This progressive collection of performance pieces for experienced middle school through advanced high school players is presented in two sections: 3 and 4 part rounds and canons; and string orchestra arrangements of the rounds and canons. While the string orchestra arrangements are ideal for performance, the 3 and 4 part rounds and canons offer a variety of opportunities for studio, homogeneous group and heterogeneous classroom study. This flexible collection is a must for all.
Title: Rounds and Canons, By Bergonzi, Louis, Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co.
A method designed for string orchestra or individual instruction, which orients beginning students to all four strings right from the start. This innovative new approach to teaching strings features melodies and exercises on all strings reinforcing each new concept introduced. Superb photographs and fingering charts throughout the book, diverse performance ensembles, and creative theory and improvisation games complete the total musical experiance for today's string students.
Title: Spotlight on Strings: Book 1, Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co.
Orchestral Repertoire from Classic Masterpieces for Viola
Each volume includes major orchestral works that include standard audition repertoire and widely known difficult passages. These books are great for the student to practice and learn excerpts, or for the professional musician preparing for an audition. Important works represented in these collections include: The Four Seasons (Vivaldi) * Cello Concerto in C Major (Haydn) * Requiem (Mozart) * The Planets (Holst) * The Carnival of the Animals (Saint-Saens) * The Three-Cornered Hat (de Falla) * Carmen Suite No. 1 (Bizet) * Holberg Suite (Grieg).
Title: Orchestral Repertoire from Classic Masterpieces for Viola, Published by Edwin F. Kalmus Music