These traditional carols are arranged in fresh popular styles, with rhythm section or piano accompaniment. You'll find quiet introspective treatments, energetic pop, swing tunes and Cuban grooves. All of these pieces can be accompanied by piano, rhythm section, or recorded rhythm tracks. The printed book includes the complete score. A CD-ROM is included with the book and has printable PDF files with all instrumental parts and optional parts for Violin 3 (for Viola) and Arco Bass, rhythm/piano parts for "live" accompaniment, stereo accompaniment tracks, and stereo demonstration tracks. Moderate difficulty.
In the Steppes of Central Asia for String Orchestra (Grade 3)
masterpiece features two themes, one elegant and stately, the other
florid and exotic. Filled with beautiful counterpoint and rich, Russian
sonorities, Ms. Monday's exceptional arrangement brings the Asian
steppes right into your classroom! Includes conductor's score and parts.