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 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
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
Fourteen sacred Christmas solos with fully orchestrated CD accompaniment! The string arrangements are completely compatible with each other and may be played together or as solos. Each book contains a carefully edited part that is appropriate for the Level 2-3 player, as well as a fully orchestrated accompaniment CD. The CD includes a DEMO track of each song, which features a live instrumental performance, followed by a PLAY-ALONG track. Piano accompaniment included.
Angels We Have Heard on High
Away in a Manger (Medley)
Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus
Go, Tell It on the Mountain
We Three Kings
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
Joy to the World
O Come All Ye Faithful
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
O Little Town of Bethlehem
The First Noel
What Child Is This.
Composed in 1896, while MacDowell was in Boston, Woodland Sketches is
among the best known of the American composer's piano works. The famous
first piece from opus 51, "To a Wild a Rose," has been adapted here for viola with piano
Featuring pop and rock hits from some of today's leading bands, including Green Day, Lady Antebellum, Katy Perry, and more. Each book contains a carefully edited part that is appropriate for the Level 2-3 player. The CD includes a DEMO track of each song, which features a live instrumental performance, followed by a PLAY-ALONG track. Titles: 21 Guns * Animal * Boulevard of Broken Dreams * Firework * Grenade * Haven't Met You Yet * In My Head * Just the Way You Are * Need You Now * Rhythm of Love * Smile