21 pieces from around the world, creatively arranged for viola. The book contains piano accompaniments, as well as a second, easy viola part for beginners. The CD features accompaniment backing tracks, as well as full performances. Contents: Carolan's Air; Red-Haired Boy; Makin Whoopee; The Flower of the Quern; A Hero's Farewell; On the Balcony; Little Sadie; Blackberry Blossom; La Cumparsita and many more.
Title: The Fiddler Playalong Viola Collection, Edited by Edward Huws Jones, Published by Boosey and Hawkes, Item number: 48019596
29 pieces by 18 of Boosey & Hawkes most prominent composers. Includes works by John Adams, Béla Bartók, Benjamin Britten, Aaron Copland, Sergei Prokofiev, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Richard Strauss, Igor Stravinsky and others.
ADAMS Road Movies, Mvt. 1
MAXWELL DAVIES Dances from The Two Fiddlers
BARTOK Roumanian Folk Dance No. 6
PERLMAN Hora-Hatikvah from Israeli Concerto
BARTOK Roumanian Folk Dance No. 4
PROKOFIEV Five Melodies, Op. 35a, Mvt. 2
BARTOK Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. posth., Mvt. 1
PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 2, Op. 63, Mvt. 2
BRITTEN Waltz from Suite, Op. 6
RACHMANINOFF Romance, Op. 6, No. 1 from Morceaux de Salon
Cello Concerto by Elliott Carter. This work was commissioned for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra by the Edward F. Schmidt Family Commissioning Fund. It was first performed September 27, 2001 by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra with Yo-Yo Ma, cello and Daniel Barenboim, conductor. Piano Reduction.
Fourteen magnificent tangos and other characteristic pieces by the Argentinean master of tango Nuevo, skillfully arranged for violin and piano by Hywel Davies. The accompanying CD/CD-ROM includes both performance and backing tracks. Piano accompaniments are also available to print from the CD.
Contents: La mort du canard (from Famille d'artistes) Tango final (from Famille d'artistes) Artisane 1 (from A Midsummer Night's Dream) Sentimental (from Famille d'artistes) Sensuel (from A Midsummer Night's Dream) El Viaje (The journey) Milonga (from A Midsummer Night's Dream) Artisane 2 (from A Midsummer Night's Dream) Pedro y Pedro Dansee (from A Midsummer Night's Dream) La chanson du Popo (from Famille d'artistes) Ouverture (from Famille d'artistes) Puck arrabal (from A Midsummer Night's Dream) Chanson de la naissance (from Famille d'artistes)