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Barbara Barber: Solos for Young Violists, Volume 4

sku Product SKU:  18750X

Solos for Young Violists is a five-volume series of music books with companion compact discs featuring 34 works for viola and piano. Many of the pieces in this collection have long been recognized as stepping stones to the major viola repertoire, while others are newly discovered, arranged, and published for this series. Compiled, edited, and recorded by violist Barbara Barber, Solos for Young Violists is a graded series of works ranging from elementary to advanced levels and represents an exciting variety of styles and techniques for violists. The collection has become a valuable resource for teachers and students of all ages. The piano track recorded on the second half of each CD gives the violist the opportunity to practice with accompaniments. This title is available in Music Prodigy.
Title Composer
Album Leaves, Op. 39---Moderato Hans Sitt
Album Leaves, Op. 39---Andante sostenuto Hans Sitt
Album Leaves, Op. 39---Allegro Hans Sitt
Album Leaves, Op. 39---Allegro Hans Sitt
Album Leaves, Op. 39---Lento Hans Sitt
Album Leaves, Op. 39---Allegro, molto vivace Hans Sitt
Pastorale and Gavotte, Op. 32, No. 1 Herman Ritter
Six Studies in English Folksong---Lovely on the Water Ralph Vaughan Williams
Six Studies in English Folksong---Spurn Point Ralph Vaughan Williams
Six Studies in English Folksong---Young Henry the Poacher Ralph Vaughan Williams
Six Studies in English Folksong---She Borrowed Some of Her Mother's Gold Ralph Vaughan Williams
Six Studies in English Folksong---The Pride of Kildare Ralph Vaughan Williams
Six Studies in English Folksong---As I Walked Over London Bridge Ralph Vaughan Williams
Air and Dance Gordon Jacob

USD 14.9900

Solos for Young Cellists - Volume 1

sku Product SKU:  20810X

Cello and Piano
Volume 1Selections from the Cello Repertoire. Composed by arr., Compiled, composed by Carey Cheney, and ed. Music Prodigy. 88 pages. Published by Alfred Music.

Solos for Young Cellists is an eight-volume series of music compilations with companion CDs. The series ranges from elementary to advanced levels and represents a truly exciting variety of musical genres and techniques. This collection of wonderful music offers young cellists the opportunity to work in various positions, techniques, meters, keys, and musical styles. Many of the works have long been recognized as stepping stones to the major instrumental repertoire, while others are newly published pieces and original compositions, providing an exciting and diverse choice of study. The collection will become a valuable resource for teachers and students of all ages and levels. The piano track recorded on the second half of each CD gives the cellist the chance to practice performing with accompaniments.

Contents:  

  • 1. Frere Jacques (Pattern One) 
  • 2. Brahms' Lullaby 
  • 3. The Little Fiddle 
  • 4. Swedish Folk Song 
  • 5. Frere Jacques (Pattern Four) 
  • 6. Entre le Boeuf et L'Ae Gris (Between the Ox and the Gray Donkey) 
  • 7. The Nut-Tree 
  • 8. Song of thanksgiving 
  • Scherzo, Op. 12, No. 3  Performed by H. Schlemuller
  • Forward, March!, Op. 14, No. 6  Performed by H. Schlemuller
  • Livi's Blues  Performed by E.W. Cheney
  • Fairytales (L'Innocence)  Performed by W.H. Squire
  • Clock Tower Bells  Performed by C. Cheney
  • Budapesto  Performed by C. Cheney
  • Gondola Song  Performed by H. Schlemuller
  • Concerto in C Major, F. III, No. 6  Performed by Antonio Vivaldi
  • Allegro 
  • Largo 

USD 13.9900

Solos for Young Cellists - Volume 2

sku Product SKU:  209X0

Cello and piano - Difficulty: easy-medium
Volume 2Selections from the Cello Repertoire. Arranged by Carey Cheney. Play Along. Instrumental solo book and piano accompaniment book. With standard notation and fingerings. 64 pages. 9x12 inches. Published by Alfred Music (209X0).

Solos for Young Cellists is an eight-volume series of music compilations with companion CDs (AP.21700). The series ranges from elementary to advanced levels and represents a truly exciting variety of musical genres and techniques. This collection of wonderful music offers young cellists the opportunity to work in various positions, techniques, meters, keys and musical styles. Many of the works have long been recognized as stepping stones to the major instrumental repertoire, while others are newly published pieces and original com positions, providing an exciting and diverse choice of study. The collection will become a valuable resource for teachers and students of all ages and levels. The piano track recorded on the second half of each CD gives the cellist the chance to practice performing with accompaniments.

Contents:

  • Cradle Song (Le Bonheur)  Composed by W.H. Squire
  • Berceuse  Composed by Al Jarnefelt
  • Drei Leichte Stucke  Composed by Paul Hindemith
  • Running of the Bulls  Composed by E. W. Cheney
  • Nina  Composed by G. Pergolesi
  • Elfintanz  Composed by E. Jenkinson
  • At Twilight (Triste)  Composed by W. H. Squire
  • Neopolitan Dance  Composed by N. Marcelli

USD 13.9900

String Builder For Violin, Book 1

sku Product SKU:  EL01544

Violin. Method/Instruction; String Orchestra Method/Supplement. Belwin Course for Strings. Learn To Play. 

The BELWIN STRING BUILDER is a string class method in which the violin, viola, cello, and bass play together throughout. Each book, however, is a complete unit and may be used separately for class or individual instruction. The material in this book is realistically graded so that only a minimum of explanatory material is required. Each melody is interesting and will provide the basis for a fine left hand technic and bow arm. Available in three levels for violin, viola, cello, bass, piano accompaniment, and teacher's manual.

Contents:

Picture of the Violin and the Bow
The Two Middle Strings---Quarter Notes
The Two Outer Strings
The Open Strings with Half Notes
Whole Notes
More Melodies with Open Strings
A New Tone---The First Finger on the D String
More Melodies with the First Finger on the D String
A New Tone---The First Finger on the A String
A Higher Tone---The Second Finger on the D String
A Higher Tone on the A String---The Second Finger
More Melodies with the First and Second Fingers
The Third Finger on the D String
The Third Finger on the A String
Beautiful Melodies with the First, Second and Third Fingers
Playing Two Notes in the Same Bow Stroke
A New Low Tone---The First Finger on the G String
The Second and Third Fingers on the G String
The Second Finger---When It Is Not Sharped
Playing Three Notes in the Same Bow Stroke
A New High Tone---The First Finger on the E String
The Second and Third Fingers on the E String
The First Finger on E---When It Is Not Sharped
Playing Beautiful Melodies with Dynamics
Strengthening the Fourth Finger---Left Hand Pizzicato
We Are Now Ready to Use the Fourth Finger
Melodies Using All of the Fingers
Building a Major Scale
Eighth Notes
Eighth Notes Combined with Quarter Notes
Lively Melodies with Eighth Notes

USD 6.9900

String Builder For Violin, Book 2

sku Product SKU:  EL01550

The Belwin String Builder is a string class method in which the violin, viola, cello, and bass play together throughout. Each book, however, is a complete unit and may be used separately for class or individual instruction. The material in this book is realistically graded so that only a minimum of explanatory material is required. Each melody is interesting and will provide the basis for a fine left hand technic and bow arm. Available in three levels for violin, viola, cello, bass, piano accompaniment, and teacher's manual.

Contents:

The C Major Scale---The Détaché Bowing Above the Middle of the Bow
More Melodies in C Major
We Build a Major Scale on the Note G
More Melodies in G Major---The Détaché Below the Middle of the Bow
We Lower a Tone---A Major Scale Starting on F
More Melodies in F Major---The Whole Bow Détaché
Preparing for a New Rhythm---The Dotted Quarter Note
Melodies with the Dotted Quarter and Eighth Note in One Bow
More Melodies with Dotted Quarters and Eighths
Melodies Combining the Détaché Below and Above the Middle of the Bow
We Build a Major Scale on the Note D
More Melodies in D Major
How to Go from One String to Another Very Smoothly
More Melodies That We Have Heard
The Left Hand---Melodies to Develop Strong Fingers
We Build a Major Scale on the Note B Flat
More Melodies in the Keys We Have Studied
A New Tone---We Sharp the Third Finger
More Melodies with the Third Finger Raised
We Accent Certain Notes to Make Our Music Spirited
The Martelé Bowing
More Melodies Using the Martelé Bowing
Playing on Two Strings at the Same Time---Learning to Tune the Violin
Two Martelé Notes in One Bow
The Grand Martelé---The Whole Bow
A New Rhythm---Six-Eight Time
More Melodies in Six-Eight Time
Beautiful Melodies in the Keys We Have Studied
The Third Position---Finding the First and Second Fingers
Finding the Third Finger in the Third Position
Finding the Fourth Finger in the Third Position

USD 6.9900

String Builder for Violin, Book 3

sku Product SKU:  EL01556

Book 3A String Class Method (for Class or Individual Instruction) - Violin. Composed by Samuel Applebaum. String Orchestra Method/Supplement. Belwin Course for Strings. Book. 32 pages.

The Belwin String Builder is a string class method in which the violin, viola, cello, and bass play together throughout. Each book, however, is a complete unit and may be used separately for class or individual instruction. The material in this book is realistically graded so that only a minimum of explanatory material is required. Each melody is interesting and will provide the basis for a fine left hand technic and bow arm. Available in three levels for violin, viola, cello, bass, piano accompaniment, and teacher's manual.

Contents:

The Third Position---Finding the Fingers on the G and D Strings
Finding the Fingers on the A and E Strings
From One String to Another in the Third Position
More Melodies from One String to Another
Melodies in C Major That Include the Third Position
We Go from an Open String to the Second Finger in the Third Position
Melodies That Shift To and From the Third Position with the Same Finger
More Melodies That Shift with the Same Finger
The Scale Line Shift
Melodies That Shift To and From the Third Position with Different Fingers
More Melodies That Shift with Different Fingers
How to Shift When There Is No Slur
How to Build a Minor Scale
Melodies in Minor Keys
More Melodies in Minor Keys
The Wrist and Finger Stroke
Sixteenth Notes
The Dotted Eighth and Sixteenth Note
More Melodies with Dotted Eighth and Sixteenth Notes
Melodies Using the Martelé Bowing
Melodies with Double Stops
More Melodies with Double Stops
A New Rhythm---Triplets
We Build a Major Scale on the Note A
Melodies in Various Rhythms
We Build a Major Scale on the Note E Flat
How to Play Harmonics
Beautiful Melodies with Harmonics
Melodies That Will Prepare for the Spiccato Stroke
How to Play the Spiccato Stroke
Lively Melodies Using the Spiccato Stroke

USD 6.9900