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
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
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
This is an eight volume series (in production for several volumes) of music compilations with companion CD's. The series ranges from elementary to advanced levels and represents a truly exciting variety of genres and techniques. This collection offers cellists the opportunity to work in various positions, meters, keys and styles. Many of the works are recognized as stepping stones to the major repertoire, while others are newly published and original pieces.
Title: Solos for Young Cellists, Edited by Carey Cheney, Published by Summy-Birchard Inc.
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
This book is designed to give students a logical and fun way to learn their way around the fingerboard. Each hand position is introduced with exercises, following which are tuneful cello duets that have been specifically composed to require students to play in that hand position.
Title: Position Pieces for Cello, By Mooney, Rick, Published by Summy-Birchard Inc., Item number: B762
This collection includes specially arranged Instrumental solos of the most popular Praise and Worship music sung around the world. Arranged specifically for the Level 2-3 player, each book also includes a piano accompaniment part and a play-along CD that includes a backing and performance track for each title.
Blessed Be Your Name
God of Wonders
The Wonderful Cross
Here I Am to Worship (Light of the World)
You Are My All In All
Holy Is the Lord
How Great Is Our God
Lord I Lift Your Name on High