A welcome addition to the repertoire for all string players , these versatile trios are written so that they can be performed by any combination of three string instruments. Arranged by prominent string pedagogue Doris Gazda, the compositions will sound full and satisfying whether they are played by only three instruments or a full string orchestra. The selections cover a wide variety of musical styles and are progressively organized by level of difficulty, from easy to intermediate.
Collected String Trios for 2 Violins and Cello (with optional Viola for Violin 2) arranged by Carole N. Rabinowitz.
Sonata in D Major for 2 Violins (Andante, Allegro assai) - Tartini
Quartetto in F Major (Allegro) - Scarlatti
Concerto Grosso in G minor (Largo, Allegro) - Geminiani
Concerto Grosso No. 10 (Preludio, Allemanda) - Corelli
Les Rozeaux from Ordre No. 13 - Couperin
Concerto in A minor for 2 Violins - Vivaldi
Sonata (Allegro, Andante, Vivace) - Telemann
Carole Neuen-Rabinowitz has selected some of the most memorable tunes from the operatic repertoire in this collection for string trio. Written at an advanced intermediate level, good high school players and professionals alike will enjoy these classics.
1. "Intermezzo Sinfonico" from Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni)
2. "Entr'acte" from Carmen (Bizet)
3. "Ah, Fuggi il Traditor!" from Don Giovanni (Mozart)
4. "Deh Vieni, Non Tardar" from Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart)
5. "Libiamo" from La Traviata (Verdi)
6. "Vin O Biere" from Faust (Gounod)
7. "Quando M'en Vo Soletta per la Via" from La Boheme (Puccini)
Nine favorites from Johann Sebastian Bach have been set for string trio in this fantastic collection. Arranged at a readable level for gigs, these pieces are a wonderful way to include a taste of the Baroque in any performance occasion. Includes an optional Violin 2 for a Viola substitute.
"Air" from Partita #6
"Echo" from French Overture
"Fugue #21" from The Well-Tempered Clavier
"Prelude #19" from The Well-Tempered Clavier
"Prelude #24" from The Well-Tempered Clavier
"Prelude and Fugue #9" from The Well-Tempered Clavier
"Sarabande" from Partita #3
Brandenburg Concerto #2
Concerto in D minor for 2 Violins (2nd movement)
The Complete String Trios for Violin, Viola, and Cello by Franz Schubert. Includes D471, D581 (both 1st and 2nd versions), D111A (Fragment), and D471 (Fragment of 2nd movement). Edited by Werner Aderhold.
Selected Pieces for String Trio from Robert Schumann's Album for the Young. Includes eleven short pieces edited and arranged for string trio by Ingolf Henning. Includes score and parts for Violin I, Viola or Violin II (both parts included), and Cello.