Lifetime mariachi performer and educator John Nieto joins Bob Phillips to provide authentic orchestral settings of familiar, traditional tunes for string orchestra alone, mariachi band alone or string orchestra and mariachi band together. Trumpet and Rhythm books are available to provide optional parts for trumpet, guitar, guitarron, vihuela, piano and harp. Historical background and ideas for arrangements are provided in the Teacher's Manual. Each string book contains the melody and the melodic harmony, accompaniment or bass part as appropriate. All the text within the Student and Teacher's books is in both Spanish and English.
Title: Mariachi Philharmonic, By Phillips, Bob and Nieto, John, Published by Highland/Etling
A text for Suzuki teachers on violin pedagogy using the Suzuki method. Deals with topics of Suzuki violin volume one, including posture and holding the violin, the bow grip, the appropriate violin, the violin bow, beginning to play, changing strings, positioning the fingers, and supplementary exercises. Illustrated with photographs, music notation, and diagrams.
Title: Ear Training and Violin Playing, By Steinschaden/Zehetmair, Published by Summy-Birchard Inc., Item number: B70
Mel Bay's Mandolin Wall Chart contains notes of the fretboard as well as chords shown in fretboard diagrams, ranging from minor, 6, 7, minor 7, Major 7, augmented and diminished. Frets are labeled to the 18th fret. 35" x 24" durable coated paper.
Written as a follow-up to the popular dance rhythms featured in Latin American Rhythms for Guitar. Renowned Argentine virtuoso Jorge Morel offers insight in the playing of complex Latin dance rhythms: the milonga, tango, malambo, and baião -plus a bossa nova tune! Written in standard notation and tablature.
Marcin Dylla: GFA International Competition Winner 2007
Polish Guitar sensation Marcin Dylla, winner of the 2007 Guitar Foundation of America International Competition, performs three virtuoso guitar solo competitions. Included on this DVD is Rossiniani, No. 1 by Mauro Giuliani, Variations on a Theme by Sciabin by Aleksander Tansman, and Tres Piezas espanolas by Juaquin Rodrigo. In an interview segment on this DVD, Marcin Dylla discusses his training, his outlook on music and his philosophy on entering and winning musical competitions. 58 minutes, filmed in 2009.
Nineteen Stones classics arranged for ukulele. Includes all the classic guitar riffs in TAB.
19th Nervous Breakdown
As Tears Go By
Get Off of My Cloud
Honky Tonk Women
It's All Over Now
Jumpin' Jack Flash
The Last Time
Let's Spend the Night Together
Mother's Little Helper
Paint It, Black
Play with Fire
She's a Rainbow
Under My Thumb
You Can't Always Get What You Want
In this rare and informative program, Oistrakh plays scintillating and emotional performances of such works as the 'Intermezzo' movement from Lalo's Symphonie Espagnole (with piano), excerpts from Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerti, a movement from Prokofiev's F minor Sonata (with Sviatoslav Richter), a Schumann transcription with piano and more. This historical program documents the great talent of David Oistrakh and is essential viewing for every lover of classical music.
Title: David Oistrakh: Remembering A Musician, Published by Kultur, Item number: D1130
12 Vibrant themes with Latin flavor and spirit. Play along with these rhythmic Latin melodies with CD backing tracks supplied by an authentic, live Latin band. Piano accompaniments available as PDF files on the CD, ready for print.
Ay Ay Ay
The Peanut Vendor
Todo Buenos Aires
Cielito Lindo (Mexican Hat Dance)
Song of the Jet
Wonderful guide for both teachers and performers. Krayk covers all major points including holding the instrument, left hand technique, right hand technique, acoustics and tone production, and technical development.
Title: The Violin Guide, By Krayk, Stefan, Published by American String Teachers Assoc, Item number: 1912S
Austrian-born violin pedagogue Eric Rosenblith shares his thoughts and musings on his craft and career in "Ah, You Play the Violin?:" Thoughts Along the Path to Musical Artistry. These helpful ideas and insights can be extremely diverse, and the many choices which an aspiring musician/artists needs to make should ideally be intimately connected with his or her own individual personality, temperament and physique. This approach will produce a broad outlook at multiple benefits for one's professional and artistic future. A foreword by musician, author and historian Gunther Schuller is included.
The Four Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi performed by Julia Fischer, violin, and The Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Two dazzling picture edits over one sumptuous soundtrack bring new life to Vivaldi's perennial work. Choose between the 'director's cut' with stunning images of the changing seasons, filmed at the National Botanic Garden of Wales, or the 'performance edit' with shots of Julia Fischer and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields in the garden's futuristic glass dome by Norman Foster. DVD: Color: 103 min.
*Please Note: Both of these Volumes are in Spanish Only.* Learn violin basics and how to apply them to Mariachi music at the same time. Includes exercises to develop bowing and hand techniques as well as stylistic tools such as pizzicato. An effective first look at one of the most dominant instruments in this vital Latin music style. Includes popular songs. Spanish only. Volume 2: As a continuation to Volume 1, this intermediate-level course will provide you with the necessary knowledge to become a professional Mariachi musician. You will learn to use the bow playing the strings with ties and staccatos. To make the course more enjoyable, all melodies are based on the most popular songs in the Mariachi style. Spanish only.
Title: Mariachi Violin DVD, Published by Mel Bay Publications
Ready to take your cello playing to the next level? This book presents valuable how-to insight that cellists of all levels can benefit from, spanning classical to rock music, and everything in between. The text, photos, music, diagrams, and accompanying CD provide a terrific, easy-to-use resource for a variety of topics, including: bowing techniques, non-classical playing, electric cellos, accessories, gig tips, practicing, recording and much more!
Title: 101 Cello Tips: Stuff All the Pros Know and Use, By Schmidt, Angela, Published by Hal Leonard, Item number: 00842172
The Authentic Course of Study for Traditional Mariachi Ensemble. Twelve classic Mariachi songs are featured in this unique new method. The step-by-step pedagogy ensures success. Each song is preceded by graduated exercises to help students learn to play in the correct style-from ranchera valseada to son jaliscience. The Enhanced CD with accompaniments, included with each student book, is ideal for home practice. Songs include De Colores, La Bamba, La Llorona, Tristes Recuerdos, El Caballito and more.
Title: Mariachi Mastery, By Nevin, Jeff, Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co.
This 1965 live recital with Vsevolod Petrushansky at the keyboard presents Oistrakh in a representative program of violin favorites spanning the Romanticism of Beethoven to the Impressionism of Debussy. Bonus material includes a 1966 performance of the Vivaldi Concerto for Four Violins played by David Oistrakh and his son Igor along with Leonid Kogan and his son Pavel. 64 min., black and white.
Sonata ("Duo") in A major, D. 574/Op. 162 (Schubert)
Sonata No. 7 in C minor, Op. 30, No. 2 (Beethoven)
Clair de lune (Debussy)
Scherzo in C minor (III. From "F-A-E Sonata"), WoO posth. 2
Concerto for four violins (Vivaldi)
Title: David Oistrakh; Published by Video Artists International; Item number: 4474