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
For viola duet, trio, or quartet; or violin/viola ensemble. Contains nine duets, five trios and one quartet. The easiest pieces can be played by beginners, leading into more advanced repertoire in Volume 2. Suitable for teaching alto clef to violinists making the shift to viola. All pieces are in score form. Beginning to intermediate level.
Title: ViolaFest, By Martin, Joanne, Published by Summy-Birchard Inc.
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
Suzuki Repertory Group Lessons for Violin and Viola
This book is a compilation of violin and viola repertory group lesson ideas from many sources, planned to reinforce what is learned at individual lessons and at home. No one but the accompanist uses sheet music during the lesson. The book is organized according to students' ability levels, pre-Twinkle through Book 4. Each chapter contains an introduction, suggested warm-up activities, and appropriate ideas for working toward the following goals:
- Concentration and coordination
- Right hand techniques, including tone
- Left hand techniques
Activities for combined violin and viola groups, possible central themes, and suggestions for the end of the group lesson wrap up each section of the book.
Title: Suzuki Repertory Group Lessons for Violin and Viola, By Meyer, Richard, Published by Summy-Birchard Inc., Item number: B435
Suzuki Viola School MIDI Disk Accompaniments/CD-ROM
MIDI and CD-ROM Piano Accompaniments to the Suzuki Viola School. Piano accompaniments recorded by Linda Perry. CD-ROM also contains audio recordings by William Preucil that can be played in your CD player.
Standard MIDI File Type O
Compatible with both Windows and Macintosh computers
Compatible with General MIDI instruments, including digital pianos and portable keyboards
Includes Home Concert Xtreme SE from Time Warp Technologies
Syllabi provides information regarding The Royal Conservatory of Music Course of Study beginning at Grade 1 and leading to the internationally recognized Associateship Diploma of The Royal Conservatory of Music.
Title: The Royal Conservatory of Music: Syllabus, Published by Frederick Harris Music
This series contains 12 of the most famous classic movie instrumental solos, all arranged and edited for the Level 2-3 player. Also included is a CD featuring a full-performance version of each song, followed by a play-along track.