String Time Starters: 21 Pieces for Flexible Ensemble. By Kathy and David Blackwell. Published by Oxford University Press.
String Time Starters is an exciting ensemble collection for beginner strings from the authors of the award-winning Fiddle Time series. A prequel to String Time Joggers, this collection provides inventive and enjoyable ensemble repertoire for groups of all sizes.
21 easy, characterful ensemble pieces, plus fun warm-ups
Flexible scoring for violin, viola, cello, and double bass with piano or CD accompaniment - from duets in any combination to large ensembles.
The level approximately corresponds to the Starters books for violin, viola, and cello - some parts use open strings only, some use open strings and first fingers, and some use all fingers, catering for groups of mixed ability.
Pupil books for violin, viola, cello, and double bass with lively illustrations.
Teacher's book with score, including piano part, and a CD with performances and backing tracks for all pieces
Full performances and backing tracks also available for download.
String Time Joggers: 14 Pieces for Flexible Ensemble. By Kathy and David Blackwell. Published by Oxford University Press.
This exciting new series by the authors of Fiddle Time, Viola Time, and Cello Time provides great new ensemble material for all string groups, whatever their size. String Time Joggers is a must-have for all those looking for imaginative and enjoyable ensemble repertoire.
14 fun and characterful ensemble pieces, arranged in suites for concert performance
CD with performances and backings for all pieces
Flexible scoring for violin, viola, cello, and double bass with piano or CD accompaniment - from two parts to massed string ensemble!
Pieces may also be played as solos for violin, viola, or cello, with piano or CD backing
Lively illustrations in the pupils' books
Corresponds to the level of Fiddle Time Joggers, Viola Time Joggers, and Cello Time Joggers - part 1 uses all fingers, part 2 uses 0-1 only