Rock Philharmonic for Strings
Rock Philharmonic: Classic Rock Songs for String Orchestra. By Bob Phillips and Daryl Silberman. Published by Alfred.
This collection of nine classic rock tunes spans five decades of rock history. The arrangements in the Rock Philharmonic contain complete versions and lead sheets of original hit songs by top groups and artists. Each piece includes a flexible arrangement that allows the melody, harmony, and bass parts to be played by all sections in the string orchestra - allowing players to learn the component parts of rock and roll, play the classic arrangement, create their own arrangements, or perform the tunes solo.
Great Balls of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
Rockin' Robin - Bobby Day
I Got You Babe - Sonny and Cher
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
Hotel California - The Eagles
You Can't Always Get What You Want - The Rolling Stones
Any Way You Want It - Journey
Don't Stop Believin' - Journey
Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day
About Alfred's Philharmonic Series for Strings:
Bringing the best in alternative styles to the traditional string orchestra and the private studio, the Philharmonic Series provides a clear introduction to the many styles of music for violin, viola, cello, and bass!
- Unique, flexible format allows for heterogeneous and multi-level instruction at all ages
- Encourages arranging, improvisation, cross-cultural learning, and performance
- Most volumes include tunes ranging from simple to more advanced
- Extensive historical and aural contents included in the Teacher's Manuals.
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