The authors of the acclaimed Fiddlers Philharmonic have done it again with Fiddlers Philharmonic Encore! On a similar level as the first book, Fiddlers Philharmonic Encore! Enables the entire orchestra to experience the fun and excitement of traditional folk fiddling. Follows the same format as the first series.
Title: Fiddlers Philharmonic Encore, Edited by Dabczynski, Andrew H. and Phillips, Bob, Published by Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.
A set of tunes that sound great with beginning string players. These old-time fiddle tunes have roots in Irish, British, Scottish and African folk music as well as 19th century popular music. Students with various levels of ability can learn the tunes and play them together using the unique and effective Fiddlers Philharmonic format. All parts can be played together using any combination.
Title: Basic Fiddlers Philharmonic: Old-Time Fiddle Tunes, By Dabczynsku and Phillips, Published by Highland/Etling
This collection contains 14 arrangements of 22 traditional tunes from Ireland and Scotland in a variety of styles including jigs, reels, hornpipes, slip jigs, strathspeys, waltzes and airs. The harmonies are written so that various combinations from solo instrument with piano, to duets and trios, to full string quartet/orchestra are possible. The cello book includes melody (solo) cello, cello harmony, bass and piano accompaniment. All of the Celtic Tunes for Solo and Ensemble books (Violin, Viola and Cello/Bass) are written as ensemble books, so they can be played as solo books or together as ensemble.
Title: Celtic Fiddle Tunes for Solo and Ensemble, Edited by Craig Duncan, Published by Mel Bay Publications
19 duets for string players with some experience in playing in the first position, including: All Through the Night; God Save the Queen; Greensleeves ;Irish Washerwoman; Scarborough Fair; Simple Simon; and more.
Includes optional viola part.
Title: English and Irish Duets for Violin, Edited by Nico Dezaire and Martine Mussies, Published by De Haske Publications, Item number: 44000711
by Michael H. Hoffheimer. Traditional Irish and American fiddle tunes arranged for the viola. The tunes are grouped into C, G, D, F, B-flat and E-flat major fingering. The music is printed on parallel staffs. The top is traditional viola notation in the alto clef while the bottom is the same music in violin notation allowing fiddlers who read the treble clef to play the viola by fingering it as if it were a fiddle. Intermediate in difficulty. 88 pages.
Title: Fiddling For Viola, Published by Mel Bay Publications, Item number: 97809
This collection contains 16 traditional fiddling tunes from across North America. They are arranged in a theme and variation format, typical of American fiddling. The authentic fiddling style harmonies are written so that various combinations from solo instrument with piano to duets and trios to full string quartet/orchestra are possible. Includes melody (solo),harmony and piano accompaniment. American Fiddle Tunes for Solo and Ensemble books are written as ensemble books, so they can be played as solo books with piano accompaniment or together as ensemble.
Title: American Fiddle Tunes for Solo and Ensemble, Edited by Craig Duncan, Published by Mel Bay Publications
The forty-five tunes in this collection represent the vast repertoire of traditional Scottish fiddle music dating back to the 1700s.There is a long history of music shared between fiddle, bagpipe and song. Included are laments, airs, marches, strathspeys, reels and jigs. The music has been edited and arranged for viola along with guitar chords if desired for accompaniment. The tunes are presented in sets of three or four for solo performance.
Title: Scottish Fiddling for Viola, By Witt, Anne, Published by Mel Bay Publications, Item number: 21255
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
Bags of American Folk is packed with folk songs you will know and love, arranged by leading string pedagogue Mary Cohen especially for Late Beginner Level players. From Simple Gifts to Shenandoah, The Yellow Rose of Texas to On Top of Old Smokey, this collection of 39 songs will be perfect for consolidation work, sight-reading practice or just for fun!