The authors of the acclaimed Fiddlers Philharmonic have done it again with Fiddlers Philharmonic Encore! On a similar level as the first book, Fiddlers Philharmonic Encore! Enables the entire orchestra to experience the fun and excitement of traditional folk fiddling. Follows the same format as the first series.
Title: Fiddlers Philharmonic Encore, Edited by Dabczynski, Andrew H. and Phillips, Bob, Published by Alfred Publishing Co., Inc., Item numbers: 18080, 18081, 18082, 18083, 18084CD
At last the excitement of traditional folk fiddling can be experienced by your entire string orchestra! Written by two renowned educators, this fun and motivating collection of 16 cross-cultural fiddle tunes is presented in a unique format that makes it perfect for players of any level or age. Each tune includes a solo version, followed by a 3-part "arrangement" for group performance. Chord symbols, for improvisation additional instruments (guitar, mandolin, etc.) are also included.
Title: Fiddlers Philharmonic, Edited by Dabczynski, Andrew H. and Phillips, Bob, Published by Alfred Publishing Co., Inc., Item numbers: 11246, 11247, 11248, 11249, 14038
New from the Philharmonic series, this collection is an absolutely perfect way to introduce Celtic fiddling to your youngest string players! Eleven tunes from the Celtic fiddling tradition are presented first in a simplified, very easy "Basic" version of the tune printed with note names in the note heads. The tune is also presented in an "Advanced", but still accessible version of the tune. Lyrics are included where applicable. The optional accompaniment CD features recordings of the Basic and the Advanced tune as well as a back-up track for play-along at home or in class.
This method encourages creativity in the student by including variations to the tunes and illustrating how they can serve as a basis for improvisation. To assist in the development of ensemble skills, chords and lyrics, basic music theory, and demonstrations of such skills as backup and lead playing are included. A CD for listening and play-along captures the excitement of the music and aids instruction. This book is beneficial for both fiddle students and classical Suzuki violin students.
Title: The American Fiddle Method, By Wicklund, B. and Farr, F., Published by Mel Bay Publications, Item numbers: 99471BCD, 99471DVD, 99471PA, 99471SET, 99472BCD, 99472DVD, 99472SET
Exam Syllabus: GSMD Violin Grade: 5
Favourite jazz and blues numbers. A flexible format and extra optional parts makes these ideal for solos or duets. The Complete edition includes a violin part, keyboard accompaniment with optional violin accompaniment, easy violin and guitar.
Frankie and Johnny;
Good Morning Blues;
House of the Rising Sun;
Lullaby of Birdland;
Number Twelve Train;
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes;
Title: Jazz, Blues and Ragtime for Violin and Piano, Published by Boosey and Hawkes, Item numbers: 95221, 95238
This collection features rich tunes distinctive to the cultures of Scotland, Newfoundland, Ireland and England. The CD provides a full performance track and an accompaniment only track for each song. Includes: The Ash Grove, I'll Tell Me Ma, Loch Lomond, When Irish Eyes Are Smiling . . . and more.
Title: Celtic Folksongs for All Ages for Violin, Edited by James Curnow and Timothy Campbell, Published by Curnow Music, Item number: 44006605
"Ashokan Farewell" is the theme song from Kenneth Burns' highly acclaimed Civil War television documentary. Also contained are the touching "Sullivan Ballou Letter" and Lincoln's famed Gettysburg Address. This is Jay Ungar's own authorized solo edition as performed on the Civil War Documentary Series. Arranged for violin and piano with chord symbols for optional guitar and bass.
Title: Ashokan Farewell, By Ungar, Jay, Published by Mel Bay Publications, Item number: 95056
Exam Syllabus: GSMD Violin Grade(s): 2
TCM Violin Grade(s): 1
Traditional fiddle music from England, Ireland and Scotland. A flexible format and extra optional parts makes these ideal for solos or duets. The Complete edition includes a violin part, keyboard accompaniment with optional violin accompaniment, easy violin and guitar.
Title: Jigs, Reels and Hornpipes, Published by Boosey and Hawkes, Item numbers: 90752, 90769
The Lover's Waltz for Violin Duet with Piano Edition
This beautiful, romantic waltz is the title cut on Jay and Molly's critically acclaimed CD on Angel Records and has become one of their most requested tunes in concert. Perfect for weddings, this arrangement presents the theme three times through, beginning in G and modulating to D. This setting accurately captures the rhythms, harmonies, and chord voicings of their performances.
Title: The Lover's Waltz for Violin Duet with Piano Edition, By Ungar, Jay and Molly Mason, Published by Mel Bay Publications, Item number: 98048