This collection brings together best-loved Grade 2 pieces. Containing
fresh editions of folk, classical masterpieces and contemporary
favorites, all pieces have been rigorously researched by editor, Jessica
O'Leary. A CD includes performance and accompaniment tracks. Mostly all in 1st position with an introduction to 3rd position.
Carol Stringfest presents popular carols in flexible arrangements for string quartet, beginner strings and duet. The books in the series can be used independently or in conjunction with one another. The inclusion of very simple parts for absolute beginners and an optional piano accompaniment, to support less confident groups, makes the series valuable to a wide range of abilities. Lyrics are also provided, so there is something for everyone, a must for Christmas!
The Holly and the Ivy
Deck the Hall with Boughs of Holly
Once in Royal David's City
Away in a Manger
Quem Pastores Laudavere
Good King Wenceslas
O Christmas Tree (O Tannenbaum)
Good Christians all Rejoice (In Dulci Jubilo)
Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Title: Carol Stringfest, Edited by Mary Cohen, Published by Faber Music
This Fantasy for violin and piano was written for the final scene of Ladies in Lavender, transforming the romantic main theme into an extended, bravura minor variation full of dramatic intensity and longing. It has become a popular piece in its own right, establishing itself as an audience favorite in the concert repertoire.
Superstart is a break-through for beginner violinists, full of exciting music and fun activities from the very first lesson to inspire and stimulate pupils and teachers. Carefully structured, each unit covers a clear technical point through expertly written pieces, providing the student with a true musical experience at each tiny step. The accompanying CD provides all the piano accompaniments, with unique cue entries to help beginners get started.
Title: Superstart Violin: The Complete Method, By Cohen, Mary, Published by Faber Music, Item number: 524427
The theme from this award-winning score was originally recorded by Joshua Bell with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Arranged here by the composer for violin and piano accompaniment. Intermediate/Advanced.
The UK's best-selling series, Improve Your Sight-Reading!
is now available in an edition ideal for the US market and guaranteed
to improve sight-reading! This workbook is designed to help overcome the
nerves that can cause sight-reading problems by giving sound technical
advice and confidence boosting tips. Step-by-step it helps the violinist
to build up a complete picture of each piece, first through rhythmic
and melodic exercises related to specific problems, then by the study of
a prepared piece with associated questions for the student to answer,
and finally 'going solo' with a series of carefully progressive
Volume 1: Early Elementary Volume 2: Elementary Volume 3: Late Elementary Volume 4: Early Intermediate Volume 5: Intermediate Volume 6: Late Intermediate Volume 7: Advanced
This collection of nineteen original, imaginative studies for solo violin has been specially designed for young players.
piece concentrates on one or two aspects of technique, and the whole
set covers a wide range of left and right hand skills, including
spiccato bowing, string crossing. Moto perpetuo, cantabile, and easy
Teachers and pupils will find this valuable yet light hearted collection both enjoyable and stimulating.
This collection of 12 original, imaginative studies for solo violin continues the technical progression of Superstudies Book 1.
at young players of early intermediate level, it introduces a wide
range of musical styles, while consolidating all the finger patterns
used in 1st position and introducing easy 3rd position fingering. This
book also explores new bowing techniques including spicatto and hooked
bows. Teachers and pupils will find this valuable yet light hearted collection both enjoyable and stimulating.