"Le Carnaval russe" Op. 11 is one of the most spectacular compositions by Henryk Wieniawski. Filled with folk atmosphere and full of brilliant virtuosity, it blends the 19th century tradition of violin carnivals started by Niccolo Paganini in the "Carnival of Venice" Op. 10, which later inspired other violinist - composers. (from the Introduction)
Alfred's Basic Ukulele Method 1 features clear, well-paced instruction that makes learning the ukulele easy and fun. This book covers all the necessities, including how to hold your ukulele, tuning your ukulele, right- and left-hand techniques, the basics of reading music, chords, strumming patterns, songs, and how to read TAB. CD and DVD components are available. Titles include Aloha Oe, The Sloop John B., Over the Rainbow and many others.
Student Concerto in D major, Op. 22 for Violin and Piano
Bärenreiter's Concert Pieces offer young string players a broad range of music suitable for lessons and recitals; from easy pieces for children to more demanding works for the advanced student.
The series is edited by Kurt Sassmannshaus, the internationally-renowned violin teacher and co-author of the Sassmannshaus violin school tradition. Each piece includes a preface that includes tips for successful first concerts. These editions form an ideal continuation of the Sassmannshaus violin school tradition and can be used in parallel from the third volume onwards or alongside any violin method.
In A Concise Guide to Orchestral Music, 1700 to the Present Day, David Fligg evaluates and explores why so many masterpieces continue to fascinate music lovers. As well as discussing individual composers, the book places orchestral music within a historical context, providing essential reading for music students, and enthusiasts of all ages. 254 p. Size: 5.5" x 8".