A comprehensive publication of graded duets that have been skillfully arranged. It is published for all stringed instruments, and is arranged so that it can be performed by any two of these string instruments, making this collection a valuable tool in the school classroom as well as in the private studio. Easy to Medium difficulty.
Title: Progressive Duets: Volume One, Edited by Larry Clark and Doris Gazda, Published by Carl Fischer
Rounds and Canons for Reading, Recreation and Performance (Cello)
A collection of 80 rounds and canons; two-part to six-part (mostly four-part); mixture of folk songs, classical pieces and original material chosen to develop reading skills, ensemble skills and tone production. May be performed by players of different skill levels (beginners repeat easiest part, more advanced players rotate the other parts.) Compatible with violin (B980) and viola (B981) editions.
Title: Rounds and Canons for Reading, Recreation and Performance (Cello), By Starr, William, Published by Summy-Birchard Inc., Item number: B982
Sixty familiar and fun melodies including "Camptown Races" and "Ode to Joy." The first folk songs are composed of fingered notes against open strings then the tunes progress through closed finger patterns, extensions, shifting, sixths, thirds, etc.
Title: Double Stops for Cello, By Mooney, Rick, Published by Summy-Birchard Inc., Item number: B761
This exciting new series presents sequential unison repertoire for string instruments of the orchestra and is intended for use in beginning string classes, group ensembles, and private lesson settings. Harmony parts and bass lines complete the arrangements and are composed so that any mixed string ensemble can perform the pieces. Each instrument book comes with a CD that includes solo performances, string ensemble performances, and piano accompaniment tracks of the featured repertoire.
Music Plus! was written to provide the student with great music that is enjoyable, accessible, and sounds reasonably complete in two voices. It is playable in like instrument groupings, or with either or both of the other instrument voices. This collection is suitable for students with reading skills comparable to those completing the "Adventures in Music Reading" Book 3 by William Starr.
Title: Music Plus! An Incredible Collection, Edited by William Starr, Published by Summy-Birchard Inc.
Ready to take your cello playing to the next level? This book presents valuable how-to insight that cellists of all levels can benefit from, spanning classical to rock music, and everything in between. The text, photos, music, diagrams, and accompanying CD provide a terrific, easy-to-use resource for a variety of topics, including: bowing techniques, non-classical playing, electric cellos, accessories, gig tips, practicing, recording and much more!
Title: 101 Cello Tips: Stuff All the Pros Know and Use, By Schmidt, Angela, Published by Hal Leonard, Item number: 00842172
13 songs from the Broadway sensation arranged for solo instrumentalists with a great accompaniment CD. Songs include: As Long As You're Mine, Dancing Through Life, Defying Gravity, For Good, I'm Not That Girl, Popular, The Wizard and I, and more.
Title: Wicked: A New Musical, By Schwartz, Stephen, Published by Hal Leonard