20 Christmas carols in very easy arrangements for cello with an optional second part. The accompanying CD contains all the carols arranged for two cellos with piano accompaniment, and also play-along tracks with the accompaniment only.
Away in a Manger
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
It Came upon the Midnight Clear
Once in Royal David's City
The First Nowell (Noel)
O Little Town of Bethlehem
O Christmas Tree (O Tannenbaum)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles)
See Amid the Winter's Snow
While Shepherds Watched their Flocks
The Holly and the Ivy
Angels, from the Realms of Glory
We Three Kings of Orient Are
Good Christian Men, Rejoice (In Dulci Jubilo)
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Good King Wenceslas
God Rest You Merry Gentlemen
Past Three O'Clock
Patapan (Willie Take Your Drum)
Title: Cellos for Christmas, Published by Edition Schott, Item number: 49030507
These play-along packages feature eight classic Joplin rags arranged for the intermediate player with a great accompaniment CD. Titles include: The Chrysanthemum; The Entertainer; The Maple Leaf Rag and more.
Title: Ragtime Favourites, By Joplin, Scott, Edited by Colin Cowles, Published by Fentone Music
Classical Violin Trios is an easy-to-play collection for three violins, or two violins and cello. The pieces in this book were all originally written specifically for violins. Included are works by Mozart, Bach, Haydn, Corelli, Mazas, and others. In some cases, the optional cello part has been adapted from the original to give the music a better overall sound. All pieces in 1st position.
Title: Classical Violin Trios, By Collection, Edited by Gunter Van Rompaey, Published by De Haske Publications, Item number: 44005502
The pieces constitute a duet between the cello and piano in a more traditional chamber-music style. However, the work is tinged with the music of the tango, and uses its colors and rhythms in a contemporary manner, creating an original style of chamber music that combines classical techniques with the Tango flavors. Hildegard Publishing Company presents music of women composers, past and present.
This edition of Bach's Six Cello Suites and 3-disc DVD set by David Starkweather reveals careful scholarly study of relevant manuscripts and has led to many discoveries concerning notes, trills, dots, dynamics, and rhythm. Fingerings and bowings reflect those used on the DVD set of Starkweather's performance of the suites. In addition, the DVD set offers a choice of four views: performance; performance with score; manuscripts with score; and scenery. One can choose to watch the scrolling score from Starkweather's edition, along with manuscripts of Anna Magdalena Bach, Johann Kellner, and the lute manuscript of J.S. Bach (Suite No. 5). Extras include scholarly examination of the manuscripts titled "Disagreement of Sources for the Bach Cello Suites" and "Comparison of Copyists' Accuracy".
Edited for the advanced student or professional, Carlo Tessarini's charming four-movement sonata features challenges including double-stops, thumb position passages, and numerous ornaments. While an excellent piece in its entirety, movements one and four can be used for stand alone performance.
Volume 1: Seven original duets, this collection features vivid personality and character for elementary cellists. All in first position with simple rhythms, string-friendly keys, and a variety of bowing styles, this book is the perfect companion to any elementary method. Songs include: Starry Night, Almost Together, Jamaican Spice, Autumn, Carousel, March, and Mimi the Cat.
Volume 2: Eight easy, original duets use first and second position, introducing chromatic fingerings and extensions. Exploring flat keys with rhythmic variety and independent part writing, this collection is useful for teachers looking for a supplement to second-year study. Songs include: Make Believe Waltz, Out for a Walk, C'mon Along, Une Petite Chasse, Hopscotch, Upside Down, A Little Rain in Spain, and Spooky.