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
A standards-based, comprehensive string method by Denise
Odegaard, a nationally recognized string educator.Students start with a fingers down approach and lift fingers to
reach the open string.A play-along CD
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
Rhythm Techniques for Superior Musical Performance
This comprehensive technique and musicianship book will help develop, improve, and solidify the rhythmic accuracy of your students individually and as an ensemble. The exercises, songs, and etudes, along with their accompanying rhythmic counterparts and variations, have been carefully selected to enable students and orchestras to explore fundamental skills related to rhythmic development. Emphasis is placed on understanding and learning to play basic rhythmic units correctly with both the right hand and the left hand, while the order and flexibility of the materials allows you to focus on the skills needed most.
Christmas Instrumental Solos: Popular Christmas Songs
These arrangements are completely compatible with each other and can be played together or as solos. Each book features a specially designed piano accompaniment that can be easily played by a teacher or intermediate piano students, and a carefully crafted removable part, complete with bowings, articulations, and keys well suited for the Level 2-3 player. A fully orchestrated accompaniment CD is also provided. Each song on the CD includes a DEMO track, which features a live string performance, followed by the PLAY-ALONG track by itself.
Do They Know It's Christmas
Grown-up Christmas List
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Jingle Bell Rock
O Christmas Tree (O Tannenbaum)
Santa Claus is Comin' to Town
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch
Title: Christmas Instrumental Solos: Popular Christmas Songs, Published by Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.