep. Intermediate to advanced standard (grades 4 to 8). Includes CD featuring Kevin McCrae's 'Bonnie' recorded by the composer and all other tunes preformed by Neil Johnstone. Ideal for concert performances and informal sessions.
Title: Scottish Folk Tunes: 69 Traditional Pieces for Cello, By Traditional Scottish, Edited by Kevin McCrae and Neil Johnstone, Published by Edition Schott, Item number: 49014944