The string series was written especially for violin, viola, and cello. Each book features a piano accompaniment and a carefully crafted removable string part complete with bowings, articulations, and keys well suited for the Level 2-3 player. A fully and beautifully orchestrated accompaniment CD, with demo tracks and play-along tracks, completes each package. The string books are completely compatible with each other and can be played together or as solos. Please note however, that they are not designed for an ensemble experience with different harmony parts. Printed with full color photos of scenes from all three films. Contents includes titles from each of the three movies in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy: The Prophecy; In Dreams; Concerning Hobbits; Evenstar; Into the West; Minas Tirith and more. Twelve titles in all.
Title: The Lord of the Rings Instrumental Solos, Published by Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.
Instrumental Solos includes selections from all six Star Wars® movies. The arrangements are completely compatible with each other and can be played as string duets or as solos. Each book contains a carefully edited part that is appropriate for the Level 2-3 player and a fully orchestrated accompaniment CD. Each song on the CD includes a demo track, which features a live instrumental performance, followed by the play-along track itself. Also included is 4-color art as well as black and white art from the movies.
This exciting new series presents sequential unison repertoire for string instruments of the orchestra and is intended for use in beginning string classes, group ensembles, and private lesson settings. Harmony parts and bass lines complete the arrangements and are composed so that any mixed string ensemble can perform the pieces. Each instrument book comes with a CD that includes solo performances, string ensemble performances, and piano accompaniment tracks of the featured repertoire.
A series of familiar favorites for beginners with a jazz/pop play-along CD. Designed to use the beginning fingerings learned on the A and D strings for violin, viola and cello, and the G and D strings for the bass. Popular melodies such as: Are You Sleeping; Jingle Bells; When the Saints Go Marching In and so many more.
Title: Fun Tunes for Strings, Edited by Bud Caputo, Published by Carl Fischer
This celebratory 70th Anniversary instrumental edition of the most famous MGM movie musicals of all time features the legendary songs, a historical essay, and dozens of rare color and black and white movie photos. The collection also includes the song deleted from the movie, The Jitterbug. All songs are arranged and edited for the Level 2-3 player and include piano accompaniment and a CD, which features live demonstration performances of the instrument tracks.
Over the Rainbow
Come Out, Come Out/It Really Was No Miracle
Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead
The Lullaby League/The Lollipop Guild/We Welcome You to Munchkinland
Follow the Yellow Brick Road/We're Off to See the Wizard
If I Only Had a Brain
The Merry Old Land of Oz
If I Were King of the Forest
Who needs a singer? With Play Puccini, instrumentalists can bathe themselves in luxurious Italian melody! These ten opera arias are among the composer's most famous and distinctive achievements, here transcribed for intermediate level solo instrument and piano. The book includes a biography of Puccini, notes about the plot of each opera, and the dramatic context of the selected aria. The companion CD features excellent performances, as well as piano accompaniments for practice. Includes arias from: La Bohème, La Fanciulla Del West, Gianni Schicchi, Madama Butterfly, Manon Lescaut, Suor Angelica, Tosca and Turandot.
Title: Play Puccini: 10 Arias, By Puccini, Giacomo, Published by Ricordi