12 well-known tangos. The collection includes full versions of each for intermediate level violin with piano accompaniment, optional violin accompaniment, and also easy violin versions with guitar chords for accompaniment.
Title: The Tango Fiddler, Edited by Edward Huws Jones, Published by Boosey and Hawkes, Item number: 48019240
More than just a collection of difficult violin passages for the aspiring orchestral player, these extracts from the classical, romantic and 20th-century concert repertoire reveal the tricks of the trade. Unique color-coding shows at a glance the editor's suggested fingerings, bowings and commentary, demonstrating the articulation, phrasing and technique needed to solve all the practical problems faced by the player. Volume 1 includes 27 excerpts; Volume 2 includes 26 excerpts.
Title: The Orchestral Violinist, Edited by Rodney Friend, Published by Hal Leonard
Copland's famous ballet suite has never been published in a solo violin and piano transcription. This new version is idiomatic for the violin, retaining all the music from the standard 1945 orchestra suite.
Title: Suite from Appalachian Spring (Violin), By Copland, Aaron, Edited by Bryan Stanley, Published by Boosey and Hawkes, Item number: 48019557
29 pieces by 18 of Boosey & Hawkes most prominent composers. Includes works by John Adams, Béla Bartók, Benjamin Britten, Aaron Copland, Sergei Prokofiev, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Richard Strauss, Igor Stravinsky and others.
ADAMS Road Movies, Mvt. 1
MAXWELL DAVIES Dances from The Two Fiddlers
BARTOK Roumanian Folk Dance No. 6
PERLMAN Hora-Hatikvah from Israeli Concerto
BARTOK Roumanian Folk Dance No. 4
PROKOFIEV Five Melodies, Op. 35a, Mvt. 2
BARTOK Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. posth., Mvt. 1
PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 2, Op. 63, Mvt. 2
BRITTEN Waltz from Suite, Op. 6
RACHMANINOFF Romance, Op. 6, No. 1 from Morceaux de Salon
Fourteen magnificent tangos and other characteristic pieces by the Argentinean master of tango Nuevo, skillfully arranged for violin and piano by Hywel Davies. The accompanying CD/CD-ROM includes both performance and backing tracks. Piano accompaniments are also available to print from the CD.
Contents: La mort du canard (from Famille d'artistes) Tango final (from Famille d'artistes) Artisane 1 (from A Midsummer Night's Dream) Sentimental (from Famille d'artistes) Sensuel (from A Midsummer Night's Dream) El Viaje (The journey) Milonga (from A Midsummer Night's Dream) Artisane 2 (from A Midsummer Night's Dream) Pedro y Pedro Dansee (from A Midsummer Night's Dream) La chanson du Popo (from Famille d'artistes) Ouverture (from Famille d'artistes) Puck arrabal (from A Midsummer Night's Dream) Chanson de la naissance (from Famille d'artistes)
Festival Classics for Violin is a progressively graded collection of classic solos for violin with piano accompaniment. Includes a CD that contains MP3 audio files of the piano accompaniment and printable PDF files of each piece..
Title: Festival Classics for Violin - 13 Solo Pieces. Compiled and Edited by Larry Clark. Published by Carl Fischer.
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.